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Kyle Busch Paces 2015 Windows 10 400 Happy Hour at Pocono

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Looking for his fourth straight victory, Kyle Busch and the rest of Joe Gibbs Racing are dialed-in at Pocono Raceway this weekend. The bright green No. 18 M&M’s Toyota was quickest on the speed charts once again in preparation for the Windows 10 400 at Pocono with a lap time of 51.358 seconds (175.240 mph) after …

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Erik Jones Edges Out the Boss to Win 2015 Pocono Mountains 150 Pole at Pocono

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Beating the boss is quite impressive. Beating Kyle Busch is even more so, especially with his hot streak as of late. 19-year-old Erik Jones earned his fourth pole award of the year, edging out his Kyle Busch Motorsports owner/teammate in the final round of qualifying on Saturday morning for the Pocono Mountains 150. Clocking in …

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Kyle Busch Earns 1st Pole Since Coming Back From Injury at Pocono

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After scoring four wins in the last five races, Kyle Busch earned his first pole of the 2015 season. Pacing around Pocono Raceway with a time of 50.444 seconds (178.416 mph), Busch edged out reigning Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick and will lead the field to the green flag for Sunday’s Windows 10 400. Since coming …

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Travis Pastrana Discusses Possibility of Returning to NASCAR

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From NASCAR to Nitro Circus, the past year-and-a-half have flown by – literally and figuratively – for Travis Pastrana. The former Xfinity Series driver for Roush Fenway Racing stopped by to talk to Frontstretch after being spotted back in the garage area Friday afternoon at Pocono Raceway. Pastrana’s last stock car race came in the Homestead Xfinity …

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Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip Racing Have a “Change on the Horizon”

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Rob Kauffman has created a domino effect in the NASCAR world within a matter of days. The chairman of the Race Team Alliance (RTA) and co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing has purchased a minority stake in Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. MWR driver Clint Bowyer is expected to follow Kauffman to Ganassi’s organization, which …

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Welcome to NASCAR, Fanatics

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NASCAR’s new era is constantly evolving. Between the Chase, the rules, and new television deals we’ve seen a different look for the sport over the past few seasons. Next on the list? It appears to be merchandise. This weekend’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway will launch a new initiative as traditional souvenir haulers will …

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Brad Keselowski Quickest in Friday’s Lone 2015 Windows 10 400 Practice at Pocono

Brad Keselowski in the garage during practice for the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway

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Pacing the majority of practice at 175.370 mph, Brad Keselowski improved to 176.606 mph near the conclusion of the session, which placed him first on the speed charts at Pocono Raceway. Preparing for qualifying ahead of the Windows 10 400, the Team Penske driver led the way by 77 hundredths of a second. Keselowski has one …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Report Card Time

(Photo: Yvonne Leonard, Frontstretch)

We’re about to enter the 19th race of the season for the Xfinity Series. It seems like just yesterday that the series hit the high banks of Daytona for the season opener. Heading into Iowa Speedway – one of the few standalone races on the schedule – NASCAR’s second-tier division has itself an intense battle …

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Pace Laps: Excellent Xfinity Finish, NHRA Burn Down, Fantastic Ferrari & More

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Sprint Cup Series: From Sidelines Back To Superstar – Kyle Busch‘s battle back from injury has been well documented. So has his return to Victory Lane, three times in the last four weeks entering Indianapolis. But Busch’s Brickyard 400 triumph Sunday, the first for Toyota at the esteemed 2.5-mile oval simply took his comeback to another …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Kenny Wallace Ready to Retire in Style

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The infamous “R-word” is one that not many people like to hear. But after a few years of throwing it around, one driver is ready to end his career. In September, it will have been 27 years since Kenny Wallace made his debut in what was then the Busch Grand National Series for Dale Earnhardt …

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