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Rundown: Joey Logano's win shows what racing may be

Kyle Larson lost the Sprint All-Star Race, but there was hope about the way the cars raced. Kevin Harvick will cut back in Xfinity. Bob Pockrass breaks that down and more in the Monday Rundown.

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Confusion at All-Star Race eclipses Logano's win

Joey Logano outdueled Kyle Larson in a thrilling finish to Saturday's All-Star Race, but several drivers expressed confusion and frustration with the exhibition's new format.

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2dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: There may be no slowing JGR down

NASCAR rules are constantly evolving, and some of the newer ones seemed to be aimed at Joe Gibbs Racing. Kyle Busch says good luck with that.

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4dBob Pockrass

Harvick signs long-term extension with SHR

Stewart-Haas Racing announced Thursday that 2014 Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick had signed a long-term extension with the organization.

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6dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: Denny Hamlin's confidence not lacking

Denny Hamlin has had speed all season, but he and his No. 11 team have lacked is consistency since winning the season-opening Daytona 500. Yet the defending All-Star Race winner is confident.

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5dBob Pockrass

Dale Jr. hits boiling point over recent struggles

Dale Earnhardt Jr. let his frustrations boil over concerning his recent Sprint Cup struggles: "I'm clearly disappointed," he said. "We have got a lot of work to do."

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Power Rankings: Happy enough

No, Kevin Harvick didn't win on Sunday, instead becoming part of Miles the Monster's late-race snack. But "Happy" did look good, and that puts him back atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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Rundown: Kyle Larson keeps race and conscience clean

Of course Kyle Larson wanted to win Sunday. So did Darrell Wallace Jr. and Alex Bowman on Saturday, Matt Crafton did win Friday. Bob Pockrass breaks it all down in the Monday Rundown.

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10dBob Pockrass

NASCAR making changes, but maybe not quickly enough

As NASCAR continues to make changes, Friday at Dover made it apparent that some changes -- such as putting up more soft walls on tracks -- aren't happening fast enough.

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Sprint Cup standings

Matt Kenseth's victory at Dover International Speedway put him in the Chase mix along with the six other drivers who have won this season. He also was the last Joe Gibbs Racing driver to get to Victory Lane in 2016.

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Craven: Jimmie Johnson knows how to win at Dover

Of course it takes talent to dominate at a track the way Jimmie Johnson has at Dover. But his 10 wins in 28 races is as much about knowledge as skill, says Ricky Craven

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Inside Team Penske headquarters

Marty Smith visits the 450,000-square-foot home of Penske, where it's Christmastime -- in May. For Roger Penske, May matters more than anything else in his expansive business.

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13dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: How would Brad Keselowski tweak the Chase?

Should the regular-season Sprint Cup champion get a bye out of the first round of the Chase? Maybe a big check? Brad Keselowski and other drivers have ideas. Will NASCAR listen?

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Power Rankings: A 1-2 punch again

Kyle Busch is a pretty easy pick at No. 1 right now. Turns out so is No. 2. Kevin Harvick keeps finishing second, but he'll need to win to get back atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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12dBob Pockrass

Ky. Busch crew chief suspended for 1 race, fined

Adam Stevens, the crew chief for Kyle Busch, has been suspended for one race and fined after his pit crew violated NSCAR's lug nut rule during Saturday's win at Kansas Speedway.

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Rundown: Youth movement running strong in NASCAR

Ryan Blaney's top-5 in the Cup race at Kansas and William Byron winning the Truck race shows the youth movement is strong up and down NASCAR. John Oreovicz has a look in the Monday Rundown.

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18dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: Kerry, Teresa Earnhardt in battle over name

Kerry Earnhardt and wife Rene are fighting to keep using the name "Earnhardt Collection" on home designs as Kerry's stepmother Teresa Earnhardt continues to try to stop them in court.

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