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Joseph Wolkin

Joseph started with Fronstretch in Aug. 2014 and worked his way up to become an editor in less than a year. A native of Whitestone, New York, Joseph writes for NASCAR Pole Position magazine as a weekly contributor, along with being a former intern at Newsday and the Times Beacon Record Newspapers, each on Long Island. With a focus on NASCAR, he runs our social media pages and writes the NASCAR Mailbox column, along with other features for the site.

Spencer Gallagher to Race Full-Time in XFINITY Series, Will Return to Truck Series

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Spencer Gallagher will be extending his NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule in 2017. The 27-year-old son of GMS Racing founder Maury Gallagher competed in the Camping World Truck Series full-time in 2016, finishing 12th in the standings during his sophomore season. With eight top 10s and two pole awards, Gallagher believes “it …

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Jeff Gordon Calls Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus ‘Best He’s Ever Seen’ After 7th Sprint Cup Series Championship

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When Jeff Gordon speaks, Jimmie Johnson listens. “Jimmie, he’s just the complete package,” Gordon said. “They’re the best I’ve ever seen.” Those remarks came moments after Johnson took the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway, capturing his record-tying seventh championship in NASCAR’s premier division. Johnson’s drive that Sunday afternoon is one …

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GMS Racing’s Championship Attempts to Start New Truck Series Dynasty

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Maury Gallagher does not want his team to end up like Turner Scott Motorsports or NTS Motorsports. He’s in it for the long haul, whether he initially planned to do so or not. As Gallagher stepped away from the tarmac onto a racetrack, he never expected to see success right off …

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XFINITY Season Finale Doesn’t Define Justin Allgaier’s Season, He Says

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Justin Allgaier did not expect to be sitting on pit road after the NASCAR XFINITY Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Instead, he thought he’d be celebrating his first championship since breaking into NASCAR’s top three divisions in 2008. When the checkered flag flew, he leaned against his car, …

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Joey Logano Relaxed, Ready for Second Chance At Cup Title

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During Thursday’s Championship 4 Media Day in Miami, Florida, Joey Logano was all smiles. The 26-year-old has spent the weekend relaxed and ready, entering Homestead-Miami Speedway title-eligible for the second time the format’s three years. “It’s definitely different,” Logano said. “You know, you think about everything that’s kind of come about the …

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