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10:05 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Christopher Bell didn’t win the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship, but it’s hard not to keep him atop this list of prospects who could make it (and star) at the NASCAR Cup series level.
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Nov 26, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford was sentenced Monday to 130 months in federal prison after his conviction in August on one count of enticing a minor. Crawford, who won five races while competing
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As the checkered flag fell over Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday evening, NASCAR Cup series teams paused to for a moment, thought “what a year” … and then immediately started thinking about 2019. The same goes for us. Forget where the racers just finished. Where do we think they will stand when the Homestead finale is
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Nov 20, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Teams that struggle with funding tend to race inconsistently. They also tend to have some of their best races at the start of the season before those who have more resources improve on
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Nov 19, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — History says that Joey Logano shouldn’t have won the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series title. He finished 17th in the series standings and missed the 16-driver playoffs in 2017. No driver
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9:28 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Barney Visser smiled after his driver, Martin Truex Jr., finished one spot short of a second consecutive NASCAR Cup Series title. Visser said it was even easy to smile following
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Nov 18, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano replaced one of the most intimidating, ferocious drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series 10 years ago. The 18-year-old kid replacing Tony Stewart was no Tony Stewart. He owned
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7:45 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Elliott Sadler planned to leave Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday night for what has become a typical Sunday morning activity — hunting with his kids at 5:30 in the morning. What
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9:26 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Kevin Harvick certainly didn’t want a penalty last week. But even he has to admit that sometimes he performs even better when he’s frustrated. Case in point: While he
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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 The 2018 NASCAR Cup Series championship quartet is one of experience. All four drivers who will vie for the title this Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway will race in familiar territory. All of them
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