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Oct 17

Power Rankings: Talladega chaos jumbles top

Sunday’s race was so wacky that the winner should assume the No. 1 spot by default.

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Oct 16

Earnhardt Jr., wife are expecting their first child

A day after his last race at Talladega, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy announced they’re expecting their first child, a girl.

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Oct 16

Earnhardt closes book on dynasty at Talladega

If you never saw a Dale Earnhardt Sr. or Jr. take the lead at Talladega, and heard the cheers surged like a wave, you missed something special.

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Oct 16

Earnhardt closes book on dynasty at Talladega

If you never saw a Dale Earnhardt Sr. or Jr. take the lead at Talladega, and heard the cheers surged like a wave, you missed something special.

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Oct 14

Junior to start first in final Talladega race

Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned his first pole at this track, where he’s won six races in his career.

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Oct 11

Watch live: Alabama 500 from Talladega

Martin Truex Jr. looks to widen his lead as the playoffs roll into Alabama on Sunday.

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Oct 11

Watch live: Alabama 500 from Talladega

Martin Truex Jr. looks to widen his lead as the playoffs roll into Alabama on Sunday.

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Oct 11

Watch live: Alabama 500 from Talladega

Martin Truex Jr. looks to widen his lead as the playoffs roll into Alabama on Sunday.

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Oct 11

Power Rankings: Best driver of 2017 is clear

Martin Truex Jr. has six wins this season, but his work isn’t done. He still needs to win at Homestead to earn the championship.

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Oct 10

Cassill not returning to Front Row Motorsports

Landon Cassill’s best finish with the team came at Talladega in May of 2016 when he finished 11th. He’s 32nd in the points standings this season.

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Oct 09

Explanation for not penalizing Johnson is absurd

A NASCAR executive admitted Monday that not all competitors may know that it “consistently” doesn’t penalize instances like Johnson’s on Sunday.

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Oct 08

Quick takeaways from Charlotte: What is and isn’t a caution?

Saturday night, NASCAR didn’t call caution when a car spun late in the Xfinity Series race. Sunday, a similar spin was an immediate caution.

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Oct 08

NASCAR doesn’t penalize Jimmie Johnson after very apparent pit road violation

Johnson’s front-tire changer appeared to tighten a lug nut as Johnson’s car wasn’t fully in his pit box. What do the pitting rules actually mean?

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Oct 08

Moving on: Martin Truex Jr. wins at Charlotte

Truex’s victory in the Bank of America 500 on Sunday means he automatically qualifies for the round of eight in the Cup playoffs.

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Oct 07

Erik Jones hits staircase while driving NBC demo car at Charlotte

Someone at the track didn’t do their job.

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Oct 07

Charlotte race moved up due to hurricane

The impeding Gulf Coast landfall of Hurricane Nate means Sunday’s Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway will start an hour earlier than scheduled.

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