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6hBob 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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2dMatthew 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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3dBob 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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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.

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Busch dominates at the Brickyard (1:35)
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Busch: Hard work allowed us to perform at Indy (2:32)
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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.

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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.

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6dBob 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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7dBob 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.

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Craven doesn't expect Earnhardt Jr. back for a month (1:29)
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Hendrick completely supports Junior's decision to sit out (1:31)
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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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7dBob 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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8dBob 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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9dMatthew Willis

Best DFS NASCAR picks for Indianapolis

Matthew Willis breaks down his top NASCAR choices this weekend at Indianapolis, led by Kyle Busch.

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10dBob Pockrass

Matt Kenseth masterful at New Hampshire

NASCAR could have used an exciting race on Sunday to get the fans hyped up. It's not Matt Kenseth's fault he and his team were having none of that in an easy victory.

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9dBob 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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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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15dBob 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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The 1:30 p.m. Eastern start time for the April 9 race at Texas next year is designed to avoid a long conflict with the final round of the Masters. It was previously announced the race would move from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon.

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NASCAR announced 2017 race start times and network coverage for the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- based on the previously released schedule dates. Through collaborative efforts with its broadcast partners, race teams and tracks, NASCAR was able to finalize full 2017 start times for all three national series almost six months earlier than in recent seasons. Seventeen national series events will start closer to primetime.

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The Daytona 500 will return to Presidents Day weekend starting in 2018 it was moved a week later starting in 2012, partially because of concerns the Super Bowl would be moved to later in February. The 2018 race will be Feb. 18.

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NASCAR also announced two date changes to its 2017 national series schedule: The Xfinity Series race at Road America as moved from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27 so it can be on NBC while the Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park has moved from Aug. 27 to Sept. 3, where it will run in the afternoon prior to the Sprint Cup race at Darlington the same day.

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NASCAR has moved the Daytona 500 one hour later to a 2 p.m. Eastern listed start time, one of 11 races it will start later in 2017 in hopes of finishing closer to prime time Sunday nights. Thirteen of the 36 points races will start in the 3 o'clock hour (Eastern), while 12 will start in the 2 o'clock hour. Only three races will start in the 1 o'clock hour in 2017, compared to 12 in 2016.