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NASCAR XFINITY Series Entry List: Pocono Green 250

2016 Pocono I Xfinity Pack Racing Restart Anthony Lumbis Sr.

(Photo: Anthony Lumbis Sr.)

NASCAR’s XFINITY Series heads to The Tricky Triangle in Long Pond, Pa. for the Pocono Green 250 Saturday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. 41 cars are on the preliminary entry list for the event, meaning one team will be sent home packing after qualifying concludes Saturday morning from the 2.5-mile track. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup …

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Entry List: Pocono 400

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series continues their East coast stint with a trip to Pocono Raceway this upcoming weekend for the Pocono 400 (Sunday on Fox Sports 1). 39 cars are on the preliminary entry list for the 400-mile event at the Tricky Triangle, meaning the field will not be at full capacity. After a weekend off …

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Fence Climber at Dover Identified and Charged

2017 Dover I CUP Austin Dillon pack racing Matthew T Thacker NKP

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker / NKP)

A man who climbed the catch fence at the exit of Turn 4 during Sunday’s AAA Drive for Autism 400 at Dover International Speedway has been charged with resisting arrest with force (a felony), second-degree trespassing, disorderly conduct and offensive touching of law enforcement, according to Dover police. The man, identified as John Infanti, is …

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2-Headed Monster: Did Fernando Alonso Make It Look Easy?

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Fernando Alonso in Indianapolis (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Fernando Alonso’s performance in this past weekend’s Indianapolis 500 impressed many. The Spaniard led 27 laps before his Andretti Honda engine expired with 21 laps remaining in the event. He came home 24th when the checkered flag flew from IMS, but opened a lot of eyes. Did Alonso’s performance in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing make …

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2-Headed Monster: The Length of NASCAR’s Schedule?

2017 Charlotte All Star CUP Kyle Larson pack racing Lesley Miller NKP

(Photo: Lesley Miller NKP)

This week, NASCAR announced the 2018 schedule across all three national series, including a revamped 10-race playoff, featuring races at Las Vegas, Richmond and a Charlotte road-course. The schedule remains at 36 points races and the season will still stretch from February-November. Is the length of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season too long, too short, or just right? Less is More …

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Slugger Labbe Departs Richard Childress Racing, Austin Dillon Gets New Crew Chief

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Richard Childress Racing hasn’t had the start it wanted to the 2016 season, so the organization decided it was time for a change. Longtime crew chief Richard “Slugger” Labbe, who has been calling the shots for Austin Dillon and the No. 3 team since the midpoint of the 2015 season and has been with the organization since …

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Red Horse Racing Shuts Down

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

One of the most recognizable teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is on its way out of the garage altogether. After 13 years, Red Horse Racing has opted to suspend all operations, effective immediately. The move comes due to a major lack of funding for their two full-time truck teams, piloted by veteran Timothy …

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2-Headed Monster: Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Playoffs?

2017 Kansas I CUP DAle Earnhardt Jr helmet Russell LaBounty NKP

(Photo: Russell Labounty/NKP)

This week’s Fronstretch debate question: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 2017 season has gotten off to a slow start. This being his last full-time NASCAR season, he’d love nothing more to earn a playoff spot and have a shot to win a championship, but as of now, the No. 88’s playoff chances are a bit up in …

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