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Pace Laps: Consistent Mediocrity in Cup, Truck Championships and IndyCar Falls Flat at Texas

Did you see all of the race action this weekend? Or, like a lot of busy fans, did you miss a late-night adventure, a Friday controversy, or a juicy piece of news? If you did, you’ve come to the right place! Each week, The Frontstretch will break down the racing, series by series, to bring you the biggest stories that you need to watch moving forward. Show More Summary

Beyond the Cockpit: Ryan Eversley on Balance of Power, Kenzie Ruston and Introducing Fans to Sports Cars

At age 30, Ryan Eversley is a mainstay in sports car racing here in the United States. While he has never raced full-time at the top level of sports car racing (either TUSC, ALMS, or Grand-Am’s Rolex Sports Car Series), Eversley has been a regular competitor in all three series. Show More Summary

Frontstretch Foto Funnies: It's This Big!

Welcome to the Frontstretch Foto Funnies! Ever see a photo that’s just begging for a caption? We see them all the time! Each week, we’ll pick a few, then let our staff give it their best shot. We’ll post the best ones for you! Want to get in on the fun? Each week, we’ll also designate one of the photos for fan captions. Show More Summary

Three Winless Wonders to Watch at Pocono

This weekend’s Pocono 400 on TNT marks the 14th race of the 2014 season. At this point in the year, the haves and the have-nots have all but been established, while The Chase field is still open to six more drivers. There are some glaring...Show More Summary

Johnson Captures Monster For Record Ninth Dover Win

Slump? What slump? Jimmie Johnson, who two weeks ago was winless on the Cup circuit turned Sunday’s FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks into another dominating Dover romp. Johnson came into the event carrying the momentum of his fourth...Show More Summary

Pace Laps: Dissecting Dover, A Tight Championship Battle in Trucks and Bowman-Gray's Sparks

The Cup race at Dover had just about everything, and not all of it good. The box score shows that the race took 3 hours and 23 minutes, but 29 minutes of that was for two red flags, the first for an accident, but the second for the track coming apart. Show More Summary

Happiness Is... The Red Flag, Kurt Busch & Silly Season

The Greatest Day in Racing has passed, and now it’s on to the meat and potatoes of the IndyCar schedule. Fans who avidly support American drivers should be happy with the food reference, as Ryan Hunter-Reay’s win in the Indianapolis 500 reclaimed the Borg-Warner trophy for the U.S. Show More Summary

Did You Notice? ... Chase Stability, A Missed Opportunity And Quick Hits

Did You Notice?… NASCAR’s new format, in year one may not radically readjust the Chase field? We’ve talked about the possibility for more than 16 winners, creating a “knockout” domino effect after 26 races where underperforming one-win drivers, like Kurt Busch will be punished for a season’s worth of inconsistency and miss the Chase. Show More Summary

Jeff Gordon Comes Close to Full Circle Twenty Years after First Career Win

It was 1994, and a young up-and-comer already known widely in the motorsports world was on the verge of his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. For over a year, the performance and skill were there, but in the end Jeff Gordon was still without a win in a points paying event. Show More Summary

Larson Wins History 300 in Charlotte

A Kyle won the History 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte, but it’s probably not the Kyle most fans are thinking. Kyle Larson dominated the second half of the race leading 82 laps en route to his second Nationwide Series victory of the 2014 season. Show More Summary

Busch Wins History 300 Pole

Kyle Busch led all three qualifying sessions to claim the pole for today’s NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It didn’t come easily for Busch, however. He was involved in a practice accident on Thursday, and the team was given permission to take the car back to the race shop to fix the damage. Show More Summary

Roush Fenway No. 6 To Return to Full-Time Cup Competition in 2015 with Bayne

Roush Fenway Racing announced on Saturday that the No. 6 will make a return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series beginning 2015. 2011 Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne will race the full Sprint Cup schedule next season with AdvoCare as the primary sponsor. Bayne, 23, currently drives the No. Show More Summary

Joey Saldana Scores World of Outlaw win at Charlotte thanks to beneficial caution

Joey Saldana wasn’t the fastest in qualifying for the Circle K Showdown at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, but that was the only time he wasn’t the best on Friday night. Saldana started third in the third heat race and quickly swept to the lead on his way to the win. Show More Summary

Frontstretch Foto Funnies: Kilroy Was Here

Welcome to the Frontstretch Foto Funnies! Ever see a photo that’s just begging for a caption? We see them all the time! Each week, we’ll pick a few, then let our staff give it their best shot. We’ll post the best ones for you!

Jimmie Johnson wins the pole for the Coca-Cola 600

Knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway saw a few different storylines unfold. In the end it was Jimmie Johnson who wrote the best fairy tale, as he put the No. 48 Lowe’s Patriotic Chevrolet on the pole for the 55th running of the Coca-Cola 600. Show More Summary

Goodyear giving back for a fifth year

The Goodyear rubber on the cars this weekend will once again be sporting the Support Our Troops message on the sidewalls. It is part of the Goodyear Gives Back campaign that benefits the Support Our Troops organization. The nonprofit works to raise the morale and well-being of American troops and their families. Show More Summary

Tech Talk with Tony Gibson for the Coca-Cola 600

Mike Neff: You finished 10th in the Sprint Showdown, how do you feel your evening unfolded? Tony Gibson: It went fairly well we thought. Track position on starts and restarts was important and the bottom line was not the way to restart. Show More Summary

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class Announced

Five new inductees to the NASCAR Hall of Fame were announced on Wednesday, and the 2015 class will comprise of Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly, and Rex White. The sixth five-person class was the first group in which all five inductees were drivers, with Elliott earning 87% of the vote. Show More Summary

Evolving Thoughts on the Sprint All-Star Race

The Sprint All-Star Race has served as a primer for the Coca Cola 600 for many years now, and it serves as a race weekend where the drivers get to be home, surrounded by family and friends for a “just for fun” (and many the money) event. Show More Summary

McMurray Makes Magic In Sprint Cup All-Star Race, Wins $1 Million Prize

Jamie McMurray started second on the outside for the final 10 lap segment and battled Carl Edwards hard to take the lead and pull away for his first Sprint All-Star Race victory. Kevin Harvick finished second followed by Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Carl Edwards rounded out the top five. Show More Summary

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