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Stock Car Scoop: New Drivers Entering Daytona 500

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Two NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers recently announced they will be attempting to make their first Daytona 500 start. Who are these two drivers? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also will reveal which former Camping World Truck Series driver is coming …

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NASCAR 101: Who Didn’t Return to NASCAR in 2019?

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In what’s become an annual segment on NASCAR 101 (wait, this is year five? Time is a flat circle), this week takes a look at the drivers who didn’t return to NASCAR in 2019. Now, that phrase sounds a bit more absolute than it actually ends up being. Each year, we discuss the drivers from NASCAR’s …

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Mazda Team Joest Scores Debut Victory at Watkins Glen

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Mazda has struggled on and off for the past five years in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Their car is fast, but they’ve had bad luck.  Sunday (June 30) saw Mazda Team Joest put it all together as Harry Tincknell, Jonathan Bomarito and Olivier Pla claimed overall honors in the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the …

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Jonathan Bomarito Fastest in Thursday Rolex 24 at Daytona Practice

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Mazda Team Joest continued to show Thursday (Jan. 24) that they have very good single-lap speed at Daytona International Speedway.  During the second practice session, Jonathan Bomarito turned in a lap at an average of 135.373 mph to top the sessions for the day. Practice No. 1 Early morning rains swept through Daytona Beach, leaving …

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Meyer Shank Racing Unveils 2019 Lineup for No. 86 Acura

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(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Meyer Shank Racing revealed the driver lineup for their No. 86 Acura NSX GT3 Evo Tuesday morning (Dec. 11) that will compete full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class.  It is a collection of returning drivers in new roles. Trent Hindman and Mario Farnbacher will share the Acura full-time and race for …

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Did You Notice?: Kyle Busch Is On Pace To Make More NASCAR History?

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Did You Notice? … Kyle Busch has hit 50 career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victories? That number ties him for 11th all-time at just 33 years of age. So much has been made of Busch challenging Richard Petty’s record of 200 career wins when you compile his totals in all three major NASCAR series. He’s …

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Tyler Reddick, Justin Marks Rule Road America XFINITY Practices

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Tyler Reddick and Justin Marks turned the fastest lap in the two practice sessions planned on Friday, Aug. 24. The first session was plagued by weather. Only two cars turned a lap during the session, with Reddick being the fastest. XFINITY Series rookie and IndyCar regular Conor Daly was the other driver to turn a lap during the session. A …

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Entry List: Rock ‘N Roll Tequila 170

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There are 40 teams entered in Saturday’s Rock ‘N Roll Tequila 170 for the XFINITY Series at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Given that this is a standalone race, there’s going to be a fair amount of driver changes.  Even more so that it’s on a road course. As we’ve already reported, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar …

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Entry List: Gander Outdoors 400

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After a thrilling finish between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Pocono Raceway for the second time this season on Sunday, July 29. 39 cars are on the preliminary entry list this weekend with some notable changes. Premium Motorsports will enter two …

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Pace Laps: 2018 NASCAR Championship Down To Three Men?

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Punches Back Against Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch Reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. hasn’t had it easy this season. At one point, he wrecked three times in four races during a stretch from Texas to Talladega. “Last year, I felt like we couldn’t do anything wrong,” he said. “This …

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