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Stock Car Scoop: 2021 NASCAR Schedule Revealed

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The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule was announced Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 30). What new tracks were added? What tracks were removed? And where will the sport be racing on dirt for the first time since 1970? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop as host Bryan Nolen delves into the long list …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill Secures His Spot in Round of 8 With Las Vegas Win

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his second Gander RV & Outdoors victory this season in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After struggling through much of the first two stages, Hill snagged the top spot via a strong restart with 39 laps remaining and held off a hard-charging Sheldon …

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Austin Hill Capitalizes on Sheldon Creed’s Mistake, Wins Truck Race at Las Vegas

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He may have not led the most laps or had the dominant truck, but Austin Hill is now a two-time winner at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. However, the World of Westgate 200 was as much about Hill’s victory as it was about Sheldon Creed‘s late-race collapse. Creed’s No. 2 GMS Racing Chevrolet was out front …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the 2020 Championship Contenders

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series kicks off its seven-race playoffs Thursday night (Sept. 17) at Bristol Motor Speedway. With an expanded field this year, now 10 drivers will fight for a chance to race for the championship at Phoenix Raceway in November, up from eight competitors last year. 1. Sheldon Creed Starts: …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Returning to Richmond Raceway for the Final Regular Season Race

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For the second week in a row, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series makes its return to a track it hasn’t visited in several years. In fact, Thursday night (Sept. 10) will mark the first time the Truck Series has run at Richmond Raceway since 2005. One of only four tracks remaining from the …

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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Is Doing What In California?

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They’re doing what to Fontana? This week, after The Athletic broke the news, NASCAR confirmed that they are pursuing plans to effectively turn the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. The course looks to be a hybrid of all three of the current NASCAR Cup Series short tracks in …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ben Rhodes Bests Derek Kraus in Darlington Overtime Finish

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In a Nutshell: Ben Rhodes snapped a 48-race winless streak in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series when he beat Derek Kraus on an overtime finish at Darlington Raceway Sunday afternoon (Sept. 6). A late caution set up a two-lap dash to the finish, and despite Kraus taking the initial edge, a slide …

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Ben Rhodes Breaks NASCAR Truck Series Drought, Wins Darlington

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Sunday’s (Sept. 6) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway was decided on pit strategy. The closing laps saw a handful of trucks take a chance, staying on track during a late caution on old tires. It’s typically not the best decision when it comes to an abrasive oval known as …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Cup Driver Is the Best Available Free Agent?

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While there is little debate about which open NASCAR Cup Series ride is the best, which free agent driver do you think is the best long-term prospect? Luken Glover: There are a solid list of guys, such as Erik Jones, Corey LaJoie and Bubba Wallace. While Jones is a very desirable talent, LaJoie is someone to keep …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Should Daytona Remain a Cutoff Race or Should NASCAR Rotate It?

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This season was the first year that NASCAR decided to have a superspeedway be the final decider in who would make it into the playoffs. With it being the biggest wildcard we have seen in many years, everyone knew the energy and excitement would be ramped up. It’s safe to say the race did not …

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Stock Car Scoop: William Byron Wins at Daytona, Jimmie Johnson Misses Playoffs

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William Byron won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, Aug. 29, to clinch his spot in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. What did he say after his first career victory at the sport’s top level? Find out in this edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on …

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