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Kenseth, Hamlin win Budweiser Duel at Daytona

Joe Gibbs Racing teammates sweep Duels; crash mars second race
Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin win NASCAR's Budweiser Duel at Daytona; field for the 2014 Daytona 500 set.

The Budweiser Duel at Daytona, NASCAR’s twin qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500, enjoyed its first setting in prime time on Thursday evening. While the week leading up to the event witnessed practice crashes that forced seven teams to back-up cars, the Duel was a comparatively composed affair — until the final turn of the night.

Vickers earns first NASCAR win since 2009 in New Hampshire

Through the Gears: Four things we learned in New Hampshire
Reaction from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where Brian Vickers won his first NASCR Sprint Cup race since 2009.

There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  Brian Vickers

All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Wins List

Richard Petty leads the Top 30 list with 200 wins
The drivers with the most wins in NASCAR Cup Series history

The NASCAR Cup series is America’s premier racing circuit, with a rich history of larger-than-life champions and a tall-tale origin story rooted in Prohibition-era bootlegging and rum-running. But the real fuel to the sport’s popularity is the need for speed and the thrill of the all-out competition — which often runs as close to the edge as possible.

 

Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Bristol) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR Silly Season finally takes off at a time short track racing is heating up
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Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Bristol) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Bristol Motor Speedway's August night race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is known for frayed tempers, wild wrecks and sparks flying on the racetrack. Reports of a narrower racing groove this year could bring the bump-and-runs and grinding fenders back to previous highs.

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Bristol Motor Speedway Drivers for DFS

Here the drivers that may be primed for the short-track success under the lights in Thunder Valley
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Bristol Motor Speedway Drivers for DFS

It's short track racing under the lights, the way racing is meant to be, for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend. The tour heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday night. TV coverage will be provided by NBCSN.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Michigan International Speedway Drivers for DFS

Who should be on your roster for Sunday's race up in the Irish Hills?
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Michigan International Speedway Drivers for DFS

"Hello again, my old friend."

 

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, Aug. 11 for the Consumers Energy 400. As you may recall, the track is two miles long, but this time the PJ1 traction compound was applied to the outer lane closest to the wall. Cars will be equipped with the lower horsepower, aero duct package.

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Go Bowling At The Glen at Watkins Glen International

Defending race winner Chase Elliott back on the pole at the Glen
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Go Bowling At The Glen at Watkins Glen International

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visits the second of its three road courses with the Go Bowling at the Glen on Sunday. It's one of just five races left in the 2019 regular season and the last right-turn track on the schedule until Charlotte's Roval in October. East coast wine country in western New York provides the backdrop for this 2.45-mile, eight-turn track known for high speeds and its tricky inner loop.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway

Fords take top three spots for Sunday's run at The Tricky Triangle
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series moves into the second part of its northern swing as it heads to Pocono Raceway this weekend for the Gander RV 400. Located in the mountains of Pennsylvania, the 2.5-mile, three-turn track has affectionately gained the nickname The Tricky Triangle. Its layout makes it one of the most unique and challenging courses on the NASCAR schedule.

 

Gander RV 400 (Pocono) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Final NASCAR weekend in Pocono before doubleheader weekend in 2020
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Gander RV 400 (Pocono) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

For years, there have been rumblings of Pocono Raceway losing a date on the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. After all, since 1984, the first year the track had two events, the races have been no more than two months apart from each other.

 

Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (New Hampshire) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Is NASCAR's Silly Season about to get in gear?
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Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (New Hampshire) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Heading into the 2018 edition of the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, NASCAR's annual Silly Season carousel looked ready to enter a permanent slumber. Most top drivers were locked into long-term deals and it looked like little, if any, driver movement would happen during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series offseason.

 

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