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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson, Ross Chastain Come Up Short at Darlington

2018 Cup Pocono Zach Catanzareti Kyle Larson

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Larson Dominates, But Brad Keselowski Wins Brad Keselowski‘s pit crew stepped up when it mattered on Sunday night’s (Sept. 2) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, getting the No. 2 out first ahead of Kyle Larson on the final pit stop. Keselowski then held off Larson on the final …

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Friday Faceoff: What Throwback Rules Would You Like to See in NASCAR?

#24: Justin Haley, Gms Racing, Chevrolet Silverado Fraternal Order Of Eagles, Winner Nascar Camping World Truck Series

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Last weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series raced at Road America and the Camping World Truck Series raced at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. When the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule gets revamped in 2021, should either of these tracks be added to the schedule? Zach Gillispie: Canadian Tire should be at the top of the …

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2-Headed Monster: Will Justin Allgaier Go Back to the Cup Series?

#7: Justin Allgaier, Jr Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Brandt Professional Agriculture Nascar Xfinity Series

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Justin Allgaier is having a career year in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, having won four races while leading the point standings with three races left in the regular season. Allgaier is clearly one of the best drivers in NXS, which leads to this week’s question: Should Allgaier move back up to the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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The Frontstretch 5: Great NASCAR Paint Schemes Past & Present

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1. Quicksilver One of the original one race paint schemes, if not the first, was the silver Goodwrench Chevy that Dale Earnhardt ran in the 1995 Winston (or whatever the race might have been called back then.) Because Earnhardt always ran the familiar black Chevys, it was quite a surprise to see him in the …

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Pace Laps: Justin Allgaier & Justin Haley Shine During Final Cup Off-Weekend

2018 Watkins Glen Cup Zach Catanzareti Justin Allgaier

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Silly Season Shakeups Imminent It’s been a relatively quiet final off week in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Front Row Motorsports purchased BK Racing in a long-awaited bankruptcy auction. A few more Darlington throwback schemes got revealed; my current favorite is this one for David Ragan honoring Dale …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Josh Williams Tackles Bristol as Kurt Busch Ends Winless Streak

Josh Williams Nascar Xfinity Series Rinnai 250 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga Usa Saturday 24 February 2018 Josh Williams, Dgm Racing, Startron Chevrolet Camaro World Copyright: Barry Cantrell Nkp Nascar Xfinity Series

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review a great weekend of racing at Bristol Motor Speedway with Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti and Josh Williams, driver of the No. 90 DGM Racing Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Williams was on pace for a career-best finish at Bristol before breaking a pair of shock mounts …

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2-Headed Monster: Are Fans Getting Too Much Access?

Fans, Sonoma 2018

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A fan attacked Kyle Busch after Saturday night’s (Aug. 18) race at Bristol Motor Speedway, which leads to this week’s question: are fans getting too much access to drivers at NASCAR races? Excuse Me But Your Crazy Is Showing Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin have something in common. Of course, they both drive for Joe …

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Pace Laps: Bristol = Back, Baby

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bristol Is Back…. And Broke the Back of NASCAR’s Big 3 So much column space has been spent on Bristol Motor Speedway’s reconfiguration. There’s been the old bump ‘n’ run Bristol, the new track with progressive banking and this current edition we have that attempts to be a combination of …

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2018 Frontstretch Cup: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

2017 Bristol I Cup Daniel Suarez Ty Dillon Racing Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Welcome to the 11th season of the Frontstretch Cup, a year-long competition in which the Frontstretch staff and guests from around the NASCAR world attempt to predict the winner of each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. This season, we are joined by driver Corey LaJoie. Think you can do better? Leave your picks in the comments. How …

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Friday Faceoff: Silly Season Kicking Into High Gear

2018 Cup Bristol Zach Catanzareti Kurt Busch

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Kurt Busch has been rumored to be leaving Stewart-Haas Racing for Chip Ganassi Racing, replacing Jamie McMurray. What’s next for Busch’s career? Michael Finley: It;s really up to Kurt Busch at this point. His legacy is secured; not too many people have won both a championship and a Daytona 500. He’s running pretty well, and …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Kurt Busch Move to Chip Ganassi Racing?

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Rumors surfaced last weekend that Kurt Busch might be leaving Stewart-Haas Racing to replace Jamie McMurray in the No. 1 Chevrolet at Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. Nothing has been announced yet, but this leads to this week’s question: Should Busch go to Ganassi or stay at SHR? What if your grass is already …

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Frontstretch Podcast: The Kevin and Kyle Show & Silly Season Anticipation

#4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Busch Light / Mobil 1 Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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The latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast features the Frontstretch duo of Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discussing the positives and negatives of a crucial week in NASCAR this season. Kevin Harvick won his series-high seventh victory at Michigan International Speedway, though it was Austin Dillon that shined — recording his first top-five finish since winning the Daytona 500. The …

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