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

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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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Lewis Hamilton Is A Champion Online As Well

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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. In the absence of live sporting events, many sports tournaments and leagues have gone online with the intention of keeping fans engaged and providing them with content. In …

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Top 5 Luxury Sports Cars You Can Aim To Own One Day!

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. A lot of people from different walks of life have a fascination for luxury sports cars. After all, owning a well-furnished sports car, equipped with world-class comforts …

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Driver vs. Driver Classic Matchups: Dale Earnhardt vs. Jeff Gordon

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NASCAR’s last great rivalry couldn’t have been between two more different drivers. In one corner, there was Dale Earnhardt, the blue-collar Intimidator, who was flirting with Richard Petty’s all-time mark of seven championships in the early and mid-1990s. In the other, Wonderboy: Jeff Gordon, the polished and groomed youngster from California whose meteoric rise began …

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Friday Faceoff: Were the Races Dropped from the Schedule the Best Options?

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1. With nearly two months since the last race, do you think it will make drivers more aggressive, or will they tread lightly this weekend? Clayton Caldwell: With the competition cautions that are scheduled, drivers will take it pretty easy early on. They know they’ll be on a green racetrack with cars with which they …

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Driver vs. Driver Classic Matchups: Richard Petty vs. David Pearson

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The King. The Silver Fox. Richard Petty. David Pearson. They’re NASCAR’s most legendary rivalry—and there’s no other pair of drivers to begin a month of classic matchups with than the two winningest drivers the sport’s top series has ever seen. In Driver vs. Driver, we take a look into the careers of the sport’s greats …

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The Frontstretch 5: NASCAR Drivers Who Haven’t Lived Up To The Hype (Yet)

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Last week, we brought you a collection of the most underrated drivers in NASCAR in this space. These were prospects, from Brett Moffitt to Tyler Reddick, who often don’t seem to get the spotlight they deserve. This week, our staff goes the other direction. We examine some NASCAR veterans who, at least to this point, …

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The Frontstretch 5: Underrated Drivers in NASCAR Right Now

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When people talk about the best drivers in NASCAR, some names immediately come to mind: Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano … the list goes on and on. But who are the drivers that aren’t the first ones people think of? Certainly, some of them are worth of a second …

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The Frontstretch 5: Bad Decisions in Sports & How They Were Handled

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Kyle Larson screwed up — big time, and there are really no excuses. But amidst what has undoubtedly been the worst week, at least professionally, of the young driver’s life, there is hope for a future in racing. Larson isn’t necessarily done: NASCAR will likely reinstate him quickly once he completes whatever program they lay …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Change the 2020 Playoff Format?

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With several races now postponed, how should NASCAR go about squeezing them into the rest of the year? Adam Cheek: Weekday races, doubleheaders and an extension of the season are the best routes. If they do intend to squeeze in all races for each series (36 for cup, seven of which will be missed with the …

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