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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Schedule Update, eNASCAR Coca-Cola recap and Sim Racing Weekend Preview

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Get the latest scheduling news from NASCAR in the April 17, 2020 edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Hear why the sport is canceling the May 8-9 events at Martinsville Speedway and when the sport’s top-tier series might actually return to the track. Frontstretch’s new podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week …

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Frontstretch Podcast: 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees, John Hunter Nemechek Recaps Start of 2020

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees, and chat who they’d cast a vote for. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was involved in INDYCAR’s virtual race at Michigan International Speedway, so we list drivers we’d like to see complete the NASCAR/IndyCar crossover in real life. Meanwhile, Chevrolet …

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Stock Car Scoop: Kyle Larson Out at Chip Ganassi Racing, Indycar at Virtual Michigan & Truck Series Night in America is Back

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In the April 14 edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen, Frontstretch updates you on the latest on Kyle Larson, as he is out at Chip Ganassi Racing. Nolen also gives Larson’s first comments on the matter. Nolen also discusses the most recent INDYCAR iRacing event, as well as a returning iRacing Series that is …

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Turn Back The Clock: 2001 NASCAR Season, Dark Times

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NASCAR history can be measured in several ways, whether it be decades, the presence of certain drivers or various championship point formats. For myself and many others in the NASCAR industry, there is the way things were before 2001 and the way things were after it. It’s debatable, but I’d argue that no full season …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Stupidity Arises on the Radio, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gets Too Much Focus

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Oh boy. As you know by now, stupidity has reared its head once again. The original plan was to talk about Saturday’s Chevrolet 275k broadcast on NBCSN and maybe touch upon Landon Cassill’s Monza Madness. Had Kyle Larson not done what he did, that portion of the article would have likely covered Allen Bestwick chipping …

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Simon Pagenaud Takes Round 3 of INDYCAR iRacing Challenge at Virtual Michigan, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Earns a Podium

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Defending Indianapolis 500 champion Simon Pagenaud used the correct strategy to win the Chevrolet 275 at virtual Michigan International Speedway Saturday (April 11). Pagenaud, in his full firesuit, avoided the mayhem at the beginning and played the fuel game perfectly. Those who were ahead of him in the closing laps needed to return to pit …

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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR iRacing Update Through Easter, Plus… Jimmie Johnson Opens Door For 2021?

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The stars of stock car racing took to the track in their simulators this week as NBC hosted the latest form of NASCAR iRacing, their Short Track Challenge. Who came out on top? Find out in the April 10, 2020 edition of Stock Car Scoop on Frontstretch with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch will also tell you …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins IndyCar iRacing Entry List for Michigan

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Round 3 of the INDYCAR iRacing Challenge kicks off at virtual Michigan International Speedway Saturday (April 11). This time 31 drivers are entered for the Chevrolet 275, up two entries from last week’s event at virtual Barber Motorsports Park, including one very familiar name to NASCAR fans: Dale Earnhardt Jr. headlines the list of newcomers …

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4 Burning Questions: Who Should Be Part of the 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class?

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Did the NASCAR Hall of Fame nomination process work this time? Last season, I refused to give a serious look at the class of 2020 nominees simply because of the broken nomination system. Now the hall has decided to make changes addressing some of these concerns. The modern era nomination committee is still very flawed …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr, Jeff Burton & Carl Edwards Among Newest NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominees

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Carl Edwards are among the newest additions to the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s nomination class for 2021, NASCAR announced Tuesday, April 7. Five nominees have been inducted every year since the shrine’s inception in 2010, but that number has been reduced to three starting in 2021. Two individuals in …

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