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Stock Car Scoop: Is Martin Truex Jr. Overlooked as a NASCAR Title Contender?

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Martin Truex Jr. got the monkey off of his back early in 2021, winning in just the fifth race of the season. It’s just his second victory since longtime crew chief Cole Pearn retired from the sport at the end of the 2019 season. Truex beat superior competition, as each driver that made the 2020 …

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Stock Car Scoop: Phoenix Previews

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen previews the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup series races at Phoenix Raceway and gets you caught up on the Camping World Truck Series. Nolen will get you up to date on the start times of both races, stage lengths, starting lineups and more. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, Spotify …

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Stock Car Scoop: Should Kevin Harvick Have Reason to Worry?

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Kevin Harvick started from the pole in Sunday’s (March 7) Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. By the competition caution, he was sitting outside the top 10 and stumbled to a 20th-place finish, one lap off the pace. Is it time for 2020’s nine-race winner to be a little nervous about his sluggish start …

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Stock Car Scoop: The NASCAR Fallout From Noah Gragson and David Starr at Homestead

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR didn’t have three first-time winners in its first three Cup races for 2021… but it came close at Homestead-Miami Speedway. William Byron won just his second Cup race ever Sunday (Feb. 28), his first with new crew chief Rudy Fugle just three races into their new partnership. Why has Fugle made such an impact …

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Stock Car Scoop: Homestead-Miami Speedway Previews

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Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen previews the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup series races at Homestead-Miami Speedway and gets you up to date on the start times of all three races, stage lengths, starting lineups and more. Nolen will also recap you on the Camping World Truck Series race from a week ago and get you ready for …

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Stock Car Scoop: Who Does Chase Elliott Have To Blame For Losing Daytona?

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Chase Elliott has been snake-bitten of late (Photo: NASCAR Media/Getty Images)

As the laps wound down Sunday (Feb. 21), Chase Elliott was in position to win his fifth consecutive road course race at Daytona International Speedway. That’s until both rain and late-race carnage came to the track, flipping around a dominant performance on this road course into a disastrous ending in mere minutes. Why did Elliott …

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Stock Car Scoop: Daytona Road Course Previews

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Although the Daytona 500 has come and gone, the action isn’t stopping. Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen previews all three races at the Daytona International Speedway road course and gets you up to date on the start times of all three races, stage lengths, starting lineups and more. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, …

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Stock Car Scoop: Will Daytona 500 Start Time Be Moved Up?

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More than 10 hours after the 2021 Daytona 500 began, Michael McDowell outlasted a five-plus hour rain delay to score his first career victory. But would the delay have even happened with a start time at Daytona International Speedway of 1 p.m. ET instead of 2:30? Bryan Nolen is joined by Frontstretch reporter Adam Cheek to …

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Stock Car Scoop: 2021 Busch Clash Preview

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On the Monday, Feb. 8 edition of Frontstretch.com’s Stock Car Scoop, Bryan Nolen is joined by Adam Cheek to preview the first race of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season: The Busch Clash at Daytona. Bryan and Adam discuss NASCAR’s decision to move the Clash from the oval to the road course and whether fans should …

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Stock Car Scoop: New Drivers Entering Daytona 500

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Two NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers recently announced they will be attempting to make their first Daytona 500 start. Who are these two drivers? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also will reveal which former Camping World Truck Series driver is coming …

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