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NASCAR Mailbox: How Far will Ryan Preece’s win Propel Him?

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When a XFINITY Series regular wins a XFINITY race, it’s a pretty big deal nowadays. It sounds like an oxymoron, but when you have the likes of former Cup champions in Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and others running almost every week, it makes those victories that much more special. But what Ryan Preece did …

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Kurt Busch’s Contract Option Not Renewed at Stewart-Haas Racing


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Silly Season just got a whole lot sillier. As first reported by and NBC Sports, Kurt Busch‘s contract option with Stewart-Haas Racing will not be picked up for the 2018 season. The team, according to the reports, has until midnight on Tuesday to reverse its decision and pick up the option. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean …

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I LOVE NY 355 at The Glen Entry List

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After a weekend spent in the Poconos, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to upstate New York for the I LOVE NY 355 at Watkins Glen International for their second and final road course race of the season. There are 36 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will be four short …

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2-Headed Monster: The Controversial Overtime Line

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Denny Hamlin beats William Byron to the finish line at Michigan International Speedway. (Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

This week’s Frontstretch debate question: The ending to this past weekend’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway came down to the race leader, Kasey Kahne, crossing the overtime line located on the backstretch before the caution lights were illuminated.  By doing so, he had won the race and the event had been deemed final. But …

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US Cellular 250 Presented by American Ethanol Entry List


(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series are in Long Pond, Penn. this weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series will be in America’s Heartland at Iowa Speedway for the US Cellular 250 Presented by American Ethanol. For a change, there are zero MENCS regulars on the preliminary entry list (which includes …

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Overton’s 400 Entry List

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A week after the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ best were vying to kiss the bricks. This weekend, they’ll all be vying to tame the track aptly named “The Tricky Triangle.” There are 38 cars on the preliminary entry list of the Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway this upcoming Sunday afternoon, meaning the field will not …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. taking Talents to NBC After Season


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NASCAR’s most popular driver for almost two decades and running isn’t going anywhere. NBC formally announced this morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be joining their broadcast team next season. Earnhardt previously announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2017 season, and there was much speculation of him taking his talents to the television booth …

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