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Did You Notice: Old Dog, New Tricks? Kevin Harvick Rewriting NASCAR History at 44

Kevin Harvick Daytona 500 Media Day 2020

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Did You Notice? … Kevin Harvick is on pace for a historic year? Harvick, who turned 44 years old in December, is rewriting the NASCAR history books for a driver his age. Consider how rare it is to begin with for an athlete to peak at this point in their career. Only one golfer older than …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Michigan is Back, Austin Cindric Recalls Recent Hot Streak

NASCAR Xfinity Series

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a solid weekend of racing at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick swept the weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series races, edging out Denny Hamlin in Sunday’s race and continuing their season-long battle. Albino and Neff discuss the choose cone rule being implemented by NASCAR for the …

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Stock Car Scoop: Kevin Harvick Sweeps Michigan Doubleheader

NASCAR Cup Series

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Kevin Harvick won back-to-back NASCAR Cup Series races at Michigan Speedway, the first driver to do that since 1971. What did Harvick say about this past weekend and his season in general? Find out in this edition of Frontstretch‘s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also hears …

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4 Burning Questions: ‘Stone Cold’ Austin Cindric

NASCAR 2020: Xfinity Series Alsco 300 July 10

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What will come of Austin Cindric? Austin Cindric has turned a lot of heads in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this summer. Cindric has taken the lead in the regular season point standings during a run that has seen four straight top-two finishes (and was almost four straight wins if it weren’t for late-race restart shenanigans …

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Friday Faceoff: When Should NASCAR Unveil the 2021 Schedule?

NASCAR Cup Series

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With the COVID-19 situation constantly evolving, when would it make sense for NASCAR to unveil the 2021 schedule? Mark Kristl: There isn’t a right time.  Nevertheless, NASCAR must announce it at some point, even though there are uncertainties.  If the schedule is set by the Southern 500, why not announce it that weekend to add …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Entertainment in Kansas, Matt Crafton Talks Truck Victory

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an entertaining weekend of racing at Kansas Speedway, which saw Denny Hamlin victorious again in the NASCAR Cup Series race. Following the race, Hamlin said he believes he now wins races more with his mind than talent; the duo chat how Hamlin has evolved …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Can Challenge Denny Hamlin & Kevin Harvick in 2020?

NASCAR Cup Series

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Thus far, it’s clear that Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick are the top two contenders for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship. However, we have seen flashes of brilliance from several other drivers throughout the opening 19 races of the season. Some of these drivers come from Team Penske. All of its drivers have shown …

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NASCAR 101: How Rare Is Austin Cindric’s 3-in-a-Row Win Streak?

NASCAR Xfinity Series

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Austin Cindric‘s NASCAR Xfinity Series career has been marked thus far by streaks. First came the winless streak. Despite competing for Cup Series organizations Team Penske and Roush Fenway Racing from the start of his stint in Xfinity, Cindric was unable to visit victory lane in his first 53 starts, some of that perhaps owed …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Richard Childress Racing Rises, Austin Dillon Reminisces Texas Win

NASCAR Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Richard Childress Racing sweeping the top two spots at Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend, via pit strategy. Austin Dillon was victorious holding off RCR teammate Tyler Reddick. How big was this 1-2 finish for RCR as both teams make a push toward the …

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Stock Car Scoop: Austin Dillon NASCAR Upset at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR 2020: NASCAR Cup Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 July 19

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Austin Dillon shocked the NASCAR world and won for the first time in 88 races. Why was this race more special then his Coca-Cola 600 win and his Daytona 500 win? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also recaps why Kyle …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Opposite Ends of Spectrum for Chevrolet Teams in Texas

NASCAR Cup Series

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The 2020 NASCAR season has been filled with a lot of surprise twists. Texas Motor Speedway was no exception with Sunday’s (July 19) O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. Entering this weekend’s race in the Lone Star State, the sport’s Goliaths were primed to rise to the occasion, scoring another victory. After all, Kevin Harvick had won …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Earns Three-Peat, Shows Intermediate Speedway Strength

NASCAR Xfinity Series

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It is commonly said that everything’s bigger in Texas. Saturday’s (July 18) My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway certainly lived up to that expression. Whether it was the heat, the speed, the slickness of the racetrack, or the Big Hoss jumbo screen monitor on the backstretch, this race delivered from the start. Kyle …

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