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Friday Faceoff: Is NASCAR Revenge a Thing of the Past?

11-13 March, 2016, Avondale, Arizona USA Joey Logano and Matt Kenseth, Dollar General Toyota Camry ©2016, Russell LaBounty NKP

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With Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick locked into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Round of 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on wins and Martin Truex Jr. on points, just one spot is up for grabs at Phoenix International Raceway.  Brad Keselowski has a substantial 19-point cushion, but will he make the cut, or will Denny …

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Pace Laps: Erik Jones, Johnny Sauter Tackle Texas & GT Challenge Faces Major Change

Erik Jones Texas BUrnout

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Keselowski Effort Still Not Enough at Texas – After failing to win the “must-win” race at Martinsville last weekend, Brad Keselowski watched his playoff hopes almost go flat today as his tire went down on the first lap of the AAA Texas 500. The puncture could have put his chances at …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: AAA Texas 500 Predictions

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX USA Sunday 9 April 2017 Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney green flag start World Copyright: Russell LaBounty/NKP

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week! Think you can out-prognosticate …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 34: Big Doings in Texas

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX USA Sunday 9 April 2017 Ryan Blaney Martin Truex Jr, Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER BOATS Toyota Camry World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP

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Episode 34: Big Doings in Texas Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Zach Catanzareti and Phil Allaway In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin and Zach are joined this week by Phil as they recap the hot night at Martinsville Speedway. After dissecting the final laps with Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch, Texas Motor Speedway …

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Friday Faceoff: Where’s the Line in NASCAR?

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Bar Harbor 200 Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE USA Friday 2 June 2017 Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Express Toyota Camry Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, NAPA Chevrolet SS World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker NKP

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Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway featured a lot of action, including Denny Hamlin spinning Chase Elliott for the lead, Kyle Busch moving Hamlin out of the way for the win and Elliott waiting for Hamlin after the race and running into the No. 11.  Were these moves all simply part …

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Pace Laps: Lights at Martinsville, Lewis Hamilton Crowned Champion & IMSA Changes for 2018

Cup Action Kyle Busch Leading Way

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Power of Lights: Something about that Sun seemed to keep the drivers at bay Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. When she decided to make her daily disappearing act for the night, things changed in a big hurry on track. Around lap 300, the speedway flicked on the new once-used LED …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: First Data 500 Predictions

Cup Martinsville Martinsville Speedway aj allmendinger

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week! Think you can out-prognosticate our staff?  Leave your …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 33: Clockin’ Out

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series STP 500 Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA USA Sunday 2 April 2017 Matt Kenseth, Tide Toyota Camry World Copyright: John K Harrelson/NKP

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Episode 33: Clockin’ Out Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Phil Allaway and Zach Catanzareti In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin, Phil and Zach wrap up the chaos at Kansas Speedway, offering our thoughts on the penalties handed to Matt Kenseth and the feast-and-famine round for Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson. We also preview the …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Got Screwed

2017 Daytona trucks zach catanzareti regan smith

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1. We won… and we finished 18th In the fall 2008 race at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR ruled that Regans Smith’s pass below the solid yellow line to beat Tony Stewart to the finish was not a legal move. Stewart led the single-file field down the frontstretch and blocked Smith, leaving him nowhere else to go. …

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Pace Laps: Ryan Blaney Beats 3 Cup Champions to Advance & Christopher Bell Sparks Controversy

Christopher Bell Kansas Victory XFINITY

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Ryan Blaney Delivers in Kansas – Ryan Blaney was put to the test Sunday at Kansas Speedway. The second-year driver required a fast hot rod and a strong finish entering the Hollywood Casino 400, the elimination race from the Round of 12, only eight points to the good. Hey, he …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: Hollywood Casino 400 Predictions

2017 Kansas I CUP Martin Truex Jr pack racing Barry Cantrell NKP

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week! Think you can out-prognosticate our staff?  Leave your …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 32: Kansas Kickin’

2017 Kansas I CUP Ryan Blaney pack racing NIgel Kinrade NKP

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Episode 32: Kansas Kickin’ Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Tom Bowles and Zach Catanzareti In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin, Tom and Zach wrap up the craziness from Talladega Superspeedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final plate run and what the victory means for Brad Keselowski. Next, we turn our heads to Kansas Speedway for another round …

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