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Cup Drivers Dominate 2nd Zippo 200 Practice at the Glen

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Sprint Cup regulars continued their domination of the Xfinity Series on Friday, placing four Cup drivers in the top five in final practice at Watkins Glen. Kyle Larson topped the charts with a fast lap of 123.623 mph. Joey Logano, who paced the first practice, was second with a lap of 122.223 mph. Paul Menard …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Knows How To Explain NASCAR

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Welcome back, race fans. This past weekend saw the Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series travel to Indianapolis to race on the infamous 2.5-mile oval. Rule changes and heat were the name of the game. Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 On Sunday, the Sprint Cup Series returned to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the …

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JJ Yeley Paces Field in Lone Xfinity Series Practice at Kentucky

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Surprises in sports are one of the things that keep fans watching, and in Thursday’s lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice session for Friday’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway there was a surprise at the top of the charts. JJ Yeley and his Xfinity Series-only JGL Racing team led the field with a speed of 174.967 …

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David Ragan, Ty Dillon Pace 2015 Subway Firecracker 250 Practice Sessions at Daytona

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On Friday, the Xfinity Series held two practice sessions in preparation for Saturday night’s Subway Firecracker 250. Given the need to protect machinery, most drivers participated in only one of the sessions. The vast majority of the field went out on track in the first session. While learning what your car can and can’t do …

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New Chief in Town: RCR Announces Xfinity Crew Chief Swap

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With Ty Dillon‘s championship hopes in need of a boost, Richard Childress Racing is making a change. The organization is swapping the crew chiefs of their No. 3 and No. 33 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) teams, effective immediately. Nick Harrison, who started the season with the No. 33 team, will move over to the No. 3 team. Danny Stockman …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up-And-Coming Drivers in Stock Car Racing

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The Sprint Cup Series might have had the weekend off, but the Frontstretch Power Rankings didn’t take a break. This week, we are featuring the top up-and-coming drivers in stock car competition. It’s hard to argue that racing does not have a bright future with the number of drivers emerging from local tracks, earning opportunities …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland

2015 NXS Chicagoland Erik Jones Burnout NASCAR via Getty Images

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Lean, mean, black and green for the second straight weekend. The No. 54 Toyota raced back into Victory Lane once again. At Michigan, it was Kyle Busch earning the victory, but this weekend’s standalone event at Chicagoland Speedway belonged to rookie Erik Jones. The 19-year-old driver for Joe Gibbs Racing led a race-high 94 laps …

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Ty Dillon Tops 1st 2015 Owens Corning AttiCat 300 Practice at Chicagoland

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While all eyes are on Austin Dillon as a favorite to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race, his kid brother stole the show in the first on-track activity. Ty Dillon put down a 30.441-second time in his final run to top the first of two practice sessions for the Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Martin Truex Jr., Ty Dillon, Jimmie Johnson, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms every week looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR drivers, personalities and other people around the world of stock car racing. These were some of our favorite posts and we hope you enjoy them too! 1.) Bring Buescher & Bubba to Pocono2.) …

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Entry List: 2015 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono

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After 400 laps at the Monster Mile, 43 Sprint Cup Series drivers are heading to Pocono to take on the Tricky Triangle. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 7 Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday, May 30. The preliminary list contains 43 drivers, meaning all will make the race …

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Ty & Austin Dillon Quickest in Pair of 2015 Buckle Up 200 Practices at Dover

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It didn’t take too long for Ty Dillon to follow in his brother’s footsteps. After Austin Dillon dominated the weekend at Charlotte, Ty was quickest in the opening practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Dover. Dillon’s No. 3 car set a time of 22.780 seconds (158.033 mph) on his eighth lap during the morning session. …

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Darrell Wallace Jr., Ty Dillon Talk Cup Plans for 2015

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Two strong Xfinity Series talents will see limited time in the Sprint Cup Series in the next couple years. In the case of Darrell Wallace Jr., he has no plans for Sprint Cup racing in 2015, but Ty Dillon already has a couple starts under his belt for Richard Childress Racing. It was recently announced that …

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