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Austin Cindric Claims 5th Xfinity Win of 2020 in UNOH 188 on Daytona Road Course

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After weather delayed the first inaugural Daytona road-course race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Austin Cindric secured his fifth win in the last six races for Team Penske in the UNOH 188. Cindric won the first stage and almost nabbed the second stage after battling Chase Briscoe hard for position in the final stretch. Cindric …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Consistency Is Key for Justin Haley in 2020

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On paper, Justin Haley has the best numbers for Kaulig Racing since the team formed in 2016. Granted, he’s competed in more races for Kaulig than all but one driver (Blake Koch), but the Indiana native is hoping that consistency pays dividends over the final three months of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. In …

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Stock Car Scoop: Entry Lists for NASCAR’s Daytona Road Course Races

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The NASCAR Cup Series entry list came out for the Daytona International Speedway road course, scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 16, and there are a few familiar faces returning. Who are they? Find out in this edition of Frontstretch’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also dives into …

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NASCAR 101: Recent Double-Duty IndyCar & NASCAR Drivers

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Those who strictly follow NASCAR’s national series may not recognize RC Enerson‘s name, but those who also watch other racing disciplines — such as the NTT IndyCar Series — will. Enerson, a 23-year-old from Florida, will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut this weekend at Road America, piloting the No. 07 for SS-Greenlight Racing. He’s …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Love Wins, Fun in Indy, Chase Briscoe Chats Solid Start to 2020

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss President Trump’s untruthful tweet to Bubba Wallace from Monday morning as well as Jimmie Johnson testing positive for COVID-19 (the body of the podcast was taped prior to Wednesday’s announcement that Johnson is clear to race this weekend at Kentucky Speedway).  Meanwhile, there was racing …

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Road Racers AJ Allmendinger, Austin Cindric Top NXS Practice Charts on Indy Road Course

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For the first time ever, NASCAR will employ the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for a July 4 NASCAR Xfinity Series contest, the Pennzoil 150. In preparation for the inaugural event on the circuit, the sanctioning body opened the track for two practice sessions on Friday (July 3), marking the first time in 120 days …

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Eyes on Xfinity: AJ Allmendinger Having Fun Again, Helping Elevate Kaulig Racing

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Flashback to less than two years ago: AJ Allmendinger was running in the NASCAR Cup Series for JTG Daugherty Racing, finishing 22nd in the championship standings. That was a disappointing ending to his tenure at JTG. Ultimately, Allmendinger believes expectations were set too high, given the equipment he had to work with. His inconsistency at …

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NASCAR 101: 8 Veteran Drivers Who Would Make Great Truck Competitors

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Over the past few years, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has produced some of the best racing in NASCAR, and the talent within isn’t too shabby, either. With the likes of Erik Jones, William Byron and Tyler Reddick quickly ascending the ranks from pickups to NASCAR Cup Series cars, the Truck Series has …

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Xfinity Breakdown: A Tale Of Two Homesteads For Chase Briscoe

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There was a lot of parody that happened between the first Homestead race and the second Homestead for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Ryan Sieg won stage one in both races. Justin Allgaier had problems getting into the wall late in the race. Noah Gragson was the most dominating car, especially on long runs. Late-race cautions …

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Chase Briscoe Gets Xfinity Win at Homestead

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Much can happen in the time it takes a racecar to go from turn four to the start/finish line.  On Sunday afternoon (June 14) at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a spin by Austin Cindric in turn 4 with two laps to go brought out the caution. Noah Gragson, who had dominated the race, wasn’t far from seeing …

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