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Kevin Harvick Vaults to Victory in 1st of Pocono’s Cup Double-Header Races

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For most of the first 100 laps of Saturday’s Pocono Organics 325, few drivers were able to do much in the way of getting past Aric Almirola.  But with the stroke of pit strategy, Kevin Harvick did just that, getting his first win at Pocono Raceway and his third overall of the 2020 season in …

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Power Rankings: Dega Worth the Wait Edition

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It was yet another long week for NASCAR, but this time it was not only weather that was the culprit. A case of mistaken identity when a knot wasn’t just a knot and was thought to be a noose led to an emotional Sunday (June 21) which was quickly doused by rain. The next day …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 GEICO 500

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It’s time for an unpredictable afternoon of mayhem and madness as the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway Sunday, June 21 for the GEICO 500. The race is set to get underway shortly after 3 p.m. ET and will air on FOX. Get those NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready! This weekend is the first race …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Packed Weekend in Homestead, Christopher Bell Discusses Rookie Season in Cup

Christopher Bell won at the Daytona Road Course in 2021 Photo: NKP

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss all things from Homestead-Miami Speedway, which held four NASCAR races last weekend. Denny Hamlin scored his third victory of the season, while the Chase Elliott and Joey Logano feud continues. Are Ryan Blaney and Tyler Reddick on the brink of victory lane? In the Xfinity …

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Power Rankings: 7 Hours of Miami Edition

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It was a long week for NASCAR, but can someone tell me how an organization that makes Florida its home can think that scheduling a race at 3:30 p.m. ET in the middle of June is going to work in South Florida? I understand that television partners often make the call, but even they should …

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5 Points to Ponder: NASCAR Playoff Paybacks Piling Up

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ONE: Bristol Takes NASCAR All-Star Race … To Thunderous Applause On paper, a June 15 announcement the NASCAR All-Star Race would move to Bristol Motor Speedway next month was due to rising COVID-19 infections. North Carolina has seen a recent spike in cases, making it near impossible a mid-July event staged for the fans could actually …

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Stock Car Scoop: Is Denny Hamlin’s 2020 Championship or Bust?

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Denny Hamlin won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday night (June 14).  Following the Dixie Vodka 400, Hamlin was asked if 2020 was now championship-or-bust. Is it? And how did he edge Chase Elliott for the win? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest …

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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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