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Kyle Larson Leads Opening XFINITY Practice As Joey Gase, Spencer Gallagher Collide

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series were the first to hit the track Friday morning at Dover International Speedway. Joey Gase and Spencer Gallagher? They were the first to have a verbal altercation after the Monster Mile reached out and bit. Cup regular Kyle Larson led the way at 154.540 mph, putting down a hot lap around halfway through the …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Impress at Talladega

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Think Small This past weekend’s action at Talladega illustrated again what can happen when the racing is more in the hands of the drivers. There were several different names at the top eager to display their talent.  Aric Almirola nearly pulled off the weekend double, and David Ragan overcame crash damage to finish in the …

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Joey Gase Partners with Sparks Energy for Talladega Double Duty

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On Wednesday, Joey Gase (who serves as his own PR representation) announced that he will be doing double-duty at Talladega Superspeedway in May.  He will be driving the No. 15 for Premium Motorsports in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in addition to his normal ride with Jimmy Means Racing.  Both entries will have Sparks …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Thriving and Surviving in Daytona

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Think Small Well, Daytona is in the rearview mirror. Depending on who you ask, that’s either a real bummer or can’t come too soon, depending on how the race went. The thing about plate tracks is that they’re such an opportunity for teams to compete—if they’re lucky and avoid trouble.  They can also become exercises …

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NASCAR 101: Your Cheat Sheet to Cup Series’ Team & Driver Changes

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Good lord, is it really that time of year again? Despite an offseason that frankly felt like a four-week break, it is indeed true: NASCAR racing is back, and even though you just now figured out who Kaulig Racing is and finally learned how to spell half the new Camping World Truck Series drivers’ names, too bad, …

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Joey Gase Returning to Jimmy Means Racing Full-Time

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Several weeks after announcing a multi-race deal to compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Joey Gase revealed to Fronstretch he will be returning to full-time competition in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 24-year-old will be back for his fourth straight season driving Jimmy Means Racing’s No. 52 car on a full-time basis. “I’ll …

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Joey Gase Partners with BK Racing for Daytona 500 Plus Other Cup Series Events

After BK Racing announced the team did not retain the contracts of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Matt DiBenedetto and David Ragan, it left the organization with two open cars. Joey Gase is taking advantage of the opportunity, given that DiBenedetto is taking over the Go Fas Racing No. 32 Ford, a car Gase …

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

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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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The Underdog House: Smaller NASCAR Teams Could Use Factory Support

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Think Small It’s a given that NASCAR’s small teams don’t have the money and equipment that the bigger ones do. But a closer look reveals there is another piece of the puzzle missing many people don’t think about: factory support. While several of the smaller teams do have alliances with larger ones, manufacturer funding is generally reserved …

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Entry List: Alex Bowman Continues to Fill In for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Hollywood Casino 400

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Kansas Speedway for the second time this season as the Round of 12 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup continues. As of Tuesday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the field, barring any entry list updates. Joey Gase will pilot the No. 32 for …

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