Austin Dillon Hoping to Put Bad Finishes Behind Him in 2019

Speed hasn't been a problem for Austin Dillon in 2019. Finishing races has been. Throughout Dillon's NASCAR career -- dating back to his first full Gander Outdoors Truck Series season -- consistency has never been an issue. But come 2019, it seems like the No. 3 team can't get out of its own way, whether …

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Aric Almirola: ‘You’ve Got to Keep Pressing and Keep Your Guard Up

2019 hasn't gone the way Stewart-Haas Racing had hoped for, but heading into Kentucky Speedway -- eight races before the playoffs begin -- three of its four drivers would be postseason eligible. One of those drivers is Aric Almirola. Almirola, 35, is in his second season with SHR. At this time last year, the No. …

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Frustrated with Lack of Speed at Roush Fenway Racing, Believes Team is Improving

For years, Roush Fenway Racing has been in the "rebuilding" phase. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is tired of it. Through the opening third of the 2019 season, Stenhouse has one top-10 finish, that coming in the third race of the year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, placing sixth. That was a standout race for the No. …

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Bino’s Big Thoughts: Brad Keselowski Wins Entertaining Race with New Rules Package at Kansas

Heading into Saturday's (May 11) Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway, expectations were high based for an entertaining race off a pair of practice sessions on Friday. The race delivered. https://twitter.com/keselowski/status/1127340936684625921 Yes, clean air was still king, and had Kevin Harvick not had to make an unscheduled pit stop in the middle of the final …

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Matt DiBenedetto Not Lacking Confidence Despite Inconsistent Finishes in 2019

When Matt DiBenedetto announced last September at Indianapolis Motor Speedway he was walking away from Go Fas Racing at the end of 2018, he bet on himself. That bet landed him at Leavine Family Racing for 2019, forming an alliance with powerhouse Joe Gibbs Racing. Until this year, DiBenedetto, 27, had spend the entirety of …

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Michael McDowell Keeping Positive Outlook Despite Disappointing Start to 2019

After finishing fifth in the Daytona 500, Michael McDowell had momentum rolling into the rest of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. But then the rest of the schedule came. McDowell's problems began in the second race of the season at Atlanta Motor Speedway where he finished last (37th). The next week at …

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Bino’s Big Thoughts: Chase Elliott Wins Entertaining Talladega Race, Chevrolet Dominates

Nerves were high, and the anticipation was real heading into Sunday's (April 28) Gieco 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Overall, the race delivered, seeing fan favorite Chase Elliott win his first superspeedway race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Elliott began the event from 11th, though quickly showing the No. 9 was going to be …

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