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NASCAR 101: Shades of Rich Bickle

Another driver came to mind when Matt DiBenedetto finished sixth at Bristol Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series last weekend, and that was even before his post-race interview. To recap, although chances are you’ve seen the stories or read the interviews by now: DiBenedetto, driver of the No. Show More Summary

4 Burning Questions: Will Chase Elliott Grab a Third-Straight Top 5 in Richmond?

Will Chase Elliott Grab a Third Straight Top 5 in Richmond? Following back-to-back top 5s for Chase Elliott this season, the Sprint Cup Series rookie will look for a third this weekend at Richmond. Will he do it? One thing he has going...Show More Summary

Holding a Pretty Wheel: Welcome Back, Smoke

These last few weeks and months must have seemed like an eternity to Tony Stewart, a man whose life has been heretofore defined in fractions of seconds. They certainly seemed as so to his fans, who have been awaiting Stewart’s return...Show More Summary

Friday Faceoff: Do Fans Belong in the Garage?

A fan was injured after being struck by Kyle Busch’s car when Busch pulled into the garage with terminal damage at Bristol.  The fan placed the blame on Busch, but was it the driver’s fault?  And could the incident spell the end to some...Show More Summary

Drivers Council says it will pay Tony Stewart's fine

Tony Stewart will have some help paying his $35,000 fine. Stewart was fined by NASCAR on Thursday for (apparent) comments the sanctioning body believe degraded the sport. The Drivers Council, a group of drivers formed in 2015 to give...Show More Summary

NASCAR CEO Brian France Addresses Many Topics in Associated Press Meeting

On Thursday, NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France spent the day in New York City meeting with members of The Associated Press at the yearly ASPE Commissioner Meeting. At the gathering, France represented NASCAR and answered many questions...Show More Summary

Tony Stewart Fined by NASCAR For Criticism of Lug Nut Rule

On the day that Tony Stewart announced he would return to NASCAR, he was fined $35,000 for violating guidelines in the Sprint Cup Series Rule Book. On Wednesday, at a sponsorship appearance, Stewart criticized NASCAR’s 2015 rule change...Show More Summary

Tony Stewart fined $35,000; apparently for lug nut rule comments

Hours after announcing he was returning to the cockpit of the No. 14 car in the Sprint Cup Series, Tony Stewart was fined $35,000 by NASCAR for remarks deemed disparaging. The comments are, ostensibly, the ones he made on Wednesday at a promotional appearance. Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Tony Stewart's return

It's time for Happy Hour. As always, tweet us your thoughts or shoot us an email at if you want to participate. We're out in Richmond for the race this weekend, and saw the announcement from Stewart-Haas Racing of Tony Stewart's return upon landing. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart to Return at Richmond

It’s official: Tony Stewart is back. The three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, currently in his final season as a full-time driver before retirement, will return to the seat of his No. 14 for Stewart-Haas Racing for the first...Show More Summary

Beyond the Cockpit: Erik Jones Excelling in Full-Time XFINITY Ride

Erik Jones burst onto the NASCAR radar in 2012 when he bested Kyle Busch in the Snowball Derby. After the performance Busch saw from the youngster, he knew the talent was one that he couldn’t let just sit without being utilized to its fullest. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart back in the No. 14 car at Richmond

Tony Stewart's final Sprint Cup Series season is about to begin. Stewart, who has missed the first eight races of the season after suffering a fractured vertebra in a dune buggy incident in January, will return to the driver's seat of the No. Show More Summary

David Gilliland on his big break and his son's rising career

In our latest installment of our Making the Driver series, we feature David Gilliland, who spent over nine years in the Cup Series and attempted the 2016 Daytona 500 for Front Row Racing. While Gilliland doesn't currently have a full-time...Show More Summary

Eyes on XFINITY: Are Matt Tifft and Cole Custer the Latest Names Made Here?

The XFINITY Series will have a couple of relatively new faces in new places this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.  Matt Tifft will be making the first of 13 scheduled starts in Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 car.  Additionally,Show More Summary

Happiness Is… NASCAR Silliness

The past Sprint Cup races have shined a bright light on one of the more stupid decisions that NASCAR made in the past few years.  While many fans may be more than happy to note that there have been such a quantity of stupid moves that it is difficult to have one stand at a … The post Happiness Is… NASCAR Silliness appeared first on Frontstretch.

2-Headed Monster: Should Fans Be Allowed Hot Passes?

It could’ve been worse. After Kyle Busch’s second tire failure of the day at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, he made his way behind the wall, clipping a race fan as he came to a stop. The fan, Erin Vandyke, was checked out at a local hospital and was okay, but the incident set off … The post 2-Headed Monster: Should Fans Be Allowed Hot Passes? appeared first on Frontstretch.

Nitro Shots: QUADruple the Fun

This weekend brings the most unusual event of the season on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, the Four-Wide Nationals from zMAX Dragway in Charlotte. This is the only four-lane drag strip in the world, likely because only Bruton Smith could conceive of such a concept. Show More Summary

Preview: Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Verizon IndyCar Series fans, say goodbye to the prestige of tradition at Long Beach, and hello to Lynyrd Skynyrd and Southern hospitality. For the first time this season, the IndyCar is gearing up for a consecutive week of racing. Just...Show More Summary

Carl Edwards Warned Following Bristol Victory

For the third week in a row, the race-winning team in the Sprint Cup Series received a warning for an infraction that occurred during the weekend. Carl Edwards’ No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team was warned for failing pre-qualifying inspection twice. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart thinks the absence of 5-lug nut rule is a safety issue

Tony Stewart thinks teams putting less than five lug nuts on a wheel is a safety issue. The three-time Sprint Cup champion spoke out against the absence of NASCAR's lug nut rule. The sanctioning body removed the requirement that teams had to have all five lug nuts fastened on each wheel before the 2015 season. Show More Summary

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