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The Underdog House: Potential 2021 Daytona 500 Cinderellas

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The Dark Horse Field When the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Daytona International Speedway for the 2021 version of the Great American Race, 36 teams walk in breathing easy. The charter they own guarantees them an automatic spot in the Daytona 500 no matter how slow their car is or if they wreck in their …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Spire Motorsports

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When the 2021 season kicks off at Daytona International Speedway in February, Spire Motorsports will be entering its third full-time season as a team in NASCAR. Yes, you heard that right. 

 Their first two years in the NASCAR atmosphere have been interesting, to say the very least. 
After the unfortunate collapse of former championship-winning …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Rick Ware Racing

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It’s no secret that Rick Ware Racing doesn’t contend for wins every week, but 2020 was still a year to be celebrated for the team. Going into its fifth season of NASCAR Cup Series racing, RWR has undergone massive growth since entering the the top level of NASCAR back in 2017. At the beginning of …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Halloween Racing at Martinsville Delivers Many Treats & Tricks

Harrison Burton Takes the Checkered Flag to Win the Draft Top 250 at Martinsville, 10/31/2020 (Photo: NASCAR Media via Getty Images)

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It had been 14 years since Kevin Harvick took the last checkered flag for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Martinsville Speedway. But Saturday’s Draft Top 250 made up for plenty of lost time. It was the perfect meeting of many elements that made Saturday’s race a memorable one. There was the race for the win, …

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The Frontstretch 5: Active Texas Records That (Probably, Maybe) Won’t Fall This Weekend

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As the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway for the second time in 2020, there are some numbers to consider. There are plenty of stats that are important to consider for each and every race, and also some that stand out. Here are a few (one a dubious honor) Texas records for active …

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JJ Yeley Replacing Brennan Poole at Bristol

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JJ Yeley will drive the No. 15 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the team announced Thursday, Sept. 17. He replaces rookie Brennan Poole, who had run full time in the car prior to Bristol. According to TobyChristie.com, a team rep said Poole will still run other …

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Stock Car Scoop: Entry Lists for Dover, ARCA Schedule Change

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The entry lists for the two NASCAR Cup Series races at Dover International Speedway this weekend were released on Monday (Aug. 17). Who are the notable names on the entry lists? Find out on this edition of Frontstretch’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also dives into the …

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Rick Ware Racing, Preferred Commerce Sign Multi-Year Partnership

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Rick Ware Racing and wellness product manufacturer Preferred Commerce signed a three-year deal to sponsor the teams’ cars through 2022, the company announced in a statement Aug. 18. The deal also involves Pinnacle Sports & Entertainment. Preferred Commerce’s vitality product, Thriv5, will be featured on all of RWR’s cars in competition in the NASCAR Cup …

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Stock Car Scoop: Entry Lists for NASCAR’s Daytona Road Course Races

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The NASCAR Cup Series entry list came out for the Daytona International Speedway road course, scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 16, and there are a few familiar faces returning. Who are they? Find out in this edition of Frontstretch’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also dives into …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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On Sunday, August 2, the NASCAR Cup Series will make the trip up to The Granite State for 301 laps at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Loudon will mark the 20th event of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. The playoffs look a little different than last week at Kansas Speedway. Jimmie Johnson wrecked out, which …

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