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NASCAR Mailbox: Tires, Track Surfaces & Water Bottles Causing Cautions

If you didn’t catch any of the action on Sunday from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the racing was really heating up. Both in the temperature, some of the hottest racing temperatures we’ve seen all season thus far, and in battles for the lead with Kyle Busch continuing his surge to propel the No. Show More Summary

The Frontstretch Five: Most Improved Teams in 2015

Welcome to the Frontstretch Five! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. Show More Summary

IndyCar Institutes New Personal Conduct Rule

According to Racer.com on Tuesday, IndyCar officials have instituted a new rule that will penalize any persons or competitors within the industry who discredit the on-track racing product. The rule came into place after several drivers spoke out on numerous topics and issues surrounding the sanctioning body. Show More Summary

Tweet N Greet: Kevin Harvick, Dale Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Plus More!

Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts...Show More Summary

Microsoft Joins Pocono Raceway for Aug. 2 Sprint Cup Race

Pocono Raceway announced on Tuesday that Microsoft will serve as the race entitlement sponsor at The Tricky Triangle for the Aug. 2 Sprint Cup Series race. The 400-mile event will be known as The Windows 10 400 at the 2.5-mile track....Show More Summary

American Ethanol Partners With Chicagoland Speedway for Sept. CWTS Race

American Ethanol E15 will serve as the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at the Chicagoland Speedway on Friday, Sept. 18. With the help from Growth Energy and the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, the entitlement sponsorship will highlight just one of three exciting races that weekend. Show More Summary

Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Doesn’t Give the Heat Its Proper Due

Last weekend, the Sprint Cup and XFINITY series returned to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for 501 laps of action. High temperatures on Sunday and dew points in the low 70s created rather taxing conditions for the drivers. Later on, the weather taxed NBC Sports as well. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart’s Tough Decision

Beating up on NASCAR these days is all too easy. Beating up on Tony Stewart? He does that to himself every week. The most serious slump in the Cup Series shows no signs of slowing, Smoke a whopping 132 points outside the Chase heading to Indianapolis this weekend. 26th in the standings, earning just one... The post Tony Stewart’s Tough Decision appeared first on Frontstretch.

Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Indianapolis Edition

Sunday’s Sprint Cup race in Loudon was all about the heat. Several drivers complained, and even a couple were treated afterward, for issues resulting from the extra hot temperatures on the track. But no one, right now, is hotter than Kyle Busch. Show More Summary

Five Points to Ponder: 2/3 Season Champ, a Veteran’s First Chase & Bring on the Dirt

Kyle Busch, Sprint Cup Champ? What a blistering run of form it’s been for Kyle Busch over the last month, winning three of the four completed races and finishing a respectable 17th at Daytona International Speedway in the only race he didn’t win. Show More Summary

Beside the Rising Tide: Real Feel Meltdown

I’ll offer some quick thoughts this week as the mercury flirts with triple digits here at Eyesore Acres and the “real-feel” number is a balmy 115. If this keeps up I just might have to rethink that air-conditioning thing. How many times...Show More Summary

Entry List: Truck Series Field Heads to Eldora Speedway for Mid-Week Dirt Show

For the third-straight year, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is ready to get dirty. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the July 22 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway on Friday (July 17). The list includes 31 drivers, meaning every team will make the race. Show More Summary

Entry List: XFINITY Series Heads to Indianapolis for Lilly Diabetes 250

For the fourth time, the NASCAR XFINITY Series is heading to the Brickyard. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the July 25 Lilly Diabetes 250 earlier today (July 21). The list includes 39 drivers, meaning that each team will make Saturday’s race. Show More Summary

Entry List: Cup Field Preps for Brickyard Return

After Kyle Busch’s third win in four races at New Hampshire, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field is gearing up for one of the biggest races of the season. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the July 26 Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Show More Summary

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the 5-hour Energy 301

Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five W’s and even the H…the Big Six. Who…gets my shoutout of the...Show More Summary

Thinkin’ Out Loud – Kyle Busch Claims the Colossal Crustacean at New Hampshire

Who’s in the headline – The latest iteration of the Chase is designed to be all about winning. NASCAR told Kyle Busch that he would be eligible for the Chase if he was able to win and get himself into the top 30 in points after Richmond in the fall. Show More Summary

Up To Speed: 3 Wins, 7 Races to Go … What Do the Numbers Say for Kyle Busch?

What can you say about Kyle Busch? Rebound stories happen in sports every year (as evidenced by some stories in this year’s ESPY awards), but I can’t honestly say that I expected Busch to be one of them. For Busch to have missed theShow More Summary

Kickin’ the Tires: Another Aero Package Debut, Now What?

A week ago, NASCAR unveiled a low downforce aero package at Kentucky Speedway.  This upcoming weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway a new high down-force package will be the exact opposite –  but the question is: will it produce the same type of exciting results? The hope is to slow the cars down to make the racing more exciting. Show More Summary

Pace Laps: Gibbs Racing Shines, IndyCar Championship Tightens, and More

Cup: Kyle’s A+ Effort. Three Cup wins in four races? – Even the most diehard Kyle Busch fan could have never expected this summer surge, punctuated by a New Hampshire victory Sunday that has cemented Busch as the hottest driver in Sprint Cup. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch Uses Pit Strategy to Claim Third Win of 2015

The ‘Magic Mile’ of New Hampshire Motor Speedway was no trick for Kyle Busch as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver took off with the race lead on a restart with 44 laps to go, then maintained his advantage over second-place Brad Keselowski to win the 5-Hour ENERGY 301. Show More Summary

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