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Eyes on Xfinity: Alex Labbe Having Career Year, Putting Additional Emphasis on Month of August

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Despite receiving a 75-point penalty from NASCAR on Tuesday (Aug. 4) for violating its testing policy at the Daytona International Speedway road course by running in a Sports Car Club of America race last week, Alex Labbe is in the midst of a career year for DGM Racing, owned by Mario Gosselin. While some drivers …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Entertainment in Kansas, Matt Crafton Talks Truck Victory

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an entertaining weekend of racing at Kansas Speedway, which saw Denny Hamlin victorious again in the NASCAR Cup Series race. Following the race, Hamlin said he believes he now wins races more with his mind than talent; the duo chat how Hamlin has evolved …

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Harrison Burton Outlasts Field to Win from Pole at Homestead

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Nineteen-year-old Harrison Burton came out of nowhere to win the Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday (June 13) afternoon, his second win of the year and his young career. The second-generation driver got around Noah Gragson on the final restart to lead the final two laps of the race, the only laps he led …

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Joe Graf Jr. Inks Multi-Year Bucked Up Energy Sponsorship

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Joe Graf Jr. will have a new sponsor on board his No. 08 this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Bucked Up Energy and Graf have agreed to a multi-year sponsorship deal, both sides announced today, June 12. “We are super excited to join forces with Joe Graf and also excited about …

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The Frontstretch 5: NASCAR Drivers Who Haven’t Lived Up To The Hype (Yet)

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Last week, we brought you a collection of the most underrated drivers in NASCAR in this space. These were prospects, from Brett Moffitt to Tyler Reddick, who often don’t seem to get the spotlight they deserve. This week, our staff goes the other direction. We examine some NASCAR veterans who, at least to this point, …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Brandon Jones Earns Victory, Joe Gibbs Racing Dominates Again at Phoenix

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series concluded its west coast swing with the running of the LS Tractor 200 at Phoenix Raceway, the first short-track race of the season. And it produced an unexpected winner, who outperformed over the most decorated Xfinity Series driver to do so. It seemed as though Kyle Busch would cruise to his …

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Rain Postpones Boyd Gaming 300 After 50 Laps

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Saturday (Feb. 22) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was a day filled with intermittent rain that had already canceled NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series Qualifying. Now, the Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 has been postponed after 50 of 200 laps until late Sunday afternoon due to rain. The race officially does not have a set …

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Joe Graf Jr. Lands Full-Time Xfinity Ride at SS Green Light Racing for 2020

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Joe Graf Jr. will run full time in the Xfinity Series for SS Green Light Racing in 2020, multiple sources have confirmed to Frontstretch. Graf will takeover the No. 08 Chevrolet from Gray Gaulding, who finished 13th in the championship standings last season and finished a season-best second at Talladega Superspeedway. The 21-year-old New Jersey native …

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Reviewing the 2019 ARCA Season

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The 2019 ARCA Menards Series season has come to an end, and Christian Eckes became the 36th different champion in its 67th season. The season saw seven different drivers capture victories over the 20 races. Venturini Motorsports won the owners’ championship, and the organization won 14 races this season. Eckes and teammate Michael Self finished …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 Herr’s Potato Chips 200 at IRP

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After losing a seemingly certain win at Salem Speedway earlier this season after pitting just before rain ended the spring race early, Chandler Smith didn’t make the same mistake twice. Racing hard with his championship-contending teammate Christian Eckes, Smith made a clean pass on the backstretch on lap 161, mere laps before rain ended the …

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