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

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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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Nationwide Series Breakdown: DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans

Nationwide Series Breakdown: DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans By Justin Tucker Brad Keselowski muscled past a dominant Kyle Busch on the last lap after a green,white,checkered restart to win Saturday’s DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans on Saturday Afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway. The win marked Keselowski’s fifth win of 2014 and the 32nd Nationwide Series win …

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Stanley Tools to Leave RPM, Join Edwards at Joe Gibbs Racing

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Richard Petty Motorsports may have to find a new driver in the No. 9 Ford, come 2015 if Marcos Ambrose leaves for Australia. But there’s one thing we now know for sure: no matter who drives their second Sprint Cup car, more sponsorship is needed by February. According to a report from Lee Spencer of …

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Ernie Cope Will Be Chase Elliott’s Crew Chief in 2015

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Ernie Cope (right) talks to Chase Elliot (left). (Credit: JR Motorsports)

As NASCAR Nationwide Series standout Chase Elliott and crew chief Greg Ives part ways after this season, JR Motorsports announced on Monday that veteran Ernie Cope will fill the role in 2015. Cope, 45, is currently the crew chief of the No. 5 Chevrolet Camero in the Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports, and has worked …

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Comcast and NASCAR Close to Deal

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Could Comcast’s Xfinity be the next title sponsor of NASCAR’s secondary developmental series in 2015 and beyond? According to a report from Sports Business Journal’s Tripp Mickle, the contract negotiations between the cable TV, internet and phone provider, and NASCAR are progressing rapidly. The potential deal would lock-in Xfinity to a five or six year …

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Changes and Notes for 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic This Wednesday Night

John Hunter Nemechek confirmed to via Twitter on Monday, the 17 year-old driver will have sponsorship from the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas on his No. 8 Toyota Tundra for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on dirt at Eldora Speedway this Wednesday night. Nemechek is currently 24th in …

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NASCAR Sees TV Viewership on the Decline

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According to data collected by Sports Media Watch,  no NASCAR events have made the list of the top 50 sporting events this year for TV viewership, including this year’s Daytona 500 won by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., which only saw 9.3 million viewers. Among the top 50, at the halfway point of the year, the Winter …

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