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Frontstretch Podcast: Was Joey Logano’s Bump Fair Or Foul?

The latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast is a trio of FS colleagues, as Dustin Albino, Tom Bowles and Zach Catanzareti discuss the Joey Logano vs. Martin Truex Jr saga from Martinsville Speedway. Logano came out victorious, bumping Truex out of the way on the final corner of the last lap. The No. 22 team secured a …

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The Underdog House: Showing Some Light at Martinsville

Think Small Similar to the Martinsville Speedway lights, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series underdogs showed a little bit of light in Sunday’s (Oct. 28) First Data 500. With the race ending in one of the most thrilling finishes in recent memory, there was also some good news for the …

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Christian Eckes Leaves Martinsville Unsatisfied With Top 10

Qualifying 12th and failing to score a stage point in the Texas Roadhouse 200 from Martinsville Speedway, most would expect Christian Eckes to be thrilled with a top-10 finish… let alone, a truck in one piece. But he wasn’t. Racing for Kyle Busch Motorsports’, it was the first start for …

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The Underdog House: Clean NASCAR Kansas Race Meant Limited Opportunities For Improvement

Think Small Following a recent trend in this year’s playoffs, Sunday’s (Oct. 21) Hollywood Casino 400 from Kansas Speedway fit what most people would define as a clean race. With three cautions (one non-stage) flying across 267 laps, it tied the least amount of yellow in track history, spanning back …

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The Underdog House: Teamwork Makes the Cream Rise to the Top in Talladega

Think Small This weekend was it for the underdogs of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. No longer will they end their interviews with, “We still have Talladega out there, so we’re looking forward to that.” And no longer will they have more than a slight chance at scoring a …

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The Underdog House: Monster-ous Difficulties For NASCAR’s Small Teams at the Monster Mile

Think Small With 60 laps to go in Sunday’s (Oct. 7) Gander Outdoors 400, people were asking: “Could it happen?” After two caution-free stages and a third green-flag run of nearly 100 laps, Dover International Raceway was near completion without a straight caution flag for danger or incident. In other …

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Denny Hamlin Happy with 2nd After ‘Uneventful’ Day

When the caution flew with eight laps to go at Dover International Speedway, Denny Hamlin didn’t think he’d be contending for victory in the Gander Outdoors 400. However, following a turn of pit strategy amongst leaders, Hamlin and the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team chose to take two tires. …

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