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Frontstretch Podcast: Best of 2018

In a special offseason episode of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino, Mike Neff and Zach Catanzareti discuss the best of 2018. The gang kicks it off by discussing their favorite paint scheme of the year, excluding the Darlington throwback paint schemes. Next, we talk about our favorite quotes and finishes of 2018, some of which go …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: David Ragan

For David Ragan, 2018 was defined by overachievement. In his fifth season driving for Front Row Motorsports, the mantra for Ragan’s year was all about making more with only limited resources. With FRM on a limited budget, the expectations were the same as 2017: just be consistent and bring the …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Best of the Rest

For some Xfinity Series teams, it’s a success just making to the racetrack every week solely due to how much it takes to run a team. In fact, many of the organizations that typically finish toward the back of the pack fit in this category. However, these teams are probably …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Jamie McMurray

Jamie McMurray seemed to hit a sweet spot in his career as the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season approached. For years, he was known as the good, not great Cup driver who would always fall just short of a playoff appearance. But an 11-year postseason drought had been cleaned …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Midpack Teams

While all eyes were focused on teams in the playoffs, some of the best racing in the field came in the middle of the Xfinity Series field, where teams are scrounging for positions, knowing that an additional finishing position could be the difference in getting an extra set of tires …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Paul Menard

Paul Menard was a quiet guy in 2018. For the new season, there was one story seen across multiple teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Veteran drivers in new rides. Specifically, underperforming veterans joining competitive teams, arguably of a higher caliber than their previous respectful homes. Though Aric …

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Corey LaJoie Signs with Go Fas Racing for Full 2019 Season

Go Fas Racing announced late Thursday morning (Dec. 20) at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte that Corey LaJoie will drive the No. 32 Ford Mustang for the entirety of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. Longtime team sponsor Keen Parts will return, and Lajoie brings tile …

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Matt McMurry, Gabriel Aubry Join PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports for 2019

PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports announced Wednesday (Dec. 19) that the team will field their ORECA 07-Gibson for Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry full-time in the LMP2 class in 2019.  The two youngsters will replace Sebastian Saavedra and Gustavo Yacaman as the team’s full-time drivers.   The announcement creates the youngest full-time Prototype …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Joey Logano

It’s perhaps poetic that Joey Logano won his first Cup title in 2018, as his Ford 400 win came on the same Sunday that Matt Kenseth’s career came to a close. After all, had it not been for a run-in with Kenseth at Martinsville in the fall of 2015, Logano …

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