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NASCAR Cup: Denny Hamlin gives Kyle Busch best pit stall at Homestead

6 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

One of the spoils of Denny Hamlin's pole-winning run during Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday was first pit selection for Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400, the 2018 season-finale. Hamlin's crew chief Mike Wheeler didn't use his first dibs to take the best pit stall, though. Instead, he took the second-best choice, leaving the best pit box to his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates on the No. 18 team of championship contender Kyle Busch. Busch's team got second pick after qualifying second. His team took the last pit stall to give Busch a clear shot out and...
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NASCAR has its best final four field yet. Does anyone care?

6 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Three of the four drivers racing for the 2018 Cup Series championship in Sunday's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway already have championships to their name. A few years ago, a question from a major media outlet related to any of the details in the first two paragraphs would have been the first thing asked at NASCAR's annual championship media day.
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For CFL's final four, conference finals a chance to make up for lost time

For CFL's final four, conference finals a chance to make up for lost time

6 monthes ago   |   By CBC

The 2018 CFL season is down to four teams. And for two of those fanbases, a Grey Cup celebration has been a long time coming.
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Kevin Harvick Not Concerned About Qualifying 12th

6 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Kevin Harvick has been tabbed by many to win his second championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Statistically speaking, Harvick is ranked number one heading into the season finale. In recent weeks, however, Harvick's Stewart-Hass Racing team has faced some challenges. The most challenging event was the L1 penalty handed down from NASCAR for an illegal spoiler modification after his win at Texas. The penalty resulted in the win being encumbered and required Harvick to earn his way into the Championship 4 again. Everything seemed to be going Harvick's way at ISM Raceway until...
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NASCAR Truck: Brett Moffitt wins race, championship at Homestead

6 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Brett Moffitt led a race-high 59 laps on his way to a sixth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win of the 2018 season Friday night in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the season-finale. With the win, Moffitt also claimed the 2018 Camping World Truck Series championship, the first for both himself and Hattori Racing. “It just speaks to our people and how badass everybody on this race team is,” Moffitt said. “They do a hell of a job no matter what's going on; whether we have troubles or not, they keep working and keep preparing to go to the race track week in or week out...
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NASCAR Homestead: Hamlin gives up pitstall in Busch Cup title boost

6 monthes ago   |   By Auto Sport

Denny Hamlin has forfeitted the coveted number one pitbox after winning pole for the NASCAR Cup Series finale at Homestead, handing it to his Joe Gibbs Racing team-mate Kyle Busch
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Hamlin leaves best pit stall to teammate Busch

6 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Denny Hamlin's crew chief put Joe Gibbs Racing ahead of his driver as he opted for the second-best pit stall for the NASCAR Cup Series season finale Sunday, allowing JGR driver and championship contender Kyle Busch to have the best pit stall.
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NASCAR Cup: Denny Hamlin on pole for season-finale

6 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

With a 31.059-second/173.863 mph lap in the third and final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday to claim the pole starting spot for the final race of the 2018 season - Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400. “It's big for us to get this race team up front here,” Hamlin said. “We definitely want to end on a high note and try to win; 2013 we were in the same predicament where we hadn't won a race until the final race and we got it done, so hopefully, it's our time to do it. We're going to keep digging. Hats off to this team. We were hanging around...
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Brandon Nimmo's stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf

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NBA announces the 2018-19 all-defensive teams

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Three of the four finalists for the 2018-19 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award were among those named Wednesday to the 2018-19 NBA All-Defensive First Team. Read more ...

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event...

NFL selects Cleveland to hold 2021 draft, while Kansas City will host event in 2023

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