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Vito is one of the longest-tenured writers at Frontstretch, joining the staff in 2007. With his column Voice of Vito (monthly, Fridays) he’s a contributor to several other outlets, including Athlon Sports and Popular Speed in addition to making radio appearances. He forever has a soft-spot in his heart for old Mopars and presumably oil-soaked cardboard in his garage.

2-Headed Monster: Did Bubba Wallace Cross The Line Going After Alex Bowman?

Following the Bank of American ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday (Sept. 29), Bubba Wallace confronted Alex Bowman regarding their lap 43 dust up that sent Wallace into the wall exiting the backstretch chicane. As Bowman was being treated by medical personnel due to illness and dehydration, Wallace …

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2-Headed Monster: Was Signing Matt DiBenedetto the Right Move for the Wood Brothers?

Perhaps the biggest news of the NASCAR silly season came Tuesday (Sept. 10) when Wood Brothers Racing announced Paul Menard would be retiring from full-time competition after the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Replacing him in the No. 21 Ford in 2020 is Matt DiBenedetto. Many were happy …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Take Action After Rough Driving at Watkins Glen?

This past weekend’s road course events at Watkins Glen International had pretty much everything – turning both right and left, drivers spinning and sliding, tempers flaring and fantastic races to the finish on both days. Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race featured a battle between Austin Cindric and AJ Allmendinger, while …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Justin Haley’s Daytona Win Good for the Sport?

Justin Haley scored his maiden victory at Daytona International Speedway this past weekend thanks to thunderstorms in the area, also marking Spire Motorsports’ first-ever victory. The result left fans divided on their feelings about how the underfunded team’s strategy paid off. Was the first victory for a part-time driver in …

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