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Up to Speed: Oh Look, Another Late-Race Debris Caution!

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No, they didn’t… did they? Did NASCAR blatantly throw a pseudo “debris” caution with 10 laps to go in a Chase race, altering the outcome and granting a bye to someone that didn’t see the front all day? Yes, it appears so. Coming to take 10 to go in Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, …

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Kurt Busch Disappointed, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Upset Following Late-Race Caution at Chicagoland

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Late-race cautions may be exciting for fans, but they often cost drivers when it matters most. Such was the story for Kurt Busch in Sunday’s MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch, who entered the Chase with two victories after missing races early in the season, was leading by over three seconds with 10 laps remaining …

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Holding A Pretty Wheel: Can a Chase Underdog Win It All?

Martin Truex, Jr. hopes to accomplish what Ryan Newman came one position from doing in 2014. (Photo: CIA Stock Photography)

As NASCAR sits on the brink of the Chase, it’s easy to pick out the favorites. They’re the ones at or near the top of the standings before the reset, the ones who have been consistently excellent all season long. When it comes right down to it, they’re the ones who probably deserve to win …

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Eyes on Xfinity: What’s the Future for JR Motorsports?

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See ya later, Chase. Come February at Daytona, the metallic blue No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet will no longer be racing on Saturday afternoons. Instead, it is getting a promotion. It is not like JR Motorsports really has a choice. If it were up to the team, it would want to keep reigning Xfinity Series champion …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond

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Matt Kenseth closed out the regular season with his fourth win of the season, tying Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch for most wins. With that, the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup is set. 16 drivers representing eight different teams will compete. Below is a breakdown of the 2015 Chase grid: Five drivers made the …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Tony Stewart, John Hunter Nemechek, Kyle Busch, Plus More!

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Each week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! The #NASCAR 1M Follower Club is …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Southern 500

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And then there was one… race left. One race remains to set the field for the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup. But someone outshone the fact that there is only one race left, and her name is the Lady in Black. Opening her doors on Labor Day weekend for the first time in more …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Greg Biffle, Blake Koch, Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Plus More!

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Each week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! Out for my first ride in …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Southern 500

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Who’s in the headline – While Carl Edwards’s name appears in the headlines, it is his pit crew that deserves the accolades. The new aero package provided some great racing and passing opportunities, but the race came down to an eight-lap dash for the cash. Fresh tires were good enough for 15–20 laps, so whoever …

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2015 Southern 500 Retro Paint Scheme Photo Gallery

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