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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

Does NASCAR need to intervene to get Joey Logano and Matt Kenseth to hug it out? Will there ever be a reconciliation between Talladega and the drivers? Our gang has at it.

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Power Rankings: Wreckin' is racin'?

Talladega was a wreck-fest, but it was an interesting one. How do you rank drivers headed into Kansas? Ryan McGee likes Kyle Busch in this week's wreck of a Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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Rundown: Drama all weekend at Talladega

It would be hard to have much better a time than Austin and Ty Dillon did Sunday, unless you were Saturday's winner, Elliott Sadler. John Oreovicz breaks it down in the Monday Rundown.

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4dRyan McGee

McGee: An awesome and awful spectacle at Talladega

After another race at Talladega that at times was as much stunt-and-thrill show as NASCAR race, Ryan McGee wonders just how much further this show can be pushed before we all regret the result?

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Craven: Losing steering wheel a scary situation (1:29)
Dale Jr. uses hand to control car after losing steering wheel (0:24)
Kenseth sent flying after crash with Danica (0:57)
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Sprint Cup standings

Brad Keselowski joined the two-win club as the Sprint Cup Series leaves Talladega and heads for Kansas Speedway.

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5dRyan McGee

McGee: Drivers and NASCAR working together ... finally

Drivers organized at Talladega in 1969. The rebellion fizzled. There was a meeting Friday night at the same track, and even CEO Brian France was there. It's a new era. And it's about time.

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5dMatt Willis

NASCAR DFS: Best buys at Talladega

The keys to daily fantasy success at Talladega are different from other tracks. Matt Willis guides you through the field to find the best picks.

The unforgiving Talladega Superspeedway (2:14)
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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

Do you remember a better Richmond race? Should a relief driver get another driver into the Chase? Lug nut controversy takeaway? Will Kyle Busch get payback on Carl Edwards? Our gang has at it.

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6dBob Pockrass

Stewart happy NASCAR changed lug nut rule

Tony Stewart is happy that NASCAR changed the rule about requiring lug nuts to be tight on wheels and will start policing whether wheels have five tight lug nuts apiece.

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Power Rankings: All eyes on Talladega

Carl Edwards has gotten it done two weeks in a row. That's the good news. The bad? Talladega isn't a good place to keep a streak alive, but he's still atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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Dale Jr. gets favorite car 'Amelia' back for Dega

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s beloved car, which he named Amelia Earhart, will be back at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday after Hendrick Motorsports rebuilt the Chevrolet.

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9dBob Pockrass

Relief driver win could net Stewart Chase berth

Tony Stewart will exit Sunday's race at Talladega at the first caution, but if relief driver Ty Dillon wins, Stewart can use that victory to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

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Rundown: Tony Stewart happy to be back

Tony Stewart finished 19th Sunday at Richmond in his first race of 2016, but he dominated the news cycle and looked and felt good in the car. John Oreovicz breaks it down in the Monday Rundown.

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12dRicky Craven

Craven: Tony Stewart the voice of authority

It's fitting -- and not unexpected -- that Tony Stewart spoke up on an issue that was a concern for many drivers during the week he is returning to the race car, writes Ricky Craven.

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13dJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: A more benevolent NASCAR?

Tony Stewart spoke his mind. NASCAR fined him. But a funny thing happened on the way to another episode of NASCAR justice. Stewart's fellow drivers backed him up, and NASCAR may have listened.

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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

How big is a good finish for drivers such as Trevor Bayne and Matt DiBenedetto? What gives at Bristol? Kyle Busch bad and badder. Our gang has at it.

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15dRyan McGee

McGee: How about some great racing with that whine?

Ryan McGee has been hearing a lot from NASCAR fans, and he doesn't really like what he's hearing. His advice? Stop whining and give this thing a fresh look, because it may be as good as ever.

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Dale Jr. earns 1st Xfinity win in over 6 years

Dale Earnhardt Jr. dominated all day and regained the lead on a late restart to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday.

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Rain gives Harvick pole for Cup race at Richmond

Kevin Harvick will be in pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond, based on being the fastest in an abbreviated morning practice session.

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18dBob Pockrass

Carl Edwards and crew chief Dave Rogers get on the board

Carl Edwards has run well all season, so it seemed like just a matter of time before he and crew chief Dave Rogers notched their first win together. That time came easily Sunday at Bristol.

Dale Jr. and Peyton on their worlds coming together (1:52)


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NASCAR Senior VP Jim Cassidy said The Talladega-Kansas swap in the 2017 Chase was to boost Kansas excitement and not a reflection of an attitude that Talladega shouldn't be an elimination race:


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WATCH: Clint Bowyer is 27th in the Sprint Cup standings with two top-10s in the first 10 races. What's realistic as far as expectations for HScott Motorsports? Bowyer, who came to the team just for 2016 as he will replace Tony Stewart in 2017, explains his outlook for the remainder of 2016:


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Clint Bowyer has been brutal at times on his in-car radio as he has gotten frustrated with the poor performance he has had while driving for HScott Motorsports. He said he doesn't stay frustrated for long and hasn't had to mend fences within his team: