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Stock Car Scoop: Sim Racing Recaps

Sim racing was in full effect this weekend. IndyCar drivers took to virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway while NASCAR tried to tame Miles the Monster at Dover International Speedway. Who conquered each race? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s new podcast focused on …

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Frontstretch Podcast: NASCAR Resuming 2020 Season at Darlington

In a special episode of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s decision to resume its 2020 season on May 17 at Darlington Raceway. Was it the right decision to make the announcment of being the first professional sport back in action? How will race days work? Who can be …

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Eyes on Xfinity: NASCAR Racing Needs to Return

Do you remember where you were on the evening of March 11, 2020? I do. While writing at Frontstretch hasn’t been able to pay all the bills (hopefully it will, sooner rather than later), every writer on the website needs a second job, in addition to bringing value to the website. That …

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Matt Kenseth & Ryan Newman Return, Brett Moffitt Updates Progress on Broken Femurs

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Ryan Newman returning to NASCAR after many feared the worst post-Daytona 500. Chip Ganassi Racing gave Matt Kenseth the nod for the No. 42 car, bypassing Ross Chastain. Now that NASCAR has granted Kenseth a waiver to be playoff eligible, …

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Return to Racing in South Dakota Was Therapeutic to Kenny Wallace During Coronavirus Pandemic

In what was a surprise to some, both Raceway Park and Park Jefferson International Speedway, located in Jefferson, S.D., held dirt races over the weekend, the first oval-track action since the coronavirus outbreak in mid-March. On Saturday (April 25), Park Jefferson played host to racing’s return with an event called …

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2020 French Grand Prix Canceled

The French Grand Prix organizers announced Monday (April 27) they have canceled the June Formula 1 event due to the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement comes after the French government’s decision to ban all major events until at least mid-July. This — along with the country’s travel restrictions — forced the race’s cancellation. …

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Bury NASCAR’s Heart at Park Jefferson? Successful Return to Racing Could Force Their Hand

Amidst the ongoing debate within the NASCAR community on returning to racing, which is raging from social media to the North Carolina statehouse, earlier this week I had a good chat with fellow Frontstretcher Mark Kristl as we worked to edit one of his upcoming columns. Mark, like I, has …

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Stock Car Scoop: Ryan Newman’s Return, Sim Racing Recaps

Ryan Newman made a special appearance on FOX Sports’ coverage (April 26) of the NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Pending medical clearance, he announced his plan to return to the wheel of the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford. When will that be?  Find out in …

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