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Return to Racing in South Dakota Was Therapeutic to Kenny Wallace During Coronavirus Pandemic

In what was a surprise to some, both Raceway Park and Park Jefferson International Speedway, located in Jefferson, S.D., held dirt races over the weekend, the first oval-track action since the coronavirus outbreak in mid-March. On Saturday (April 25), Park Jefferson played host to racing’s return with an event called …

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Bury NASCAR’s Heart at Park Jefferson? Successful Return to Racing Could Force Their Hand

Amidst the ongoing debate within the NASCAR community on returning to racing, which is raging from social media to the North Carolina statehouse, earlier this week I had a good chat with fellow Frontstretcher Mark Kristl as we worked to edit one of his upcoming columns. Mark, like I, has …

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Pace Laps: Tragedy Strikes Racing Community With Loss Of Jason Johnson

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Fab Foursome Keep On Rising Road courses are supposed to be different. These right-turn tracks bring out the best in drivers who don’t have a chance to win anywhere else. AJ Allmendinger, Marcos Ambrose and Jeremy Clements in NASCAR’s XFINITY Series are just a few …

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Whelen Extends Sponsorship of Modified Tour, Euro Series & Hall of Fame

NASCAR announced Thursday morning it has extended Whelen Engineering’s sponsorship of the Whelen Modified Tour and the Whelen Euro Series, both series running under those names until 2024. The Whelen Modified Tour is the oldest division of NASCAR, and it held the first NASCAR-sanctioned event at Daytona Beach in 1948. …

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K&N Racer Derek Kraus Has Paul Menard’s Support in NASCAR Career

Home is where the heart is. And it’s where Derek Kraus finds structure and support during his first season on the NASCAR circuit. At only 16 years of age, the Wisconsin native has had a lot to learn from in 2017, tackling his rookie season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR Playoff Stress, Tyler Reddick’s Triumph & Timothy Peters’ Impressive Return

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: A Week of Stress for Many Following New Hampshire With two of three races complete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Round of 16, we can easily place six drivers in the “stressed” category as the series heads to Dover International Speedway for the first elimination …

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