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Sep 9, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Larson won the regular-season finale Saturday at Richmond Raceway. At least for now. Nothing against Larson, but after what happened in the past week, it’s hard to be sure
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9:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Dale Earnhardt Jr. has announced that he will retire from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series after the 2017 season. As the Hendrick Motorsports driver prepares to climb into the race car for
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9:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports RICHMOND, Va. — Go to a local short track or a local touring series race, and it’s not rare for a winner to fail tech. What’s rare is that the winner fails tech
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3:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports RICHMOND, Va. — Brad Keselowski knows his Team Penske organization must find some speed if he wants to challenge for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup title. But the team doesn’t need to
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Sep 5, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports NASCAR will experiment with a composite body for a national series race Friday when the Xfinity Series cars take to the track at Richmond International Raceway. Teams will have the option to run
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1:19 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Ty Dillon will remain with Germain Racing for at least two more years, as the team announced multiyear contract extensions with sponsor Geico and Dillon. The 25-year-old Dillon, one of two grandsons of
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12:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DARLINGTON, S.C. — The new NASCAR points system is complicated. Thankfully, the who’s in-who’s out as far as the playoffs heading into the regular-season finale is not hard to understand. With 16 spots
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9:27 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DARLINGTON, S.C. — Martin Truex Jr. clinched the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular-season championship by winning the opening two stages Sunday night in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Truex nearly made
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Sep 4, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DARLINGTON, S.C. — Denny Hamlin overcame what he called a rookie mistake to win the Southern 500. Hamlin has proved time and time again he can overcome mistakes to win races. The Joe
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