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The Frontstretch Staff is made up of a group of talented men and women spread out all over the United States and Canada. Residing in 15 states throughout the country, plus Ontario, and widely ranging in age, the staff showcases a wide variety of diverse opinions that will keep you coming back for more week in and week out.

Chris Wimmer Looking for Truck, Busch Ride at Daytona

In the up-and-down world of professional racing, Chris Wimmer has seen both the highs and the lows. After riding the high and planning on participating in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series test session at Daytona International Speedway January 12th – January 14th, the Wausau, Wis., native said that might not …

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Inside the Craftsman Truck Series: David Starr Driver Diary

Before I reflect on this past season and talk about the coming season, I want to say that racing very recently lost a true champion. While this has been one of the most exciting and happiest days of my racing career, I also have to say that it's a sad day, too, because of Bobby Hamilton. We have lost a great competitor, a great champion, and my thoughts, prayers and condolences are with his family. I'm still in shock about it.

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Mirror Driving: Where Will Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Be In 2008?

*Thoughts on the passing of Bobby Hamilton. What will you remember about him the most?* Toni: I will remember him as one of the toughest competitors out there. And I will also remember him saying Kevin Harvick wasn't fit to be a boil on Dale Earnhardt's butt.

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Fan1st Blazing New Trail For NASCAR Fans In 2007

Your name on the hood of a NASCAR race car? It could happen sooner than you think, thanks to an exciting new program called Fan1st. Ed Collins, Founder of Fan1st, recently spoke with Frontstretch Senior Writer Becca Gladden about this innovative new concept and what it offers NASCAR fans.

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Best of Turn 5: It’s Junior, Not Senior

Controversy occurs on an almost weekly basis in the world of NASCAR racing, and this weekend was no exception. The most discussed race controversy of the week centers around a pass executed on the last lap of a green/white/checkered restart that resulted in Dale Earnhardt, Jr. winning the Carfax 250 Busch Series race at Michigan.

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Best of Jeff Meyer: BSNews! Zucker Plans To “Sell Out” NASCAR’s Fontana

*Fontana, CA* - With the possibility of her job on the line, 37-year-old California Speedway president Gillian Zucker is poised to take drastic measures in an effort to sell out the Fontana Speedway as soon as possible. Zucker is the fourth person to hold the title of president at the facility since it started hosting NASCAR Cup events in 1997.

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Best of Nikki Krone: Where Has The NASCAR Busch Series Gone?

It is really hard to get excited about the Busch Series this season. With seven full-time NEXTEL Cup drivers also planning to run the entire Busch Series schedule, and many more running ten to 20 plus races, it's no longer a feeder series… it's a NEXTEL Cup practice session.

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Best of Cami Starr: Cup Drivers Double Dipping In Busch Can Be Dangerous

By far, one of the hottest topics this year has been the number of Cup drivers crossing over and making themselves at home in the Busch Series. When the discussion of whether this is good or bad for the sport comes up, one of the main arguments is how the Busch teams are adversely affected by the influx of Cup drivers.

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NASCAR Community Remembers Bobby Hamilton

Statement from Sterling Marlin (Marlin is a Tennessee native and a good friend of Hamilton): "Bobby was a great guy and a good friend. This sport is really going to miss him. He was a hard, clean racer and a really talented driver. We started racing right about the same time and he was a fierce competitor. He knew what he wanted to do and he made it happen.

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Bobby Hamilton Succumbs to Cancer

Bobby Hamilton after winning 2004 Toyota Tundra 200 at Nashville Speedway The AP is reporting that 2004 Craftsman Truck Champion, Bobby Hamilton, died today, Sunday, January 7th, of cancer. Family friend Liz Allison, who is the widow of NASCAR star Davey Allison and co-hosted a radio show with Hamilton, reported that Hamilton was at home with his family when he died. Hamilton was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in February, 2006, after a malignant growth was found when swelling from dental surgery did not go down.

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