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The Frontstretch 5: Fantastic 2015 Victory Lane Photos

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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 has a collection of winning photos that say it all. …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Martin Truex Jr., Ty Dillon, Jimmie Johnson, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms every week looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR drivers, personalities and other people around the world of stock car racing. These were some of our favorite posts and we hope you enjoy them too! 1.) Bring Buescher & Bubba to Pocono2.) …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2015 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono

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Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race-day questions, covering all five Ws and even the H… the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the race? Sometimes, it’s about more than just your finishing position. For …

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Kevin Harvick Paces Saturday Morning 2015 Axalta 400 Practice at Pocono

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Kevin Harvick picked up exactly where he left off on Friday by being the fastest driver in the 43-car field as he was quickest in the opening Saturday practice for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Pocono Raceway. Harvick was fastest in Friday’s practice session and in the first two rounds of qualifying. Harvick’s fast time …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Attempting to Maintain Flame After Steve Letarte’s Departure

Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

Change has come for NASCAR’s most popular driver, and so far that change has gone well for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is in the midst of his eighth season driving for Hendrick Motorsports. A crew chief change over the off-season switched things up with the No. 88 team, as Steve Letarte moved to broadcasting with NBC. With Greg …

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4 Burning Questions at Pocono: Paul Menard’s Rise & Hendrick Stalwarts

Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

NASCAR’s northeast swing rolls through the Pocono Mountains this weekend for the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at the historic Pocono Raceway. Jimmie Johnson shocked no one last week by attaining his 10th overall victory at Dover, a result that was largely expected given Johnson’s aptitude at the ferocious concrete mile oval. But Pocono, ladies …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 FedEx 400 at Dover

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Breaking News: Jimmie Johnson wins at Dover. OK, maybe not a surprise headline but Johnson did lead just 23 laps and held off a green-white-checkered charge from teammate Kasey Kahne and Kevin Harvick. The victory marks his 10th at Dover, making him only the fifth driver to reach that milestone. The Monster had no mercy, …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Jimmie’s Johnson’s Reign & the New NASCAR Drivers’ Council

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Well folks, if anyone in the country doubted Jimmie Johnson this year, it’s officially time to eat your words. He has 10 – count them – 10 victories now at the, the most of any driver all-time at the mile oval. Johnson took a commanding lead in the race and held off fast cars from …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter every week looking for some of the best tweets from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and other people that work within the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from the previous week and we hope you enjoy them too! The 48th RT of this Tweet wins my @LowesForPros hat …

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5 Points To Ponder: Kyle Busch’s Uphill Battle, Burnt Rubber & Missing TNT

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ONE: TNT Time Over the past few years, this week would be the point in the season at which FOX Sports would be saying prolonged and distraught goodbyes, replete with plenty of crocodile tears, from the broadcast booth. Up next on the broadcast schedule would have been a six-race stretch with TNT. And every year …

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