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Eyes on XFINITY: A Chase Format in the XFINITY Series? Huh?

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Rumor has it, the folks at NASCAR are contemplating changes for the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Let’s face it, can you blame the sanctioning body? After another long year with countless headlines featuring Sprint Cup Series drivers leading nearly every lap of a race throughout the majority of the season, fans are irritated, especially the younger …

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NTS Motorsports ‘100% Committed’ to 2016 Truck Series Return

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Following a Facebook post from crew chief Ryan McKinney about the immediate suspension of operations for NTS Motorsports’ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series program, the organization has confirmed it will continue to compete in 2016. In an interview with Brennan Newberry, son of team owner Bob Newberry, he tells Frontstretch that while the organization’s future …

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2015 NASCAR Rewind: Brad Keselowski

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2015 looked like it could be the year that Brad Keselowski won Roger Penske their second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title together, especially in the midst of a summer stretch that included 10 straight top 10s. But at the end, it looked like Tom trying to chase Jerry: coming so close to winning, but unable to …

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Sunday Showdown: Who Will the Title Sponsor Be?

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Several teams have announced new drivers across NASCAR’s national divisions this month. Among them are Brian Scott in the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Cup ride, Chris Buescher in a Cup ride with Front Row Motorsports and Ben Rhodes moving to Thorsport Racing in the Camping World Truck Series. Which driver will have the biggest …

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2015 NASCAR Rewind: Carl Edwards

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Adversity struck Carl Edwards during the latter stages of his time with Roush Fenway Racing, the team that gave him his big break. However, in the NASCAR realm, tough decisions need to be made, especially when an organization is struggling. Joining Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015, expectations were high as Edwards joined former teammate Matt Kenseth into …

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Ryan Preece Hoping to Return to Sprint Cup Series Competition in 2016

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A dream came true over the course of one evening for a young man. As he drove his No. 6 TS Haulers car to Victory Lane at Stafford Motor Speedway in early August, that dream became a reality for the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion. After joking around with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team …

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Kyle Busch to Scale Back in Xfinity Series in 2016

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series’ winningest driver will have a different schedule come 2016. Kyle Busch will return to NASCAR’s second-tier division next year, but running approximately half the races. Losing Monster Energy, which has been Busch’s primary sponsor since taking Kyle Busch Motorsports into the NXS in 2012 and continuing the partnership with Joe Gibbs …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch, Chris Buescher Best and a Fitting Farewell

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Sprint Cup Series: Kyle Busch Claims the Sprint Cup – On Sunday evening, a sellout crowd watched the final race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Ford EcoBoost 400. The thought going in was that you probably would have to win the race to take the title. For most of the race, that did …

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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead

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Welcome to our eighth year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week! Think you can out-prognosticate our staff?  Leave your …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher Ready to Cap Off Championship Season

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It has been nearly two years since I first spoke with Chris Buescher. Fresh off an ARCA Series championship, the Texas native had a smooth accent – coming off not too thick where he would sound like a cowboy or too weak where he didn’t even seem like he was from the Lone Star State, but one right in …

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Ty Dillon to Return to Xfinity Series, Looks to Add Full Cup Schedule in 2016

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Competing for the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship, Ty Dillon is looking for more in 2016. The grandson of team owner Richard Childress will return to the NXS next year, according to Dillon himself during a teleconference on Wednesday afternoon. Dillon, 23, competed in his second full season in the NXS this year, and currently …

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Pace Laps: Matt Crafton Crumbles, Champions Are Crowned And NASCAR Rained On

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Sprint Cup Series: Mother Nature Makes Mockery Of Chase – NASCAR hoped to fill Phoenix with compelling storylines. Instead? Mother Nature filled it with water. Rain in the desert was honestly the perfect way to push a bumbling, stumbling Chase toward its conclusion. The Eliminator Round wound up with a whimper in a race dominated …

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