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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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1dBob Pockrass

Stewart to pay fine, give council money to charity

Tony Stewart will pay his $35,000 fine for comments that denigrate the sport out of his own pocket after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Council had said it would give him the money.

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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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2dBob 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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Stewart: I could go another 400 laps (0:41)
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5dRicky 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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Sprint Cup standings

Carl Edwards won his second race in a row to lead the points standings and tie Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch with two wins each through nine races.

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6dJohn 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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8dRyan 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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11dBob 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.

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12dRicky Craven

Craven: Remembering how to drive again

Ricky Craven writes a driver doesn't forget how to drive, but it can sometimes seem that way. He has some advice for Clint Bowyer to help him get his confidence back.

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12dBob Pockrass

Chase Elliott eyeing Bristol as learning experience

Chase Elliott raced on plenty of short tracks on his road to Sprint Cup, but 500 laps at a place like Bristol on Sunday takes things to a new level.

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13dBob Pockrass

The heats are on in Bristol Xfinity race

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is an owner in the Xfinity Series. He will also be a driver Saturday. And there are going to be heat races. What does he think of that? It may just work out.

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13dMatt Willis

Daily fantasy NASCAR: Best buys at Bristol

Matthew Willis breaks down the best NASCAR drivers to target in a variety of price tiers in DFS contests Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

Will Kyle Busch or Jimmie Johnson get more wins this year? Where does Kyle's win streak end? And which track should have its own moonshine? Our gang has at it.

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Jones rallies to win XFinity race at Bristol

Erik Jones surges to victory Saturday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway after passing Kyle Larson with just three laps remaining.

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Edwards takes pole as JGR dominates qualifying

Carl Edwards won his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup pole Friday to help Joe Gibbs Racing take four of the top five spots in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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15dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: Tony Stewart the co-owner making a difference

Tony Stewart would like to be driving, but until his back heals fully, he's getting a glimpse of what life will be like beginning in 2017. So far he and those around him like what they see.

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Power Rankings: Big time in Bristol

Kyle Busch is really good at Bristol, but he's not actually the best at the bullring among active drivers. But he's still been good enough lately to stay atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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15dBob Pockrass

Earnhardt says he'll be nervous around Peyton

Dale Earnhardt Jr. expects to get tongue-tied when around Peyton Manning as they ride around in a pickup truck waving to fans before the Bristol Sprint Cup race Sunday.

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19dBob Pockrass

Kyle Busch takes Texas when Edwards, then Truex, falter

Martin Truex Jr. had the best car and led the most laps. Carl Edwards was close behind. But Kyle Busch took the bow -- and the trophy -- at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

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19dBob Pockrass

Pole-sitter Carl Edwards expecting tricky night in Texas

Carl Edwards is off to a great start this season and has the pole for Saturday night's Duck Commander 500. That doesn't mean he knows what to expect when the sun sets at Texas Motor Speedway.

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