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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the 5-hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire

Pack racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Welcome to our eighth 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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Carl Edwards Wins 2015 5-hour Energy 301 Pole At New Hampshire

2015 Loudon I Cup Carl Edwards Pole Cia

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Joe Gibbs Racing took their hot streak up north. One week after posting four cars inside the top five at Kentucky Speedway – a first for the team in its 23-year history within NASCAR – JGR followed up with a pole-winning run by Carl Edwards, one that puts them in position to contend in Sunday’s …

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Friday Faceoff: Chasing the Rules, Smoke In the Mirror and a Newcomer

Tony Stewart walks through the garage at Kentucky Speedwat prior to the Quaker State 400.

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here are a few major questions we’re trying to answer this week. The low-downforce package seen in the Cup Series at Kentucky was deemed a success by both fans and drivers. NASCAR has said they …

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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

2014 Kentucky Cup Joey Logano Racing Cia

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Welcome to our eighth 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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Friday Faceoff: Evaluating Rules, Wreckage & Chase Heading To Kentucky

Kentucky Rain

(Photo: Aaron Bearden, Frontstretch)

Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Kentucky. 1) We’ve had a full week to digest the Austin Dillon wreck, its aftermath and reaction from fans, other competitors and NASCAR …

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Pace Laps: Austin Dillon Wreck Safety Success Story or Catalyst for Change?

2015 Daytona Ii Cup Austin Dillon Dale Earnhardt Jr Kasey Kahne Paul Menard Racing Cia

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Did you miss an event during this busy week in racing? How about a late-night press release, an important sponsorship rumor, or a juicy piece of news? If you did, you’ve come to the right place! Each Monday, Frontstretch will break down the racing, series by series, to bring you the biggest stories that you …

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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

2015 Daytona I Cup Pack Racing Iv Credit Yvonne Leonard

(Photo: Yvonne Leonard, Frontstretch)

Welcome to our eighth 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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Friday Faceoff: How Can NBC Improve NASCAR Coverage?

2015 Daytona I Nxs Pack Racing Ii Credit Nascar Via Getty Images

Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images

Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Daytona. 1. NASCAR tracks have come together to ask fans not to display the Confederate Flag at its facilites. Do you think NASCAR’s …

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Pace Laps: Dangerous Packs, Being Prepared & the Art of Racing in the Rain

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IndyCar: IndyCar Narrowly Avoids Tragedy at Auto Club Speedway – Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway was considered one of the best races in Verizon IndyCar Series history by many fans and critics. Despite being held in front of only a few thousand spectators, the stars of the series put on an incredible pack …

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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the Toyota/SaveMart 350 at Sonoma

2014 Sonoma Cup Kasey Kahne Car Cia

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Welcome to our eighth 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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Friday Faceoff: What Is NASCAR’s Silliest Rule?

2014 Sonoma Cup Aj Allmendinger Dale Earnhardt Jr Racing Cia

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Sonoma. 1) Dale Earnhardt Jr. is getting married. Kasey Kahne is becoming a dad. Here’s one thing we don’t hear about anymore: young …

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