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Eyes on XFINITY: Kenny Wallace Ready to Retire in Style

The infamous “R-word” is one that not many people like to hear. But after a few years of throwing it around, one driver is ready to end his career. In September, it will have been 27 years since Kenny Wallace made his debut in what was...Show More Summary

Nitro Shots: Funny Car Report Cards

With the excitement of the new TV deal out of the way, it’s time to pick back up with a look at how some of the drivers of the NHRA are faring at midseason. In other words, it’s time for more report cards. This week, it’s Funny Car. If you drive for Don Schumacher, it’s... The post Nitro Shots: Funny Car Report Cards appeared first on Frontstretch.

Cody Erickson Reverses Fortune, Makes Eldora Truck Race

ROSSBURG, Oh. – One year after failing to qualify, Cody Erickson redeemed himself in the third annual 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic. Erickson, a veteran of dirt track racing, drove from fourth to the lead in the first two turns and...Show More Summary

Bobby Pierce Wows in Eldora Truck Debut, Makes History for MB Motorsports

ROSSBURG, Oh. – In his first-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, 18-year-old Bobby Pierce wowed fans and critic, making history for the oldest team in the series in the process. Pierce, who typically competes in dirt lateShow More Summary

Brad Keselowski Fails to Exceed Expectations in First Eldora Start

ROSSBURG, Oh. – Brad Keselowski’s dirt debut at Eldora Speedway was a captivating experience, though it didn’t go as well as the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion had planned. Keselowski, whose No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford was graced...Show More Summary

Third Time’s the Charm: Christopher Bell Victorious at Eldora

Christopher Bell won the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway Wednesday after a spirited battle with fellow dirt racer Bobby Pierce over the final 40 laps. “It’s just unbelievable. If you told me two years ago my first...Show More Summary

Wild Night Ends with Post-Race Argument for Matt Crafton, Ty Dillon

While the intense, side-by-side racing of Eldora Speedway is thrilling for fans, it can at times end in anger for hopeful drivers that fail to make it to the Rossburg, Ohio track’s famed victory lane. Such was the case after Wednesday...Show More Summary

Bowyer’s Frustrating NH Trip Continues with Written Warning

Clint Bowyer had a weekend to forget at New Hampshire. Even though he was back in North Carolina Wednesday, bad news from the Granite State kept pouring in. Bowyer, who hit Jeff Gordon during practice in the garage area following a miscommunication...Show More Summary

Big Machine Records and “The World’s Fastest Lawn Mower” Sponsoring Larson at Indy NXS Race

What do Big Machines, the world’s fastest lawn mower manufacturer, and Kyle Larson all have in common? They’re all partnering up for this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Lilly Diabetes 250. Larson will once again pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet for HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi in Saturday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Show More Summary

Erik Jones and Tyler Reddick Pace Two Eldora Practices

The Camping World Truck Series slung some dirt Wednesday morning during two practice sessions in preparation for the 1-800-Car-Cash MudSummer Classic. Erik Jones turned the fastest lap in the first session while Tyler Reddick was quickest in the second. Show More Summary

Did You Notice?… How NASCAR Can Loosen The Purse Strings & Quick Hits

Did You Notice? … NASCAR has not received over a 3.0 television rating since Memorial Day Weekend? This stretch of two months is unprecedented, a viewership slump we simply haven’t seen since the sport signed its first national TV contract in 2001. Show More Summary

INDYCAR and NASCAR: United They Stand, Divided They Fall

Could NASCAR be the key to INDYCAR’s success? Whoa. Back up. Did I just say that? Certainly that’s a preposterous statement, right INDYCAR faithful? The two organizations are competitors, after all. Each side has seemed to make that quite clear over the past two decades. Show More Summary

20 Years Later: Dale Earnhardt’s Big Brickyard Win Remembered

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has become a tough sell among NASCAR fans. Once considered a crown jewel on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour, the Brickyard 400 – this year referred to as the “Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard” – has become nothing more than another date on the schedule. Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After New Hampshire

Eight races into his return to competition, Kyle Busch has now claimed three victories in the Cup series. He continues his bid to make the 2015 Chase, taking his second consecutive win at New Hampshire. Busch now sits 58 points behind 30th position. Show More Summary

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

Power Rankings: Harvick goes back to the top spot

Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it's the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com. 1. Show More Summary

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