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The Underdog House: Double the Dover Ups and Dover Downs

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog Two races in two days at Dover is one of those things I never thought I’d see. Dover races used to be 500-mile-long, grueling affairs that would leave half the field on the verge of passing out from exhaustion. But the largely abbreviated 311-mile versions that we saw this weekend were, to say …

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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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NASCAR Stat Sheet: 2020 Cup Playoff Picture Tight Heading into Regular Season Finale

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It’s almost 2020 NASCAR playoff time, baby! The Cup playoff sits just a week away after an eventful weekend of racing at Dover International Speedway. This weekend was the first time both the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series held doubleheaders at the Monster Mile. And boy, did those races deliver. The sport now finds itself …

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Brett Moffitt Frustrated with 3rd Place at Dover, Sounds Off on Lapped Traffic

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For Brett Moffitt standards, he’s had a challenging 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, as he’s still looking to get into victory lane. That drought continued on Friday (Aug. 21) in the KDI Office Technology 200 at Dover International Speedway. Moffitt, who started the race from pole position, led the opening 25 …

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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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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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Brett Moffitt on Truck Pole at Dover

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series head north to Dover International Speedway, and Brett Moffitt is on the pole for Friday’s (Aug. 21) race. Moffitt claimed the pole after ending in second behind his GMS Racing teammate Sheldon Creed last week at Daytona International Speedway’s road course. The lineup was formed using the …

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Sheldon Creed Tames Daytona Road Course for 2nd Truck Win

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Sheldon Creed showed a lot of muscle early in Sunday’s Sunoco 159 at the Daytona International Speedway road course, moving up from 14th to the third in the first stage.  That strength proved to be no fluke for Creed, who held 19 of the race’s 44 laps to get the win ahead of his GMS …

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Fire on Fridays: The Forgotten Free Agent

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What if I told you there was a 28-year-old NASCAR driver with more NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Tuck Series victories than several current Cup Series regulars had in that series — Bubba Wallace, Erik Jones, Christopher Bell, Ty Dillon, Austin Dillon, Tyler Reddick, William Byron and Ryan Blaney, just to name a few? What …

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Brett Moffitt Running Jimmie Johnson Tribute Scheme at Phoenix

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Brett Moffitt and GMS Racing will sport a familiar look at the season finale for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 6. Plan B Sales will be on board the No. 23 with the truck, which is designed like Jimmie Johnson‘s old No. 48 scheme in the NASCAR Cup …

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