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Power Rankings: Racing Gods Have Spoken Edition

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The Racing Gods sure have a wicked sense of timing. Last week, the racing community lost a great racing promoter in Bob Bahre. This week, NASCAR heads to the track that he was responsible for making happen. Mr. Bahre was so important to New England racing in general and to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in …

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Stock Car Scoop: Denny Hamlin Wins at Kansas

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Denny Hamlin won at Kansas Speedway for the second consecutive time in the NASCAR Cup Series on Thursday night, July 23. What does Hamlin enjoy about Kansas Speedway so much? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of the week also reveals three …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Super Start Batteries 400

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Thursday, Thursday, Thursday! It’s time for some midweek racing for your NASCAR DraftKings rosters as the NASCAR Cup Series makes the trek to Kansas Speedway. The Super Start Batteries 400 airs on Thursday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. It will be the third consecutive race at a 1.5-mile track, though …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 All-Star Race

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Who…should you be talking about after the race? Chase Elliott said after the race he and his team had to hit the reset button after a couple of difficult weeks. If that’s the case, they need to hit it before every race, because it worked. Elliott did everything right, his team did everything right and …

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Chase Elliott Shines Under the Lights at Bristol, Wins $1 Million at All-Star Race

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It was a tame race compared to the All-Star Open, but for Chase Elliott, it was the biggest night of his life. Elliott took the lead over Kevin Harvick in stage two and held off a determined Kyle Busch to win the All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway and the $1 million prize. “I can’t …

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Stock Car Scoop: Lineups for All-Star Race & Open, Entry Lists for Texas

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The lineups were revealed for the NASCAR All-Star Open and All-Star Race on Monday night (July 13). Who will start at the front for the two races? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look at the format for the …

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Power Rankings: 4-Wide for the Win Edition

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The folks at NASCAR got very lucky this weekend with an epic finish that was great enough to get the fans to forget that the first 390 miles were a snoozefest of clean air being king after restarts at Kentucky Speedway. The late, great Dan Gurney used to preach about the best racing coming with …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Lackluster Racing in Kentucky, Michael McDowell Chats Career Year

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the lackluster racing at Kentucky Speedway across the top three national touring series, even though the Cup Series race had an incredible finish.  Cole Custer clinched a playoff spot by making a four-wide pass on Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney on …

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Martin Truex Jr., Michael McDowell Win Pole Positions for All-Star Night 2020

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In his 81st attempt, Martin Truex Jr. won at Richmond Raceway in April of 2019 to finally win a short-track race in the NASCAR Cup Series. Now at Bristol Motor Speedway, he’ll have the chance to do it again for a much bigger prize. Truex will lead the field to the green flag in Wednesday …

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Stock Car Scoop: Cole Custer Wins Kentucky, Sheldon Creed Takes Truck Race

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There was a surprise rookie winner in the NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday (June 12) Who stole a win from his teammate at Kentucky? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look at another first-time winner, this time in the …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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The Headline(s): A relatively tame race ended in a chaotic final two laps, a four-wide battle for the lead and a Cup Series triumph for rookie Cole Custer, as NASCAR concluded its four-race stretch (five, including the ARCA Menards Series) over four days in the Bluegrass State. One of the wildest late-lap battles for the …

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Up to Speed: Does a Great Finish Save a Bad Race?

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For the second season in a row, Kentucky Speedway produced a thrilling finish to its annual Cup Series race.  Last year was the battle of the Busch brothers, a side by side battle between Kurt and Kyle that went all the way to the checkered flag before Kurt emerged victorious.  This year’s finish included a …

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