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5 Points to Ponder: A Long Way to Go

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Harvick vs Hamlin. The Big Three. Blah Blah Blah. Back in 2018, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. were a triple threat all season long. So much so that they picked up a moniker – the Big Three. The triumvirate accounted for a remarkable 20 of the 36 wins, but it was Joey …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

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The Headline(s): Kevin Harvick notched his fourth win of the season and third Brickyard 400 victory on Sunday (July 5) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, continuing to keep pace with Denny Hamlin as the two dominate the 2020 season. Harvick also successfully defended his status as the winner at the Brickyard after taking the checkered flag …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Welcome back to the top five, Matt Kenseth. You have to go back 966 days since he last appeared there, winning at Phoenix Raceway in 2017. It was the penultimate event for Kenseth with Joe Gibbs Racing and his last full-time season in the sport. After …

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Stock Car Scoop: Lineups for Indy, All-Star Rules Announced, Racing TV Schedule

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NASCAR revealed the lineups for the Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Cup Series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, July 2nd. Who will be starting on the pole for the two races? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look …

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Joey Logano Becomes Cup Series Pole Sitter for Indianapolis

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By virtue of a randomized draw on NASCAR Race Hub on Thursday, July 2, Joey Logano became the pole sitter for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He will lead the field to green in the 2020 Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records, affectionately known as the Brickyard …

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Power Rankings: Twice as Much What Edition

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The old joke about Pocono Raceway was easy to make, “Why are the races just six weeks apart? So once you clear traffic and make it onto the interstate, you can turn around and head back for the second race!” Thankfully due to great management improvements and coordination between the track and local police over …

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Kevin Harvick Vaults to Victory in 1st of Pocono’s Cup Double-Header Races

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For most of the first 100 laps of Saturday’s Pocono Organics 325, few drivers were able to do much in the way of getting past Aric Almirola.  But with the stroke of pit strategy, Kevin Harvick did just that, getting his first win at Pocono Raceway and his third overall of the 2020 season in …

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Power Rankings: Dega Worth the Wait Edition

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It was yet another long week for NASCAR, but this time it was not only weather that was the culprit. A case of mistaken identity when a knot wasn’t just a knot and was thought to be a noose led to an emotional Sunday (June 21) which was quickly doused by rain. The next day …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 GEICO 500

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It’s time for an unpredictable afternoon of mayhem and madness as the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway Sunday, June 21 for the GEICO 500. The race is set to get underway shortly after 3 p.m. ET and will air on FOX. Get those NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready! This weekend is the first race …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Packed Weekend in Homestead, Christopher Bell Discusses Rookie Season in Cup

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss all things from Homestead-Miami Speedway, which held four NASCAR races last weekend. Denny Hamlin scored his third victory of the season, while the Chase Elliott and Joey Logano feud continues. Are Ryan Blaney and Tyler Reddick on the brink of victory lane? In the Xfinity …

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