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Amy Henderson

Amy Henderson
Amy is a 15-year veteran writer and a five-time National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) writing award winner, including first place awards for both columns and race coverage. Amy pens The Big 6 (Mondays) Frontstretch 5 (Wednesdays) and Holding A Pretty Wheel (monthly - Fridays). A New Hampshire native living in North Carolina, Amy’s work credits extend everywhere from driver Kenny Wallace’s website to Athlon Sports.

Erik Jones Paces Monster Energy Open Practice

Furniture Row Racing certainly knows how to bring fast cars to Charlotte Motor Speedway. It was rookie Erik Jones who took full advantage Friday in the lone practice session before Saturday’s Monster Energy Open. The freshman headlined testing in the last chance race for drivers to transfer into the headlining …

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Kyle Larson Spins, Still Tops All-Star Practice; Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch Have Problems

NASCAR introduced a different tire compound this season for its Monster Energy All-Star Race. It quickly became clear in Friday’s lone All-Star practice session that the so-called “option” tire is lightning fast. Kyle Larson, who went for a spin early on, rebounded to set the pace in the session with …

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The Underdog House: The Worst in Racing Brings Out the Best in Fans

Think Small Race fans don’t always agree on things like favorite drivers or the state of the sport, but they do, and always have, shown remarkable solidarity in the face of a bad situation.  There’s nothing more eerie than a silent racetrack, and it almost always signals that something really …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Impress at Talladega

Think Small This past weekend’s action at Talladega illustrated again what can happen when the racing is more in the hands of the drivers. There were several different names at the top eager to display their talent.  Aric Almirola nearly pulled off the weekend double, and David Ragan overcame crash …

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The Frontstretch 5: Reasons to Thank Dale Earnhardt Jr. for a Career Well Spent

1. He goes out on his own terms You’d expect nothing less, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the person who ultimately made the call about when to step aside.  He could have done it six months ago, and some will argue that maybe he should have, but that wouldn’t really …

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