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Zach Gillispie

Friday Faceoff: Is Ryan Blaney Already Too Far Behind?

Ryan Blaney was the biggest title contender to have a bad weekend at Darlington. Richmond is one of his worst tracks on the circuit. Has he lost his shot at advancing to the Round of 12? Luken Glover: I wouldn’t rule him out just yet. He has found more speed at …

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The Frontstretch 5: Memorable NASCAR Playoff Moments

1. Joey, Wall. Wall, Joey. Who can forget Matt Kenseth intentionally wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway in 2015? This favorite moment of mine was all set because Logano, who was right in the thick of the championship hunt, drew the irk of Kenseth from a previous incident at Kansas …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Cup Driver Is the Best Available Free Agent?

While there is little debate about which open NASCAR Cup Series ride is the best, which free agent driver do you think is the best long-term prospect? Luken Glover: There are a solid list of guys, such as Erik Jones, Corey LaJoie and Bubba Wallace. While Jones is a very desirable talent, …

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Justin Haley Wins Chaotic Xfinity Race at Daytona After His Teammates Crash

With one lap to go, Justin Haley sat content to watch his Kaulig Racing teammates fight for another NASCAR Xfinity Series win several cars ahead of him. Before he knew it, his teammates and good friends AJ Allmendinger and Ross Chastain were crashing out of control and Haley was crossing …

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Friday Faceoff: Should the Regular Season End at Daytona?

What do you think of having the NASCAR Cup Series regular season ending at a superspeedway? Zach Gillispie: Superspeedways are equivalent to 2020, in a sense; both involve drama, chaos, and a whole lot of uncertainty.  While the events of the current calendar year have flipped the racing world upside down, …

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NASCAR 101: Active Drivers Who Returned to NASCAR After Long Absences

News broke this week that Greg Biffle will return to make a start in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series at Darlington Raceway. Biffle, who is set to wheel the No. 24 entry for GMS Racing, is seemingly repeating his 2019 driving duties, which saw him make just …

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Zane Smith Collects 2nd Career Truck Victory at Dover

For the second time in three races, rookie Zane Smith has found his way into the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane. Smith took the checkered in KDI Office Technologies 200 at Dover International Speedway on Friday evening (Aug. 21) for his second career win. A crucial …

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Driver Vs. Driver: Truckin’ — Mike Skinner Vs. Johnny Sauter

Sometimes a driver makes it all the way to NASCAR’s Cup Series only to discover that their best success came elsewhere. Or, they struggle in Cup but move to another series and flourish. NASCAR has enough variety in its different series that drivers can find a niche where they’re at …

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