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Stock Car Scoop: Previewing Martinsville

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Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek previews the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville and gets you caught up on all the news that occurred during the Easter break. Nolen and Cheek will also discuss the Xfinity race on Friday night at the paperclip. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or …

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Stock Car Scoop: Was the Bristol Dirt Race a Successful Weekend?

Harvick, Keselowski, Hamlin practicing on Bristol Dirt Photo NKP

Was racing in the dirt at Bristol worth it? (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series went dirt racing for the first time in 50 years and when it was all said and done, Joey Logano emerged victoriously. The question is, when it was all said and done though, was it a success? Frontstretch’s Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek dive into it that topic, whether Adam was …

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Stock Car Scoop: What Should We Expect This Weekend in Bristol?

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With the NASCAR Cup Series’ Bristol Motor Speedway dirt race right around the corner, what should the expectations be? Will there be a wreck fest? A last-lap pass? An absolute mess? Frontstretch’s Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek dive into what to expect in the 250-lap dirt race on Sunday afternoon. Sign up for Stock Car …

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Stock Car Scoop: Why Was Timmy Hill Excluded From eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series?

Timmy Hill beats Ryan Preece on 2020 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at Texas Photo NASCAR Media

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The entry list for the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track was released on March 23. But there was one name missing from the roster: Timmy Hill, winner of the series’ race at virtual Texas Motor Speedway last year. Why was Hill not included on the list of …

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Stock Car Scoop: Should Joey Logano Have Pulled Over for Kyle Larson?

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The final few laps in the 2021 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway turned into a battle royale between two rival organizations. Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney passed Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson with under 10 laps to go Sunday (March 21) after Larson had trouble getting around Joey Logano. Blaney’s Penske cohort was …

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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Atlanta Previews

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Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen previews the Truck, Xfinity and Cup series races at Atlanta Motor Speedway and gets you caught up on news that has broken this week in the Camping World Truck Series. Nolen will get you up to date on the start times of both races, stage lengths, starting lineups and more. Sign up …

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Stock Car Scoop: Is Martin Truex Jr. Overlooked as a NASCAR Title Contender?

Martin Truex Jr looks on at 2021 Daytona road course Cup race

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Martin Truex Jr. got the monkey off of his back early in 2021, winning in just the fifth race of the season. It’s just his second victory since longtime crew chief Cole Pearn retired from the sport at the end of the 2019 season. Truex beat superior competition, as each driver that made the 2020 …

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Stock Car Scoop: Phoenix Previews

Chase Elliott leads Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski at Cup championship race in Phoenix 2020 Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen previews the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup series races at Phoenix Raceway and gets you caught up on the Camping World Truck Series. Nolen will get you up to date on the start times of both races, stage lengths, starting lineups and more. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, Spotify …

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Stock Car Scoop: Should Kevin Harvick Have Reason to Worry?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick started from the pole in Sunday’s (March 7) Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. By the competition caution, he was sitting outside the top 10 and stumbled to a 20th-place finish, one lap off the pace. Is it time for 2020’s nine-race winner to be a little nervous about his sluggish start …

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Stock Car Scoop: The NASCAR Fallout From Noah Gragson and David Starr at Homestead

Noah Gragson at 2021 Xfinity race at Daytona Photo NKP

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NASCAR didn’t have three first-time winners in its first three Cup races for 2021… but it came close at Homestead-Miami Speedway. William Byron won just his second Cup race ever Sunday (Feb. 28), his first with new crew chief Rudy Fugle just three races into their new partnership. Why has Fugle made such an impact …

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