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Stock Car Scoop: Austin Dillon NASCAR Upset at Texas Motor Speedway

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Austin Dillon shocked the NASCAR world and won for the first time in 88 races. Why was this race more special then his Coca-Cola 600 win and his Daytona 500 win? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also recaps why Kyle …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Opposite Ends of Spectrum for Chevrolet Teams in Texas

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The 2020 NASCAR season has been filled with a lot of surprise twists. Texas Motor Speedway was no exception with Sunday’s (July 19) O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. Entering this weekend’s race in the Lone Star State, the sport’s Goliaths were primed to rise to the occasion, scoring another victory. After all, Kevin Harvick had won …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Earns Three-Peat, Shows Intermediate Speedway Strength

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It is commonly said that everything’s bigger in Texas. Saturday’s (July 18) My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway certainly lived up to that expression. Whether it was the heat, the speed, the slickness of the racetrack, or the Big Hoss jumbo screen monitor on the backstretch, this race delivered from the start. Kyle …

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Kyle Busch Fails Inspection; Austin Cindric Handed NASCAR Xfinity Series Texas Win

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It was a hot day for the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) drivers at Texas Motor Speedway, and an even hotter topic is brewing after the My Bariatric Solutions 300.  After Kyle Busch came out victorious on Saturday, July 18, in his 355th Xfinity start, NASCAR announced his No. 54 Toyota failed post-race inspection. That handed …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Lackluster Racing in Kentucky, Michael McDowell Chats Career Year

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the lackluster racing at Kentucky Speedway across the top three national touring series, even though the Cup Series race had an incredible finish.  Cole Custer clinched a playoff spot by making a four-wide pass on Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney on …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Surprises in Kentucky

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Kentucky Speedway hosted four NASCAR national touring series races this weekend, and, it was, uh, something. Overall, not a good weekend on the racetrack. The current Cup Series aerodynamic package — high downforce, low horsepower — is frustrating, the Xfinity Series, which has produced great racing this season couldn’t live up to its own standards …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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The Headline(s): A relatively tame race ended in a chaotic final two laps, a four-wide battle for the lead and a Cup Series triumph for rookie Cole Custer, as NASCAR concluded its four-race stretch (five, including the ARCA Menards Series) over four days in the Bluegrass State. One of the wildest late-lap battles for the …

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Stock Car Scoop: Jimmie Johnson speaks, Xfinity Doubleheader at Kentucky, Weekend Schedule

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Jimmie Johnson talked to the media for the first time since he was cleared to return to racing, on Friday (July 10). What did the seven time champ say about his coronavirus scare? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a …

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Austin Cindric Doubles Down, Sweeps Kentucky in Xfinity Series

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In a matter of two days, Austin Cindric has doubled his win total in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. With a near-flawless performance in the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, the Team Penske campaigner backed up his victory in the previous night’s Shady Rays 200 to claim his fourth career victory. Cindric becomes the first driver …

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Austin Cindric Picks Up First Xfinity Oval Win at Kentucky

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The 2020 Shady Rays 200 marked a first-time accomplishment for Austin Cindric. The 21-year-old NASCAR Xfinity Series driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford won at Kentucky Speedway, his first career NASCAR win on an oval track. All his previous wins in both the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck …

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