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NASCAR PREVIEW: KANSAS

By Brennen McCall, Racing Contributor Kansas Race Preview This weekend NASCAR travels to Kansas Speedway just outside of Kansas City. The 1.5-mile tri-oval hosts two race weekends every year and usually puts on a decent show. Built back in 2001 near the peak of NASCAR’s popularity, Kansas Speedway has seen a surprising number of hard crashes in its 20 years

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NASCAR PREVIEW: TALLADEGA

By Brennen McCall, Racing Contributor Few names in sports seem to resonate when it rolls off the tongue. Talladega Superspeedway is such a name that is synonymous with American stock car racing. The 2.66-mile tri-oval boasts blistering speeds, massive pileups and spectacular airborne flips that turn 3400-pound racecars into feathers. It’s a frightening prospect for the average human being, but

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NASCAR PREVIEW: RICHMOND

By Brennen McCall, Racing Contributor The three-quarter mile D-shaped oval of Richmond Raceway is the latest stop on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. It’s the third short track in three races. Richmond is known as “The Action Track” given for its multi-groove racing and short track tempers. Richmond has been hosting NASCAR races since the early 1950s and has become

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NASCAR Race Preview: Martinsville

By Brennen McCall, Racing Contributor The NASCAR Cup Series stars shake off the dirt from Bristol and recharge from the Easter off week and head to the shortest track on the schedule. The flat, half-mile oval of Martinsville Speedway is one of NASCAR’s oldest venues, hosting just the sixth race ever run in what would become the NASCAR Cup Series

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NASCAR Preview: Bristol Dirt Race

By Brennen McCall, Racing Contributor The Bullring. Thunder Valley. The World’s Fastest Half-Mile. The Last Great Coliseum. Nicknames like these are descriptive by nature. Pointing out something specific to help define a person or thing. Sometimes nicknames can become more well-known than their real counterparts. Sport venues across the country have nicknames given to them by the community they stand

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NASCAR PREVIEW: ATLANTA

By Brennen McCall, NASCAR Contributor Race Preview: Atlanta Martin Truex Jr. rallied from scrubbing the wall early to earning his first victory of the 2021 season. Phoenix proved all day to be a bit of a challenge for drivers particularly with passing. The PJ1 traction compound on the top side of both corners was the dominant groove which forced every

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NASCAR PREVIEW: PHOENIX

By Brennen McCall, NASCAR Contributor The 2021 NASCAR season continued its trend of unpredictability in a thrilling race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past weekend. The fourth race of the season saw its fourth different winner. Kyle Larson is no stranger to winning. The dirt racing prodigy has found victory in NASCAR’s highest level on six occasions before receiving

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NASCAR PREVIEW: LAS VEGAS

By Brennen McCall, Racing Contributor Viva Las Vegas! The surprisingly unpredictable NASCAR season continues from the beachy shores of Florida’s East Coast to the hot sun of America’s Western deserts. Three races have now seen three different winners. Young gun William Byron took only his second Cup Series victory last week at Homestead earning him a spot in playoffs. While

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