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Ryan Preece to Start from Pole in Pocono 350

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NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Preece will start from the pole in the Pocono 350 Sunday, June 28. The No. 37 JTG Daugherty Racing pilot passed Jimmie Johnson and Bubba Wallace in the closing laps of Saturday’s Pocono Organics 325 to secure the 20th spot. The top 20 finishers were inverted to set Sunday’s lineup, …

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Did You Notice?: 2020 NASCAR Drivers On The Hot Seat

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Did You Notice? … Each of the sport’s superteams this season has a driver who’s running behind the curve? 12 races into the year, 2020 has been a year of parity across the sport. Four drivers have already won twice (and Denny Hamlin has won three times). A total of five drivers are tied for the series lead …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Coca-Cola 600

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For surprisingly just the second time this season, the NASCAR Cup Series is going 1.5-mile racing. The Coca-Cola 600 has been one of the sport’s premier events since the first iteration in 1960. Although there were other 600-mile Cup races here and there in the late 1960s, none ever stuck to the wall like the …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Denny Hamlin Reigns in Darlington, Ryan Preece’s Skid Continues

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For the first time since 1984, the NASCAR Cup Series took over a Wednesday night, returning to Darlington Raceway for its second race in three days. What a doozy. Ryan Preece sat on the pole but Denny Hamlin emerged the race victor. Coming out of the event, there was no shortage of storylines. Tempers flared, …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Toyota 500

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Who… should you be talking about after the Toyota 500? Denny Hamlin has been strong at Darlington Raceway, and he had a rocket ship as the laps ticked down in Wednesday’s (May 20) Toyota 500. Thanks to that, even though Hamlin stayed on track when the caution flew with 30 laps remaining, typically a disaster …

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Stock Car Scoop: Ryan Preece on Pole, Xfinity Series PPD, Cup Series Darlington Race Moved Up

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The field is set for the Cup Series race at Darlington on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Who will start on the front row and how does the inverted field work? We’ll tell you on Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s new podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look …

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Ryan Preece Starting from Pole in Toyota 500k

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Ryan Preece will start from the pole in Wednesday’s (May 20) Toyota 500k at Darlington Raceway. The starting lineup is based on where drivers finished in Sunday’s The Real Heroes 400. Positions 1-20 were inverted while those 21-40 will start where they ended the race. This put 20th-place finisher Preece alongside Ty Dillon, who finished …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: eNASCAR Finish Line 150

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Before the regular NASCAR season returns from a coronavirus-induced break, the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series remains active. This week, NASCAR Cup Series current and legendary drivers compete at the virtual Monster Mile. Coverage for the eNASCAR Finish Line 150 at Dover International Speedway begins on Sunday, May 3 at 1 p.m. ET on Fox …

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Frontstretch Podcast: NASCAR Possibly Returning Soon, Alex Bowman Examines Hendrick Motorsports’ Hot Start

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss William Byron going back to back in the Pro Invitational Series as he won at virtual Richmond Raceway on Sunday afternoon (April 19). Timmy Hill scored another top-three finish on Sunday, so Albino and Neff chat how much Hill’s stock has raised due to success …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Sports Changes Focus at Richmond, All But Ignores Kyle Larson

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Welcome back. This week once again saw a decent amount of shenanigans on track. Of course, compared to what Kyle Larson did, that’s not very high on the scale. One final aside in regards to Larson. About 30 minutes after I submitted last week’s edition of Couch Potato Tuesday, my mom came to me and …

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