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Did You Notice? … NASCAR’s Speedy Rule Reversal, Old Age, Quick Hits

Did You Notice? … How quickly NASCAR pulled a role reversal on possible Sprint Cup rule changes? This time last month, we were speculating why they pulled back from testing a reduction of downforce at the All-Star Race. Turns out behind...Show More Summary

Beyond the Cockpit: Ray Black, Jr. on the Truck Series, Growing & Scuba Diving

Plenty of NASCAR drivers are athletic outside of their comfort zone. Ray Black, Jr., 24, is not your normal racer in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Before he even thought about racing cars for a living, the Palm Coast, Fla. native was scuba diving with his father. Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Michigan

Another week of rain showers, but this time Mother Nature got the best of NASCAR. After four rain delays and hours of starting and stopping the race to dry the track, NASCAR officials called it with 62 laps to go when the skies opened up and took final control of the day. Show More Summary

NASCAR Mailbox: A New Rules Package & Kyle Larson vs. the Rain

Rain was the star of the day on Sunday in the Irish Hills of Michigan. The on again, off again race that resulted in a rain-shortened finish and a total of four red flags worked its magic for Kurt Busch for his second 2015 victory. But...Show More Summary

The Frontstretch Five: Drivers Who Can Still Win Their Way Into the Chase

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

Tweet N Greet: Jamie McMurray, Steve O’Donnell, Brad Keselowski, Plus More!

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

NASCAR Announces Separate Rules Package for Kentucky

When NASCAR hits Kentucky Speedway next month for the Sprint Cup Series race July 11, things will be just a little different. Today (June 16), NASCAR announced a new rules package on Tuesday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Sparta, Ky., speedway. Show More Summary

Viva Motorsports Shuts Down Operations

Viva Motorsports, who fields the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, announced on Monday they will cease operations, effective this week. “It takes a tremendous level of commitment to compete at this levelShow More Summary

David Spade to Give Command for Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

David Spade will have a very unique opportunity at Daytona International Speedway July 5. Spade, a comedian, writer and actor, will give the command to fire engines just prior to the Coke Zero 400 at the 2.5-mile oval in Daytona Beach, Fla. Show More Summary

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: Off-Week Edition

It was just hard to tell who was hot or not and during Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Michigan. It was all due to the weather as the 400-miler that eventually ended up being a 276-miler was an on, off, on, off and yet on and finally off for good event. Here is a look... The post Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: Off-Week Edition appeared first on Frontstretch.

Investigating A Historic NASCAR Season… Wasted?

Kevin Harvick, NASCAR’s reigning champ, is enjoying an even better season on paper so far in 2015. He’s recorded ten top-2 finishes in the first 15 races; that’s keeping pace with Hall of Famer Bobby Allison (1972) for the modern era record. Show More Summary

Five Points to Ponder: Gordon’s Strife & The Worst Words In NASCAR

ONE: A Week Off 15 races of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series are in the books as we head into a rare weekend off.  Just eleven races shy of the start of this year’s playoffs, Jimmie Johnson has the most wins with four in total, Kevin Harvick...Show More Summary

Couch Potato Tuesday: A Closer Look At Danica Patrick’s FOX Debut

Welcome back, race fans. I have to tell you, last weekend was frustrating as heck. Rain bites. Simple as that. Here in Upstate New York, local racing was rained out Friday night due to severe thunderstorms. Sunday saw rains in Michigan and Saturday saw rains in Illinois. Show More Summary

Richard Childress Racing Installs Labbe as Crew Chief to End Dillon’s Woes

Looking to end Austin Dillon’s struggles, Richard Childress Racing has placed a trusted veteran atop his pit box. The organization announced Monday that veteran crew chief Richard “Slugger” Labbe has replaced Gil Martin as Dillon’s crew chief, effective immediately. Show More Summary

Entry List: XFINITY Series Field Prepares for Stand Alone Weekend in Chicago

NASCAR released the entry list for the June 20 Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland Speedway earlier today (June 15). The list includes 38 drivers, meaning all will make the race. With the Sprint Cup Series taking a week off, only one Cup driver is listed among the entrants. Show More Summary

Entry List: Truck Series Prepares for Short Track Racing in Iowa

For the third straight week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) field is preparing for an independent weekend. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 19 American Ethanol 200 Presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway earlier today (June 15). Show More Summary

Josef Newgarden Holds Off Teammate, Penske for Honda Indy Toronto Win

After a double-DNF in Texas, Carpenter-Fisher-Hartman Racing rose to the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series in Toronto. Josef Newgarden, who had suffered 21st-place finishes at both of the previous two races, drove from 11th to the lead in the No. Show More Summary

Roush Fenway Racing Needs a Crisis Management Plan

Michigan International Speedway may be Chevrolet’s backyard but it was once more commonly known as, “Jack Roush’s House.” Unfortunately, for he and the entire Roush Fenway Racing organization, it appears someone locked the front door and took away the keys from Ford’s former racing giant. Show More Summary

Up To Speed: NASCAR In No-Win Situation With Michigan Weather

There’s the familiar adage that “When it rains, it pours.” Sometimes, though, that’s not always the case. Anyone who has watched racing for a while knows that it doesn’t take a lot of rain to slow or stop a NASCAR race. While it might...Show More Summary

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the Quicken Loans 400

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 Ws and even the H…the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the...Show More Summary

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