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Frank Velat

Frank Velat has been an avid follower of NASCAR and other motorsports for over 20 years. He brings a blend of passionate fan and objective author to his work. Frank offers unique perspectives that everyone can relate to, remembering the sport's past all the while embracing its future. Follow along with @FrankVelat on Twitter.

Brett Moffitt Moving to GMS Racing in 2019

Brett Moffitt will take over the No. 24 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series ride for GMS Racing in 2019, replacing 2016 champion Johnny Sauter. Moffitt, the 2018 series champion, was left without a ride despite winning the title due to a lack of sponsorship with Hattori Racing Enterprises. That set …

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Friday Faceoff: Is There Such a Thing As Home Track Advantage?

1. Stewart-Haas Racing has put all four of its cars in Victory Lane this season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Prior to this year, what was the best overall season by a multi-car team? How does that team compare to the 2018 stats put up by SHR?  Michael …

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Friday Faceoff: What’s the Best Strategy to Survive Talladega?

1. With the final plate race at Talladega Superspeedway looming, what is the best strategy for the playoff contenders?  Zach Gillispie:  The plate races are always chaotic and full of unknowns. In the previous format (before stage racing), we saw several playoff drivers ride in the back and have favorable …

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Underdog House: Charlotte ROVAL Put Small Teams in NASCAR Spotlight

Think Small Road courses present a unique opportunity for underdog teams. Much in the same way as restrictor plate races, they are an equalizer in terms of minimizing the performance gap between the haves and the have nots. The absence of the cars’ dependance on aero also contributes to the …

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