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‘It’s Been Chasing the Dollar to Get Into a Racecar,’ Moonshine Supplies Funding for Blake Jones to Race

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Just like in the early days of NASCAR, racing cars and selling moonshine go hand-in-hand for one driver. Tennessee Shine Company is owned and run by part-time NASCAR driver Blake Jones, who has in his career: four starts in the NASCAR Cup Series, five starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and 10 combined starts among …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Spire Motorsports

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The NASCAR Cup Series’ newest team made a major impact in the 2019 season in multiple ways. With support from Premium Motorsports, Spire Motorsports turned 2019 into a success story — often a tall order for a first-year team. With a total of eight drivers behind the wheel, the No. 77 team earned one victory …

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Blake Jones Set to Run Spire Motorsports Entry at Talladega

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Blake Jones confirmed to Frontstretch on Saturday (Sept. 28) that he’ll return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega Superspeedway in under two weeks. Jones will pilot the No. 77 Tennessee Shine Co. Chevrolet Camaro for Spire Motorsports. “First of all, I’d like to thank God for all he does, not only for …

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Entry List: Consumers Energy 400

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For Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, there are 40 teams entered.  No one will have to pack up and go home after qualifying. There are a number of changes for this week.  Trevor Bayne will be back in Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 6, replacing Matt …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ryan Blaney Discusses New Hampshire, Tommy Joe Martins Rants Everything NASCAR

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, Ryan Blaney joins the show to discuss his New Hampshire weekend with Dustin Albino. After a quick stint with the driver of the No. 12 car, Tommy Joe Martins calls in to discuss everything NASCAR with Albino, Mike Neff and Zach Catanzareti. Kevin Harvick used a bump-and-run to get …

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The Underdog House: A Day At The Not-So-Magic Mile

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Think Small It was a day we thought wasn’t going to happen. The rain was making its debut on Sunday morning in Loudon, New Hampshire, and the odds of July 22 turning into a race day seemed next to impossible. Nevertheless, NASCAR rallied forward to keep the track dry, quickly adapted its schedule and eventually …

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