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2016 Frontstretch Podcast- Episode 21: Talking Millennials, Sports Biz and the Future of NASCAR with NBC’s Parker Kligerman

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In this special edition of the Fronstretch Podcast, Matt Stallknecht sits down with NASCAR driver and NBC Sports personality Parker Kligerman to discuss Kligerman’s new pit reporting gig at NBC, his thoughts on the rise of millennial interest in NASCAR, his outlook on the future of the sport, and much more. …

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Double Take: Past Kansas Winners’ Chances Come 2016

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Sort of an interesting stat: In recent memory, Kansas Speedway has been dominated by drivers still driving in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. Save for Jeff Gordon’s win in the 2014 spring race, current Chase drivers can lay claim to all checkered flags at the 1.5-mile track since 2011. That’s right, …

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Friday Faceoff: Does NASCAR Need a Shakeup at the Top?

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Austin Wayne Self is the second driver to feature Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on his truck. Should NASCAR make a rule about drivers using sponsorless entries to support a political campaign? If so, would it violate freedom of speech? Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: It isn’t a First Amendment violation.  …

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4 Burning Questions: Is Kansas a Question-Mark Track in Its Own Right?

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Kansas: Getting in Good Position for Talladega or a Question Mark in Its Own Right? As shown last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, just about any race in each round of the Chase can become the survivor race. Knowing that, will this weekend’s race …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Potential Future NASCAR Drivers Racing in ARCA’s Season Finale

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It’s a triple-header this weekend at Kansas Speedway, but not in the way you might normally expect, with the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck series each contesting events at the same track on the same weekend. Instead, while the Cup and XFINITY series continue their run toward …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Is Erik Jones the Title Favorite Again?

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Erik Jones’ lackluster first round of the XFINITY Chase is finally over.  Fortunately for him, his championship hopes are not.  Jones went into the last race in the Round of 12 four points behind the Chase cutoff.  His fifth-place finish gave him more than enough points to make up the …

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