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Roger Penske’s First Indy 500 Hasn’t Been Going to Plan

Roger Penske at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2020 (Photo: IndyCar Media)

Roger Penske (Photo by: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of IndyCar Media)

It’s safe to say that Roger Penske‘s first Indy 500 as owner of both IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hasn’t gone as planned. Between a global pandemic, a chopped purse, a fanless event, and his own team’s significant problems at the legendary track, things honestly seem like they couldn’t have gotten much worse. But …

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Stock Car Scoop: Austin Dillon Cleared to Race

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Austin Dillon has been cleared to compete for both NASCAR Cup Series races at Dover International Speedway this weekend. What were his first comments back since recovering from COVID-19? Find out on this edition of Frontstretch‘s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also dives into all three lineups …

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Fire on Fridays: The Unwritten Rules of Racing

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This week, San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. swung on a 3-0 pitch while up seven runs and smashed a grand slam over the outfield wall. The game was out of hand, and there wasn’t really a need to add insult to injury. But he did. Tatis saw a pitch to hit and capitalized …

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Friday Faceoff: Where Will Bubba Wallace Race in 2021?

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Kaz Grala finished seventh in his NASCAR Cup Series debut last weekend. Was it a fluke, or has Grala been severely underrated? Jesse Johnston: Do I believe it was a fluke? Absolutely. As historic as that feat was, I am not convinced that any of Kaz Grala‘s good results at Daytona International Speedway — both the …

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4 Burning Questions: End of the Rainbow for Kyle Larson?

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Has Kyle Larson changed? Kyle Larson has finally given an on-record interview concerning NASCAR and his time since departing from the sport. In it, conducted by the AP’s Jenna Fryer, Larson revealed that he had spent a substantial amount of time learning about the history of the great racial divide in this country. He had …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Fast 9

Marco Andretti (Photo: Chris Owens, IndyCar Media)

With the NTT IndyCar Series Indy 500 rapidly approaching this weekend, we at Frontstretch are breaking down the starting grid row by row to analyze who has the best shot at winning the race and who will have a grueling 200 laps in front of them. Today, we’re wrapping up this series by looking at …

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How To Watch The 2020 Indianapolis 500 Online And On TV

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It’s that time of year again: the NTT IndyCar Series’s crown jewel race, the 104th Indianapolis 500, will be taking place this Sunday (August 23). And if you’re looking to tune in, we’ve got all the information you’ll need in one convenient place. While Indianapolis 500 coverage has historically aired on ABC, you’ll no longer …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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