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Frontstretch Podcast: Chaos in Talladega, Austin Cindric Previews Round of 8

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a chaotic weekend of racing at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Ryan Blaney clinch his spot into the Round of 8. Much like the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race on Saturday (Oct. 12), when Johnny Sauter got penalized for forcing Riley Herbst below the yellow line …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Race Officials Overstepped Their Bounds at Talladega

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When Johnny Sauter crossed the finish line Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12) at Talladega Superspeedway, he was probably elated. Perhaps, he felt a level of vindication after his early exit from the postseason, maybe even a sense of relief. After all, he would be leaving the most treacherous, unpredictable race of the year with the trophy. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Spencer Boyd Scores 1st Career Win at Talladega

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter crossed the finish line first, but Spencer Boyd walked away from Talladega Superspeedway with his first career win Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12). “Two weeks ago, I wasn’t running this race,” Boyd said in victory lane. “…Four years ago, I was selling cars with my dad at Hendrick Automotive Group. A …

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Spencer Boyd Wins First Truck Race After Johnny Sauter Penalized at Talladega

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Johnny Sauter may have crossed the line first, but Spencer Boyd emerged victorious at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Boyd was declared the race winner after NASCAR reviewed the finish and determined that he blocked second-place Riley Herbst coming to the checkered flag, sending both Sauter and Herbst below the yellow …

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Entry List: 2019 U.S. Cellular 250

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to the 7/8-mile, banked short track at Iowa Speedway as 39 drivers will attempt to qualify for 38 spots to complete in the 11th annual U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday afternoon. Joining the series regulars will be drivers Ryan Repko, making his second start of the season for JD Motorsports. …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Bounty 150 at Chicagoland

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to Jolliet, Ill., for the Bounty 150 at Chicagoland Speedway on Thursday night (June 27). The race at Chicagoland marks the final stop in a seven-race string that began at Toledo Speedway last month. That span of racing has brought together one of the tightest points races in recent memory, …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 VizCom 200 at Michigan

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With a thin starting field of only 18 cars taking the green at Michigan, much of Friday’s VizCom 200 played out as Ty Majeski expected, with the field stringing out and green flag runs telling the tale of the day. It may have been what Majeski expected, but it didn’t end the way he hoped. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Kyle Busch Motorsports Shuffle

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It’s been no secret in recent years that Kyle Busch Motorsports has turned itself into one of the top Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams with the ability to win on any given race day. After all, the organization has scored two driver championships with Erik Jones and Christopher Bell since its debut in 2010. Additionally, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Gives Niece Motorsports its 1st Win in Kansas

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain brought Niece Motorsports its first victory in Friday night’s Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway. After saving himself from a near-spin with less than 20 laps remaining, Chastain took advantage of Stewart Friesen‘s dry fuel tank to rocket to his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series win and an emotional …

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