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Elliott Sadler: This Is The Biggest Disappointment In My Career


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As soon as Elliott Sadler parked his car on pit road, a shouting match began between himself and Ryan Preece. The fury in Sadler’s eyes said it all as he didn’t even second-guess his actions. “Who is he racing?” Sadler angrily asked. “He just gave me a lack of respect.” And so it went as another …

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Joe Falk Expecting Hulu to Return in 2018

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Jeffrey Earnhardt started the 2017 season with a plain black racecar. His team, Circle Sport with The Motorsports Group, was pleading with companies left and right to sponsor the No. 33 entry in NASCAR’s premier division. But by the 13th race of the year at Dover International Speedway, the seemingly impossible task was signed, sealed, …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast: Danica Patrick Steps Away


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Frontstretch Podcast about Danica Patrick retirement with Tom Bowles, Phil Allaway, Dustin Albino, Zach Catanzareti and Joseph Wolkin. ALBINO: Danica Patrick Steps Away From Racing In a special edition of the Frontstretch Podcast live from Homestead-Miami Speedway, a handful of our writers (Dustin, Zach, Joe, Tom and Phil) break down Friday’s breaking news. Danica Patrick’s retirement took center stage on …

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NASCAR Partners with Ultracast to Provide Unique VR Experience

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NASCAR is continuing its policy of elevating its fan experience thanks to a new partnership with a virtual reality organization. The sanctioning body’s digital media sector recently announced it would be unveiling live, 360-degree views of pre-race events for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Thanks to a collaboration with Ultracast, a broadcaster that …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. On Concussions: ‘It Caught Up With Me’

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“It caught up with me.” Dale Earnhardt Jr. stepped into his No. 88 machine at the start of the 2017 Daytona 500, worrying whether or not he would finish the sport’s most prestigious race. NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver was making his comeback after missing half of the 2016 season thanks to a second diagnosed concussion …

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Martin Truex Jr. Can’t and Won’t Comprehend Personal Value of Cup Championship

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Martin Truex Jr.’s season of roller coaster emotions might just be getting started, even while the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads into the last of 36 races. The sentiment around the No. 78 camp is as high as ever. Pressure is on, and Truex is riding high entering Homestead-Miami Speedway for the Championship 4 …

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Daniel Hemric Enters Homestead in a Familiar Position: The Underdog

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Daniel Hemric understands he is the underdog for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship. Just don’t expect it to phase him one bit. Nor should it phase him. The term “underdog” is nothing new for the 26-year-old rookie, an age which seems ancient compared to fellow freshman and title contender William Byron. “We’re squared away even …

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Christopher Bell Looks to Depart Truck Series with a Championship for KBM

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The 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series campaign has been one to remember for Christopher Bell. Kyle Busch Motorsports’ top performer, Bell has a series-leading five wins, five pole positions, and enters the weekend a favorite among Championship 4 candidates. The driver of the No. 4 truck has earned a top 10 in all but two …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 35: Desert Delight

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Episode 35: Desert Delight Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Zach Catanzareti and Joseph Wolkin In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin and Zach are joined this week by Joe as they recap the triple header race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, breaking down Kevin Harvick’s surprising pass and the difficulties faced in the XFINITY Series on …

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NASCAR Mailbox: What Will Aric Almirola Bring to Stewart-Haas Racing?

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Most of the pieces of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series puzzle have been filled. Only a handful of spots are left in order to complete the nearly 40-piece set. One of those is the No. 10 machine, which Aric Almirola will likely pilot starting next year. The current Richard Petty Motorsports driver is …

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