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Daniel Hemric Tops Homestead Truck Practice

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Despite some overnight rains, the sole practice session for the Camping World Truck Series started on-time Friday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  After only a few minutes, it became quite clear that tire wear and falloff will be a significant factor all weekend, regardless of the series. In the early stages of …

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Changes Afoot at Stewart-Haas Racing?

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During Thursday’s Championship Media Day at the Diplomat Hotel & Spa in Hollywood, Fla., Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner/driver Tony Stewart was asked about his team and what they are planning on doing to right the ship, and though he did not offer any specifics, it is safe to assume that Stewart wants …

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Pace Laps: Matt Crafton Crumbles, Champions Are Crowned And NASCAR Rained On

Sprint Cup: Mother Nature Makes Mockery Of Chase – NASCAR hoped to fill Phoenix with compelling storylines. Instead? Mother Nature filled it with water. Rain in the desert was honestly the perfect way to push a bumbling, stumbling Chase toward its conclusion. The Eliminator Round wound up with a whimper …

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Friday Faceoff: How Many More Wins for Jimmie Johnson?

Jimmie Johnson will become the active win leader after Homestead-Miami Speedway (and a certain champion’s retirement) with 75.  Can Johnson surpass Jeff Gordon‘s 93 Cup wins for third all-time?  Where should we expect him to end up for a career total? Mike Neff, Short Track Coordinator: That will depend on …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Pulls No Punches With NASCAR On Intentional Wrecking

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Martinsville Speedway.  Home to tight racing, bumping and banging, and the occasional intentional crash.  That’s what we had to deal with this past weekend at the paperclip. Before we start, we’ve reached a milestone.  Today, we’re celebrating the fact that I’ve written 500 critiques for Frontstretch, either here on the …

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Pace Laps: Revenge, Free Agency, and Champions Crowned

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Sprint Cup: They’re at it again. Just as Joey Logano had visions a fourth consecutive win of 2015 and first at Martinsville Speedway, Matt Kenseth came back on track multiple laps down and all the eyes turned to the other yellow car of Kenseth. Heating from the Kansas spin off …

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