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Holding a Pretty Wheel: Fail Inspection? Time for NASCAR to Take a Hard Line

Another week, another announcement that a top-finishing NASCAR Sprint Cup race car did not pass post-race inspection — and another slap on the wrist for a race team. In the last two races, here’s what’s happened: most recently, the No. Show More Summary

NASCAR 101: Ranking the 15 Drivers Definitely Running the All-Star Race

Are you ready? This weekend marks the most recent running of the NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star Race in its newest format. Come Saturday night, 20 drivers will take to the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway to go for broke in exchange for...Show More Summary

4 Burning Questions: Will New Format Truly Change All-Star Race?

What should we make of this new All-Star Race format? It is All-Star Race weekend in Charlotte, and much like the night sky, Saturday night will have plenty of stars on the racetrack in an event going through yet another format change...Show More Summary

William Byron Tops Truck Series Practice

After being delayed nearly seven hours due to rain, William Byron paced the only practice session that was held on Thursday, preparing for the Camping World Truck Series race Friday evening. Byron recorded a lap late in practice at 184.168 mph. Show More Summary

Daytona International Speedway Named SBJ’s Sports Facility of the Year

With the recent $400 million construction of  the fan experience-centric Daytona Rising, Daytona International Speedway has been named the recipient of the SportsBusiness Journal‘s  Sports Facility of the Year. The superspeedway beat...Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Get excited for the All-Star Race

It's time for Happy Hour. As always, tweet us your thoughts or shoot us an email at if you want to participate. Feel the excitement ahead of Saturday night's All-Star Race. It's palpable. Or something. Consider this your reminder for how the All-Star Race is going to work. Show More Summary

Stewart-Haas Racing announces contract extension for Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick is officially a member of Stewart-Haas Racing for the foreseeable future. The team announced Thursday that Harvick has signed a long-term extension with the team. Harvick arrived to SHR on a three-year deal that started...Show More Summary

Kevin Harvick Signs Extension with Stewart-Haas Racing

The rumors, it turns out, are untrue: Kevin Harvick is staying with Stewart-Haas Racing for the foreseeable future. The team announced Thursday (May 19) via a press release that the driver of the No. 4 will stay with the team in a “long-term” capacity. Show More Summary

Happiness Is…Better Entertainment?

Dover is a track that over the past few years has failed to inspire fans to pay attention the the Cup races.  Part of this reasoning may be that Jimmie Johnson has run away with a number of the events.  Another aspect is that the cars seem to do little in the way of on-track … The post Happiness Is…Better Entertainment? appeared first on Frontstretch.

Truckin’ Thursdays: Five Drivers that Need to Turn the Corner

Five races into the Camping World Truck Series season, there are familiar foes atop the season long standings. Four of the potential Chase births have already been clinched. The real question is whether or not there will be more than 10 winners that make up the newly annointed Chase. Show More Summary

Eyes on XFINITY: JR Motorsports on the Rise?

In recent weeks, a stronger sense of parity appears to be emerging in the XFINITY Series. Thanks to Kyle Busch spending a few weeks away from NASCAR’s second-tier division, some new faces have had the opportunity to reach victory lane. ...Show More Summary

Brandon Jones Focused with RCR with High School in the Rear-view

The last thing a busy high school student wants to do is spend extra time in the classroom when everyone else is heading home. For one adolescent, he was not staying at Lake Norman High School past the final bell of the day because he was in trouble. Show More Summary

Nitro Shots: Plenty of Visual Aids

When this column was devised, video was definitely something that was tagged to play a role. The argument has been made many times that drag racing is such a visual sport and to that end, we would try to include video in some form every week. That could be clips from events or interviews, sometimes … The post Nitro Shots: Plenty of Visual Aids appeared first on Frontstretch.

2-Headed Monster: Should Kyle Larson Have Turned Matt Kenseth to Win?

Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun dun. It was like the scene from Jaws on Sunday, Matt Kenseth leading as the laps wound down at Dover, looking to shake off his gremlins and take a well-earned first victory of the 2016 season. Behind him, however,...Show More Summary

Kasey Kahne, Others Penalized After Dover

Wednesday was a busy day for NASCAR penalties. The biggest penalty was levied to the No. 5 team of Kasey Kahne, who received a P3 penalty for illegal truck arms found following the race weekend at Dover. Crew chief Keith Rodden was fined $25,000 and the team lost both 15 drivers and owners points. Show More Summary

Ryan-Hunter Reay Leads Wednesday Practice at IMS

Andretti Autosport teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Muñoz paced Wednesday’s Verizon IndyCar Series practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with two quick laps early in the day’s session. Hunter-Reay’s 228.202mph lap during the first half hour of the session lasted as the quickest lap among all 33 competitors to set a time. Show More Summary

Kasey Kahne penalized 15 points after Dover

Kasey Kahne's point total is 15 points lower than it was immediately after Sunday's race. NASCAR announced that Kahne lost points and crew chief Keith Rodden was fined $25,000 for violating Sections; a,b,c,d; n,o of the NASCAR rule book. Show More Summary

NASCAR Mailbox: Is Jimmie Johnson Showing Signs of Slowing Down?

It was a mere year ago that Jimmie Johnson went to Victory Lane in historic fashion at Dover International Speedway. The No. 48 team was victorious at the one-mile oval for the 10th time, the most in track history. Johnson has sinceShow More Summary

Beyond the Cockpit: JJ Yeley on TriStar Change, Month of May and Opportunities on the Horizon

When you think of that all-around racer, maybe compiling a list of those who have seen dirt, open wheel and stock cars, you’d be silly to forget JJ Yeley. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Christopher “JJ” Yeley quickly became one of the most talented young talents on racetracks around the country. Show More Summary

The 10: Masters of the Monster Mile

 The big crashes from Talladega Superspeedway and Dover International Speedway – and Martin Truex, Jr.’s bad luck – have continued to crop up in recent weeks. This time, both came at once, as Jimmie Johnson lost his transmission, causing a pileup that swung both Truex’s day and these power rankings into a complete different direction. Show More Summary

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