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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Ryan Preece Overcome His Slow Start?

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#37: Ryan Preece, JTG Daugherty Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Cottonelle

What’s going on with Ryan Preece this season? Not many other drivers have had the kind of bad luck Ryan Preece has had this season. The sophomore NASCAR Cup Series driver sits at a dismal 30th in points, following a low-light of three straight last-place finishes. This is after starting 2020 off with not being …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Might Make a Splash in Top Equipment

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Silly Season 2020 hasn’t really heated up yet. (You could argue that everything about 2020 is Silly Season, but that’s not what we’re talking about here.) It’s a given that at least one top ride will be up for grabs, as Jimmie Johnson said last week he has informed Hendrick Motorsports that he will not …

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NASCAR 101: 8 Veteran Drivers Who Would Make Great Truck Competitors

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Over the past few years, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has produced some of the best racing in NASCAR, and the talent within isn’t too shabby, either. With the likes of Erik Jones, William Byron and Tyler Reddick quickly ascending the ranks from pickups to NASCAR Cup Series cars, the Truck Series has …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Last Dance, Corey LaJoie Talks NASCAR’s Return

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff elaborate from last week’s show regrading NASCAR returning on May 17 at Darlington Raceway. William Byron was victorious again in the Pro Invitational Series while creating a virtual rival out of Landon Cassill. Will these rivalries from iRacing spill over to the real track? With ESPN …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Wrecking Is The Name Of The Game at Dover, Indianapolis

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We’re coming towards the end of the invitational series. The INDYCAR iRacing Challenge wrapped up Saturday, while there’s only one more eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event left. As announced Sunday, that will be at the not-even-released yet North Wilkesboro Speedway. Even though the series are ending, last weekend proved that there’s still plenty of time for shenanigans.

Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: eNASCAR Finish Line 150

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Before the regular NASCAR season returns from a coronavirus-induced break, the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series remains active. This week, NASCAR Cup Series current and legendary drivers compete at the virtual Monster Mile. Coverage for the eNASCAR Finish Line 150 at Dover International Speedway begins on Sunday, May 3 at 1 p.m. ET on Fox …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: Picks for 2020 Food City Showdown at Bristol Motor Speedway

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing? That’s right, race fans. While real-life engines sit silent in NASCAR garages, some sites and apps have offered some fantasy and prop betting for iRacing. NASCAR relaunched their free-to-play Finish Line app for iOS and Android devices for those 21 and over. In this game, you can choose the top-finishing driver from …

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4 Burning Questions: Where’s Landon Cassill?

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Who should be nominated for the 2021 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame? This week, the NASCAR Hall of Fame made a number of changes. It wasn’t a fix-all, but it was a step in the right direction. The changes will cut both the inductees and the nominations per class. While the current nomination …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 2: Midpack Improvements

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While the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff drivers were the center of attention for most of the season (the same 12 drivers were top 12 in points from the third race on), some of the best racing came in the middle of the pack. And quite honestly, a lot of the midpack drivers had solid years, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Offseason Update, Matt Lederer Discusses Xfinity Premier Sponsorship in Cup

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In a special offseason edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a plethora of news stories that have transpired since the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will be retiring following the 2020 season. The duo discuss if Johnson is the greatest driver of all time, reflecting back on …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Landon Cassill

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Atlanta Motor Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Fan favorite Landon Cassill returned to the NASCAR Cup Series as a full-time driver for StarCom Racing in 2019, racing with a charter that had been acquired from Richard Childress Racing. In addition to the charter, StarCom received technical support from RCR and engines from ECR. It came to no one’s surprise when Cassill was …

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