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Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick win NASCAR races at Dover

Denny Hamlin celebrates his first Cup win at Dover

Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick showed why they are title favorites, winning this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series races at Dover. Denny Hamlin wins on Saturday Denny Hamlin overtook his teammate Martin Truex Jr. with only nine laps to go to win his sixth race of the season and his first at Dover. In a race dominated by Joe Gibbs Racing, Hamlin led 115 laps, sweeping the first two stages. However, the three-time Daytona 500 winner lost the lead to Truex …

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Chase Elliott wins first race at the Daytona Road Course

Chase Elliott wins the first NASCAR Cup Series race at the Daytona Road Course

Chase Elliott won the highly anticipated first NASCAR Cup Series race at the legendary Daytona Road Course, grabbing his second points-paying victory of the season. The Hendrick Motorsports driver led 34 of the 65 laps of the Go Bowling 235, holding off Denny Hamlin after a late caution erased his advantage over the rest of the field. Elliott, who had started in seventh place, quickly made his way to the front, winning stage one. The All-Star race winner had to …

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Kevin Harvick sweeps the weekend at Michigan

Kevin Harvick sweeps NASCAR's doubleheader at Michigan

Kevin Harvick won both races of this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader at Michigan International Speedway. Saturday Harvick dominated Saturday’s race at Michigan, sweeping both stages on his way to his fifth win of the season. The Stewart-Haas driver, who started in third place, took the lead for the first time on lap 23 and led a race-high 92 laps. Even though he clearly had the fastest car on Saturday afternoon, Harvick lost the lead several times on restarts, with …

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Brad Keselowski dominates at New Hampshire

Brad Keselowski on his way to his second win at New Hampshire

Brad Keselowski led more than half of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire, grabbing his second win at the Magic Mile. Keselowski was in front for 184 of the 301 laps, taking the lead for the final time with 80 to go. The Team Penske driver had been involved in a great battle with Denny Hamlin for most of the race, with the pair swapping the lead several times. The pair battled for first again at the beginning …

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Denny Hamlin wins again at Kansas

Denny Hamlin celebrates another Kansas win

Denny Hamlin held off Brad Keselowski at Kansas to win for the fifth time this season, becoming the driver with the most wins in 2020. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver, who had already led 44 laps earlier in the race, overtook Kevin Harvick with only 13 to go to take the lead for the final time. At that point, it looked like the three-time Daytona 500 winner was in control, but he still had to fend off a late-race challenge …

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Austin Dillon steals the win at Texas

Austin Dillon on his way to his first win of 2020 at Texas

Austin Dillon became the second surprise winner in the NASCAR Cup Series in only two weekends, benefiting from a great strategy call on a hot summer day at Texas Motor Speedway. In a race where track position and clean air were key and fresh tires didn’t have a significant effect, RCR took a gamble with less than 30 laps to go, when both of the team’s cars came to the pits for the final time after a caution that fell …

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Chase Elliott wins NASCAR’s All-Star race

Chase Elliott celebrates his first All-Star race win

Chase Elliott won the first All-Star race at Bristol Motor Speedway, dominating the second half of the event. Elliott, who started the first All-Star race at “Thunder Valley” in 13th place, led 60 of the 140 laps to win the All-Star race for the first time in his career, earning a million dollars along the way. After coming close to capturing his first Bristol win in late May, the Hendrick Motorsports driver took the lead for the first time in …

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Cole Custer takes surprise win at Kentucky

Cole Custer celebrates his first Cup win at Kentucky

After last year’s wild overtime finish, Kentucky Speedway provided more late-race drama yesterday, with rookie Cole Custer prevailing in a 4-wide battle for the win. Just like in 2019, it all came down to the final restart at the Bluegrass State, with an unbelievable finish making up for an uneventful and lackluster race. With only two laps to go, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr shared the front row in front of Penske teammates Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski, while …

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Kevin Harvick wins the Brickyard 400

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Kevin Harvick won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis for the third time in his career after Denny Hamlin’s right-front tire blew with only seven laps to go. For the third time in three races, Hamlin and Harvick were running 1-2 in the closing laps, with Hamlin in control at Indianapolis. However, the Daytona 500 winner, who was trying to become only the fourth driver in history to also win the Brickyard 400 in the same year, was denied the opportunity …

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NASCAR: Harvick and Hamlin win at Pocono

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Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin won the two races of the long-awaited first NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader at Pocono, in a weekend where strategy played an important part and both races were delayed by rain. Harvick wins at Pocono for the first time on Saturday After 38 attempts that included four second-place finishes at the Tricky Triangle, Kevin Harvick finally won at Pocono for the first time in his career. Harvick only led the last 17 laps of the 325-mile …

