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NASCAR Part of White House-Led Effort to Encourage COVID Vaccinations

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR has been recruited by the White House and President Joe Biden to help encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. According to the WSJ, partnership will be working alongside the Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative to help further spread awareness to encourage people to get …

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Justin Allgaier Breaks Bad Season Start With Atlanta Win

2021 Xfinity Atlanta Justin Allgaier, No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

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A dismal start to the season was the story for veteran-driver Justin Allgaier, but he has finally captured the flag at Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning the EchoPark 250 and holding off Martin Truex Jr., who dominated the race in his first Xfinity Series return in 10 years. His first top-ten came last week in Phoenix after …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Participating in Bristol Dirt iRacing Event

Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiling

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will participate in the upcoming eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event at the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track, JR Motorsports announced March 18. Earnhardt will drive a No. 88 Degree Chevrolet. The virtual Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track event will take place on March 24 as the inaugural live race weekend …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Austin Cindric the Favorite for the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Title?

#16: A J Allmendinger, Kaulig Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Ellsworth Advisors, #22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang PPG, #2: Myatt Snider, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro TaxSlayer, #98: Riley Herbst, Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Mustang Monster Energy

Austin Cindric is the defending NASCAR Xfinity Series champion. So far in 2021, Cindric is showing that he is again a force to be reckoned with in the series. He took the checkered flag in the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway and won last weekend’s (March 13) race at Phoenix Raceway. He has also …

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Frontstretch 5: Honorable Female Driving Pioneers in NASCAR

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

As we know, March is Women’s History Month, and during it sports organizations across America observe and highlight the accomplishments of female athletes of all kinds. And it would be silly for us at Frontstretch to not have a writing segment dedicated to women who have done the same to leave their own marks on …

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eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series: Logan Clampitt Snaps Long Winless Streak at Atlanta

Logan Clampitt does a burnout after winning the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series race at Atlanta, 3/16/2021 (Photo: NASCAR via iRacing)

(Photo: NASCAR via iRacing)

The fourth race of the eNASCAR Coca Cola iRacing Series took place Tuesday night (March 16) at the virtual Atlanta Motor Speedway after a wild race at Las Vegas just two weeks ago. In the end, Logan Clampitt came out on top to score his first win of 2021 and his third career victory overall. …

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Waid’s World: It Took a While, but NASCAR is Going Dirt Track Racin’ One More Time

Graphic: Jared Haas

In my estimation, the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 28 is the most anticipated event of the 2021 season. Heck, make that the most anticipated race of just about any season. I think you know why. Bristol, a high-banked, half-mile beast of a track — and one of the fans’ …

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NASCAR Introducing COVID-Detecting Dogs for Atlanta Weekend

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR has introduced a new way of testing for COVID-19: dogs. NASCAR will have the 360 K9 Group help to detect coronavirus for essential personnel starting this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The specially trained dogs can detect COVID-19 in a person 98% of the time, according to clinical studies cited by a NASCAR.com article …

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