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Stock Car Scoop: Martin Truex Jr. Wins Martinsville, Homestead Starting Lineups Revealed

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The NASCAR Cup Series took to the short track known as the paperclip on Wednesday night and there was a familiar face in Victory Lane. How did Martin Truex Jr. do it? We will tell you in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports …

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Ryan Blaney Overcomes Bad Start, Penalty to Finish Second at Martinsville

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Ryan Blaney rebounded from multiple incidents on Wednesday night to finish second under the lights at Martinsville Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. won NASCAR’s midweek race at the paperclip-shaped short track, but the big story of the night was Blaney, who started on pole for the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500. One incident of being lapped, …

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Power Rankings: Hotlanta Edition

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One thing we can say about last Sunday’s (June 7) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway is that it will be most remembered for what happened during pre-race. But it would have been impossible to create a race more memorable than the words and imagery we saw from NASCAR over the weekend. While I have always …

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4 Burning Questions: Road to the Playoffs

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What will NASCAR need to do following July to stay-on-pace to make the playoffs work? On Thursday, June 4, NASCAR revealed its current schedule through the end of July and the first weekend in August. BREAKING NEWS: NASCAR announces next installment in return to racing schedule. Details: https://t.co/c0Oof32GGq pic.twitter.com/Osjbyruoh1 — NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 4, 2020 …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Social Injustice Issues, Action Packed Bristol

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff take some time to discuss social injustice issues that are going on in the real world before getting into action from Bristol Motor Speedway. Brad Keselowski stole another victory, as Chase Elliott and Joey Logano had a late dustup in the Cup race. Racing deal or …

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Power Rankings: Bristol is Back Edition

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It was great to have the old Bristol Motor Speedway back on Sunday (May 31)! This reminded me so much of the altercation between Dale Earnhardt and Terry Labonte so many years ago. Only this time, instead of one guy going to Victory Lane and the other guy complaining, both guys got taken out, and …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Charlotte, Bristol Bring Interesting Racing on FOX Sports 1

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Given the schedule of the past week, we ended up with two NASCAR Cup Series races in three days. As a result, we have a rare twin-bill of Cup critiques this week. Let’s hope that this does not become a trend. ALSCO Uniforms 500k The past couple of weeks have been exhausting for NASCAR teams. …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Pure Chaos in Thunder Valley

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Because the world is still amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, fans aren’t allowed to attend NASCAR races through at least June. That’s unfortunate because the grandstands would have gone bonkers on Sunday (May 31) at Bristol Motor Speedway. Not only was Most Popular Driver Chase Elliott in contention for another victory, but he also got into …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Food City Presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol

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The Headline(s): Brad Keselowski was right to ask if Las Vegas has re-opened yet, because Sunday proved it’s sometimes better to be lucky than good. Capitalizing on a spat between Joey Logano and Chase Elliott for the race lead sending both leaders into the wall on lap 498, the No. 2 drove past the wreck …

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Up to Speed: Role Reversals for Joey Logano & Chase Elliott

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Bristol Motor Speedway never disappoints.  A battle for the lead that seemed to stretch over the entire last 200 laps ended with an electrifying finish.  First, it looked like Denny Hamlin was in position to win, but a jam up with several lapped cars sent the No. 11 into the wall and brought out the …

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