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Frontstretch Podcast: Jeremy Clements Chats Season-Best Finish at Iowa

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff break down a wild weekend of racing at Iowa Speedway where the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series took center stage. Ross Chastain was victorious in the truck race…. or so we thought, until NASCAR deemed the truck to be too low in the front. …

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Comcast NBCUniversal To Salute Military At Chicagoland And Daytona

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Much like it has in the past, Comcast NBCUniversal will honor the military. This time it will at the next two NASCAR Xfinity Series races — first at Chicagoland Speedway next Saturday (June 29) and on July 4 Weekend at Daytona International Speedway (July 5). At Chicagoland, Jeffrey Earnhardt will pilot the No. 81 “Salute …

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Ty Dillon Feeling ‘Refreshed’ in 2019

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Prior to the 2019 season beginning, Germain Racing put a full court press on improving its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series program. Four months in, Ty Dillon is delivering behind the wheel. Dillon, 27, entered the Cup Series full-time in 2017. But his first two seasons didn’t go as planned, finishing 24th and 27th in …

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Pace Laps: Christopher Bell Puts on a Clinic, Truck Series Drama Unfolds In Iowa

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Xfinity Series: Christopher Bell Show in Iowa  Heading into Sunday’s CircuitCity.com 250 at Iowa Speedway, Christopher Bell was the favorite. The No. 20 team lived up to expectations in the race, leading 186 laps en route to its fourth victory of the season. The victory is Bell’s second in four starts at the 7/8-mile short …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Michael Annett Feeling Rejuvenated In 2019

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Maybe all it took was a number change and crew chief switch for Michael Annett to win his first race, but whatever the case, he is enjoying a career-rejuvenating year with JR Motorsports in 2019. Go back to 2018, when Annett, 32, didn’t earn his first top-10 finish until mid-August at Bristol Motor Speedway. Through the …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Bobby Labonte Examines Career, Highs & Lows

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the Monday matinee (June 10) at Michigan International Speedway where Joey Logano put a whippin’ on the field en route to his second victory of 2019. Spoiler alert, we didn’t like the action we saw, and neither did Kevin Harvick, who once again overcame pit …

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Pace Laps: Michigan Monsoon Makes For Monday NASCAR Racing

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Monday Race At Michigan Michigan International Speedway faced Mother Nature’s wrath a second straight year. Sunday’s (June 9) 2019 FireKeepers Casino 400 was postponed by rain and rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. ET. All the action will be covered live after Women’s World Cup Soccer action on FOX Sports …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Josh Williams Doing It The Old-School Way

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At the NASCAR Xfinity Series level, it’s rare to see drivers wear as many hats as Josh Williams does for DGM Racing. But he wouldn’t have it any other way. Williams, 25, is in the midst of running his second season in NASCAR, primarily in Xfinity. Through the opening 12 races, the Florida native sits …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Poc-oh-no, Chase Briscoe Chats Season-Best Run

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a lackluster Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway where Kyle Busch cruised to the victory. That wasn’t the only reason why Busch was in the headlines this past weekend. He assessed his Truck Series team as being a “2” out of 10, …

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Rick Ware Racing Plans to Run 3 Cars in ‘7 to 8 Races’ in 2019

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After debuting a third car during All-Star weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, followed by its first points-paying race being the Coca-Cola 600, Rick Ware Racing plans to run a third entry in “seven to eight races” this season, the team tells Frontstretch. “We have some opportunities that we don’t want to turn …

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Denny Hamlin Not Feeling Added Pressure with Success of Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019

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The 2019 NASCAR season started out with the highest of highs for Denny Hamlin when he scored his second Daytona 500 win. But since then, it’s been a bag of mixed results. Those results haven’t been from a lack of performance, however, as Hamlin has led 118 circuits and picked up an additional win at …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Dominates Pocono, Cole Custer Wins Big and IndyCar Tackles Detroit

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Busch Pushes Past NASCAR Package Problems Experts can argue back and forth about Kyle Busch’s 200-plus wins in NASCAR’s top three series. Fans will debate its place in history for years to come. But there’s one part of Busch’s career we cannot debate: a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series …

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