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Parker Kligerman Returning to Henderson Motorsports in 2018

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Parker Kligerman wears multiple hats these days. Not only is he a racecar driver, but he also frequently plays the role of analyst for NASCAR on NBC. Kligerman is still hanging onto his original hat, though. The two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner will be returning for a part-time schedule with Henderson Motorsports in …

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2017 NASCAR Cup Team Review: JTG-Daugherty Racing


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It is no easy feat for a NASCAR team to add an additional entry to its lineup. But that was the challenge JTG-Daugherty Racing signed up for when it hired 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Chris Buescher to pilot its second Chevrolet. The acquisition of a second charter took place prior to the season, and …

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Chip Ganassi Racing Adds John Hunter Nemechek to XFINITY Series Lineup

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John Hunter Nemechek will no longer be a full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competitor. Instead, the five-time Truck Series winner is moving up in 2018 to the XFINITY Series. Chip Gannasi Racing is adding the North Carolina native to its driver lineup next year. The move will mark the first time he has participated …

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NASCAR Top 10 Storylines 2017: A Changing Of the Guard as NASCAR Greats Retire

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There is a massive generational shift occurring in NASCAR. Eventually, it had to happen. Few sports offer the opportunity to compete at a top level for over a decade. But NASCAR is different, as those reading this topic have likely figured out. Everything from the structure of how NASCAR is operated to how events happen …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Is NASCAR’s Next Female Star?


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The echo from the microphone during Danica Patrick’s retirement press conference on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway said it all. Unlike most NASCAR press conferences, there was no murmuring in the room. Instead, no one’s lips moved as Patrick cried her eyes out, spilling a raw emotion so rare in NASCAR that no one knew how …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast: Martin Truex Jr. Caps off Magical Season

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Frontstretch Podcast about the Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, that featured Martin Truex Jr. score his first title with Tom Bowles, Dustin Albino, Zach Catanzareti and Joseph Wolkin. In Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, Truex capped off an incredible season by scoring his series-high eighth victory en route to the championship. The No. 78 car led 78 laps on the evening, …

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Matt Kenseth Humbled By Support From NASCAR Family

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When Matt Kenseth found out Amy Earnhardt, the wife of Dale Earnhardt Jr., was pregnant, he immediately texted the man he competed against for the 2000 Rookie of the Year trophy. “I should’ve gotten a text,” Kenseth said to Earnhardt. “I shouldn’t have read that on social media.” “You’re right,” Earnhardt said in response. These …

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Brad Keselowski: ‘We Just Didn’t Have Enough Speed’


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Brad Keselowski isn’t necessarily disappointed he didn’t leave Homestead-Miami Speedway as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion. Instead, the 2012 Cup titlist is thrilled in the effort of his Team Penske crew, which persevered against Toyota Racing power. “My team ran as hard as they could run,” Keselowski said after a seventh-place finish. “They …

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Dakoda Armstrong Aiming For 2018 XFINITY Series Return

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Dakoda Armstrong is working on making a return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2018. The 26-year-old parted ways with JGL Racing in late September, leaving him without a ride for the final six races of the year. “We had a sponsor deal fall through there,” Armstrong told Frontstretch. “We knew we were short for …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast: William Byron Breaks Through

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Listen to the latest Frontstretch Podcast about William Byron‘s XFINITY Series championship with Tom Bowles, Dustin Albino, Zach Catanzareti, and Joseph Wolkin. In a special edition of the Frontstretch Podcast live from Homestead-Miami Speedway, a handful of our writers (Dustin, Zach, Joe and Tom) break down Saturday’s XFINITY Series championship race. William Byron earned his first NASCAR title, sneaking by Elliott Sadler in …

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