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The Frontstretch 5: Memorable NASCAR Playoff Moments

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1. Joey, Wall. Wall, Joey. Who can forget Matt Kenseth intentionally wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway in 2015? This favorite moment of mine was all set because Logano, who was right in the thick of the championship hunt, drew the irk of Kenseth from a previous incident at Kansas Speedway, which took out the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Cook Out Southern 500

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An odd year for the NASCAR Cup Series continues in 2020 with its playoff opener. This weekend will mark their third trip this season to Darlington Raceway, the first time they’ve done that since first coming to the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped oval in 1950. It’s another twist in a year of them for daily fantasy NASCAR …

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4 Burning Questions: Is BMW Joining NASCAR?

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So is BMW coming to NASCAR? For years now, one of NASCAR’s stated goals with the next generation racecar (to be fully implemented in 2022) has been to attract new car manufacturers to the sport. This week, that desire finally seemed to be reciprocated. Better with BMW. — BMW USA (@BMWUSA) September 3, 2020 This …

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Driver Vs. Driver: Truckin’ — Ted Musgrave Vs. Dennis Setzer

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Sometimes a driver makes it all the way to NASCAR’s Cup Series only to discover that their best success came elsewhere. Or they struggle in Cup but move to another series and flourish. This month, we focus on the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series and drivers who have found their best success wheeling the …

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4 Burning Questions: Would NASCAR Teams Boycott This Weekend’s Races?

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Could NASCAR teams refuse to race this week? Over the past two days, all four major American professional sport organizations have been effected by largely player-led boycotts. The strikes come off the heels of a Black man, Jacob Blake, being shot seven times in the back by police officers on Monday in Wisconsin. A combination …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Drydene Dover Doubleheader

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Dover International Speedway is one of the last remaining independently owned racetracks on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, with the 21 of the other 23 facilities being owned by either NASCAR or Speedway Motorsports Incorporated. This independent streak that the track has can be felt by both fans and drivers. The unique oval is 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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4 Burning Questions: These Masters Are Pretty Fast

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So what’s this SRX thing? Two months following its announcement, Superstar Racing Experience has now announced four drivers for its 12-car series. SRX is a new venture that will begin next summer from the minds of Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham. The stated goal of the series is to be the new International Race of …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Michigan 2020

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After the spring race weekend was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, NASCAR has finally returned to the Irish Hills of the Michigan International Speedway. Instead of two NASCAR weekends this season at MIS, it will be condensed into one. Because of this, the two annual Cup races will now be back-to-back in a doubleheader weekend …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s Next for Erik Jones?

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What’s next for Erik Jones? It was reported by Fox Sports and later confirmed by Joe Gibbs Racing itself on Thursday evening that Erik Jones would not return to the No. 20 Toyota in 2021. .@JoeGibbsRacing confirms that it won't renew @Erik_Jones' deal after 2020. 🗯Joe Gibbs: "We appreciate all Erik has done for Joe …

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