Kevin Rutherford

Kevin Rutherford
Rutherford is the managing editor of Frontstretch, a position he gained in 2015 after serving on the editing staff for two years. At his day job, he's a journalist covering music and rock charts at Billboard. He lives in New York City, but his heart is in Ohio -- you know, like that Hawthorne Heights song.

NASCAR 101: Here’s How Ross Chastain Could Make the Truck Playoffs

Here’s a fun one to explain: Ross Chastain‘s not running for NASCAR Xfinity Series points anymore. Instead, as of this weekend’s race at Texas Motor Speedway, he’s switching to title contention for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Cool, right? I mean, it makes sense. He’s competed in all eight races …

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Raphael Lessard Pairing With DGR-Crosley for 2 Truck Races

Raphael Lessard has added to his 2019 schedule in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Lessard will drive for DGR-Crosley at Iowa Speedway and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the team announced Thursday, June 6. A truck number wasn’t announced, though it’s assumed Lessard will pilot the team’s part-time No. 15, …

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Entry List: FireKeepers Casino 400

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ first trip of 2019 to Michigan International Speedway happens this weekend with a 36-car field, meaning all teams will make the race, barring any entry list changes. A small handful of notable driver and team changes for the event exist, including most prominently the …

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Entry List: LTI Printing 250

39 cars are on the entry list for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ only race of the 2019 season at Michigan International Speedway. One team will miss the field after qualifying, barring any entry list changes. Jeb Burton steps into the No. 8 for JR Motorsports for his third start of …

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Entry List: Speedycash.com 400

Greg Biffle returns to his old stomping grounds, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, as the circuit travels to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. 33 trucks are entered for the race, meaning one will fail to qualify, barring any entry list changes. Biffle is the talk of the entry list, …

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NASCAR 101: NASCAR’s Current Owner-Drivers

Where have all the owner-drivers gone? Well, it certainly ain’t the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Which is probably a different story from when many who read this first started following NASCAR. The story of the owner-driver — the do-it-all wheelman who can balance a checkbook just as well as …

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NASCAR 101: The Top Debuts Among Active Drivers in NASCAR’s National Series

At Talladega Superspeedway a few weeks ago, Justin Haley was racing like he belonged in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. And that’s not to say he doesn’t; one look at the 20-year-old’s statistics in the NASCAR world, particularly the Gander Outdoors Truck Series and, more recently, the Xfinity Series, …

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