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Xfinity Series 2020 Year in Review

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Believe it or not, nearly two months have passed since the NASCAR Xfinity Series was in action. Yes, the offseason is more than half over. Woo! Before you know it, cars will be on track for the 2021 season opener at Daytona International Speedway, where teams will spend two weeks as the series will run …

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What’s Left of the 2020-2021 Silly Season

Ty Dillon at Daytona in 2020

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Over the years, the term Silly Season has become a popular expression in the racing world. It’s the time of year where NASCAR drivers in a contract year try to figure out where they’ll land for the following season. For fans, it’s highly anticipated. For drivers, not so much. With the current economic landscape, many …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Best of 2020

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff have their annual best of the year show, featuring who we believe were the best drivers and teams in all three of the NASCAR national touring series. The duo also give their opinion on the Cup Series’ best race, best moment, best strategy call, best quote …

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Daytona Road Course Replacing Auto Club on 2021 NASCAR Schedule

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Multiple sources have confirmed to Frontstretch that the Daytona International Speedway road course will replace Auto Club Speedway on the 2021 NASCAR schedule in the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series. The race at Auto Club was slated to be the third race of the season. With the move to Daytona, it will bump up to the second …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Austin Cindric on Xfinity Championship

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the first three weeks of a busy 2020 offseason. The crew chief change at Joe Gibbs Racing highlights the offseason, as Adam Sevens will move from winning 28 races and two championships with Kyle Busch to Christopher Bell. Was the change needed after just one …

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Corey LaJoie Joining Spire Motorsports in Multi-Year Deal

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Corey LaJoie has a new home and big plans. The 29-year-old has inked a multi-year deal with Spire Motorsports, beginning with the 2021 Daytona 500. For months, LaJoie has been linked to Spire Motorsports, but he confirmed the move in a special offseason edition of his Sunday Money podcast, released Nov. 30 with guest Jeff …

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Mike Harmon Racing Entering 2 Xfinity Cars Again in 2021

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Mike Harmon Racing is coming off its first full season of running two full-time teams in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and team owner Mike Harmon confirmed to Frontstretch the team will field those two teams again in 2021. According to Harmon, Bayley Currey and Kyle Weatherman will return to the team as well, with Currey in …

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Riley Herbst Moving to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2021

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Riley Herbst will move to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2021 to chase the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship, multiple sources have confirmed to Frontstretch. On Nov. 12, Joe Gibbs Racing — Herbst’s former team — announced it signed Daniel Hemric to drive the No. 18 Toyota in Xfinity, formerly driven by Herbst. Linked to SHR for several weeks, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Sheldon Creed Relives Winning Truck Championship

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s championship weekend at Phoenix Raceway, which saw the youth movement takeover the sport. Chase Elliott became the third youngest Cup Series champion, dominating the race after starting in the back. The duo discusses what this means for Elliott’s confidence level, as he’s proven he …

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Comcast Continues Its Strong Military Program Despite Trying 2020 NASCAR Season

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Of all companies that support the military, not many do it better than Comcast. Of all sports that support the military, not many do it better than NASCAR. Tying these two entities together is a perfect match in many regards, specifically being military-centric. Comcast’s military program is led by Carol Eggert, senior vp, military and …

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