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Tweet N Greet: Kasey Kahne, Chase Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr. & More!

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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! #teamkahne holding it down @TeamChevy @IMS #par pic.twitter.com/MK8KlqK1f9 …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

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Who’s in the headline – Feel free to stop if you’ve heard this one before: Kyle Busch just won a Cup Series race. If you haven’t been paying attention or lived under a rock for the last month, this win was his third in a row and fourth in the last five races. Three in …

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So Close: Joey Logano, Penske Fall Just Short of Brickyard Glory

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For the 22nd-straight year, Roger Penske has been denied a Brickyard 400 victory. Unlike the 21 losses before it, Sunday’s race had more at stake. Penske, who has 16 Indianapolis 500 victories and one NASCAR Xfinity Series win at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway, was eligible to mimic the “trifecta” of victories in the Daytona …

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Roger Penske, Joey Logano Seek Racing “Trifecta” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Roger Penske doesn’t have to say anything for his team to know the importance of winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Just ask Joey Logano. Logano, who won the season-opening Daytona 500 in February, made an appearance in the media center prior to second practice for Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 5-hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire

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Eight races into his return to competition, Kyle Busch has now claimed three victories in the Cup series. He continues his bid to make the 2015 Chase, taking his second consecutive win at New Hampshire. Busch now sits 58 points behind 30th position. I’ll start the hashtag: #BuschWatch Loudon produced a diverse number of teams …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Kevin Harvick, Dale Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Plus More!

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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! Running an off-road R/C truck at TJ Bell …

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NASCAR 101: Who Can Join the List of Loudon Winners?

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Prior to the Sylvania 300 last fall, New Hampshire Motor Speedway produced 11 straight races with 11 different winners. It’s a streak that at the time was the longest such one in the Sprint Cup Series. The parity was great for the sport. Instead of going into the weekend largely knowing who would dominate (Jimmie …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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Kyle Busch is doing everything he can to ensure he makes the 2015 Chase. He utterly dominated the race Saturday night, leading 163 of the 267 laps and claiming his second win in the last three races, though he still sits 87 points outside of the top 30. The big story leading up to the …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2015 5-hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Edition

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There was all sorts of stuff going on this past weekend at Kentucky. First, there was the new aerodynamic package that teams were supposed to get a chance to test in the days before qualifying and the race. But that and the qualifying never happened because of rain. That left the field to be set …

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Up To Speed: New Rules Package A Huge Success… But Still Work To Do

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Life is all about little miracles and happy little surprises. Running into an old friend you haven’t seen in a while, getting all green lights on the morning commute… …or an exciting race in an event full of unknowns and uncertainty. As the Sprint Cup Series rolled into Kentucky Speedway last week, everyone knew this …

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Kickin’ the Tires: New Aero Package Brings Better Racing

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It’s impossible for anyone with two eyes to argue that Saturday night’s race at Kentucky Speedway was the best the sport has seen since it began racing at the track four years ago. Although some might argue better racing at Kentucky was a low bar to clear, it still baffles me how anyone can claim …

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Back in the Driver’s Hands: Top Finishers Praise Kentucky Rules Package

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts

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NASCAR’s first race with the new, low-downforce rules package was a success, at least in the eyes of Saturday’s top finishers. Race-winner Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Joey Logano and other drivers took the time to comment on the low-downforce rules package issued by NASCAR for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. The package, which …

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