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Professor of Speed: You Can Run, but You Can’t Hybrid

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Still not receiving the Frontstretch Newsletter? Click here for your chance to sign up for a FREE subscription that gives you exclusive Monday through Friday content. Here’s a preview of what you’re missing with one of our weekly Newsletter writers, Mark Howell. Given that spring has finally sprung, it’s time to think about traveling. But …

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It Takes More Than a Superstar to Keep a NASCAR Sponsor

It was reported Tuesday that the Home Depot will be leaving Joe Gibbs Racing and the No. 20 Toyota at the end of the 2014 season. Color me unsurprised. Is it because JGR is an unsuccessful stable and the Home Depot never gets air time?  No. Not in the least.  Just about every week Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin …

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Same Old Kyle Busch…or Not?

“Take your whiny little ass back to the bus.” Yep, that’s what the No. 18 crew chief Dave Rogers told his driver Kyle Busch over the radio Saturday night. When you combine the above comment with Kyle Busch and a terrible day at the track, generally in the past we’ve decided that the Shrub was …

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16 Teams Eligible to Win the Sprint Cup! Don’t You Believe It

The Chase is on!  We’ve got 16 teams who have the opportunity to snare the Sprint Cup just 10 weeks from now.  They’ve all enjoyed a certain level of success throughout the season, and now must capitalize on the swell of media and fan insanity to ride the wave all the way to Homestead-Miami.  However, …

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A Day at the Track Without Breaking the Bank

$100 for a ticket to a Sprint Cup event.  $5 for a soda.  $20 for parking.  A T-shirt, hat and die-cast just ate another $100.  You splurged and added-on the pre-race pit pass. Hotel and meals and beer. The total creeps up toward a cool grand for a day at the track.  It’s insane!  How …

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