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Late Incident Hinders Kyle Larson’s Pocono Finish

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Kyle Larson swept the opening two stages in Sunday’s (June 2) Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway, but he wasn’t in contention for the victory when the pay window opened. Though starting seventh, Larson and crew chief Chad Johnston made a call for two tires during the lap 20 competition caution to get the No. 42 …

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Erik Jones Believes Good Runs Are Coming After Strong Pocono Run

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After dealing with plenty of uncertainties this season, Erik Jones put that to the side at Pocono Raceway, going out and running inside the top five most of the event. The end result tied a season-best finish of third. Jones started the race from fourth, quickly maneuvering to second behind polesitter William Byron. But like …

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Chase Briscoe: ‘We’ve Been Close’

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Since the beginning of the 2019 season, Chase Briscoe has steadily improved in his rookie campaign for Stewart-Haas Racing. The No. 98 team chalked up another top-five result in Saturday’s (June 1) Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Masaro at Pocono Raceway. Briscoe started the race from 12th, his worst starting position since late March …

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Mistakes Plague Justin Allgaier’s Quest for Victory at Pocono

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The 2019 Xfinity Series season hasn’t gotten off to the way Justin Allgaier had hoped for. The disappointment continued on Saturday (June 1) at Pocono Raceway. ALBINO: ‘IT’S SUCKED’ ALLGAIER ON 2019 SEASON Allgaier began the 250-mile race from ninth and quickly moved his way up the scoring pylon. By the end of a caution-filled …

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Daniel Suarez, Kurt Busch Lead Cup Practices at Pocono

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Daniel Suarez and Kurt Busch led the way in a pair of practice sessions at Pocono Raceway on Friday (May 31) in preparation for Sunday’s Pocono 400. Practice One Since his rookie season, Suarez has always been good at Pocono. That continued in opening practice, turning a lap of 171.217 mph to top the scoring …

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Tyler Reddick, Cole Custer Top Xfinity Practices at Pocono

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In a pair of practices for Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascar & Sons, Xfinity Series points leader Tyler Reddick and Cole Custer topped the leaderboard at Pocono Raceway. Christopher Bell wasn’t far behind in either session, as those three topped the charts in both sessions. Practice One Coming off of leading a …

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World Wide Technology Steps Up to Support Richard Petty Motorsports in Strategic Partnership

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World Wide Technology, a technology service provider founded by David Steward, in collaboration with Victory Junction, has stepped up for 16 races to sponsor Bubba Wallace in 2019. Wallace, 25, has been sponsored by WWT in 12 races since coming to Richard Petty Motorsports full-time at the beginning of 2018. But this was a personal …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Ray Black Jr. Happy With Return To SS Green Light Racing

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In late January, Frontstretch reported Ray Black Jr. was returning to SS Green Light Racing for the full 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Four months later and the Florida native is happy with the return to the team, having gone through the opening 11 races of the campaign. Black, 28, began his NASCAR career with SS Green …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Big Weekend Of Racing, Jeffrey Earnhardt Elaborates On Career-Best NASCAR Finish

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the biggest weekend of racing, featuring the Indianapolis 500, Coca-Cola 600 and Monaco Grand Prix all running on the same day. Martin Truex Jr. rebounded from an early flat tire to win his second 600-mile marathon and third race of 2019, with all three coming …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs Racing Dominates at Charlotte, Simon Pagenaud Crowned Indianapolis 500 Champ

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Joe Gibbs Racing Endures Roller Coaster 600-Miler Joe Gibbs Racing battled through the adversity of a marathon weekend packed with misfortunes and came out on top. After all three of its Xfinity Series drivers battled tire problems on Saturday, the same issues sent Erik Jones and alliance teammate Matt DiBenedetto …

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Ed Carpenter: ‘I Have A Lot of Confidence’ Heading into Indianapolis 500

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For the past seven years, Ed Carpenter has proved he can get the job done in qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. This year, he believes he can add his mug to the Borg-Warner Trophy, sipping on some milk in victory lane. Carpenter, 38, will be starting the Indy 500 (Sunday, May 26) from the middle …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Conor Daly Previews Indianapolis 500, All-Star Shenanigans

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a great Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race, where Kyle Larson snapped a long losing streak, even if in an exhibition race. The win was big for the No. 42 team, but so was the fifth-place effort for Bubba Wallace and the No. 43 team after …

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