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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Is Doing What In California?

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They’re doing what to Fontana? This week, after The Athletic broke the news, NASCAR confirmed that they are pursuing plans to effectively turn the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. The course looks to be a hybrid of all three of the current NASCAR Cup Series short tracks in …

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Austin Hill Takes NASCAR Truck Pole at Richmond

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For the first time since 2005, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will run at Richmond Raceway, and Austin Hill will lead the way in the ToyotaCare 250 on Thursday, Sept. 10. This race will be the Trucks’ regular season finale. Hill earned the Cometic Gasket Pole Award after finishing third last Sunday …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Ryan Sieg Strong Third-Place Darlington Cinderella

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A little bit of everything happened in the final 30 laps of Saturday’s (Sept. 5) exciting NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Darlington Raceway: a Cinderella (Ryan Sieg), a red-flag crash and a nip-and-tuck battle for the win. In the end, Brandon Jones seized the lead in the last two laps, charging from third place to …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Biggest Surprises of the 2020 Truck Series Season

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The 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season started off just as many others in the past. The season-opener at Daytona International Speedway was the typical wreckfest with a thrilling finish that saw Grant Enfinger edge Jordan Anderson by just inches. The series went to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and then headed off …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Entertainment in Kansas, Matt Crafton Talks Truck Victory

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an entertaining weekend of racing at Kansas Speedway, which saw Denny Hamlin victorious again in the NASCAR Cup Series race. Following the race, Hamlin said he believes he now wins races more with his mind than talent; the duo chat how Hamlin has evolved …

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Stock Car Scoop: ARCA, Trucks & Xfinity Highlight 2 Days, 4 Races at Kansas Speedway

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It was a doubleheader at Kansas Speedway as the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and ARCA Menards series took to the track. Who conquered the checkered flags? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of the week also recaps Saturday’s races at Kansas …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Matt Crafton Win Kansas Double-Header

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In a Nutshell: For the first time in NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series history, drivers hit Kansas Speedway for a pair of races less than 24 hours apart. Friday night (July 24), Austin Hill emerged victorious for his first win of 2020. He easily beat out Brett Moffitt by nearly three seconds in a …

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Austin Hill Captures 1st Truck Win of 2020 at Kansas

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Austin Hill found the yellow brick road to NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane at Kansas Speedway. After passing Brett Moffitt on lap 90, the 26-year-old cruised away to win the spoils of the Blu-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200. Along with Moffitt, the duo quickly established itself as the two superior trucks …

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Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race at Pocono

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In the first race of a tripleheader at Pocono Raceway, Brandon Jones scored his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory while driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The race, originally scheduled for Saturday but postponed due to rain, started just after 9:30 ET on Sunday morning and was an immediate demolition derby. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Four Drivers Who Stand Out Five Races Into the Season

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Grant Enfinger The only regular Truck Series driver to find victory lane this season, it’s hard to leave Grant Enfinger off of this list. But while he does have two wins compared to the rest of the field’s zero, the rest of his results leave something to be desired. Immediately following his narrow victory in …

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