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The Frontstretch 5: Winless Drivers Who Could Surprise at Daytona

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For the second week in a row, the Sprint Cup Series is visiting a track where the usual suspects aren’t the only options as the equality of the cars puts a large percentage of the race in the drivers’ hands. There’s a good chance the series could see its 11th different winner …

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The Frontstretch 5: Must-Follow Racing Twitter Accounts

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Social media has rapidly become a go-to for all things, racing included.  Fans can interact with their favorite drivers and broadcasters and often see a different side of people that doesn’t come across on television.  Here are just a few of the fabulous racing-related Twitter feeds fans can follow to …

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The Frontstretch 5: Things to Watch During the Cup Series’ Off Week

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1. This weekend’s races The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series may not be in action this week, but the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series are. The 24 Hours of Le Mans will also see some TV time on both Saturday and Sunday. NHRA is in Bristol and if you want …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Need a Good Night In The Coca-Cola 600

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Roush Fenway Racing (Plus 1) RFR has left little doubt they’re turning things around in 2016; why not continue that in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600?  Once one of NASCAR’s biggest power players, RFR has fallen from grace in recent years and the last couple of seasons have been defined by struggle. …

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The Frontstretch 5 (Plus 1): First-Time Winners in NASCAR’s Longest Race

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David Pearson, 1961 Pearson was the first of six drivers to take home his first trophy in NASCAR’s longest race, winning in 1961. Pearson would also become the first of four first-time winners in the 600-miler to go on to win Cup titles, and he’s the winningest driver in this …

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