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NASCAR Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2021

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced its 2021 Hall of Fame class on Tuesday (June 16), inducting three new members. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik made up the trio of inductees, and Ralph Seagraves was the recipient of the Hall’s Landmark Award. This was the first year where only three members were …

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Stock Car Scoop: Is Denny Hamlin’s 2020 Championship or Bust?

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Denny Hamlin won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday night (June 14).  Following the Dixie Vodka 400, Hamlin was asked if 2020 was now championship-or-bust. Is it? And how did he edge Chase Elliott for the win? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest …

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Noah Gragson & Dale Earnhardt Jr. Narrowly Miss 1-2 Finish at Homestead

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To win a NASCAR race, you have to have everything go right, and sometimes you have to get a little lucky. Luck was not on the side of JR Motorsports on Saturday afternoon (June 13), and it prevented them from having a 1-2 finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Noah Gragson …

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Harrison Burton Outlasts Field to Win from Pole at Homestead


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Nineteen-year-old Harrison Burton came out of nowhere to win the Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday (June 13) afternoon, his second win of the year and his young career. The second-generation driver got around Noah Gragson on the final restart to lead the final two laps of the race, the only laps he led …

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Stock Car Scoop: Martin Truex Jr. Wins Martinsville, Homestead Starting Lineups Revealed


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The NASCAR Cup Series took to the short track known as the paperclip on Wednesday night and there was a familiar face in Victory Lane. How did Martin Truex Jr. do it? We will tell you in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports …

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Entry List: Hooters 250

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series will have 37 cars on track for the first of two races at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend, with the Hooters 250 running Saturday, June 13, 2020. Up to 40 cars can be on the starting grid, meaning all of these teams entered will make the race. The most notable name is …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: North Wilkesboro 160


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It’s almost time for real racing! Before teams head out to Darlington Raceway, though for NASCAR’s Cup Series return on May 17, 2020 there’s one more eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event. They saved the best for last in this exhibition series; this week, drivers will compete at the virtual North Wilkesboro Speedway Saturday (May …

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IndyCar iRacing Challenge: What We Learned From Circuit of the Americas

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AUSTIN, TEXAS - APRIL 25: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) (Editors note: This image was computer generated in-game) Lando Norris, driver of the #04 Arrow McLaren SP Dallara, leads a pack of cars during the IndyCar Auto Nation iRacing Challenge at virtual Circuit of The Americas on April 25, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Just one race remains in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge after Saturday’s (April 25) event at Circuit of the Americas. But it was a Formula One driver who stole the AutoNation INDYCAR Challenge, and it wasn’t even close. McLaren driver Lando Norris, invited by INDYCAR to compete in the fifth of six rounds, took the pole …

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Turn Back the Clock NASCAR 2004: A New Era Begins With the Chase

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As we think about the last 20-25 years in NASCAR, there are several special seasons that jump out at us. One of those, and maybe the most crucial one, was NASCAR 2004. Why? The reasons are plentiful. NASCAR 2004 featured the introduction of the Chase, the sport’s introduction to a playoff system. The first edition …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Geico 70 at Talladega Superspeedway

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It’s time for Talladega Superspeedway racing, baby! Fantasy NASCAR iRacing heads to the virtual Alabama track for the Geico 70 on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. ET. It’s the latest race in the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series, featuring NASCAR Cup Series regulars and a few blasts from the past as real-life racing continues to …

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Eyes on Xfinity: JR Motorsports in “Pretty Good Shape” During Coronavirus Pandemic

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With no cash flow entering race shops for nearly six weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a challenging time for many teams in NASCAR. JR Motorsports is no exception, but the Xfinity Series’ biggest team is said to be in a good place. Unlike many Xfinity teams, JRM hasn’t had to furlough or …

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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Schedule Update, eNASCAR Coca-Cola recap and Sim Racing Weekend Preview

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Get the latest scheduling news from NASCAR in the April 17, 2020 edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Hear why the sport is canceling the May 8-9 events at Martinsville Speedway and when the sport’s top-tier series might actually return to the track. Frontstretch’s new podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week …

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