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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland

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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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NASCAR 101: 5 Sons of Former Drivers Who, Like Jesse Little, Started in the Truck Series

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Your eyes dart to the leaderboard during the Lucas Oil 200 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway and you see a somewhat familiar sight, if you’ve been following the sport long enough: the No. 97 and the last name Little. No tricks here, though it’s not Chad Little you’re seeing …

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Friday Faceoff: Is the Gap Between the Haves & Have-Nots Wider Than Ever Before?

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Dover this weekend. 1) 12 races in, we have nine different winners: three from Joe Gibbs Racing and two apiece from Hendrick Motorsports, …

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Did You Notice? Indy Takes a Bite Out of NASCAR

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Did You Notice? Two races headed in two markedly different directions? While the Indianapolis 500 went through its third straight ratings increase, reaching Nielsen numbers it hasn’t touched since 2008, NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 hit a new low. The Sunday overnight of 3.6 was the worst since FOX started covering the event in 2001; it was …

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Dash 4 Cash Offers Chance for Success Heading to Dover

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$100,000 can go a long way in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. It is a chance for teams to gain some additional resources, which can boost performance by a handful of positions heading down the road. Following the Hisense 300 at Charlotte, four drivers have earned the opportunity to earn that $100 thousand bonus at Dover International Speedway. …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

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Who’s in the headline – While most of the stories will be written about Denny Hamlin winning the race, it is his pit crew that really should be in the spotlight. On the mandatory stop before the final 10-lap segment, Hamlin’s crew threw down a 10.4-second pit stop. DJ Copp told Frontstretch in 2013 that …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 3M 250 at Iowa

At first, it looked like it was the reigning champion’s day to enter Victory Lane at Iowa Speedway. But on an afternoon filled with controversy and varying pit strategy, Chase Elliott failed to win his first race of the 2015 season. Chris Buescher, who earned a win at Mid-Ohio last season, finally recorded a triumph …

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