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Vito Pugliese

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.

Talk Dirt-y to Me: Pros & Cons of Expanding Eldora Dirt Derby

Anybody watch any good races this week? Following the sixth installment of Tony Stewart’s salute to sediment, the racing world, fans particularly, are clamoring for an expansion of the midweek, new summer classic at Eldora Speedway. What started as a novelty event when Stewart acquired the facility back in 2008 …

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The Class of 1993: Latest NASCAR Hall of Fame Group Forever Linked by Unforgettable Season

Not all NASCAR Hall of Fame class selections are easy ones. A fan favorite or forgotten pioneer always gets left off, and feelings of resentment result. Many take it as a personal insult and affront if their favorite driver, crew chief or commentator isn’t enshrined in a timely manner. And …

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NASCAR Top 10 Storylines 2017: Darrell Wallace Jr. Finally Snags a Full-Time Ride with RPM

The 2017 NASCAR season was the end of an era, on a number of different levels. Actually, the season began with one of its most familiar faces calling it quits before the green flag even fell over Speedweeks. The year finished in a similar vein, as the driving careers of …

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