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How to Bet Safely in NASCAR

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Editor’s Note: This article on NASCAR and Formula 1 race betting is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. When we think of motorsports betting, Formula One initially comes to mind overseas. However, in the United States, NASCAR is king, …

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Postpones 2021’s Induction Ceremony to 2022

Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiling

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony for its newest members has been postponed until early 2022, it announced today, Oct. 8. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021 members are Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer, Mike Stefanik and Ralph Seagraves. NASCAR said it hopes to announce a new date for the class of 2021 …

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Denny Hamlin Claims Controversial Talladega Superspeedway Win

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After four-plus hours of NASCAR Cup Series racing, more than 58 lead changes, and two red flags, Denny Hamlin emerged with a controversial victory in the YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday (Oct. 4).  With the race having already gone into overtime, William Byron and Matt DiBenedetto made contact while racing for the lead. …

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Big One at Talladega Sends Kurt Busch Airborne, Takes Out Playoff Contenders

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After more than 100 laps of on-the-edge racing, one push sent the YellaWood 500 over the edge and the field crashing down the Talladega Superspeedway frontstretch. Clint Bowyer was riding Jimmie Johnson‘s bumper through the trioval on lap 108 when several taps turned Johnson downward into Kurt Busch, triggering a massive crash heading toward the …

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Raphael Lessard Scores First Career Victory, Survives Carnage at Talladega

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Raphael Lessard survived the final restart, chaos on the backstretch and Talladega Superspeedway’s trademark carnage to win Saturday (Oct. 3) afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250, his first career victory in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The Canada native did not make the 2020 playoffs, but secured Kyle Busch Motorsports’ first victory of 2020 …

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Stock Car Scoop: 2021 NASCAR Schedule Revealed

ARCA cars race in a blur at Bristol Motor Speedway

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The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule was announced Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 30). What new tracks were added? What tracks were removed? And where will the sport be racing on dirt for the first time since 1970? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop as host Bryan Nolen delves into the long list …

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VIDEO: Frontstretch Wrap-Up from Las Vegas with Darian Gilliam

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For the first time in 22 races, Kurt Busch finally earned that elusive home track victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Davey Segal and Darian Gilliam get together to discuss Busch’s victory, advancement to the Round of 8, the playoff picture being cluttered around the cutline, Matt DiBenedetto‘s uncertain 2021 plans and more.

Stock Car Scoop: 2020 NASCAR Dominance, Drama & Dice-Rolling in Sin City

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There was a surprising winner in victory lane on Sunday night (Sept. 27) following the NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Relive how Kurt Busch eked out his first race win of the 2020 NASCAR season in the South Point 400. The latest edition of Stock Car Scoop breaks down what’s also the …

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Stock Car Scoop: Lineups for Las Vegas

Kevin Harvick racing with Kyle Busch in 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Bristol Night race, NKP

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The starting lineup for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas was announced on Wednesday morning. Who will lead the field to the green flag? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also announces the starting lineups for the Xfinity …

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Power Rankings: Dirty Dozen Edition

Kevin Harvick racing with Kyle Busch in 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Bristol Night race, NKP

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Bristol Motor Speedway is considering importing dirt? If this isn’t an indictment of the current template for NASCAR as it applies to short track racing, I am not sure what else it would be. Since Speedway Motorsports Inc., has decided to add traction compound at the bottom of this track, the racing has gotten much …

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