Mark Kristl

Mark Kristl
Mark joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is an Eagle Scout & a proud University of Dayton alum. He also writes about NASCAR for Beyond the Flag.

IndyCar iRacing Challenge First Race Entry List

On Thursday, March 26, IndyCar released the entry list for its iRacing event this Saturday. Twenty-five drivers are entered for the first of the six races of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge. Reigning series champion Josef Newgarden, 2019 Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud and former series champion Will Power are some …

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William Byron, Chase Elliott Lead Cup Series Practices at Phoenix

Fresh off the win by Alex Bowman at Auto Club Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports displayed speed in the two NASCAR Cup Series practices at Phoenix Raceway. Teammates William Byron and Chase Elliott led the two NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions Friday (March 6). Byron paced the field in the opening practice …

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Ross Chastain, Kyle Busch Lead NASCAR Xfinity Series Practices at Phoenix

Ross Chastain and Kyle Busch led the two NASCAR Xfinity Series practices at Phoenix Raceway on Friday (March 6). Chastain led the opening practice and Busch led the second and final practice session. First Practice Chastain paced the field in the opening practice session with a speed of 130.610 mph, …

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Ryan Blaney Re-Signs With Team Penske

Ryan Blaney has signed a contract extension with Team Penske in the NASCAR Cup Series that will keep him with the organization long past the 2020 season, the team announced Friday (March 6). Blaney has signed a multi-year extension with the team. The 26-year-old currently drives its No. 12 Ford. …

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Entry List: Fanshield 500

NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway on Monday, March 2, and 38 drivers are entered for the Fanshield 500, so everyone will make the race, barring any entry list changes. Eight of the 38 drivers do not yet have a listed …

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Entry List: LS Tractor 200

The preliminary entry list for the March 7 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Phoenix Raceway has been released, with 39 drivers entered for the LS Tractor 200, meaning three drivers will fail to qualify for the race, barring any entry list change.s Two Cup Series drivers are entered for this …

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Brennan Poole Snags R.E.D. Sponsorship for 8 Truck Races

Brennan Poole will be sponsored by R. E. D. (RememberEveryoneDeployed.com) in eight NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races this season, On Point Motorsports announced Thursday (Feb. 20). Poole will debut the sponsor on the No. 30 Toyota beginning in the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The …

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