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NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500

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Fort Worth, Texas is home to two massive sporting venues. One is AT&T Stadium, known colloquially as “Jerryworld”, the home of the Dallas Cowboys and one of the most advanced sports facilities in the world. The other is Texas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile oval known both for its long distance races and variability as either …

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4 Burning Questions: Just How Bad Is the Current Rules Package?

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What developments in silly season happened this past week? Erik Jones was named to the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 after this season in the NASCAR Cup Series. In a press release containing multiple obvious errors that was published on its website hours before the official reveal, RPM announced that Jones has signed a multi-year …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Hailie Deegan Talks Truck Debut

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss their continued frustration with the 550-horsepower NASCAR Cup Series package. In Sunday’s Cup race at Kansas Speedway, Kevin Harvick trailed Joey Logano for over 40 laps and was never able to pass for the lead, though clearly having the quicker racecar. The duo chats about …

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Erik Jones Signs with Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021

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Erik Jones will pilot the No. 43 Chevrolet for Richard Petty Motorsports starting with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the team announced Wednesday morning (Oct. 21). The multi-year signing comes two months after Joe Gibbs Racing tagged Christopher Bell to drive the No. 20 Toyota next season. Jones will hop in the seat that …

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2020 NASCAR Silly Season: Making Sense Of Manic Monday

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October 19, 2020 was Manic Monday for NASCAR Silly Season. In the course of 12 hours, four major driver announcements connected most of the final puzzle pieces in the 2021 Cup Series garage. Rarely do we see so much news drop in such a short period of time. Let’s take a closer look at each …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Hollywood Casino 400

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Who… should you be talking about after the Hollywood Casino 400? Joey Logano might not have had the best car at Kansas Speedway, but he took the advantage of track position in Sunday’s (Oct. 18) Hollywood Casino 400. Logano used lapped traffic and clean air to his advantage to lock himself into the NASCAR Cup …

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Stock Car Scoop: Kansas Lineups

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The starting lineups were announced for this weekend’s races at Kansas Speedway. Who will lead the field to the green flags? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also has news on who could be driving the No. 43 in 2021 …

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Did You Notice?: 2020 NASCAR Winless Droughts, How Jimmie Johnson’s Final Season Stacks Up & Anxiety Awareness

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Did You Notice?… With four races left in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, four drivers remain winless who won a race in 2019. That’s a relatively small number from year-to-year as the sport’s strongest teams and drivers have remained stable. Some of that could be due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limiting practice time for …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Bank of America ROVAL 400

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? It’s back-to-back wins at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL for Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott. He led three times for a total of 27 laps and has become the NASCAR Cup Series’ top road racer in the last couple of years. It wasn’t all a walk …

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Up to Speed: Time to Eliminate the Double Yellow Line Rule

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Sunday’s (Oct. 4) NASCAR Cup Series playoff race was a typical Talladega Superspeedway thriller.  But once the dust had settled on its photo finish, the YellaWood 500 looked more like the yellow line 500. Following a chaotic last-lap ending, Denny Hamlin walked away with the checkered flag.  Behind him, drivers who appeared to score top-10 …

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