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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

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for the Auto Club 400 at Fontana

Predicting the best fantasy drivers in California so you don't have to.
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<p> Dustin Long ranks each driver on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit for this weekend's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.</p>

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit heads back out west for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll break down the picks according to its NASCAR driver classes — A-List, B-List, C-List.

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.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Kansas Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

Roll the dice on NASCAR's Round of 8 debut in Kansas
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Kansas Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

The NASCAR Cup Series begins its Round of 8 in the Sunflower State this Sunday as just four races remain in the 2020 season. Let’s get your NASCAR DraftKings lineups ready for the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway!

 

South Point 400 (Las Vegas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

A lot has changed in seven months as NASCAR returns to Sin City for its Round of 12
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South Point 400 (Las Vegas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The 2020 South Point 400 serves as Las Vegas Motor Speedway's second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. But boy, have things changed since the last time the sport visited this 1.5-mile oval in February.

 

Federated Auto Parts 400 (Richmond) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Bubba Wallace breaks through NASCAR playoff storylines heading to Richmond
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Federated Auto Parts 400 (Richmond) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The NASCAR postseason is typically an all-encompassing event. If you're not in that group of 16, chances are your name is forgotten until the 2021 Daytona 500 in February. I'm not saying that's fair; it's just the way it is in the playoff era of stock car racing. The Federated Auto Parts 400 is typically no different, the short track that helps separate the championship contenders from early pretenders.

 

Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR's postseason begins with one of its crown jewel events
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Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

It's hard to believe but the NASCAR postseason has arrived, on schedule despite a two-month COVID-19 suspension. One of the sport's crown jewel events, the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, will serve as the playoff opener on Sunday night (Sept. 6) as the Cup Series begins its 10-race championship chase.

 

GoBowling 235 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR turns right in Daytona Beach for the first time since 1958
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GoBowling 235 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Long before the 2020 GoBowling 235, from 1949-58, NASCAR's early foundation was built with its yearly race on the sands of Daytona Beach. Some of the sport's early greats, like Hall of Famers Tim Flock, Cotton Owens and Lee Petty, were winners on the 4.1-mile road course that helped spark the growth of stock car racing throughout the southeast.

 

FireKeepers Casino 400 & Consumers Energy 400 (Michigan) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Storylines galore in a busy NASCAR Silly Season week before back-to-back Cup races in the Irish Hills
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FireKeepers Casino 400 & Consumers Energy 400 (Michigan) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Since 1974, Michigan International Speedway has been a mainstay on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, playing host to two races per year. But this two-mile oval will break new ground in 2020 by hosting those races about 24 hours apart.

 

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