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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.

The Underdog House: The Other End Of The Neon NASCAR Garage

Think Small As NASCAR moved to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, we were treated to a triple-header of the top three national touring series for the third consecutive week. Vegas has the feel of a town where the underdog can rise. Your last dime could turn into millions …

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Christopher Bell Scores XFINITY Series Pole at Las Vegas

Christopher Bell picked up his second consecutive NASCAR XFINITY Series pole this season with a 183.686 mph lap ahead of Saturday afternoon’s Boyd Gaming 300. It’s also the third time in the rookie’s short NXS career that he’ll lead the field to the green flag. “Jason (Ratcliff, crew chief) is …

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Kyle Larson Fastest In Opening Cup Practice at Las Vegas

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took to the track Friday (March 2) for opening practice in preparation for Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Kyle Larson posted the quick time of the initial round on the 1.5-mile oval. His Chevrolet Camaro topped the charts at 190.658 …

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2-Headed Monster: Is It Time To Say Goodbye To The Yellow Line Rule?

NO NEED FOR THE LINE In 2001, NASCAR implemented it’s now notorious “yellow line” rule at its two restrictor plate tracks, Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. Simply put, any driver who gains an advantage by putting their tires below the yellow line separating the racing surface from the apron …

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Jordan Anderson Reveals Full-Time 2018 Plans, New Team

Jordan Anderson has been a NASCAR driver for a few years, and now he’s also a team owner. Jordan Anderson Racing, officially formed for the 2018 season, will run full-time in the Camping World Truck Series with its owner behind the wheel. Anderson will pilot trucks featuring the No. 3 in …

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