Race Weekend Central

Daniel Suarez Confident Heading Into Duel, Happy to Return to Toyota

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Entering Thursday’s (Feb. 13) Bluegreen Vacations Duel races at Daytona International Speedway, Daniel Suarez is in a position he’s never been in before — having to race his way into the Daytona 500. The fourth year NASCAR Cup Series driver is confident he can do it with his new team, Gaunt Brothers Racing. “I feel …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Clash Wreckfest, 2020 Preview

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Dustin Albino and Mike Neff are back for another year full of racing podcasts, with the first one focused on Sunday’s Clash, previewing the Daytona 500 and the 2020 season. Erik Jones won a wreckfest Clash on Sunday, while many drivers were upset with different aspects of the event. The duo take sides on why the race …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Busy Offseason

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After a three-month hiatus, the NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to the track this weekend at the famed Daytona International Speedway. For many drivers, this is the biggest race of the season, but it won’t give a fair perspective on how the season will shape up. Last season, Michael Annett won the season opener… in boring …

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Bubba Wallace Hoping Jerry Baxter’s Leadership Improves Richard Petty Motorsports

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“Hey man, would you ever go Cup racing?” That’s how Bubba Wallace pitched his former Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series crew chief Jerry Baxter if he would join Richard Petty Motorsports over the offseason to lead the famed No. 43 team. Wallace, 26, comes off the 2019 season where he finished 28th in the …

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Trendy Tuesday: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., JTG Daugherty Racing All About 3

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Hi, if you follow me on Twitter you probably know I love stats. So for the 2020 NASCAR season, we’re taking a few of those stats to the next level in a new Frontstretch column called Trendy Tuesday.  No, I didn’t put any stats on Twitter this week following The Clash, so the column may look a …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Lands Part-Time Ride at JD Motorsports for 2020

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020 competing for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller part-time, in a reunion of sorts. Earnhardt, 30, is scheduled to run between four and five races for JDM in the No. 15 car, and at least 12 races total. His first event will come on March …

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David Starr Joining JD Motorsports for Full Xfinity Season

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In late November 2019, David Starr was “95% sure” he would be returning to Jimmy Means Racing for the 2020 season. However, a late offseason change left him in need off a ride, thus he’ll be joining JD Motorsports with Gary Keller for the full Xfinity Series season, driving the No. 6 Chevrolet. Starr is …

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Chris Cockrum Returning for 3 Xfinity Superspeedway Races, Hoping for More

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After a pair of top-20 finishes on superspeedways last season, Chris Cockrum is returning for all three superspeedway races in the Xfinity Series for 2020. Cockrum, 33, will pilot the No. 25 Chevrolet for family-operated ACG Motorsports. However, he’s not ruling out the potential of running additional races. “We’re going to compete in the three …

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Jeff Green Returning to RSS Racing as Crew Chief in 2020

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Last week, RSS Racing announced Jeff Green is returning to compete for the team in NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway in 2020. In addition to driving, he will also be the primary crew chief of the No. 93 Chevrolet. Green, 57, has spent the past three seasons (72 races) …

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