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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.

Chase Elliott Signs Contract Extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Chase Elliott has agreed to a new contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports. The new deal will keep him with the only organization he has driven for during his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career through 2022. Elliott’s previous contract was good until the end of 2018. “It means the world …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Michigan

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series made its first stop in the Motor City this weekend. Well, close to it anyways. You could consider it Detroit’s backyard, sideyard, neighbor, etc. Geography lesson aside, we’ll just call it the track where all the manufacturers go to see their brand in Victory …

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General Manager Doug Duchardt Leaving Hendrick Motorsports

Doug Duchardt, general manager at Hendrick Motorsports, will leave the team, the organization announced Tuesday. Duchardt will remain in his role through the end of June. He joined HMS in 2005 as the vice president of development. He oversaw the design, engineering and production of the team’s racecars. In July …

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OneMain Financial 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series Entry List

The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to the Dover International Speedway this weekend for the OneMain Financial 200 on Saturday afternoon. There are 40 cars entered currently, meaning all will qualify for Saturday’s race. There are six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers on the entry list. They include Austin Dillon, Ty …

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