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The Yellow Stripe: 10 Wishes for NASCAR Heading Into 2008

With the 2008 season right around the corner at this point here, in no particular order, are my top 10 wishes for NASCAR this year. You won’t agree with all of them, I’m sure, so feel free to write me with your own 10. 1. A much better year for Toyota In their Sprint Cup …

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Kenny Wallace Driver Diary: A Whole New Year

Editors’ Note: We are excited to welcome Kenny Wallace to the Frontstretch Driver Diary lineup for 2008. Kenny is a three-time NASCAR Nationwide Series Most Popular Driver, and will offer his unique insight into all things racing this year. In addition to racing full time in the Nationwide Series, he co-hosts “NASCAR Race Day” on …

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Nuts for Nationwide: 2008 Nationwide Series Preview, Part I

It’s all change as the second-most popular racing series in America gears up for another three country, 26-track, 35-race marathon. One of the biggest adjustments this season is the change in title sponsor. After 26 years, the Busch brand is bowing out, with Nationwide Insurance signing on the dotted line for the next seven years. …

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Down in Daytona 2008: Nationwide Series Underway With Testing

With Preseason Thunder testing winding down, the first of two Nationwide Series sessions began Friday at Daytona International Speedway under damp and cloudy skies. The morning session was delayed by 45 minutes, but as soon as the cars hit the track for their first single-car runs of the year, it was Johnny Sauter who shot …

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Full Throttle: Bye-Bye, Busch Series – Paying Tribute to 1 of NASCAR’s Loyal Sponsors

As the curtain closes on the 2007 NASCAR season, there’s many drivers and teams that will say goodbye to the glare of the public spotlight – and hello to the greener pastures of other dreams, retirement beckoning them elsewhere. But in particular, there’s one sponsor whose departure may affect the future of the sport for …

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