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The Legend of Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 2019 Singapore Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton in action for Mercedes at the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix. (Credit: Angela Carter)

Editor’s Note: This article on Lewis Hamilton is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. With 10 wins from nine pole positions, Lewis Hamilton clinched the 2020 Formula One Championship in Turkey with three races to go, equaling Michael Schumacher’s …

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Why In Play Betting is a Perfect Match for Motorsport

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Editor’s Note: This article on in play betting is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Betting is a popular pastime across many sports and that includes a variety of different motorsports. Throughout the year, there are many events that …

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5 Different Types of Bets to Use When Betting On NASCAR

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Editor’s Note: This article on NASCAR race betting is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Followers of NASCAR are some of the most engaged fans out there. One of the most popular sports in North America, the National Association …

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Friday Faceoff: Will Kyle Larson or Bubba Wallace Visit Victory Lane First?

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The fall winner NASCAR Cup Series winner at Martinsville Speedway has clinched a Championship 4 spot five years in a row. Will someone make it six? Who? Luken Glover: Yes — Chase Elliott. If you look at the drivers who haven’t won at Martinsville that are due for a win, Elliott has a strong argument. …

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Sports Betting in Racing: Things to Know

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Editor’s Note: This article on sports betting is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Sports betting is a popular activity that people enjoy doing in their free time. It’s all about predicting the outcome of a sports event, and …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Kyle Busch’s 2020 the Worst Ever for a Defending Champ?

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Was Kyle Busch’s performance in 2020 the worst season ever by a defending NASCAR Cup Series champion? Luken Glover: It’s definitely in the top 3. The only factors keeping it from No. 1 are that there is no practice since the restart and that he has been running solid when chaos strikes. The two seasons …

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How to Bet Safely in NASCAR

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Editor’s Note: This article on NASCAR and Formula 1 race betting is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. When we think of motorsports betting, Formula One initially comes to mind overseas. However, in the United States, NASCAR is king, …

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Friday Faceoff: Where Will Ty Dillon Drive in 2021?

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Is it better for the sport if the playoff drivers win the playoff races? Luken Glover: Yes and no. I look at someone like Jimmie Johnson, who would set the racing world on fire if he were to win one of the last NASCAR Cup Series five races. However, playoff drivers winning playoff races have …

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Driver Vs. Driver: Second Series — Tommy Houston Vs. Tommy Ellis

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NASCAR’s Cup Series is the top of the heap, right? It’s the series that most drivers aspire to, certainly, but not everybody. In October, our driver matchups come from the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The series in its current incarnation took the green flag in 1982, and since then several drivers have been standouts, having their …

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Friday Faceoff: Should the Cup Series Race on a Dirt Bristol?

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Denny Hamlin claims his new NASCAR ownership role won’t take away his focus to keep winning with Joe Gibbs Racing. Do you think that’s possible?  Luken Glover: It is going to be very hard to not be distracted at some point by owning the team. Denny Hamlin certainly has the knowledge and motivation to pull …

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