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The Frontstretch Five: Reasons for Optimism in 2015

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers, and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy says there are some good …

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Five Points to Ponder: The Sheriff Returns in Sin City, Regans/Ragans and Casey Mears

SAFER Barriers The number one topic coming out of Atlanta this past weekend ,other than good old fashioned Jimmie Johnson dominance which should frighten his competitors, was Jeff Gordon once again making hard contact with a concrete wall unprotected by a SAFER barrier. Gordon was clearly incensed post wreck as …

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Brett Moffitt to Race Atlanta for Michael Waltrip Racing

Michael Waltrip Racing has announced Brett Moffitt will fill in for Brian Vickers in the No. 55 Toyota Camry at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Driving the second event of the year, the 22-year-old will run his eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event. “Brett has been working with our team for a couple …

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Brian Vickers Cleared to Return at Las Vegas, Still Eligible for Chase

On Wednesday, Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) announced that Brian Vickers has officially been cleared to return to the driver’s seat starting at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March.  He will miss the first two races of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season while he continues to recover from a surgical procedure on …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Brian Vickers

Ride: No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota Crew chief: Billy Scott Points finish: 22nd Stats: 36 starts, zero wins, three top 5s, nine top 10s, one pole, 53 laps led, three DNFs, 14.1 average start, 18.6 average finish Best finish: Second (Daytona, July) High Point: Starting the season with a …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: Homestead – Offseason Edition

The Sprint Cup season is over, and it’s hard to let it go. The new Chase format gave new reason to religiously follow each of the final 10 races, while Homestead-Miami Speedway provided the perfect setting to finish off the year. After all, it’s tough to beat 80-degree weather in …

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