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Friday Face-off: Should NASCAR Lower the Boom?

NASCAR said that Brad Keselowski will not be further penalized for body modifications mare to the No. 2 car during a pit stop at Pocono last weekend.  Was the in-race penalty enough, or should NASCAR take further action on teams whoShow More Summary

4 Burning Questions: Can Tony Stewart Stop the Bleeding in Michigan?

Can Tony Stewart Get back on Track in Michigan? Tony Stewart’s final season of Sprint Cup competition has seen far too much smoke–and not the good kind–after his first six races in 2016. With the No. 14 hot off a hard crash at Pocono...Show More Summary

NASCAR 101: 3 Up-and-Coming Drivers Making NASCAR Debuts in 2016

On Wednesday, Richard Childress Racing revealed more of its stable for the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, particularly its drivers for the standalone races that are not contested at the same track on the same weekend as the Sprint Cup Series. Show More Summary

NASCAR Officials Experience Travel Woes on the Way to Texas

The Camping World Truck Series made a last-minute practice schedule change on Thursday due to NASCAR officials experiencing travel issues on the way to Texas Motor Speedway. One of three scheduled practice sessions is cancelled due to...Show More Summary

Rookies and Veterans Fast in Truck Series Practices at Texas

After having the first of three practice sessions postponed due to NASCAR officials not being on the premises, the Camping World Truck Series finally got on track Thursday evening. It was a mixture of youth and experience that laid down quick laps in each session. Show More Summary

Chip Ganassi Labels NASCAR’s Lug Nut Policy “Silly”

With the one-race suspension of team crew chief Chad Johnston, Chip Ganassi, co-owner of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates said that the “whole lug nut thing is a silly thing” while calling into SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Wednesday evening. Show More Summary

Truckin’ Thursdays: Observations from an “Outsider”

Early last month, my husband and I made the trek to Kansas Speedway for what turned out to be an incredible race weekend, capped off by a first-time winner in the Truck Series (William Byron) after a wild race, followed by a victoryShow More Summary

Happiness Is…Pocono, Feuds & The Weekend

One of the things this column attempts to do is to point out reasons to be happy about what is going on in racing.  At times this seems like a difficult task; notably when a race is a dud or NASCAR makes another decision that seems either nonsensical or contradictory. Show More Summary

Nitro Shots: The Good Old Days

In case you missed it, NHRA is having a season-long celebration around Funny Car, celebrating 50 years of that particular class. As part of the celebration, historic cars are making appearances at events, television coverage is featuring...Show More Summary

Eyes on XFINITY: Ross Chastain Hoping to Defy Expectations

The next few months have the potential to be a major turning point in Ross Chastain’s NASCAR career. The Alva, Florida native, in his second full-time season in the XFINITY Series is once again racing with JD Motorsports.  Through the...Show More Summary

2-Headed Monster: Has Joe Gibbs Racing Lost Its Stranglehold on Victory Lane?

Thirty-four laps. That’s all that Toyota led during last weekend’s Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway – out of 160 – and for a manufacturer that has led over half of the laps run this season, it seemed a little out of place. Show More Summary

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: Michigan Edition

This weekend at Pocono was the best of times and the worst of times. Yes, it was the Tale of Two Tracks, except that it was still the same place. But that’s how it goes on some late spring weekends in the eastern Pennsylvania mountains. HOT Kurt Busch became the latest driver to climb the … The post Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: Michigan Edition appeared first on Frontstretch.

2016 Frontstretch Podcast – Special Edition: An Interview with NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis

Welcome to the Fronstretch Podcast! Racing expert Matt Stallknecht and his rotating panel of guests have you covered from now until the end of the season with all of the main storylines from the motorsports week that was. On this week’s...Show More Summary

AJ Allmendinger, Ben Kennedy Among 4 Added to Richard Childress Racing’s XFINITY Roster

Richard Childress Racing added some star power to its No. 2 NASCAR XFINITY Series  on Wednesday. RCR announced it has filled the seat for the five NXS standalone races. Ben Kennedy, Sam Hornish Jr., AJ Allmendinger and Michael McDowell will all get a shot at bringing the No. Show More Summary

Kyle Larson’s Crew Chief Suspended for Lug Nut Violation

Another lug nut penalty was issued this week following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono. Chad Johnston, who crew chiefs the No. 42 car of Kyle Larson, was hit with a P3 penalty for failing to have all lug nuts properly installed on the car following the race. Show More Summary

NASCAR Shuffles XFINITY Chase Race Start Times

In anticipation of the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Chase for the Championship, NASCAR and television partner NBC announced new start times and coverage partners for two of the races in the Round of 8. The Kansas race, which will kick of the second round of the Chase, will change from a 4 p.m. Show More Summary

Jorge de la Torre Released from Hartford Hospital

On Wednesday morning, Aston Martin Racing announced that Jorge de la Torre, injured on May 28th in a practice crash at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut, has been released from Hartford Hospital.  He has traveled back to his native Texas and will rehabilitate from his injuries there. Show More Summary

OWW: Bowtie Beatdowns and Napa Know How: IndyCar Midseason Review

Wait, weren’t we just saying Honda was on the verge of a resurgence 10 days ago? Yes. Yes we were. If there’s one thing fans of the Verizon IndyCar Series know, it’s that things pass by in the blink of an eye. That includes cars, and – in the middle of the season – races and stories. Show More Summary

Beyond the Cockpit: Carl Edwards Emerging as a Title Favorite

Known as one of the most athletic drivers in NASCAR, Carl Edwards walks around the Sprint Cup Series garage area with his head held high. He is in the midst of his second year with Joe Gibbs Racing, earning four triumphs through his first 50 races with the team. Show More Summary

NASCAR Mailbox: Can Kurt Busch Win the Sprint Cup Series Championship?

It’s been nearly 12 years since Kurt Busch won the inaugural Chase for the Sprint Cup. The November afternoon was remarkable for Busch, then 25 years old. After a tire flew off his car heading into pit road, he managed to come back to...Show More Summary

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