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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 17: Rainy Underdogs and A Foggy Chase Picture

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On this week’s podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by weekly guest Aaron Bearden to discuss a number of topics before this weekend’s Brickyard 400, including… Breakdown/Recap of the this weekend’s weather-marred events in Pocono The legitimacy of Chris Buescher’s win Buescher’s effect on the Chase picture Night racing at Pocono Analysis …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 16: Indy Attendance, TV Biz and The Jeff Gordon Effect

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On this week’s podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by weekly guest Aaron Bearden to discuss a number of topics before this weekend’s Brickyard 400, including… Breakdown/Recap of the 2016 Brickyard 400 Brickyard 400 attendance woes The cultural pull of Indianapolis Increased Brickyard 400 TV ratings The “Jeff Gordon Effect” Dissecting the 2017 …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 15: Brickyard Blues, Junior’s Health and the Return of a Legend

Could Jeff Gordon's triumph at the Brickyard launch him toward the 2014 title?

On this week’s podcast, Matt Stallknecht is joined by weekly guest Aaron Bearden to discuss a number of topics before this weekend’s Brickyard 400, including… An update on Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s health, and an assessment of when he may return to racing Breaking down the impact of Junior’s absence on the Chase …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 14: Quaker State 400

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On this week’s podcast, Aaron Bearden joins Matt Stallknecht on the show once again to break down the latest test of the “low low downforce” package, Brad Keselowski’s thrilling win in Kentucky, and much more, including… Debate on the effectiveness of the “low low downforce” package Breaking down Brad Keselowski’s victory …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 13: 2016 Toyota/Save-Mart 350

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On this week’s podcast, frequent guest Aaron Bearden joins Matt Stallknecht on the show to recap Tony Stewart’s electric win at Sonoma and much more, including… Analyzing the impact of Stewart’s win on the sport Discussing Stewart’s comeback and his potential for a Chase run Denny Hamlin’s strong run at Sonoma, …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Episode 12: 2016 FireKeepers Casino 400/Firestone 600

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Welcome to the Fronstretch Podcast! Racing expert Matt Stallknecht and his rotating panel of guests have you covered from now until the end of the season with all of the main storylines from the motorsports week that was. On this week’s podcast, Aaron Bearden joins Stallknecht on the show to recap the Sprint Cup race …

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2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Special Edition: An Interview with NASCAR Driver Ryan Ellis

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Welcome to the Fronstretch Podcast! Racing expert Matt Stallknecht and his rotating panel of guests have you covered from now until the end of the season with all of the main storylines from the motorsports week that was. On this week’s podcast, Stallknecht sits down one on one with NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis to get the …

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Friday Faceoff: How Important Is Track Position?

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A quick exam of the last few seasons shows that only the best restrictor plate drivers – Denny Hamlin, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski – have been able to get to victory lane. Is it still fair to say anyone can win at Daytona or Talladega, or has …

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Two-Headed Monster: Is the Chase in XFINITY & Trucks a Good Idea?

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NASCAR announced Tuesday it will adopt its controversial Chase playoff format to the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series tours beginning in 2016. The new iterations of the Chase will look slightly different from the version the Sprint Cup Series currently uses, although the hallmarks – playoff rounds with eliminations, a …

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