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‘Too Little, Too Late’ For Ryan Truex’s Playoff Bid

While Ross Chastain and Matt Tifft raced for the final playoff spot in Saturday’s (Oct. 6) Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway, Ryan Truex was hoping for more in his playoff bid. Driving his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet, Truex was, in fact, part of the late mid-field chaos …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Chase Briscoe Enjoys ‘Aesthetically Delicious’ Weekend at the ROVAL

It’s a long, but action-packed Frontstretch Podcast this week, as the trio of Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti join NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Chase Briscoe to discuss his first victory in the top preliminary division of motorsports. Briscoe took the green flag for the inaugural race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL in ninth but played strategy …

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Kyle Larson on Playoff Advancement: ‘This Was Some Damn Good Luck’

In the most dramatic elimination in playoffs history, nobody was in more of a hole than Kyle Larson. After leading the most laps of the Bank of America ROVAL 400 from the Charlotte ROVAL, Larson was in prime position to take the victory until Brad Keselowski crashed from the lead …

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Alex Labbe Rallies to 13th Following Early Setback at the ROVAL

After jumping to second quickest on the boards during qualifying for the ROVAL XFINITY Series race, road course pro Alex Labbe was confirmed as a driver to watch at the inaugural Drive for the Cure 200 from Charlotte Motor Speedway. With his years of Pinty’s Series success in Canada, the …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ryan Preece on Richmond, Full Throttle Weekend in New Hampshire, Future

It’s a busy Frontstretch Podcast this week, as the trio of Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti join NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Ryan Preece break down a busy weekend of racing at Richmond Raceway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Preece finished 18th at Richmond in Friday’s XFINITY Series race before driving north to New Hampshire, where he competed in …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams See Toughest NASCAR Race of 2018 at Richmond

Think Small This weekend at Richmond Raceway stood in stark contrast to the previous weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, where 12 cautions flew at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This time, the 0.750-mile track in Saturday night’s (Sep. 23) Federated Auto Parts 400 came out quiet with only …

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Joey Logano Upbeat Despite Quiet Night in Richmond

Considering Joey Logano‘s recent success at Richmond Raceway, Saturday night’s (Sep. 22) Federated Auto Parts 400 could be classified as a disappointment. Any time you finish 14th in a Team Penske machine, it’ll likely be a downer of a day no matter the track, however, the 0.750-miler has been a …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Rise Through NASCAR Playoff Chaos

Think Small Every year once the NASCAR playoffs kick off, it’s tougher than usual to see what’s going on with the small teams of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Most of the attention, updates and TV time is directed to the 16 title contenders, and rightfully so. But while …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Garrett Smithley Talks Plate Package, Meaningful Drivers

The latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast features the Frontstretch trio of Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti as well as Garrett Smithley, driver of the No. 0 JD Motorsports Chevrolet in the XFINITY Series. Smithley finished 20th in Monday’s XFINITY race after spending Saturday and Sunday dodging raindrops. The Georgia native discusses what it’s …

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