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ARCA Preview: 2020 VizCom 200 at Michigan

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After a doubleheader at Toledo Speedway, the ARCA Menards Series will head to the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway for the VizCom 200. It marks the 11th race of the 2020 season and the 39th race at Michigan. Eighteen drivers are entered for this race, including defending race winner Michael Self. Last season, Self won after …

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Anthony Alfredo Set for ARCA Return at Michigan With DGR-Crosley

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Anthony Alfredo will make his return to the ARCA Menards Series next weekend (Aug. 9) at the Michigan International Speedway with DGR-Crosley, the team announced July 30. Alfredo will pilot the No. 17 Ford Fusion that has had the Gray brothers, Taylor and Tanner, behind the wheel. Alrfredo made 13 starts with the organization in …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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The Headline(s): A relatively tame race ended in a chaotic final two laps, a four-wide battle for the lead and a Cup Series triumph for rookie Cole Custer, as NASCAR concluded its four-race stretch (five, including the ARCA Menards Series) over four days in the Bluegrass State. One of the wildest late-lap battles for the …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Anthony Alfredo Focused on Improving in 2020, Chasing Championship in 2021

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When Anthony Alfredo was an infant, his parents, Rob and Veronica, were fans of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Richard Childress Racing. Fast forward 20 years, and Alfredo is competing for RCR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.   Last fall when Alfredo interviewed for the vacant part-time ride at RCR, his parents weren’t able to be in …

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Harrison Burton Outlasts Field to Win from Pole at Homestead

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Nineteen-year-old Harrison Burton came out of nowhere to win the Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday (June 13) afternoon, his second win of the year and his young career. The second-generation driver got around Noah Gragson on the final restart to lead the final two laps of the race, the only laps he led …

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Xfinity Breakdown: AJ Allmendinger Takes First Oval Track Win, Noah Gragson Cashes In

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It took from the blooming of his NASCAR career in 2006 to June 2013 for AJ Allmendinger to pick up his first NASCAR win, winning on the road course of Road America in Wisconsin. But it would take from then until Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway, for him to finally triumph on …

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Entry List: Toyota 200

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns from its NASCAR COVID-19 break to Darlington Raceway this weekend. The Darlington 200 starts Tuesday (May 19) at 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. NASCAR has temporarily increased the maximum number of cars that can compete in the Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series to 40. Since …

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Anthony Alfredo on iRacing, Driving for Legends and “Fast Pasta”

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As the NASCAR world begins to ramp up preparations to return to real racing, drivers remain quarantined at home, including Richard Childress Racing’s Anthony Alfredo. The part-time driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet for RCR joins Davey Segal to discuss his recent Saturday Night Thunder victory at Dover International Speedway, which included an impromptu hat …

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NASCAR 101: Xfinity Debuts Off to Strongest Start in 6 Years

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The NASCAR Cup Series has a variety of rookies and newcomers counted as part of its ranks in 2020, but it’s not the only national series experiencing an influx of new blood. In the first three races of the Xfinity Series season alone, each event has featured at least one driver making his debut. And …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Fun Fontana, Anthony Alfredo Relives Xfinity Debut

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a fun weekend of racing at Auto Club Speedway that saw Alex Bowman pick up his second career victory. The duo will discuss if Chevrolet is back, Toyota’s struggles (or lack thereof) and who has stood out in the Ford camp so far this season …

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