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Mirror Driving: Ch-ch-ch-changes, Daytona Expectations And More

Mirror Driving: Ch-ch-ch-changes, Daytona Expectations And More

JOIN OUR FANTASY RACING LEAGUE!! The Frontstretch has a big league on Yahoo!, once again and we’d like you to be a part of it. Come compete with your favorite racing experts by clicking here and signing up. Our Group ID is 10532 and the password is stenica… so don’t miss out! Welcome to “Mirror Driving.” Every week, all season long, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Ways NASCAR Might Be Different If Dale Earnhardt Was Here

The Frontstretch Five: Ways NASCAR Might Be Different If Dale Earnhardt Was Here

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers, and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things, and ideas that define the current state of our sport. In the latest edition, Amy takes a look back at the crash that took one of the sport’s biggest stars… and how the sport might be different if that moment in time had ... Read More »

NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: Nationwide & Trucks Attendance & Ratings

NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: Nationwide & Trucks Attendance & Ratings

New playoff system. New qualifying procedure. New attitude. As NASCAR heads towards Daytona in 2014, all around the sport are focused on the positive, looking for the perfect season to recapture a nation currently preoccupied with other sports, along with the Olympics in Sochi. Can they do it? As Speedweeks dawn, both NASCAR’s Sprint Unlimited and the 56th Daytona 500 usher in a long list of questions along with them, the answers to which could define the sport for not ... Read More »

NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: The Rookie of the Year Battle

NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: The Rookie of the Year Battle

New playoff system. New qualifying procedure. New attitude. As NASCAR heads towards Daytona in 2014, all around the sport are focused on the positive, looking for the perfect season to recapture a nation currently preoccupied with other sports, along with the Olympics in Sochi. Can they do it? As Speedweeks dawn, both NASCAR’s Sprint Unlimited and the 56th Daytona 500 usher in a long list of questions along with them, the answers to which could define the sport for not ... Read More »

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the Sprint Unlimited

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the Sprint Unlimited

Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered with each week with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five W’s and even the H…the Big Six   Who…gets my shoutout of the race?   They say it takes a combination of luck and skill to be successful in racing, and nobody took that to heart in the Unlimited more than Kyle Busch. After getting together with Brad ... Read More »

NASCAR 2014 Season Preview: Examining Earnhardt and Patrick’s Potential

New playoff system. New qualifying procedure. New attitude. As NASCAR heads towards Daytona in 2014, all around the sport are focused on the positive, looking for the perfect season to recapture a nation currently preoccupied with other sports, along with the Olympics in Sochi. Can they do it? As Speedweeks dawn, both NASCAR’s Sprint Unlimited and the 56th Daytona 500 usher in a long list of questions along with them, the answers to which could define the sport for not ... Read More »

Underdogs: Pre Season 2014

Have No Fear; The Underdogs Are Here!: Pre-Daytona 500 Edition Are you a fan of a driver from a smaller team? Do you ever see one of these guys on the race results and wonder how he got there? NASCAR’s small teams may not get much airtime during the race broadcast, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about. Each week, Amy Henderson takes a peek into how the little guys fared in the race. Speedweeks kicked off this ... Read More »

The Winds of NASCAR Change Blow Cold in Daytona

The Winds of NASCAR Change Blow Cold in Daytona

As NASCAR emerges at long last from its winter slumber, it’s clear that the winds of change blew strong in the sport. Little is as it was even a year ago. Old favorites closed doors while fresh-faced youngsters opened their own. Sponsors have come and gone. NASCAR made some areas more transparent only to make others murky. The season will open with a sense of optimism, but also of trepidation. Three areas of the sport underwent major overhauls for 2014. ... Read More »

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers to Watch During Speedweeks 2014

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers to Watch During Speedweeks 2014

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers, and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things, and ideas that define the current state of our sport. In the latest edition, Amy has five drivers worth watching as Speedweeks gets underway in Daytona. 1. Austin Dillon An unproven rookie in the seat. The return of one of the most iconic ... Read More »

Busch Dominates at Darlington as JGR Sets Nationwide Series Record

Kyle Busch dominated the VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 on Friday night en route to his 56th career Nationwide Series victory and fifth series win of 2013. Joe Gibbs Racing in general was the class of the field all night at Darlington Raceway, claiming four of the top 5 finishing spots, with only fourth-place Joey Logano keeping them from sweeping the top four spots. It was a historic night for JGR, as no team has ever before placed ... Read More »