Noah Gragson, Caesar Bacarella Lead NASCAR Xfinity Daytona Practices

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Noah Gragson and Caesar Bacarella led the NASCAR Xfinity Series field in the two practice sessions held Friday afternoon (Feb. 14) for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR Xfinity Practice 1 In the first practice, Gragson paced the session with a speed of 190.21 mph. The Las Vegas native is entering his second …

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Timmy Hill to Do More Than Participate in 2020 Daytona 500

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Entering Bluegreen Vacations Duel number two, Timmy Hill had to race his way into the Daytona 500. Based on the outcome from the first race Thursday night (Feb. 13), he needed to finish ahead of JJ Yeley. Hill raced alongside Yeley for awhile in the race, but a lap 43 crash ended Yeley’s night, putting …

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ARCA 101, Part III: Meet the Contenders

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Over the past two days, Frontstretch has laid out the respective changes and the impact they will have on the ARCA Menards Series. But who will contend for victories? Who are drivers to keep an eye on this season? This final installment of ARCA 101 answers those questions. There are only five drivers competing full-time …

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ARCA 101, Part II: What the Changes Mean

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The second part of the Frontstretch ARCA Menards Series preview trilogy analyzes how the changes will affect the whole series. Part 1 broke down those changes, but what do those mean for competitors and fans? The main issue with ARCA last year was its low car count. Charles Krall, manager of communications for ARCA, said …

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Corey Heim Joining Venturini Motorsports for Part-Time ARCA Ride

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Corey Heim has joined Venturini Motorsports for the 2020 ARCA Menards Series season, the organization announced Thursday (Jan. 16). Heim will race part time with the team in all three divisions of the series, seven races in all. “I am really looking forward to getting into one of Venturini Motorsports Toyotas and hitting the track …

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Jerry Baxter Named New Crew Chief for Bubba Wallace

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A familiar face for driver Bubba Wallace will be atop his pit box this season. Richard Petty Motorsports announced Jerry Baxter will be the crew chief for Wallace in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Baxter served as the crew chief for Wallace during the 2013 and 2014 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series …

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Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney & Brad Keselowski Swapping Crew Chiefs for 2020

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Team Penske’s crew chief lineup will look quite different for 2020. Paul Wolfe will move to become the crew chief for the No. 22 team with Joey Logano, Todd Gordon will move to Ryan Blaney and the No. 12 team and Jeremy Bullins will be atop the No. 2 pit box with Brad Keselowski, the …

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