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From Louisville with Love, Part II: Ben Rhodes Talks Kentucky Speedway Devastation, 2020 Xfinity Attempt & NASCAR Future

In Part I of From Louisville with Love, Ben Rhodes spoke with Frontstretch about his 2020 improvements, playoff racing against his ThorSport Racing teammates, his two weeks with championship-winning crew chief Junior Joiner and traveling the NASCAR circuit in 2020 as a Kentucky resident.  In the final portion of this …

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Fire on Fridays: Chip Ganassi’s Hendrick Engine Woes Are a Playoff Trend That Breeds Conspiracy Theories

The clock may have struck midnight for Kurt Busch, the Cinderella of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The 2004 champion is now 73 points below the Championship 4 cutline after experiencing a blown engine this past weekend at Kansas Speedway. But was it simply just misfortune, or was there …

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From Louisville with Love, Part I: Ben Rhodes Talks Playoffs, 2 Weeks with Junior Joiner & Kentucky Travels

Ben Rhodes is on pace for a career year in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. With three races left in the season, the fifth-year driver has already tied his career high in top fives and needs only one more top 10 to tie his career high in that …

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Fire on Fridays: Must-Win Teams That Should Use Road Course Experts to Advance in NASCAR Playoffs

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and heading into an elimination race below the cutline means a team must pull out all the stops to try to advance. It’s Hail Mary time, and sometimes an unconventional approach, such as using a road-course racing expert rather than your regular driver, might …

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Parker Kligerman Wants to Chase Championship With Henderson Motorsports, Details Relationship With Team & Chris Carrier

Three years ago, Parker Kligerman pulled off one of the bigger upsets in Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series history when he won at Talladega Superspeedway. Kligerman winning wasn’t the surprise — he won at Talladega in Trucks for Red Horse Racing back in 2012. Rather it was the truck he …

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Fire on Fridays: Jeremy Mayfield Mends Friendship With Ray Evernham, Is ‘On the List’ of Potential SRX Drivers

Ever since Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham announced in July that they were starting their own racing series, SRX, a handful of drivers have been campaigning to get in. But perhaps none were more surprising than former NASCAR Cup Series driver Jeremy Mayfield. “To hear them do that, to me, …

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Bristol Provides Parker Kligerman With 4th at Team’s Home Track

With all of the focus on the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series playoffs, Parker Kligerman nearly stole the show at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night (Sept. 17). Kligerman finished fourth in the UNOH 200, coming across the line side-by-side with third-place Tanner Gray. “We were third there with …

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Fire on Fridays: Should NASCAR Allow CBD Sponsorships?

Spire Motorsports announced on Thursday morning (Sept. 10) that would be the primary sponsor for its No. 77 entry driven by Reed Sorenson this weekend at Richmond Raceway. Sounds like some kind of nonprofit that promotes healthy living, right? Well, according to the team’s press release, is “an …

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