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Kyle Busch Trades Casts for Boots As He Continues to Heal: Photo

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Kyle Busch, who was injured in a crash at the Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series opener nearly four weekends ago, traded the soft casts for a boot on both of his legs. Samantha Busch, Busch’s wife, tweeted today (March 10) a picture of her husband resting comfortably with both legs now wrapped …

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Tweet N Greet: Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin & More

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Every week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter looking for the best tweets from the drivers, NASCAR media, fans and even NASCAR personnel. We hope you enjoy these tweets from the previous week!   In case those of you don't know what Chad "Pedro" Johnston looks like….. I present Pedro pic.twitter.com/8kcjvg07HI — Tony Stewart (@TonyStewart) March 2, …

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Police Finds Person of Interest in Team Xtreme Racing Theft

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Morrow County Detective, Sgt. Larry Oglesby, is very close to solving the theft that occurred Friday that caused Travis Kvapil and the entire No. 44 Sprint Cup Series team to withdraw from the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The team had its ride stolen from a hotel parking lot in the early morning …

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Tanner Berryhill Sidelined Due to Lack of Sponsorship

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If you looked at the NASCAR XFINITY Series entry list for Saturday’s Hisense 250 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, you may have noticed one driver missing from the list of 40 entries. That is because Tanner Berryhill, who pilots the No. 17 Toyota Camry for his family-owned racing team, has been sidelined due to lack …

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Tracks Adding SAFER Barriers After Daytona Wreck

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The crash heard ’round the NASCAR world is starting to see more ripple effects across all tracks. Since the crash Saturday that injured Kyle Busch, Daytona International Speedway announced that it would install SAFER barriers all around the 2.5-mile facility, regardless of the price or finances. Three other tracks on which the Sprint Cup Series will …

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UPDATE: David Ragan, Erik Jones to Replace Kyle Busch; Busch Released from Halifax Health Medical Center, Transferred

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The hunt continues to find a driver to replace Kyle Busch in the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota. Tuesday morning, however NBC Sports is reporting David Ragan has emerged as the leading candidate, set to split the ride with Erik Jones. Ragan’s emergence was a surprise with his ties to Ford. Under a full-time contract to drive the No. …

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Reed Sorenson Ready to Put Focus Back on Making Daytona 500

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Things got a little extreme Sunday afternoon for several teams and drivers during round one of qualifying for the Daytona 500. While running in a heavy pack, Reed Sorenson and Clint Bowyer ended up crashing, causing some controversy on the qualifying format. Luckily,  back in North Carolina, the team quickly got together and are now …

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Clint Bowyer’s Post-Wreck Instagram Will Probably Freak You Out

Looks like Clint Bowyer is in a much better mood this week rather than last Sunday, if his Instagram account is to be believed. The driver of the No. 15 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series took to his Instagram last night (Feb. 16) to discuss the qualifying wreck between he and Reed Sorenson that totaled …

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Ben Kennedy Snags Sponsor for Season-Opening Daytona Race

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Ben Kennedy will sport a brand-new sponsor for the season on the side of his No. 11 Toyota for Red Horse Racing. Local Motors, which is a company who specializes in numerous types of technologies, including 3D printing, will partner with the organization for multiple races this season. The new partnership will begin with the …

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