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Stock Car Scoop: Is the Coca-Cola 600 Too Long of a Race?

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

The NASCAR Cup Series travels to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the longest race of the year…but is it too long of a race? Frontstretch’s Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek discuss that, the “ultimate race weekend” possibly losing some of its buildup, race picks and more. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts and …

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Stock Car Scoop: Did Rain Ruin NASCAR COTA For Good?

Martin Truex Jr. races in the inaugural NASCAR COTA event before his big wreck. (May 2021) (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series traveled to Circuit of the Americas for the first time ever on Sunday afternoon (May 23) for the Echopark Grand Prix. The problem for the most popular stock car series in America is that the NASCAR COTA races came paired with a rainstorm that never seemed to let up all weekend. …

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Stock Car Scoop: What Should We Expect at Circuit of the Americas?

Kyle Busch at Circuit of the Americas Toyota Media Day CMS HHP

(Photo: Speedway Motorsports, CMS & Harold Hinson Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series travels to Circuit of the Americas for the first-time ever on Sunday afternoon (May 23). What should we expect from the 40 drivers competing at the 3.41-mile track? Frontstretch’s Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek discuss. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or visit Frontstretch every Monday and …

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Stock Car Scoop: How Did Hendrick Motorsports Finish 1-2-3-4 at Dover?

Alex Bowman and William Byron of Hendrick Motorsports chat at Daytona International Speedway (February 2021). (Photo: NKP)

#48: Alex Bowman, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Ally and #24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Axalta

The NASCAR Cup Series traveled to Dover International Speedway Sunday (May 16), where Alex Bowman led a historic Hendrick Motorsports 1-2-3-4 sweep in the 2021 Drydene 400. It’s the first time in the organization’s 37-year history they’ve swept the top four spots in a Cup race. What helped the organization trounce the rest of the …

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Stock Car Scoop: Can Martin Truex Jr. Make it 4 Wins in 2021?

The NASCAR Cup Series is heading to Dover International Speedway this weekend with Martin Truex Jr. riding a wave of momentum. Can the New Jersey native get to victory lane for the fourth time this season? Frontstretch’s Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek discuss. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or visit …

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Stock Car Scoop: Was Darlington Better or Worse With 750 Horsepower?

Justin Allgaier pulls into victory lane in Darlington, May 2021. (Photo: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

The NASCAR Cup Series raced to Darlington Raceway on throwback weekend this Sunday, May 9 and Martin Truex Jr. made it a memorable Mother’s Day. Truex dominated the race to win his third race of the 2021 season. Kyle Larson made a charge at the end but it was not enough, coming up short after …

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Stock Car Scoop: Darlington Throwback Weekend

2019 cup pack racing at Darlington sign cars blurry NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series is heading to Darlington Raceway for throwback weekend this Sunday, May 9. Who has the best throwback paint scheme? Can Erik Jones get his first victory of the year and his first with Richard Petty Motorsports? Or will there be a familiar face that goes to victory lane for the first …

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Stock Car Scoop: Did a NASCAR Caution Cost Kyle Larson Another Win?

Kyle Larson leans against his car at 2021 spring Phoenix Cup race Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series headed to Kansas Speedway for the first of two races at the mile-and-a-half track this year. On his 36th birthday (May 2), Kyle Busch took the checkered flag to capture his first victory of the season. Will Busch’s late charge to victory lead to more for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver? …

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Stock Car Scoop: Kansas Preview

2020 Kansas playoff Cup race, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch lead the pack coming off a turn, Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series is heading to Kansas Speedway for the first of two races at the mile-and-a-half track this year and Stewart-Haas Racing enters the weekend with momentum on its side. Can it continue its strong run? Frontstretch’s Adam Cheek and Bryan Nolen discuss this and more. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on …

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Stock Car Scoop: Can NASCAR Make Talladega Superspeedway Racing Safer?

William Byron, Chase Elliott and Alex Bowman wreck during a Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway in April 2021.

(Photo: James Gilbert/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

The NASCAR Cup Series traveled to the largest track on the circuit this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway (April 24-25). While there was no Big One this time, Joey Logano made headlines by flipping with one lap to go in stage one of the 2021 GEICO 500. Following Logano’s interview, criticizing the safety of the current …

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