Whenever Penske Expands to a 3rd Car, It Will Be Blaney Not Carl Edwards In It

When Carl Edwards abruptly announced his retirement in January, everyone wondered if this was really it for him. Edwards, 37, looked to still have almost a decade still left in him. He is arguably in better shape than any other driver in the field, was still on top of his game (made the finals at Homestead in November) and driving for a championship contending team in Joe Gibbs Racing. That’s why his shocking announcement that he’d retire came out of left field. Many wondered if he was telling the truth…

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NASCAR Young Guns Finally Making It To Victory Lane, 3 Of Last 5 Winners 1st Timers

For the last few years, we all knew the changing of the guard was soon coming. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, etc, well they were getting up there in age. Their replacements, well they were grooming in ARCA, Trucks and XFINITY just biding their time waiting for their opportunity. Now that three of those drivers on that list are retired, one without a ride and one more retiring at seasons end, those NASCAR young guns are getting a prime opportunity…

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Kyle Busch Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400

For the second straight week, it was another Toyota show in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying. Last week, Toyota’s swept the top two rows at Dover, this week at Pocono, they took the top three qualifying spots. Like last week, Kyle Busch will start on the pole, his second of the season, with the Joe Gibbs Racing driver turning a lap of 179.151 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. It was his third of his career at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway and 21st of his Cup career. 

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Kyle Larson Wins XFINITY Race in Dover, Byron Wins Dash 4 Cash

Kyle Larson started on the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Dover International Speedway. The race ended with him on top too. Larson, dominated in leading a race-high 137 of the 200 laps en route to his third victory of the season and eighth of his XFINITY Series career. Furthermore, Larson is dominating in his starts this year, with a runner-up and third place effort to go along with his three wins. 

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Wood Brothers Honors Kyle Petty With Darlington Throwback

The throwback paint scheme that Ryan Blaney’s No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion will sport in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway gives team owners Eddie and Len Wood a chance to recognize some of the most fun times of their decades in NASCAR. The No. 21 Ford Fusion will carry a red, white and blue paint scheme reminiscent of the 1987 season when Kyle Petty was their driver and the team’s Ford Thunderbird carried the colors of Citgo and 7-Eleven. “That was a really special time for Len and…

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FOX to Make Pocono’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Broadcast All Driver

Media needs to be aware, professional athletes are coming for our jobs. Fox Sports announced from the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday that their NASCAR XFINITY Series broadcast on June 10 from the Pocono Raceway will be run broadcasted by current Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series drivers. This is the first time something like this has happened. 

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Winless Drivers to Watch This Weekend at Talladega

With NASCAR rewarding a Chase spot for all race winners now, its made the restrictor plate races during the regular season a crap shoot. These are three good chances for drivers who wouldn’t normally have a good chance of winning on a weekly basis, to reach victory lane and put themselves in the playoffs come September. Then, came the stages and playoff points available. It made Daytona back in February carnage. 

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