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2018 Frontstretch Cup: GEICO 500 Predictions

Welcome to the 11th season of the Frontstretch Cup, a year-long competition in which the Frontstretch staff and guests from around the NASCAR world attempt to predict the winner of each Cup race. This season, we are joined by Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Corey LaJoie. Think you can do better? Leave your picks …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Hot-Starts: GEICO 500

The edge-of-your-seat excitement produced by restrictor plate racing is paired with a great new fantasy game this weekend. FanDuel announced earlier this week it will be opening up weekly NASCAR contests, the first of which debuts this Sunday at Talladega. Don’t miss out and play with your favorite Frontstretch writers! The …

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Rodrigo Baptista, Maxime Soulet Claim VIR SprintX Race No. 1 Victory

In a rare instance, the Pro-Am pairing of Rodrigo Baptista and Maxime Soulet claimed overall victory in GT SprintX Race No. 1 at VIRginia International Raceway on Saturday.  Baptista was able to get past pole sitter Daniel Morad on lap 9 and pulled away from the pack.  From there, Baptista …

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Brandon Jones Returns to Top 5 in XFINITY Series at Talladega

When the green flag flew Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, it had been 74 races since Brandon Jones has seen the top five in an XFINITY Series race. But when the checkered flag flew after 115 laps, it turned to zero. After starting 15th in the Sparks Energy 300, Jones survived …

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NHRA Qualifying Complete for NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals

After two days of qualifying runs, the field is set for the NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals from zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, NC. This is the second of two 4-Wide events for the NHRA Mello Yello Series this year. Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force held on through Saturday’s two rounds …

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Former NASCAR Driver James Hylton Killed in Car Accident

Former NASCAR driver and current ARCA Racing Series team owner James Hylton and his son James Hylton Jr. were killed in an automobile accident on their way home from the Talladega Superspeedway in Franklin County, Georgia early Saturday morning. His driver, Brad Smith, failed to complete to make a lap in Friday’s …

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Kevin Harvick Secures 1st Pole of 2018 at Talladega

Kevin Harvick bested teammate Kurt Busch in Saturday’s qualifying session at Talladega Superspeedway to score his first pole of the 2018 season. The driver of the No. 4 Chevrolet topped both rounds and will lead the field to green in Sunday’s GEICO 500. “It is a huge credit to the …

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Vettel Takes Third Consecutive Pole in Baku

Sebastian Vettel put his Ferrari on the pole for the third consecutive time on Saturday afternoon, recording a 1:41:498 best time ahead of both Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix at Baku. Vettel afterward speaking to Sky sports made it very simple about his third …

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