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A&W and Front Row Motorsports to Recognize National Root-Beer Float Day

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Brett Moffitt will pilot a special No. 34 Ford this weekend at the Pocono Raceway in the Windows 10 400. Moffitt’s car will recognize National Root Beer Float day on August 6. A&W All American, which is a loyal partner to Front Row Motorsports, will give out free root-beer floats to customers from 2 p.m. …

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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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Beyond The Cockpit: Brett Moffitt on Admiring, Advancing & Adjusting

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Brett Moffitt’s particular journey to the Sprint Cup Series was quite unique. Moffitt spent five years in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East from 2009 to 2013 before making his first Sprint Cup start one year ago. This year, the 22-year-old has jumped from Michael Waltrip Racing to Front Row Motorsports in the span of …

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The Frontstretch 5: NASCAR Drivers You Should be Watching

Brett Moffit waits to climb into the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford prior to the 2015 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Welcome to the Frontstretch Five! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy has a group of drivers fans may not see very …

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NASCAR Driver Report Cards: Part III

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So you might remember a few weeks ago when I graded the Sprint Cup full-timers through Driver Report Cards… and promptly stopped at the letter K. No, I don’t have a weird idea of what the alphabet should be, nor am I protesting the use of the letters L through Z. The third part just …

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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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Happiness Is… Rules, Bewilderment & the Next Big Hotness

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Hip hip hooray, the Sprint All-Star Race is here. Forgive Happiness Is for starting this week’s column in a rather negative way, but seriously, the All-Star Race. This race may once have been interesting but now looks like another example of NASCAR’s desire to milk the fans for everything they’re worth (hello, two-day format) while …

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Brett Moffitt to Drive No. 34 for Rest of 2015 Cup Series

2015 Martinsville I Cup Brett Moffitt Vertical Credit Amy Henderson

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Brett Moffitt’s game of musical chairs has come to an end in 2015. Front Row Motorsports and Moffitt have come to an agreement that will put Moffitt behind the wheel of the No. 34 for the remainder of the season. This puts an end to the instability in FRM’s driver roster, which has seen four substitute drivers in …

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Brett Moffitt Returns to the Cup Series No. 34 at Kansas

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The Des Moines Register reported Wednesday morning that Brett Moffitt confirmed via text message that he will return to its No. 34 Ford in the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway next week. The move comes after Moffitt’s current Michael Waltrip Racing team signed David Ragan on Tuesday to race the No. 55 Toyota for the rest of the …

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Evaluating the Cup Subs: Who’s Made the Most of Their Opportunity?

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After just 22 laps of Sunday’s Food City 500, Erik Jones replaced Denny Hamlin in the No. 11. It wasn’t the debut of the Joe Gibbs Racing prodigy everyone has been expecting. No, most had been pointing to next month’s race at Kansas as the potential first time we get to see the wunderkind behind …

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4 Burning Questions at Bristol: Repetitive Rain and Shining Underdogs

2015 Martinsville I Cup Kyle Larson Jimmie Johnson Vertical Credit Amy Henderson

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Bristol Motor Speedway. The very utterance of the name elicits countless images of watershed moments of the sport’s history that have taken place at the track over the years. It is a historic track, and the Food City 500 is a historic race. The best of the Sprint Cup Series will do battle on Bristol’s …

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4 Burning Questions in Texas: Roush’s Hopeful Turnaround & a Rainy Day in Texas

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Texas Motor Speedway is the site of this week’s round of NASCAR Sprint Cup action as the series returns from its annual Easter break recess. Now refreshed and ready to roll, the drivers and teams enter this weekend’s race looking to either build on their early-season success (see: Harvick, Kevin), or avenge their early season failures …

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