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NASCAR Driver Report Cards: Part III

2015 Dover I CUP Tony Stewart car CIA

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So you might remember a few weeks ago when I graded the Sprint Cup full-timers through Driver Report Cards… and promptly stopped at the letter K. No, I don’t have a weird idea of what the alphabet should be, nor am I protesting the use of the letters L through Z. The third part just …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2015 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Edition

2015 Dover I CUP Aric Almirola SAm Hornish Jr racing CIA

(Photo: CIA Stock Photo, Inc. ©2015)

Burnouts (Hot) It’s one thing to be fast for most of the race, but it’s quite another to be the fastest at the end of a race. Figuring out just how to work the end game of a race can be pretty tricky. But that’s what championship teams do, and the No. 48 team got …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Martin Truex Jr., Danica Patrick, Chris Buescher, Plus More!

Chris Buescher

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Welcome to another edition of Tweet ‘N’ Greet! Every week Frontstretch will scour Twitter looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR drivers, industry accounts and other NASCAR personalities! We hope you enjoy some of our favorite tweets from the previous week! Dude asked to go eat pizza annnd he ordered a …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, David Ragan, Plus More!

2015 Kansas I CUP Davd Ragan car credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter every week looking for some of the best tweets from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members. These were some of our favorite posts from the past week and we hope you enjoy them as well! Got to hit some balls in batting practice and stood in front of my …

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Did You Notice? Consistency, Hello Underdogs & Quick Hits

2015 Talladega I CUP fans credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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Did You Notice? That Richard Petty Motorsports had both drivers – Sam Hornish Jr. and Aric Almirola – finish in the top 15 in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega? For Almirola, the consistent top-20 finish is nothing new. Through 10 races in 2015, the No. 43 Ford has only one finish worse than 20th (26th at …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Ryan Blaney, Dale Earnhardt Jr., the Busch Brothers & More

2015 Talladega I CUP Dale Earnhardt Jr Jimmie Johnson credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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Welcome to Tweet ‘N’ Greet! Each week, Frontstrech will scour Twitter looking for some of the best tweets from your favorite drivers, crews and other NASCAR personalities from around the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from the previous week and we hope you enjoy them as well! I'm surrounded by $1 million. …

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Roush Fenway Racing Duo Quickest in 2015 GEICO 500 Practices at Talladega

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2012 was the last time a Roush Fenway Racing car earned a victory at Talladega Superspeedway. Last year, one of its three drivers, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., missed the fall event at the track to due NASCAR’s erratic qualifying method. However, entering the sport’s largest track this season, Stenhouse is determined to contend for a victory. …

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Friday Faceoff: Bristol Surprises, Chase Elliott’s Cup Return & Steve Byrnes Memories

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A marathon race at Bristol saw plenty of carnage and frustration displayed on the track, but it also featured some different names inside the top 10. What – or who – was the biggest surprise to come out of the race? Kevin Rutherford, Managing Editor: I’m going with Justin Allgaier, but make no mistake – …

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Matt Kenseth Survives to Win Wild 2015 Food City 500 at Bristol

2015 Bristol I CUP Matt Kenseth wins credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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On paper, it will be remembered as the longest race in the history of Bristol Motor Speedway. For the fans who stuck around for over nine hours, they will remember the wild wrecks, close racing and a green-flag finish for the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes. Matt Kenseth was the man above …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Waltrip Double Trouble in Texas

IndyCar 2015 NOLA fans sign credit Chris Owens

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Oh boy, we’ve got a double dose of Waltrip this week in Couch Potato Tuesday. That’s never a great sign. Duck Commander 500 Even with the Robertsons hanging around Texas Motor Speedway last weekend, and everything that comes with them hanging around, the Waltrips once again stole the show in Texas. That’s not necessarily a …

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