Kyle Busch Completes Double Sweep All The Way Across The (Tennessee) Sky

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch became the first person in NASCAR history to complete two separate weekend sweeps of NASCAR’s national touring series at the same track by winning Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. His third victory of the weekend was much more difficult than the first two, however, as he had to hold off rookie Erik Jones …

CUP: Jones Fastest In Coca-Cola 600 First Practice

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CONCORD, N.C. — Erik Jones was the fastest driver in the opening round of practice for Sunday evening’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM). Jones set a fast time of 28.021 seconds (192.713 mph) in the sunny afternoon at the mile-and-a-half oval. He was also the fastest of the four Toyotas that made the …

CUP: McMurray Out Early at Martinsville After Strong Weekend

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Jamie McMurray only made it 106 laps in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway before his left-rear tire blew and sent the No. 1 car into the wall. After restarting in the top 10 on lap 76, Jimmie Johnson made contact in Turn 1 with McMurray’s No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet. The contact bent the fenders around McMurray’s left-rear …

CUP: Happy Bowyer Goes To The Top In Martinsville Happy Hour

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Clint Bowyer was fastest in the final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice for Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway (2 p.m. EDT, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM). The driver of the No. 14 Haas Automation Ford posted a quick time of seconds ( mph) to top the leaderboard on Saturday afternoon. He was one of …

CUP: Cassill to Race with Fr8Auctions Sponsorship at Martinsville

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — Fr8Auctions, an Atlanta-based auction house that sells excess freight inventory, will partner for a third straight year with Front Row Motorsports when it sponsors Landon Cassill’s No. 34 Ford in this weekend’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Fr8Auctions partners with freight lines, distribution companies and consumer product-based businesses to help sell excess, discontinued or damaged inventory outside …

CUP: Elliott Fastest On Home Soil In Final Practice

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HAMPTON, Georgia – Chase Elliott was fastest in final practice for Sunday’s Fold of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (2 p.m., FOX, PRN, SiriusXM). Elliott ran a quick lap of 29.487 seconds (188.015 mph) to lead the charts, and was one of six Chevrolets in the top 10. He was followed by Brad Keselowski in the Miller Lite Ford (29.552 …

MENCS: Logano, Shell Ink Extensions With Team Penske

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Team Penske announced today that the organization has reached an agreement with 26-year-old Joey Logano to drive for the team through the 2022 season and beyond. The multi-year extension ensures that the 2015 Daytona 500 Champion and 17-time Monster Energy Series NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) winner will continue to be an integral part of the Team Penske …

NASCAR: Stage Lengths Unveiled for National Series Races

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced the 2017 stage lengths for each race in all three of its national series. A number of factors went into determining the lap count for Stage 1, Stage 2 and the Final Stage of each race, with a singular goal in mind – the best racing for NASCAR fans.  “Every track is unique for …