Race Weekend Central

Stop Making Excuses: IndyCar Needs to Enclose the Cockpit

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Editor’s Note: Are you receiving the FREE Frontstretch newsletter? If you’re not, you’re missing out on great, exclusive content like this one from S.D. Grady, Mark Howell, John Potts and more! Click here to sign up and see what you’re missing! NOTE: Bad link has been fixed. At first, it just looked like one of a …

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Buddy Baker: The Voice of NASCAR in the ’90s

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Editor’s Note: Are you receiving the FREE Frontstretch newsletter? If you’re not, you’re missing out on great, exclusive content like this one from S.D. Grady, Mark Howell, John Potts and more! Click here to sign up and see what you’re missing! Monday morning. Caffeine. Work looming in my way. Checking the usual social media and crap…Buddy …

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Trick Me Once…When the NASCAR Gods Keep an Eye Out For Safety

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Lady Luck certainly made herself known this past weekend at Pocono. How else would Matt Kenseth have snared his second win of the year? All kidding aside, there was an inordinate amount of déjà vu and serendipity that played out on pit road throughout the weekend. It was a bit like the racing gods were …

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All the Pretty Lights: The All-Star Magic Show

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Editor’s Note: Are you receiving the FREE Frontstretch newsletter? If you’re not, you’re missing out on great, exclusive content like this one from S.D. Grady, Mark Howell, John Potts and more! Click here to sign up and see what you’re missing! Ooh! Shiny. As easily distracted humans, it doesn’t take a whole lot to turn our …

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No Place Is Safe at the Track – Keep It In Mind

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Editor’s Note: Are you receiving the FREE Frontstretch newsletter? If you’re not, you’re missing out on great, exclusive content like this one from S.D. Grady, Mark Howell, John Potts and more! Click here to sign up and see what you’re missing! Pit road is a hazardous place, there’s no denying it. Cars slam on their brakes, …

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Friday Faceoff: Phantom Debris, Toyota’s Tough Start & Truck Series Youth at Martinsville

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1) Much has been said already about the debris cautions during last weekend’s Auto Club 400. Give it to us straight: is NASCAR in the right or the wrong? Kevin Rutherford, Managing Editor: No doubt: NASCAR has made some questionable calls in years past when it comes to throwing the caution vs. not throwing the …

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Kurt Busch Back in the Driver’s Seat: It’s What NASCAR Had to Do

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Kurt Busch is reinstated to NASCAR and the No. 41 effective immediately. The District Attorney in Delaware hasn’t found sufficient evidence to file any charges against him regarding the incident that occurred last November at Dover. NASCAR’s experts in the field of behavioral healthcare have deemed Busch healthy enough to return to competition. The sport’s …

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Waiting For The NASCAR Season To Start? So Am I

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Editor’s Note: S.D. Grady runs her weekly, Tuesday Fan’s View column inside our FREE Frontstretch Newsletter. Her latest edition of 2015 is a special preview we’ve also posted on the website. Harvick won Vegas. It’s about time! While he is our reigning champ, he still doesn’t appear in Victory Lane often enough for us to be tired …

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Fixing a SNAFU: NASCAR Style

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Editor’s Note: S.D. Grady runs her weekly, Tuesday Fan’s View column inside our FREE Frontstretch Newsletter. Her latest edition of 2015 is a special preview we’ve also posted on the website. In the locked offices near Daytona: “Look boys, it wasn’t enough for cars and trucks to be wrecked out of knockout qualifying at Daytona. It just …

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