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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.

 

Goodyear 400 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

What does the "Lady in Black" have in store during NASCAR's Throwback Weekend
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Goodyear 400 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Darlington Raceway is the site of this weekend's Goodyear 400, the perfect setting for NASCAR's annual Throwback Weekend. Here to preview the Cup Series' version of Halloween is Frontstretch.com's Zach Sturniolo.

 

Buschy McBusch Race 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Can Kansas kickstart Kevin Harvick's 2021 season?
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Buschy McBusch Race 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR has had its share of bizarre race names through the years. Just this February, the sport's Xfinity Series kicked off its schedule with the Beef. It's What's For Dinner 300. But the Buschy McBusch Race 400 is easily the strangest twist on sponsorship in recent memory.

 

Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR's oldest track on the circuit kickstarts its longest stretch of 2021
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Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway kickstarts the largest portion of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule. This April 10 showdown (7:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) is the first of 17 consecutive weekends of racing, running all the way through July 18 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

Food City Dirt Race (Bristol) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

50 years later, NASCAR returns to its roots with the big dirt experiment of 2021
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Food City Dirt Race (Bristol) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Years before this weekend's Food City Dirt Race, NASCAR racing on dirt tracks was the rule, not the exception. Seven of eight events in the sport's inaugural Cup Series season of 1949 were held on this track type. By the mid-1950s, that number rose to 40 and over a dozen dirt track events were on the schedule as late as 1967.

 

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Atlanta) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Will the five multi-race winners of 2020 cash in on 2021?
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Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Atlanta) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

March Madness reigns supreme in the background of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ET, FOX). But while college basketball Cinderellas take center stage in Indianapolis, NASCAR's top seeds should establish themselves up front at this 1.54-mile quad oval.

 

Pennzoil 400 (Las Vegas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Can NASCAR's big names reassert themselves at the front in Sin City?
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Pennzoil 400 (Las Vegas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Las Vegas is the town of Cinderella stories born at midnight, a place where one roll of the dice turns the moneyless into millionaires. It's the type of rags-to-riches story that's defined NASCAR's 2021 season, Michael McDowell's Daytona 500 triumph sparking three straight first-time winners heading into this year's Pennzoil 400.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick rolls the dice from the pole out in Sin City
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Sin City is looking to pull off a successful NASCAR weekend with the fourth race of the 2021 Cup Series season, the Pennzoil 400. Last fall's race at this 1.5-mile oval produced one of the bigger playoff surprises as 2004 Cup champ Kurt Busch won for the first time at his hometown track.

 

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