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The Underdog House: Ty Dillon Leaves Vegas On a Heater

Top Dog Ty Dillon has been on a roll of late. Granted, underdog teams don’t necessarily see the type of eyebrow-raising streaks that other teams with extensive resources put together in terms of wins and top-five finishes. But Dillon continues to be instrumental in helping the long-time backmarker wind up a little closer to the …

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The Underdog House: David Ragan Unretires To Finish 4th at Daytona

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Top Dog David Ragan said that he was looking forward to spending more time at home when he announced his retirement from full-time racing last fall. While he certainly didn’t mention running the Daytona 500, it remained a possibility. He’s probably glad it did, because Ragan scored his 16th career top-five finish in the NASCAR …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Daytona 500

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“Drivers, start your engines!” I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waiting to hear those words. There’s nothing like the 2020 Daytona 500 at The World Center of Racing. The roar of the crowd as the green flag waves; the thrill of close-knit pack racing. You may feel anguish if your favorite driver gets …

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New Faces Prepare to Tackle 2020 Daytona 500, Cup Racing

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Further towards the back of the Cup Series garage, there’s plenty of new to go around. New faces, new team members, and new experiences on stock car racing’s biggest stage. Take Brennan Poole. A former ARCA Racing Series standout that saw a supposed full-time Xfinity Series deal with Chip Ganassi Racing go up in the …

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2020 NASCAR Cup Series Preseason Power Rankings

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For the first time here at Frontstretch, our staff banded together to vote on who it thinks will be the top drivers of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season in a preseason power rankings format. Each participating staff member sent a 30-driver ranking before the beginning of the season, taking into account not only 2019 successes …

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Corey LaJoie Adds RagingBull.com Sponsorship for Daytona 500

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Corey LaJoie has a new sponsor for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Go Fas Racing announced Thursday, Jan. 30, that RagingBull.com — a stock market education website — will be on board the No. 32 Ford in the Daytona 500. “We’re really excited to welcome RagingBull.com to the Go …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Best of 2019 & 2010s

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In a fun offseason Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the best of 2019 and the 2010s. Kyle Busch ended the year with the big trophy, but was he the best driver of the 2019 season? Denny Hamlin had a rebound season, Neff believes the honor goes to the driver of the No. 11 car. …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Corey LaJoie

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2019 was a big season, both on and off the track, for Corey LaJoie. It was the first full-time season of his young career in the NASCAR Cup Series. Although he was not with a top team, he was out to prove that he belonged in the top level of NASCAR with solid and competitive …

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