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

Kevin Harvick will lead the field to green at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Here's the starting lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400, the third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of 2019. Sin City is square one for the sport’s new handling package as the sport descends on the 1.5-mile tri-oval of Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

 

Just 38 drivers and teams attempted this race, leaving two open spots on the grid. It’s the second straight week less than 40 cars have shown up to qualify.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Aric Almirola wins the pole for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Atlanta's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

Here’s the starting lineup for today’s (Feb. 24) Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Only 37 drivers and teams attempted the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season; that leaves three open spots on the grid.

 

KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's potential sale hangs over the grid heading to Kansas
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KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Imagine this scenario. You’re working full-time with a company, settled with a family and have long-term plans to stay with the job. Then, out of nowhere the company confirms they’re looking to sell. Your future could now go one of several different directions, from outright promotion to pink slip.

NASCAR Rookie Report: Kyle Larson the obvious ROY titlist

David Smith ranks the eight-driver 2014 Rookie of the Year crop
David Smith ranks the eight-driver NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2014 Rookie of the Year crop

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: How glaring weaknesses can be remedied

Ranking the seven-driver crop of rookies in the Sprint Cup Series
Ranking the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Rookie of the Year contenders

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: Are Cup newbies making a "passing" grade?

Analyzing the seven-driver crop of rookies in the Sprint Cup Series
David Smith analyzes the first- and second-quarter passing splits of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookies from the 2014 season.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David analyzes the first- and second-quarter passing splits of rookies from the 2014 season.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: When horsepower matters most

Ranking the seven-driver crop of rookies in the Sprint Cup Series
Ranking the Sprint Cup Series' Rookie of the Year contenders

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: How do they stack up against their predecessors?

Ranking the seven-driver crop of rookies in the Sprint Cup Series
Ranking the Sprint Cup Series' Rookie of the Year contenders

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

NASCAR Rookie Report: "Jumping" the Competition in the 600

Ranking the seven-driver crop of rookies in the Sprint Cup Series
Ranking the seven-driver crop of rookies in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.


600 miles of racing at Charlotte might be a NASCAR tradition. It’s also utter ridiculousness.

NASCAR Rookie Report: Tackling their first All-Star Race weekend

Keeping tabs on the seven-driver Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the year crop
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year class prepares to tackle the All-Star Race weekend.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

Today, David discusses the rookies in the news as they enter their first All-Star Race weekend.

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