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UniFirst Extends With Chase Elliott, Hendrick Through 2028

#9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro UniFirst

(Photo: NKP)

Chase Elliott and UniFirst will continue their NASCAR Cup Series sponsorship past 2022, Hendrick Motorsports announced Feb. 9. UniFirst will not only adorn the No. 9 for three races in 2022 — it’ll also sponsor three events in 2023, before expanding to five events per year between 2024 and 2028. For 2022, UniFirst will sponsor …

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Dropping The Hammer: Ready or Not, Here Comes the Clash

Busch Clash

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, drives during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series Busch Light Clash at Los Angeles Coliseum on February 05, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

When did it hit you? Was it seeing a mural of Bubba Wallace and Chase Elliott painted on a wall somewhere in Los Angeles? Or Ricky Stenhouse Jr. recording a video of himself doing running exercises up the steps of the L.A. Coliseum? Maybe it was seeing four cars being filmed for a NBC Super …

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Chase Elliott Fastest in Busch Light Clash Practice

(Photo: USC Annenberg School of Communication)

Hendrick Motorsports once again came out on top in the NASCAR Cup Series practice on Saturday (Feb. 5) at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the Busch Light Clash. Chase Elliott finished on top of the leaderboard as overall fastest with the best time of 13.455 seconds and the best speed of 66.89 mph. Kevin …

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2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings: Nos. 10-1

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s the final day of Frontstretch‘s 2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, where we’re counting down the top 30 NASCAR Cup Series drivers before the cars hit Daytona International Speedway this month, as voted on by the Frontstretch staff. Who made our top 10? Read on to find out. And if you missed parts one and two, catch up …

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2021 NASCAR Top Storylines: Hendrick Motorsports Back On Top

Larson

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Hendrick Motorsports is no stranger to success in the NASCAR Cup Series. During the careers of Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, there were several seasons where championships by either the Nos. 24 or 48 teams seemed practically automatic. But since Johnson’s final title in 2016, Hendrick had lost its advantage over the rest of the …

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2021 Cup Series Awards: Memorable Finishes, Quotes & Cars

Kyle Larson at Darlington

(Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Hello, and welcome to Frontstretch‘s 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Awards Banquet, I’m your host, Daniel McFadin. Thank you for joining us today at the Thomas Bowles Memorial Rec Hall. Today, we gather to acknowledge what wasn’t celebrated at last week’s NASCAR Champions Week banquet in Nashville. We all know who won the championship, most popular …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 Finale at Phoenix

Kyle Larson bests the NASCAR Championship 4 in the 2021 Season Finale 500 at Phoenix Raceway as the sun sets above him. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

What happened? Kyle Larson won the Season Finale 500 at Phoenix on Sunday (Nov. 7) to clinch his first career NASCAR Cup Series title. Championship 4 contenders Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott finished second, third and fifth, respectively, while Ryan Blaney finished fourth. A win he’ll never forget!@KyleLarsonRacin is the CHAMPION in …

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