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Podcast: Erik Jones on Re-Signing With Richard Petty Motorsports, Launching Foundation & More


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Erik Jones has a new contract for 2022, a new foundation he just launched … and a new bunny! The Richard Petty Motorsports driver joins Davey Segal this week to discuss his new addition to the family and how his dog Oscar is adjusting, re-signing with RPM and why he wants to remain with the …

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Podcast: Chase Purdy on Re-Learning How to Race, Contracting COVID & His College Football Conundrum

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After a two-year sabbatical of sorts away from racing, Chase Purdy is still getting his feet under him as he’s returned to the seat on a full-time basis with GMS Racing in the Camping World Truck Series this year. He joins Davey Segal this week to discuss his season to date, contracting COVID-19 and how …

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Podcast: Christopher Bell on Playoff Preparation, His Feud With Kyle Larson


As the playoffs loom, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Christopher Bell joins the Frontstretch Podcast this week to discuss how he and his team are preparing for the 10-week stretch in the NASCAR Cup Series, why playoff points are of the utmost importance and looking ahead to Richmond Raceway, one of his most successful tracks in NASCAR. …

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Podcast: Jeremy Mayfield on Rekindling Relationships, SRX Interest & NASCAR Losing Its Way

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For the first time in years, Jeremy Mayfield is speaking publicly and joins the podcast this week. Davey Segal and Michael Massie find out how Mayfield has been the last few years, what he’s been up to and why this past weekend at the SRX finale in Nashville was the best weekend he’s had in …

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Podcast: Sheldon Creed on Dirt Racing, Leaving the Truck Series & Twitter Beef with Marcus Lemonis

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Defending Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed calls it like he sees it, and did so this week on a myriad of topics. He joins Davey Segal to provide his unfiltered thoughts on dirt racing, why he doesn’t want to become a Truck Series lifer, the prospect of moving up the NASCAR ranks, whether or not …

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Podcast: Ross Chastain on His Uncertain Future, Sense of Belonging in NASCAR


When Ross Chastain found out that his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team was being sold and his future was uncertain, he got right back in the racecar and felt at home. Chastain joins Davey Segal this week to discuss how he found out about CGR’s sale to Trackhouse Racing, the immediate emotions experienced in …

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Podcast: Daniel Hemric On Increasing Confidence at JGR, Pushing The Envelope


After having one of the quickest cars at Pocono Raceway, Daniel Hemric had not one but two pit road speeding penalties derail his chances of grabbing that elusive first NASCAR victory. He joins Davey this week to explain what happened on pit road, how his first year with Joe Gibbs Racing is going, why his …

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Podcast: Derek Kraus On Up & Down Sophomore Truck Series Season

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Nashville Superspeedway marked the best race of Derek Kraus‘ career … but also his worst result of the season. He joins Davey Segal this week on the Frontstretch Podcast to relive his race in Music City, including the hardest hit he’s ever experienced in his racing career. Kraus chats about his season to date, the …

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Podcast: Harrison Burton on Preparing for NASCAR Xfinity Playoffs, Number Placement & Family Emotion


Harrison Burton stops by the podcast this week to discuss his NASCAR Xfinity Series season to date, which has left him frustrated. He tells Frontstretch‘s Davey Segal why that is and outlines his goals for the remainder of the regular season before the playoffs begin. Burton speaks on the depth of the Xfinity Series field, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Will Rodgers and Sam Hunt Discuss Partial Xfinity Deal For 2021

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Will Rodgers is returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Sam Hunt Racing and joins the show with his team owner to discuss it all. The two are campaigning to bring awareness to Hepatitis C with their new RaceToEndHepC promotion. With GoodRx on board as a sponsor, Rodgers and Hunt discuss why how their partnership …

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