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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Drive 1 Xfinity Race in 2021, Unilever Re-Ups With JR Motorsports

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. will run at least one NASCAR Xfinity Series race in 2021, as Unilever announced an extension of its sponsorship of JR Motorsports Oct. 27 that includes the stipulation that it’ll sponsor Earnhardt in one race. It will mark the fourth straight season in which Earnhardt will drive in one event for his …

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Postpones 2021’s Induction Ceremony to 2022

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony for its newest members has been postponed until early 2022, it announced today, Oct. 8. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021 members are Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer, Mike Stefanik and Ralph Seagraves. NASCAR said it hopes to announce a new date for the class of 2021 …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 YellaWood 500 at Talladega

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What happened?  Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s (Oct. 4) YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway after three overtime restarts and a controversial last-lap pass.  Erik Jones, Ty Dillon, William Byron and Chase Elliott rounded out the top five after Matt DiBenedetto (originally second) and Chris Buescher (originally eighth) were penalized for their final moves coming through turns …

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Reel Racing: NASCAR Schemes Go Hollywood

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In June, amid quarantine and with more time on my hands, I decided to undertake a project that just might be the magnum opus of this “Reel Racing” column series. Over the course of several weeks, I researched every single movie-themed NASCAR paint scheme that ever hit the track, regardless of if it actually raced …

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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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Frontstretch Podcast: Packed Weekend in Homestead, Christopher Bell Discusses Rookie Season in Cup

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss all things from Homestead-Miami Speedway, which held four NASCAR races last weekend. Denny Hamlin scored his third victory of the season, while the Chase Elliott and Joey Logano feud continues. Are Ryan Blaney and Tyler Reddick on the brink of victory lane? In the Xfinity …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Dale Earnhardt Jr. Retire After Performance at Homestead-Miami Speedway?

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This past weekend saw a lot of great racing from Homestead-Miami Speedway, including Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race. That event had a little extra flavor to it as Dale Earnhardt Jr, the sport’s 15-time most popular driver, was making his lone NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the season. Earnhardt owns JR Motorsports, a four-car operation …

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Stock Car Scoop: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Heads To The NASCAR Hall of Fame

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The 2021 class for the NASCAR Hall of Fame was announced Tuesday night (June 16). What led to Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik getting selected? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a …

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Did You Notice?: 2020 NASCAR Drivers On The Hot Seat

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Did You Notice? … Each of the sport’s superteams this season has a driver who’s running behind the curve? 12 races into the year, 2020 has been a year of parity across the sport. Four drivers have already won twice (and Denny Hamlin has won three times). A total of five drivers are tied for the series lead …

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2021

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced its 2021 Hall of Fame class on Tuesday (June 16), inducting three new members. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik made up the trio of inductees, and Ralph Seagraves was the recipient of the Hall’s Landmark Award. This was the first year where only three members were …

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