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Did You Notice? … 2015 NASCAR Tidbits To Be Thankful For

Did You Notice?… Another Sprint Cup year is in the books? A season chock full of criticism and controversy at times ended on a high note; television ratings for the Chase finale at Homestead were the highest we’ve seen in ten years.Show More Summary

Dakoda Armstrong, Richard Petty Motorsports Part Ways

There’s one less driver in the running for the No. 9 Sprint Cup ride: Dakoda Armstrong and Richard Petty Motorsports have officially parted ways. The Indiana native ran two full seasons for the King in the XFINITY Series, earning one pole and four top 10s. Show More Summary

Cup Champ Busch to Have Offseason Surgery

From hospital bed to Sprint Cup Champ back to hospital bed. Kyle Busch, just days after winning the Sprint Cup championship by triumphing in the winner-take-all finale at Homestead, announced that he would undergo another set of surgeries...Show More Summary

Faceoff: What Kind of Champ Will Kyle Busch Be?

After the dust cleared at Homestead, Kyle Busch was the last man standing as Sprint Cup champ. What kind of champion will Busch be, and how will his championship be remembered down the road? Aaron Bearden, Assistant Editor: Busch’s injury and fatherhood has molded him into a mature, respectful man. Show More Summary

Beyond the Cockpit: John Hunter Nemechek on Motivation, Variation & Determination

At just 18 years young, John Hunter Nemechek is winning not only races but the attention of NASCAR fans. Sprouting from the motorsport household Nemechek name, John Hunter was tied into racing from the moment he was born. With father...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch to Scale Back in XFINITY Series in 2016

The NASCAR XFINTIY Series’ winningest driver will have a different schedule come 2016. Kyle Busch will return to NASCAR’s second-tier division next year, but running approximately half the races. Losing Monster Energy, which has been...Show More Summary

NASCAR Mailbox: Debris Cautions & NASCAR’s Youth Movement

Kyle Busch is your 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. Who would have thought that would be the case after Daytona in February? I was in attendance for the XFINITY Series race in Daytona and never would have thought Busch would have battled back from that incident to win the championship. Show More Summary

The Frontstretch Five: 2015 Takeaways

1. Everybody should be looking over their shoulders. Sure he’s had issues that have ultimately put him out of the running for the title, but Joey Logano isn’t going away anytime soon.  He’s got more wins over the last two seasons than...Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Homestead

And that’s a wrap for the 2015 season. Kyle Busch made potentially the most amazing comeback in NASCAR history. After missing the first 11 races, Busch grabbed four consecutive checkered flags and earned enough points to make himself Chase eligible. Show More Summary

Tweet N Greet: Do You Wanna Build A Snowdale?

#Cannonball — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) November 23, 2015 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and his group of buddies had some fun during a pool party. Earnhardt later posted this slow-motion video of himself diving into a pool. Show More Summary

INDYCAR Announces Several Key Safety Changes for 2016

INDYCAR announced numerous safety enhancements for the upcoming 2016 season on Tuesday. These additions include tethering of aerodynamic components and other parts on the cars to improve the overall safety of the driver behind the wheel. Show More Summary

Drew Carey to Host Sprint Cup Awards Banquet

NASCAR has selected actor and comedian Drew Carey to host the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series awards banquet in Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 4, at the Wynn Las Vegas Casino. This year’s banquet will also feature numerous music stars such as Andy Grammer, Sam Hunt, Rachel Platten and Sabrina Carpenter. Show More Summary

Chad Johnston Named Crew Chief for Kyle Larson

On Thursday, Tony Stewart made reference to potential changes at Stewart-Haas Racing in the offseason during Championship Media Day.  Crew chief Chad Johnston was likely viewed as being at the center of those changes.  If that was so, he didn’t take very long to find himself a new home. Show More Summary

TV Listings for November 24-30, 2015

Hello, race fans.  There will not be an edition of Couch Potato Tuesday today.  I only just arrived home from Homestead at 12:45 p.m. Monday night/early Tuesday morning.  While yes, we do get race broadcast feeds in the Media Center, it’s hard to truly critique a telecast when you have other things to do. Show More Summary

Beside the Rising Tide: Ending With a Whimper, Not a Bang

Say what you will about the 2015 Cup season, and a lot of you have had some very unkind things to say about it this year, but inarguably, it’s over. Sunday’s season finale probably won’t make many fans lists of “greatest races” ever,...Show More Summary

Five Points to Ponder: NASCAR Championship Edition

ONE: Congrats, Champ It would be remiss of me not to start the last Five Points to Ponder of the 2015 season without a hat tip and hearty congratulations to the new champion Kyle Busch, who won a maiden title in what were trying circumstances. Show More Summary

Two-Headed Monster: Is Kyle Busch a Deserving Champion?

He did it. Somehow, Kyle Busch found a way to overcome a broken leg and foot, 11 missed races, his own snake-bitten history in the Chase and the struggles of newfound parenthood to claim his first-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Show More Summary

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: NASCAR Season Finale Edition

The NASCAR season had its usual ups and downs, and a lot of sideways moments too, but the biggest up came in the last race just as it is designed to do with the championship four going for the title. So, while I like to say that life is all about the journey, for most... The post Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: NASCAR Season Finale Edition appeared first on Frontstretch.

Pace Laps: Busch and Buescher Best, and more

Sprint Cup: Kyle Busch Claims the Sprint Cup – On Sunday evening, a sellout crowd watched the final race of the Chase For The Sprint Cup, the Ford EcoBoost 400.  The thought going in was that you probably would have to win the race to take the title.  For most of the race, that did not... The post Pace Laps: Busch and Buescher Best, and more appeared first on Frontstretch.

Kickin’ the Tires: Hey Toyota-haters Get Over Yourselves

  Oh my goodness, Ethyl, NASCAR is going to Hell in a hand basket ‘cuz one of them Toyoder drivers stole the championship. And what’s with a guy missing 11 races and still being able to race for the championship, anyway? That’s downright un-American. Show More Summary

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