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Frontstretch Podcast: Matt DiBenedetto Talks Making Postseason, Difference in Packages at Darlington

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the difference in aerodynamic packages being on display at Darlington Raceway, leading to a mediocre Southern 500 and one of the best NASCAR races of the season with the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Kevin Harvick took advantage of an incident involving Martin Truex Jr. and …

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Did You Notice?: 2020 NASCAR Prospects Need Patience… & Potential Rides

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Did You Notice? … Brandon Jones won his third race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season at Darlington Raceway? Jones capitalized on a wreck in front of him, when the top two cars driven by Denny Hamlin and Ross Chastain hit the wall heading to the white-flag lap. But Jones put himself in position to win …

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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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Late Contact Allows Brandon Jones to Sneak Past, Win NASCAR Xfinity Race at Darlington

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Brandon Jones put himself in position to win Saturday afternoon (Sept. 5) in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The Lady in Black combined with Lady Luck to take care of the rest. Jones charged past Ross Chastain and Denny Hamlin to win the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway. He was the beneficiary when …

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Chase Briscoe Goes from Worst to 1st to Win Dover

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This time, it was Chase Briscoe’s turn to dominate.  Starting from the rear of the field after going to a backup car following Saturday’s first half of the NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway, Briscoe wasted little time racing through the field to win the Drydene 200 on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23).  The …

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Despite Improvements, Brandon Jones Needs to ‘Win a Bunch’ Before Moving to Cup

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Brandon Jones may just be one of the most improved drivers over the course of the past year. In October 2019 at Kansas Speedway, Jones survived as the leaders wrecked on a late-race restart, and he went on to win his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Since then, the 23-year-old, now in his fifth …

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Fire on Fridays: What Happens to Richard Petty Motorsports If Bubba Wallace Leaves?

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With Brad Keselowski and Christopher Bell officially off the free agency market, that leaves Bubba Wallace as the next major silly season piece to fall, and the rest of the driver lineups will widely shape around whatever decision Wallace makes. Does Wallace replace the retiring Jimmie Johnson in Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 48 in the NASCAR …

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NASCAR 101: ‘Veteran’ Brandon Jones & Other Age-Related Oddities

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Can a 15-year-old really lead a NASCAR championship? Can a 23-year-old have veteran driver status? Can a 27-year-old be a NASCAR team owner? If age is just a number, why do we talk about it so much? In recent years, NASCAR has consistently billed races with a youth verses veteran mantra as day to day …

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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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