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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Greg Biffle, Blake Koch, Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Plus More!

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Each week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! Out for my first ride in …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Road America 180

Nascar Xfinity Series Road America 180 Fired Up By Johnsonville

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A gutsy call by crew chief Danny Stockman on fuel gave Paul Menard the opportunity he needed to drive to Victory Lane at Road America, his home track. The victory was his third Xfinity Series victory and first win on a road course. Menard was the only Cup Series/non-NXS regular in the field as the …

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Blake Koch Lands Breakthrough Xfinity Series Deal for 2016

2015 Dover I Nxs Blake Koch Car Cia

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The future just became as stable as ever for Blake Koch. Competing in the Xfinity Series since 2011 for the majority of each season, 2015 marks the first time he has had the opportunity to race full-time. TriStar Motorsports announced that the 30-year-old will be returning to the organization in 2016 for Koch’s third year with the …

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NASCAR’s Need to Play It Safer

2015 Daytona Ii Cup Austin Dillon Crash Ii Cia

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During practice for May’s Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, James Hinchcliffe was involved in a vicious accident. Losing liters of blood, Hinchcliffe was saved only by the stellar Halmatro Safety Crew that the Verizon IndyCar Series employs. Three months later, in NASCAR’s annual return to the same track, NASCAR Xfinity Series Blake Koch was …

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Holding a Pretty Wheel: Wheels Turn to Wings at Tommy Baldwin Racing

2015 Tommy Baldwin Racing Go Baby Go Credit Amy Henderson

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Sometimes there’s more to racing than cars going in circles as fast as they can. That was the case on Wednesday at the Tommy Baldwin Racing shop in Mooresville, N.C., on Tuesday (May 12), where a team, a sponsor and an organization came together to give some children a special gift: freedom. Many factors can …

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NASCAR Issues Penalties for Auto Club Infractions

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The No. 33 Circle Sport Sprint Cup team and crew members from the No. 8 Xfinity Series team have been penalized for infractions taking place during this past weekend’s events at Auto Club Speedway. According to NASCAR, the No. 33 Chevrolet SS driven by Brian Scott in the Sprint Cup Series was found to have …

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Big Wreck Mars XFINITY Series Qualifying

2014 Chicago Nns Daniel Suarez Racing Cia

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A big wreck at the end of Group 2 has put a damper on XFINITY Series qualifying. Daniel Suarez, while shooting through the middle got clipped by Blake Koch and turned sideways in the middle of a 12-car pack. Among those involved included Landon Cassill, Harrison Rhodes, and Carlos Contreras. Kyle Busch, although not involved in the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: ESPN’s Field Of Four, Not 43

2014 Homestead Cup Denny Hamlin Cia

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I’m going to make a statement up front before I even start the critique: I hate watching championship battles. Why? The race doesn’t even matter, only the points do. That’s why I prefer final events in which the championship is decided ahead of time; that way, the races can be covered fully instead of picking …

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Blake Koch Gets Sponsorship from Celsius, Flo Rida for Nationwide Homestead Race Next Month

2014 Kentucky I Nns Blake Koch Mike Bliss Cia

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For the season finale of the NASCAR Nationwide Series in Miami, Fla., TriStar Motorsports will have a hometown boy behind the wheel of its No. 44 Toyota Camry. West Palm Beach, Fla., native Blake Koch will drive the No. 44 entry for TriStar during the Ford EcoBoost 300 on Nov. 15 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In …

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