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Driver Vs. Driver: Rookies — Ryan Newman Vs. Jimmie Johnson

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

Typically, expectations for NASCAR rookies are straightforward: log as many quality laps as possible, learn how to race tracks and other drivers, find good consistency, and anything else is gravy. In September, we take a look at some of the best rookie seasons from the 21st century. This week, we look at one of the …

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Friday Faceoff: Was Ross Chastain the Best Option for the No. 42?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Should NASCAR do something about lapped cars affecting the end of a race, or was Kyle Busch just blowing off steam in the NASCAR Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway? Luken Glover: This is something that has crossed my mind in recent weeks and still is tough to answer. Kyle Busch was blowing off some …

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Driver Safety: One of NASCAR’s Top Priorities In 2020

Editor’s Note: This article on NASCAR safety is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Every racecar enthusiast understands the complexity of a championship and all of the additional preparation that goes on behind the scenes. But it’s easy to …

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The Frontstretch 5: Memorable NASCAR Playoff Moments

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1. Joey, Wall. Wall, Joey. Who can forget Matt Kenseth intentionally wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway in 2015? This favorite moment of mine was all set because Logano, who was right in the thick of the championship hunt, drew the irk of Kenseth from a previous incident at Kansas Speedway, which took out the …

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Giti’s Angels to Participate in the Upcoming 24 Hours Nurburgring Race

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Editor’s Note: This article on Giti’s Angels is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. You might be excited to hear that the Giti’s Angels are going to be participating in the upcoming 2020 Nurburgring race. This all-female motorsports racing …

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Does Formula 1 Still Need Sebastian Vettel?

This year will be Vettel's last with the Prancing Horse (credit: FIA Images)

Editor’s Note: This article on Sebastian Vettel is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Across his 14 years in Formula 1, Sebastian Vettel has claimed four driver’s world championships. However, despite his success, the racer with 53 race wins …

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Cole Pearn Making Adjustment From NASCAR To IndyCar

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Editor’s Note: This article on Cole Pearn is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. After auto racing, Cole Pearn’s favorite sport is hockey, so he knows all about blockbuster trades. However, the move he’s just made would still be …

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Why Is Motorsports So Popular?

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Editor’s Note: This article is posted in collaboration with Webcontentzone, an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Technological advancements, over the last two decades, have had a direct impact on sports. Not only has it made life easier for players and teams, but it …

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Portugal’s Algarve Circuit Could Return in Makeshift 2020 F1 Season

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Editor’s Note: This article is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Formula One motor racing could be on its way back to Portugal. The Algarve circuit is reportedly set to host a doubleheader in 2020, bringing F1 to the …

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Driver vs. Driver Hall of Fame Matchups: Bobby Allison Vs. Darrell Waltrip

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

84 NASCAR Cup Series wins. Only three drivers in the history of the series have won more than Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison (though Allison will tell you he has 85, a matter he’s disputed with NASCAR for decades. Between them, Waltrip and Allison won four of five titles between 1981 and 1985. Waltrip has …

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