Almirola Finishes 12th at Darlington

Views: 18 Smithfield/#GoodFoodChallenge Ford Driver Runs Top-Five Before Penalty Derails Day   Date: May 17, 2020 Event: The Real Heroes 400 Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C) Raceway (1.366-mile oval) Format: 293 laps, broken into three stages (90 laps/95 laps/108 laps) Start/Finish: 5th/12th (Running, completed 200 of 200 laps) Point Standing:  7th (151 points, 67 out of first)   Race Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: William Byron of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-90): ●  Aric Almirola started fifth and finished sixth, earning five bonus points. ●  The No.…

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Views: 20 Sunday, April 15, 2007 – On this day in history, NASCAR Cup Series driver Jeff Burton, driving for Richard Childress Racing, led just the final lap when he stole the win from Roush Fenway Racing’s Matt Kenseth in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The last lap win was Burton’s only victory in 2007 and the 19th of his 21 win career.

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Views: 23 Sunday, April 8, 2002 – On this day in history, retired NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth came from the furthest starting spot in the field (31st) to win a NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Kenseth swapped the lead with NASCAR Hall of Famer Tony Stewart five times in the closing laps of the race to take the victory. It was Kenseth’s second of five wins in 2002.

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Views: 26 Sunday, April 5, 1992 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer Alan Kulwicki stretched his short track muscles leading 282 of 500 laps and winning from the pole in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. One of just two wins during his famous championship 1992 season (Bristol-1, Michigan-1).

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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Folds Of Honor QuikTrip 500

Views: 70 DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA (March 10, 2020) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia, going into the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on March 15 at 2 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Auto Club Speedway

Views: 107 Next Race: Auto Club 400 The Place: Auto Club Speedway The Date: Sunday, March 1 The Time: 3:30 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 2:30 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 400 miles (200 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 60), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 120), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 200) 2019 Race Winner: Kyle Busch

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Auto Club Speedway

Views: 114 Next Race: Production Alliance 300 The Place: Auto Club Speedway The Date: Saturday, February 29 The Time: 4 p.m. ET TV: FS1, 3:30 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 300 miles (150 Laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 35), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 70), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 150) 2019 Race Winner: Cole Custer

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AUTO CLUB 400 TOTAL PURSE TOPS $7 MILLION

Views: 121 FONTANA, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2020) – NASCAR today announced that the total purse for the Auto Club 400 will be more than $7 million as motorsports’ best drivers go for the checkered flag at one of the circuit’s fastest tracks.

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Cup Racing Not Too Much Different at Atlanta

Views: 1,420 For all the hype of the new rules package that was predicted to give us more on track drama, the race at Atlanta looked pretty much like any other old race at Atlanta. Brad Keselowski won the race after starting 19th and not having much time to practice. He and his wife contracted the flu which kept him out of the car up until race time. Keselowksi took a few laps in final practice and that was it. With Kyle Larson, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch…

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