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Frontstretch Podcast: Austin Cindric on Xfinity Championship

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the first three weeks of a busy 2020 offseason. The crew chief change at Joe Gibbs Racing highlights the offseason, as Adam Sevens will move from winning 28 races and two championships with Kyle Busch to Christopher Bell. Was the …

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NASCAR Hosts 2020 Awards Ceremony, The Winners Are…

Despite COVID-19 canceling the traditional NASCAR awards banquet, the series was still able to put on a ceremony recognizing champions, drivers and influential industry members from the 2020 season. The 2020 NASCAR Awards Ceremony was televised on NBCSN on Wednesday, Nov. 18, with country music singer Chris Stapleton starting the …

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Joe Gibbs Racing Shuffles 2021 Crew Chief Lineup

Joe Gibbs Racing has announced a crew chief shuffle between the NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series for 2021. Harrison Burton, who recently re-signed with JGR, will have veteran crew chief Jason Ratcliff on top of the pit box. Ratcliff was with the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing …

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Stock Car Scoop: JGR’s Xfinity Lineup Revealed

Which driver has re-signed with Joe Gibbs Racing for 2021 in the Xfinity Series? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also will reveal which former Truck Series driver has a new ride in the Xfinity …

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Harrison Burton Returning to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021

After a breakout rookie season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020, Harrison Burton will return to his familiar No. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021, the team announced Nov. 13. Burton’s announcement completes JGR’s Xfinity lineup for next season, as he will join JGR newcomer Daniel Hemric …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Clint Bowyer Reflects on NASCAR Career, Move to Broadcast Booth

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the penultimate weekend of the season at Martinsville Speedway, which saw Chase Elliott win his way into the Championship 4 in the NASCAR Cup Series. Meanwhile, nine-time winner and regular season champion Kevin Harvick was eliminated from the postseason. The …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Martinsville Brings Heavy Playoff Focus, Constricted Broadcasts

For the most part last weekend, it was dry in Martinsville (Sunday morning being the exception). Thankfully, that meant that everything got in on time. It was also cutoff weekend, which brought problems in its own right. Xfinity 500 Sunday brought the NASCAR Cup Series back to Martinsville for their …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Championship Favorites Squander Big Playoff Gaps at Martinsville

Martinsville Speedway has been hyped from the moment it became the cutoff race NASCAR’s Round of 8 in all three national touring series. Beginning in 2020, the track determined the Championship 4 for Phoenix Raceway’s season finale. But could the paperclip-shaped oval live up to those lofty expectations? The answer …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Halloween Racing at Martinsville Delivers Many Treats & Tricks

It had been 14 years since Kevin Harvick took the last checkered flag for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Martinsville Speedway. But Saturday’s Draft Top 250 made up for plenty of lost time.It was the perfect meeting of many elements that made Saturday’s race a memorable one. There was the …

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Harrison Burton Wins at Martinsville as Xfinity Championship 4 Field is Set

New week, new track, same result for Harrison Burton. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver earned his fourth victory of the season in the series’ return to Martinsville Speedway, the first time the Xfinity Series has competed at The Paperclip since 2006. "What's up dad? That was pretty awesome." Another cool …

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