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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Consistency Is Key for Justin Haley in 2020

On paper, Justin Haley has the best numbers for Kaulig Racing since the team formed in 2016. Granted, he’s competed in more races for Kaulig than all but one driver (Blake Koch), but the Indiana native is hoping that consistency pays dividends over the final three months of the 2020 …

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Ryan Truex Back in Truck Series with New Team, New Hopes for 2020

Journeyman driver Ryan Truex has begun his 11th season in NASCAR competition, making the switch to Niece Motorsports (and back to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series) for 2020. He drove for JR Motorsports in six races last year, with a best finish of second at Phoenix Raceway. …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 3: Part-Time Standouts

Compared to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, part-time drivers didn’t fare as well in 2019. Regardless, some made the most of their opportunities this past season. Filled with veterans, drivers who have talent but can’t find the funding to put a whole season together and fresh faces, the Xfinity …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Kaulig Racing Ready to Expand

Five years ago, Matt Kaulig had a vision. That vision included motorsports, particularly NASCAR. In 2014, LeafFilter Gutter Protection, Kaulig’s business, entered the NASCAR world to sponsor Blake Koch while competing for Go Fas Racing in two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. The next season, LeafFilter continued its partnership with …

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Ryan Truex Adds New Hampshire to Xfinity Schedule for JR Motorsports

Earlier this week, JR Motorsports added Kentucky Speedway to Ryan Truex‘s Xfinity Series schedule. Now, he’ll race next weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the No. 8 Chevrolet. Truex, 27, has one Xfinity start in 2019, finishing second at ISM Raceway in early March. However, he’s looking forward to …

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Frontstretch Podcast: The Kyle Busch Show in Phoenix; and Ryan Truex Reminisces On Runner-Up Finish In Phoenix

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the Kyle Busch show at ISM Raceway, as he won both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series races. The victory puts Busch at 199 wins in his NASCAR career. We briefly compare Busch’s and …

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