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The Favorites and Dark Horses of the 2019 GEICO 500

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Oh boy, Talladega is coming on Apr 28, 2019! So many amazing things are about to happen as part of the 2019 NASCAR races. We have the favorites, we have the dark horses, and they all compete for the same thingandquot; the ultimate first place at the 2019 GEICO 500 at Talladega Motor Speedway in Lincoln, Alabama. How can we compare the drivers? We have the previous stats and we can predict who could win this race. Let’s see. Favorites …

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Joey Logano Wins First Monster Energy Title

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The 28-year-old driver was adamant he was the favorite going into Miami, but Joey Logano wasn’t taken very seriously by some of his opponents. Logano put his money where his mouth is however, blasting by both Busch and Truex on the final restart before they knew what hit them. Prior to the late caution, Busch had not pitted with the rest of the leaders, using the caution strategy. At the time, Harvick and Logano were cutting down Busch’s lead rapidly, …

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Kyle Busch wins in lead up race to Homestead.

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Kyle Busch held off Brad Keselowski in the final dozen laps, winning his eighth race of the year, tied with Kevin Harvick for most this season. Entering the race just needing to finish sixth to guarantee he would qualify for the finale. On the last restart, Aric Almirola and Kyle Busch lead up to the line, no one would have been surprised, if Busch played it out strategically and allowed Almirola to beat him for the lead, that way attempting to keep a much …

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Joey Logano qualifies for Homestead amid last lap controversy

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A win would earn Logano one of the four spots for the finale. So obviously if he didn’t try something desperate, his chance at a Cup championship might disappear with it. Who’s to say really whether or not it would work out in the next two races, where anything is liable to happen. For a number of laps, it looked like Keselowski might end up racing him for the win, however, given that Keselowski’s teammate was still in the Chase and he …

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Aric Almirola wins first race in four years with last lap win

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Aric Almirola cracked a 149-race winless streak and booked a spot into the third round of the NASCAR playoffs. taking full advantage of teammates running out of fuel and a push by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. joining Chase Elliott and most likely Kevin Harvick, who is 69 points above the cutoff line. The caution period lasted for five laps before the two overtime laps, during which Busch also ran out of fuel and forfeited the lead to Almirola. Kurt Busch pretty …

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Ryan Blaney dodges last corner spinout to grab the win at Charlotte

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Ryan Blaney was a healthy length behind Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson who were fighting to win the final race of round one on Sunday and in a comfortable third. Johnson tried to dive inside and pass Truex with a couple corners to go. It didnt end up working out for Johnson as he ended up spinning out and collecting Truex in the process, the opportunity was on a plate for Ryan Blaney, and he didnt disappoint grabbing the …

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Kyle Busch punches his ticket to round two, after winning from the back

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Kyle Busch made the winning pass for the lead on lap 364 of 400 at the .75-mile track. Keselowski grabbed the top spot on lap 343, but Kyle Busch took it back 20 laps later before Keselowski faded, eventually finishing ninth, and Harvick making a strong push their near the tail end. The win was Busch’s seventh of the season, tying him with Harvick for the series lead.Busch started the race already in the hole,when he was sent to the …

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Brad Keselowski keeps win streak alive to start off first round of Playoffs

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Brad Keselowski led 75 laps to pick up the victory in the South Point 400, the first playoff race of 2018. The win was his third in a row,and books him an automatic spot in the next round of the playoffs. “To start off the playoffs with the win, that’s really strong,” Keselowski told NBCSN after the race. “We nailed the pit stops and the restarts when it counted and that put us in position. Really, really proud of the team today.” Kyle Larson …

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Brad Keselowski wins back to back races heading into the playoffs

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In a thrilling late race shootout, Brad Keselowski barreled his way past Denny Hamlin coming to the white flag at Indy and clinched Roger Penske’s first Brickyard 400 win and a historic one for Team Penske. “It is special and means a lot to kiss the bricks today and get that first win for Team Penske and Roger,” said crew chief Paul Wolfe after becoming the second team, joining Chip Ganassi Racing in 2010, to win the Brickyard 400 and …

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Kurt Busch picks up first win of the year.

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Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night to snap a 58-race winless streak and win a rare short track race for himself at Bristol. A wreck involving Kyle Busch blowing a tire, left the race up in the the air with a late race restart with 20 laps to go. It was Bowyer and Kurt Busch gunning for position on the restart. Bowyer tried his best to give Busch a race but eventually dropped out of …

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