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26mBob Pockrass

Looking for a Cup sponsor taking time, patience

NASCAR's Steve Phelps is working hard behind the scenes to land a new Cup Series sponsor beginning next season. Is he nervous as the process drags on? Not yet, writes Bob Pockrass.

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Keselowski: Road courses most dangerous

Brad Keselowski says not everyone would have survived the hit he took Tuesday in testing at Watkins Glen because road courses are the most dangerous tracks that Sprint Cup teams compete on.

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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

How could Joe Gibbs Racing get this far ahead? If Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't go at Watkins Glen, who should get in the No. 88 car? Our crew delves into that and much more.

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20hBob Pockrass

Stewart not regretting pushing for tight lug nuts

Tony Stewart doesn't regret pushing for tight lug nuts, even after seeing two of his team's crew chiefs suspended for violating the NASCAR rule born of Stewart's advocacy.

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2dBob Pockrass

NASCAR announces race, schedule changes

NASCAR announced a slew of changes to its schedule for the next two years, including a new start time for the 2017 Daytona 500 and an earlier start date for the race in 2018.

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Power Rankings: Looking good!

Kyle Busch didn't just win at the Brickyard, he dominated like no one ever. And that's enough "ever" to put him back atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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3dMatthew Willis

Best DFS NASCAR picks for Pocono

Matthew Willis previews this weekend's race at Pocono by outlining the drivers he's watching in practice and qualifying.

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5dBob Pockrass

Rundown: Kyle Busch not ruling out Indy 500 run

Does Kyle Busch want to kiss the bricks in May? Were the Xfinity heat races worth the trouble? More dirt for the Trucks? Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.

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5dBob Pockrass

Kyle Busch has special day in special car to win at Indy

Having the best car doesn't mean a driver will win, but Kyle Busch and his car were more than good on the way to Victory Lane on Sunday at the Brickyard. They were special, writes Bob Pockrass.

Busch dominates at the Brickyard (1:35)
Busch: Hard work allowed us to perform at Indy (2:32)
Craven: Gordon gave 88 team exactly what it needed (0:51)
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Sprint Cup standings

Kyle Busch steamrolled the field to win his fourth race of the season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, keeping the Chase bubble full of suspense for winless drivers.

Jimmie Johnson has fun with misspelled name (0:17)
One More Chapter for Jeff Gordon (1:19)
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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

Should Jeff Gordon have come out of retirement to sub for Dale Earnhardt Jr.? Should Earnhardt sit out the rest of the year if he can't make the Chase? Our experts answer that and much more.

7dBob Pockrass

Earnhardt Jr. finally sensing 'improvement'

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to Twitter on Friday to say he is feeling a little better as he battles balance issues and nausea believed to be from concussions.

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8dBob Pockrass

Tony Stewart playing with house money in final Brickyard

Tony Stewart is from Indiana and still lives there. Retiring at the end of the season, his final Brickyard 400 is a big deal. It might be even bigger since he comes into it with nothing to lose.

Craven doesn't expect Earnhardt Jr. back for a month (1:29)
Hendrick completely supports Junior's decision to sit out (1:31)

Larson rallies from lap down to win at Eldora

Kyle Larson had a flat right rear tire while leading about a third of the way through Wednesday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora, but rallied for his second Truck Series win.

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9dBob Pockrass

Kenseth docked 15 points for failed inspection

NASCAR docked Matt Kenseth 15 points and fined crew chief Jason Ratcliff $25,000 after Kenseth's race-winning car failed postrace measurements at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Power Rankings: C'mon get Happy!

Kevin Harvick was more steamed than a lobster after the race at New Hampshire. Maybe being back atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings will cheer him up.

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10dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: Rico Abreu has enthusiasm for Eldora

Rico Abreu is not having the most spectacular rookie season in the Camping World Truck Series, but Wednesday's trip to Eldora Speedway could turn that around quickly.

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10dBob Pockrass

Fan injured in 2015 Daytona wreck sues NASCAR

A fan who was injured from flying debris after Austin Dillon's car flew into the Daytona International Speedway catch fence has filed a lawsuit against the track and NASCAR.

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11dRicky Craven

Craven: Dale Earnhardt Jr. embarking on difficult journey

Ricky Craven has a deeper understanding than most of some of the issues Dale Earnhardt Jr. might be facing as he recovers from concussion-like symptoms. But it's not advice, only knowledge.

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16dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: The big questions left this season

Does Tony Stewart have another epic run in him? What of the free agents? Who will NASCAR find to sponsor the Cup Series? Bob Pockrass lays out eight big questions for the rest of the season.


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Martin Truex, Jr captured the pole for Sunday's Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Speedway with a speed of 179.244mph. Edwards will start 2nd, followed by Menard, Hamlin, Newman, Stewart, Keselowski, Elliott, Kenseth, and Logano. Only 40 teams were entered so everyone made the race.

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Paul Menard will start third Sunday at Pocono Raceway in his first race with new crew chief Danny Stockman. The team hopes the fiery Stockman can add a spark to the team. Menard is 23rd in the series standings.

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Martin Truex Jr. has won the pole Friday for the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Toyotas swept the front row with Carl Edwards joining Truex.