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Brett Moffitt Frustrated with 3rd Place at Dover, Sounds Off on Lapped Traffic

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For Brett Moffitt standards, he’s had a challenging 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, as he’s still looking to get into victory lane. That drought continued on Friday (Aug. 21) in the KDI Office Technology 200 at Dover International Speedway. Moffitt, who started the race from pole position, led the opening 25 …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Joe Graf Jr. Balancing Racing & College in Rookie Season

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Driving racecars for a living is rewarding, but it’s certainly a challenge. Being enrolled full-time at a first-class university to learn the inner workings of business in sport on top of that makes life much more difficult. Joe Graf Jr. is in the midst of his rookie season in the NASCAR Xfintiy Series, competing for …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kaz Grala Exceeding Expectations in Cup Debut

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All eyes were on Daytona International Speedway this weekend as the top three NASCAR national touring series held inaugural events on its road course. Expectations were sky-high. Depending on how fans like their road racing, one series lived up to those epic forecasts while two others, eh, have seen better days on right-turn tracks. Overall, …

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Bobby Labonte Wants Bragging Rights in SRX Series

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Just over one month ago, Ray Evernham and Tony Stewart announced the formation of a new racing series, that being Superstar Racing Experience. SRX won’t run a single race until summer 2021, but Evernham wants to focus on reducing aerodynamics, in turn rewarding driver skill and mechanical grip. Over the past month, SRX has shown …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Consistency Is Key for Justin Haley in 2020

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On paper, Justin Haley has the best numbers for Kaulig Racing since the team formed in 2016. Granted, he’s competed in more races for Kaulig than all but one driver (Blake Koch), but the Indiana native is hoping that consistency pays dividends over the final three months of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. In …

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Earl Bamber Living Out Dream, Competing for Richard Childress in Xfinity at Daytona Road Course

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There are many unknowns heading into this weekend’s races at the Daytona International Speedway road course, but one thing is for certain, Earl Bamber will make his NASCAR debut in the Xfinity Series for Richard Childress Racing. Bamber is an accomplished road racer, currently running for Porsche in the Weathertech SportsCar Championship Series. Competing in …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Michigan is Back, Austin Cindric Recalls Recent Hot Streak

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a solid weekend of racing at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick swept the weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series races, edging out Denny Hamlin in Sunday’s race and continuing their season-long battle. Albino and Neff discuss the choose cone rule being implemented by NASCAR for the …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Six-Minute Caution Laps On Road Courses The Wrong Type Of Record

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For the second time this season, NASCAR instituted a doubleheader weekend for the Cup Series, this time at Michigan International Speedway. In those four races, Kevin Harvick has been absolutely dominant, winning there and at Pocono Raceway back in June. At 44 years old, deep into his 20th full-time season, the 2014 Cup champion is …

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Bubba Wallace on Richard Petty Motorsports Future: ‘We’ve Got Half The Puzzle’

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During the 2020 season, Bubba Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports have been one of the most improved duos in the NASCAR Cup Series field. However, despite that jump in performance, Wallace’s future isn’t necessarily solidified in Petty blue. Wallace is a free agent heading into the 2021 season, and last week, Forbes reported Andrew Murstein, …

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