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Beyond the Cockpit: Daniel Hemric Describes Dream Ride With RCR

2017 is all about hitting the marks on a new playing field for NASCAR XFINITY Series rookie Daniel Hemric. After two full-time seasons in the Camping World Truck Series, he graduated to the sport’s second-tier division with high expectations thanks to a high level of consistency on the racetrack. Hemric, 26, …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Blake Koch Determined to Win in 2017 for Son Carter

Racing is life for Blake Koch. But until Matt Kaulig started Kaulig Racing, he was circling around the XFINITY Series garage, searching for any opportunity he could get. However, until 2016, Koch never earned a top-10 finish. Now, with his career beginning to reach what could be the start of …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Justin Marks on Mid-Ohio Triumph, Turner Return

Justin Marks has had an up-and-down career in motorsports.  In NASCAR, Marks has two career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts, 30 in the XFINITY Series and 37 in the Camping World Truck Series.  Success has been fleeting.  He has two poles and four top-10 finishes in the trucks.  In …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Noah Gragson Energized Joining Trucks, Kyle Busch

Noah Gragson is set to take on the biggest opportunity of his career. The Las Vegas native joins Kyle Busch Motorsports after spending three years developing in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series divisions. Gragson has big shoes to fill, replacing William Byron, who dominated the Camping World Truck Series field throughout …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Brennan Poole Gunning for Championship Run with Chip Ganassi Racing

Driver Brennan Poole is determined to win a championship for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017. For a second season, the white (sometimes black) and blue No. 48 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series. With primary sponsor DC Solar renewing its contract with the organization, Poole and crew chief …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Landon Cassill Would Rather Be Overrated Than Underrated

Prior to the end of the 2016 NASCAR season, Frontstretch ran an article discussing who we thought was the most underrated driver in the sport. One name continued to pop up: Landon Cassill. Perhaps 2017 is the year all that changes. A little while has passed since Front Row Motorsports formally announced that Cassill would …

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Beyond the Cockpit: James Vance on MINI, the Detroit Adventure & Formula E

Normally, we would have a nice, blushing introduction to pieces where we interview racers.  It would usually talk about current accomplishments, stats and so on.  But this is a rather unusual circumstance.   At Lime Rock Park in July, we had the pleasure of sitting down with James Vance, driver of …

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