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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier and Chase Briscoe Tame the Monster, Playoff Bubble Tightens

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For one driver, Saturday (Aug. 22) was sweet relief in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. For the other, Sunday (Aug. 23) was a stepping stone back up to the top. Those were the circumstances surrounding Justin Allgaier and Chase Briscoe, the respective winners of the twin runnings of the Drydene 200 at Dover International Speedway. For …

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Up to Speed: An Actual NASCAR Playoff Bubble Battle? Yes, Indeed

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The completion of this weekend’s doubleheader races at Dover International Speedway was an important milestone for NASCAR.  The Cup Series is now caught up with its original 2020 schedule.  All of the races with revised dates due to COVID-19 are finished, leaving one race remaining in the regular season before the ten-race NASCAR playoff begins. …

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Chase Briscoe Goes from Worst to 1st to Win Dover

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This time, it was Chase Briscoe’s turn to dominate.  Starting from the rear of the field after going to a backup car following Saturday’s first half of the NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway, Briscoe wasted little time racing through the field to win the Drydene 200 on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23).  The …

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Justin Allgaier Tames Monster Mile, Clinches Playoff Berth

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A second JR Motorsports driver has officially secured a spot in the first round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs. After driving all season without a win, Justin Allgaier captured the checkered flag, ending a 20-race winless streak, after a strong run at Dover International Speedway during the Drydene 200. “First of all, I can …

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Stock Car Scoop: Austin Dillon Cleared to Race

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Austin Dillon has been cleared to compete for both NASCAR Cup Series races at Dover International Speedway this weekend. What were his first comments back since recovering from COVID-19? Find out on this edition of Frontstretch‘s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also dives into all three lineups …

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Austin Cindric Nabs Pole for 1st Xfinity Dover Race

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It’s a full weekend of action for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Dover International Speedway, and Austin Cindric will lead the way in Saturday’s (Aug. 22) Drydene 200. Cindric, who is currently the hottest driver on the circuit, takes the pole after winning last week’s race at Daytona International Speedway’s road course. The lineup was …

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Did You Notice?: Monster Moment For Jimmie Johnson in Final NASCAR Season

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Did You Notice? … This coming weekend feels like Jimmie Johnson’s last stand? Three races remain in the NASCAR Cup Series regular season, and Johnson still sits on the outside of the postseason looking in. The future Hall of Famer, who once had 15 straight postseason appearances, sits 25 points below the cutline in his last …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kaz Grala Exceeding Expectations in Cup Debut

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All eyes were on Daytona International Speedway this weekend as the top three NASCAR national touring series held inaugural events on its road course. Expectations were sky-high. Depending on how fans like their road racing, one series lived up to those epic forecasts while two others, eh, have seen better days on right-turn tracks. Overall, …

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Stock Car Scoop: Chase Elliott wins at Daytona Road Course

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Chase Elliott won his third consecutive road course race as he took the checkered flag first Sunday (Aug. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. What did Elliott have to say after his second Cup victory of 2020? Take a sneak peek into his post-race presser on this edition of Frontstretch.com’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused …

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