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NASCAR Roundtable: Will there be a new winner at Sonoma?

The Motorsport.com NASCAR team previews NASCAR’s first road course race of the 2018 season at Sonoma Raceway. Sonoma Raceway will host the first of three road course races this weekend. Who do you think has the best chance to punch their playoff ticket that no one’s talking about right now? Jim: Clearly with a good car behind him, A.J. Allmendinger ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: The importance of standalone races

On this week’s edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we preview this weekend’s standalone NASCAR Xfinity and Truck races at Iowa Speedway. The NASCAR Truck and Xfinity Series have a standalone event at Iowa Speedway this weekend. Do you think standalone events hurt or help these two divisions and its drivers? Jim: Standalone events are what used to separate the series ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: Is Chase Elliott's winless streak about to end?

Veteran NASCAR reporter Kenny Bruce joins the NASCAR Roundtable panel this week along with Jim Utter, Nick DeGroot and Tim Southers. Chase Elliott has four Cup starts at Michigan with three runner-up finishes. Could this be the week he finally breaks through and captures that elusive first Cup win? Jim: I say yes, but I’ve been saying that for a ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: Will there be another first-time winner at Pocono?

Two of the last three NASCAR Cup races at Pocono have been won by first-time winners. Will that trend continue this year? Two of the past three race winners at Pocono Raceway have been first-time winners. Who do you think we could see celebrating their first Cup win this Sunday? Jim: I would not be surprised to see Daniel Suarez come ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: Evaluating the All-Star Race aero package

On this week’s NASCAR Roundtable, our team evaluates the aero package used for the All-Star Race, which resulted in a massive increase in green-flag passes. What did you think of the rules package NASCAR implemented for the All-Star race and should it be used again this season? Jim Utter: Both visually and statistically, the all-star race aero package was a resounding ...

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Roundtable: Is Harvick the one to beat in NASCAR's All-Star Race?

Welcome back to the latest edition of the NASCAR Roundtable where our team previews the All-Star Race, makes some early-season playoff predictions and discusses the ongoing battle between the sport’s veterans and young guns. The annual All-Star race is coming up Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Who do you think is the favorite? JIm: It’s hard to argue against Kevin ...

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Roundtable: Would sale of NASCAR be good for the sport?

With speculation that NASCAR may go up for sale and the return of Matt Kenseth, there is plenty to discuss on this week’s NASCAR Roundtable. The NASCAR team of Jim Utter, Nick DeGroot, Tom Errington and Tim Southers provide their take on some of the biggest topics in the world of NASCAR this week. There have been published reports that ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: Will Johnson end his slump at the Monster Mile?

Can Jimmie Johnson break out of his slump this weekend at Dover and will Elliott Sadler claim his third ‘Dash 4 Cash’ bonus? Jimmie Johnson has an unbelievable record at Dover with 11 NASCAR Cup Series wins in just 32 starts for an average of a win in every 3 starts. Is this Johnson’s best chance at a win this ...

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Roundtable: Will anyone stop Kyle Busch at Talladega?

8:56 AM ET The next stop on the NASCAR Cup series schedule is Talladega, a place known for its big packs, big wrecks and unpredictable finishes. Sunday’s race (2 p.m. ET, Fox) has added intrigue, as Kyle Busch looks to become the first driver since Jimmie Johnson in 2007 to record four straight Cup wins. Who has the best chance ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: What to expect at Talladega this weekend

NASCAR heads to the always unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway this weekend. Talladega Superspeedway has produced some surprise winners throughout its history. Richard Brickhouse, Lennie Pond, Dick Brooks, Bobby Hillin Jr. and Phil Parsons all scored their only Cup win at the superspeedway. Who do you think could be a long-shot winner at Talladega this weekend ? Jim: Both of the Front Row ...

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