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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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Friday Faceoff: When Should NASCAR Unveil the 2021 Schedule?

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With the COVID-19 situation constantly evolving, when would it make sense for NASCAR to unveil the 2021 schedule? Mark Kristl: There isn’t a right time.  Nevertheless, NASCAR must announce it at some point, even though there are uncertainties.  If the schedule is set by the Southern 500, why not announce it that weekend to add …

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Stock Car Scoop: No Practice or Qualifying for Rest of 2020

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Scott Miller, NASCAR’s svp of competition, announced July 21 that there will be no practice or qualifying for the remainder of the 2020 season. Why no track time before the race? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also reveals which …

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Austin Cindric Doubles Down, Sweeps Kentucky in Xfinity Series

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In a matter of two days, Austin Cindric has doubled his win total in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. With a near-flawless performance in the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, the Team Penske campaigner backed up his victory in the previous night’s Shady Rays 200 to claim his fourth career victory. Cindric becomes the first driver …

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Entry List: NASCAR Xfinity Series 250

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The second NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race will be held at Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 14, 2020. The entry list for the NASCAR Xfinity Series 250 will feature 38 cars, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list changes. The special race will bring back several part-timers to their rides. Daniel …

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Stock Car Scoop: NASCAR Summer Schedule Announced, Tracks Realigned, Lineups for Atlanta Weekend

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NASCAR announced the summer stretch of races on Thursday (June 5). Where are the Cup, Xfinity, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck and ARCA Menards series teams going this summer? Find out in this edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of the week also takes …

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Xfinity Breakdown: 2020 Alsco 300 at Charlotte

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It was the Kyle Busch show once again in the Xfinity Series. Leading a race-high 94 laps, Busch, in his No. 54 Toyota Supra, won the first two stages with ease, bounced back from a speeding penalty in the final stage, and made a bold pass on Austin Cindric on the final lap to claim …

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The Frontstretch 5: Things Learned After Xfinity Thriller at Darlington

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Seventy-five days. Two months and 14 days. That’s how much time had passed from the Xfinity Series’ last race at Phoenix Raceway to Thursday afternoon’s (May 21) thriller at Darlington Raceway. After just one race back, there’s a lot to dig into. 1. Good fortune for Chase Briscoe On Monday (May 18), Chase Briscoe and …

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Eyes on Xfinity: JR Motorsports in “Pretty Good Shape” During Coronavirus Pandemic

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With no cash flow entering race shops for nearly six weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a challenging time for many teams in NASCAR. JR Motorsports is no exception, but the Xfinity Series’ biggest team is said to be in a good place. Unlike many Xfinity teams, JRM hasn’t had to furlough or …

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2-Headed Monster: Are You Worried about Daniel Hemric’s NASCAR Future?

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It’s been a rough start to the 2020 season for Daniel Hemric who signed a 21-race deal with JR Motorsports to drive the No. 8 car in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season. Many thought the deal was going to prove that Hemric can get the job done in the right equipment. So far, it …

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