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Eyes on XFINITY: Dylan Lupton Brings California Swagger to JGL Racing

(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

For most racers, the dream is to one day reach the pinnacle of NASCAR, the Monster Energy Cup Series. Dylan Lupton got a taste of that feeling in 2016, racing in four events. However, entering 2017, the California native had no full-time opportunity for the third consecutive season, after spending 2013 and 2014 in the K&N …

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Overton’s 200 Entry List

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/ NKP)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series will be turning left and eating some good, old fashioned lobster Saturday afternoon when the Overton’s 200 takes place at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. There are 39 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will not be at full capacity. Ryan Preece will make his NXS season debut at Loudon in …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Loses in Heartbreak Fashion, Kyle Larson Capitalizes

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Short track racing. The first 240 laps were relatively lame in Saturday’s Toyota Care 250 at Richmond International Raceway. But that all changed with a caution with 12 laps to go. Justin Allgaier had dominated the afternoon, leading a career-high 157 laps. In the final 10 laps it looked as though he was going to …

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The Underdog House: Are Small-Time NASCAR Drivers Damaged Goods?

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Think Small It’s an easy mistake to make: falling into the trap of thinking most of the drivers racing for NASCAR’s smaller teams are damaged goods.  Sadly, it’s one that even team owners often fall into.  How often have young, talented drivers taken rides in this group hoping for some exposure only to be overlooked?  …

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Entry List: AAA Texas 500 Puts Alex Bowman Back In No. 88

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competes at Texas Motor Speedway for the second time this season Sunday, running their second race in the Chase Round of 8. Just two races remain before that field gets cut to the Championship 4 that will compete in a winner-take-all race for the title at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 41 drivers …

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NASCAR 101: Recent Road Ringers Who Actually Made An Impact

(Photo: Danny Peters, Frontstretch)

It’s been a slow descent for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from having bona fide, competitive road course ringers entered in its events at Sonoma Raceway and Watkins Glen International, to continuing to buy into the illusion that said ringers still had a shot at a top five, let alone a win, at one of …

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Paul Menard Quickest in 2015 Road America 180 Happy Hour

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Friday afternoon’s final practice session at Road America for the Xfinity Series was marred by the threat of rain. While the full-blown rainstorm did not materialize until after the session ended, sprinkles of varying intensity pelted down on the track for much of the session. The track was more or less dry, but the curbs …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Joey Logano, Dylan Lupton, Jamie McMurray, Plus More!

Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography

Each week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! It's official! @NaturesBakery​ begins #NASCAR journey …

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