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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Martin Truex Jr. Continues Short Track Dominance

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NASCAR’s oldest track on the calendar, Martinsville Speedway, never disappoints. Beatin’ and bangin’, fenders rubbing, good short track racing. Entering Wednesday night’s race (June 10), the 2020 short track aerodynamic package was batting 100% on entertainment at Phoenix Raceway at Bristol Motor Speedway. While it was challenging to pass for the lead at Martinsville, racing …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Austin Cindric Focused on Chasing Title, Ready for Another Challenge

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#22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang MoneyLion

When Austin Cindric was introduced to the NASCAR world full-time in 2017, there’s no doubt he ruffled some feathers. That continued into 2018, his rookie season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. That year, Cindric split the season between Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 60 Ford and Team Penske. Whenever Cindric competed for Penske, he was competitive, …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Veterans Win in Atlanta, Full Fields in Truck Series

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Atlanta Motor Speedway is known for its abrasive asphalt, allowing NASCAR drivers to run all over the racetrack. This weekend, there was a ton of side-by-side competition with multiple grooves being used across the sport’s Cup, Xfinity and Gander & RV Outdoors Truck Series. It’s a track where tire conservation is key, giving an edge …

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Matt Kenseth Not Adapting as Quickly as He Hoped for Chip Ganassi Racing

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Less than two months ago, Matt Kenseth wasn’t planning on racing in NASCAR this season or maybe ever again. Now he finds himself five races into his Cup Series season with Chip Ganassi Racing. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know Kenseth replaced Kyle Larson after the former driver of the No. 42 …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Social Injustice Issues, Action Packed Bristol

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff take some time to discuss social injustice issues that are going on in the real world before getting into action from Bristol Motor Speedway. Brad Keselowski stole another victory, as Chase Elliott and Joey Logano had a late dustup in the Cup race. Racing deal or …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Jesse Little Hopes to be Next Breakout Star at JD Motorsports

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Prior to the 2020 NASCAR season opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, Jesse Little had never turned a lap in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. But that didn’t change his mindset. Little, 23, has been on the grind to make it to Xfinity for years. He recalls racing at Hickory Motor Speedway in late models before …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Pure Chaos in Thunder Valley

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Because the world is still amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, fans aren’t allowed to attend NASCAR races through at least June. That’s unfortunate because the grandstands would have gone bonkers on Sunday (May 31) at Bristol Motor Speedway. Not only was Most Popular Driver Chase Elliott in contention for another victory, but he also got into …

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Frontstretch Wrap-Up: Chase Elliott Triumphs at Charlotte in Alsco Uniforms 500

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Check out another Frontstretch Wrap-Up with Davey Segal and Dustin Albino after Chase Elliott’s stirring victory in the 2020 Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.   They touch on Elliott‘s triumph, Ricky Stenhouse Jr.‘s top-five run and why midweek racing has been an overwhelming success for NASCAR. Check them out every week on our Frontstretch YouTube channel!

Frontstretch Podcast: Chase Elliott Gets Redemption at Charlotte

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff breakdown a long week of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which saw Chase Elliott score a victory on Thursday after a tough loss in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. The duo discuss why Thursday night’s win was important for Elliott and crew chief Alan Gustafson. Led by Elliott’s …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Small Teams Come to Play at Charlotte

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When NASCAR takes to its backyard track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, historically, it’s dominated by the larger teams in each respective series. And sure, all three national touring races were won by Goliaths this week, but the smaller teams were there… right there. Let’s dig into what drivers and teams showed up at Charlotte. 4 …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Ross Chastain & Kaulig Racing the Perfect Match

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Over the course of his 10-year NASCAR career, Ross Chastain has never had stability for an extended period of time. Now, he’s found it. Everything went haywire for Chastain following the DC Solar sponsorship debacle during the 2018-2019 offseason that left him without a ride at Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. After …

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