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Brad Keselowski, Austin Dillon Lead 2015 Lakes Region 200 Practices at New Hampshire

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A week after winning his first NASCAR Xfinity Series event of the year, Brad Keselowski is looking for his second consecutive victory for Team Penske. So far, he’s well on his way. The 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion set the pace in the first practice session of the weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, clocking …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Looking Back at the Top-5 Surprising Victories of 2015

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The second half of the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will officially begin this weekend at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. There have been some interesting moments and surprise race winners as the weeks and have worn on. Today, we look at five of them who stand out…. Chris Buescher Chris Buescher has been a …

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Friday Faceoff: Evaluating Rules, Wreckage & Chase Heading To Kentucky

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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 Kentucky. 1) We’ve had a full week to digest the Austin Dillon wreck, its aftermath and reaction from fans, other competitors and NASCAR …

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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

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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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Pace Laps: Hot Streaks, New Faces, Contenders & Jumping Series

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Sprint Cup Series: “Slugger’s” New Assignment: Swing For The Fences To End Sophomore Slump – Swept under the rug during a week where NASCAR announced a new rules package is an important crew chief change at Richard Childress Racing. It’s a strange time at RCR, an organization whose trio of teams are so-so despite their …

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Erik Jones Makes it a Weekend Sweep With 2015 Owens Corning Atticat 300 Win at Chicagoland

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Break out the broom. Erik Jones won the NASCAR Xfinity Series Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland Speedway by a handy margin over Ryan Blaney. The Joe Gibbs Racing development driver, who won the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway Friday night, took over the top spot with 10 laps to go in his No. …

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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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Pace Laps: Finally, Milestones, Big Home Track Wins & Rainy Days

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Sprint Cup Series: Fourth Time’s The Charm – Finally. Martin Truex Jr. took his next step toward title contention this season by doing what race winners do: close the deal. Three straight times, Truex had led the most laps in a Cup Series race only to come up short. At Kansas, it was pit strategy and a …

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Friday Faceoff: Analyzing Penalties, Johnson vs. Harvick & Pocono Setup

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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 Pocono this weekend. 1) Halfway through the regular season, two drivers stand out ahead of the pack in terms of victories and overall …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher On Track to a Championship

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The often red and black No. 60 Ford Mustang has been paired with plenty of publicity over the past few weeks. 2012 ARCA Series champion Chris Buescher is leading the championship battle 12 races into the Xfinity Series season, doing so without any major funding. Following a rookie year that rebounded after a Daytona DNQ, leading …

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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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