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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up-And-Coming Drivers in Stock Car Racing

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The Sprint Cup Series might have had the weekend off, but the Frontstretch Power Rankings didn’t take a break. This week, we are featuring the top up-and-coming drivers in stock car competition. It’s hard to argue that racing does not have a bright future with the number of drivers emerging from local tracks, earning opportunities …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Lucas Oil 200 at Dover

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones waged a side-by-side battle while fighting lapped traffic, but it was Reddick who came out victorious Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. In a race that was marred by several wrecks and a lot of torn-up equipment, Jones and Reddick took two and four tires, respectively, on …

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Tyler Reddick Tames The Monster Mile; Makes a Statement in 2015 Lucas Oil 200

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Tyler Reddick did not flinch when he went toe-to-toe with the Monster Mile in the closing laps of Friday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway. On a day filled with destroyed fenders, bent tempers and gigantic blunders, Reddick tracked down Erik Jones with eight laps to go to grab his second career Camping World …

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Dash 4 Cash Offers Chance for Success Heading to Dover

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$100,000 can go a long way in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. It is a chance for teams to gain some additional resources, which can boost performance by a handful of positions heading down the road. Following the Hisense 300 at Charlotte, four drivers have earned the opportunity to earn that $100 thousand bonus at Dover International Speedway. …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 3M 250 at Iowa

At first, it looked like it was the reigning champion’s day to enter Victory Lane at Iowa Speedway. But on an afternoon filled with controversy and varying pit strategy, Chase Elliott failed to win his first race of the 2015 season. Chris Buescher, who earned a win at Mid-Ohio last season, finally recorded a triumph …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Evaluating the Rookie Battle, 9 Races In

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Youth is in the air. NASCAR’s future continues to show signs of fresh faces, along with a new generation of fans entering the sport. With so many drivers working through the rankings, opportunities have presented themselves for a select few to race against some of the best racers NASCAR has to offer. The elusive Sunoco …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers We Want to See in Cup Before the End of 2015

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Erik Jones makes his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut this weekend with a start at Kansas Speedway for Joe Gibbs Racing – that is, unless you count his partial race filling in for Denny Hamlin at Bristol Motor Speedway last month, and we’re not. His entrance into the Cup Series makes for what has already …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Who’s the Front Runners As Season Nears May

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Seven races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle for the championship is coming into fruition. Though the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to dominate the sport’s version of AAA in baseball, the top-10 drivers are separated by a mere 56 points heading into Richmond. Following Chase Elliott‘s outstanding rookie season, which led …

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Daniel Suarez Impresses at Bristol with Runner-up Finish

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The journey to NASCAR’s second-tier division after being accepted into NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program has been full of adventures for Daniel Suarez. Joining Joe Gibbs Racing for his rookie season, the Mexico native has been making small strides to the top, but none have been as strong as his run on Saturday at Bristol. …

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