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Nov. 20, 2016
Volume X, Edition CCIX

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What to Watch: Sunday

- Chaps, today is Championship Sunday here at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and Joey Logano are going to be fighting hammer and tong for the Sprint Cup Series championship later today.  Coverage starts at 1:30 p.m. with NASCAR America Sunday on NBC.  The green is scheduled to fly around 3:19 p.m.

FOLLOW THE FRONTSTRETCH THIS WEEKEND AT HOMESTEAD THROUGH OUR COLLEAGUES:

Dustin Albino (@DustinAlbino)
Phil Allaway (@Critic84)
Tom Bowles (@NASCARBowles)
Zach Catanzareti  (@ZachRacing)
Joseph Wolkin (@JosephNASCAR)

Also, don't forget to follow our Twitter page@Frontstretch as well for updates!
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This week's TV Schedule can be found
here.

Top News
by the Frontstretch Staff

Daniel Suarez Dominates Homestead to Win XFINITY Championship

On Saturday, Daniel Suarez led 133 of the 200 laps, but had to make a move on Elliott Sadler on a late restart in order to take the lead.  From there, he pulled away to win the Ford EcoBoost 300 and the XFINITY Series championship in one fell swoop.  Read more

Cole Whitt: ‘I Just Spun the Tires’

Saturday's race ultimately came down to the final restart.  Cole Whitt stayed out on worn tires and unintentionally stacked up the field when he could get the necessary grip to launch.  Read more

XFINITY Season Finale Doesn’t Define Justin Allgaier’s Season, He Says

Justin Allgaier had a great race on Saturday, battling for the lead with Daniel Suarez and keeping the race interesting.  However, wall contact and the final restart resulted in a disappointing ending to his season.  Read more

Elliott Sadler: ‘This One Is Hard to Swallow’

For Elliott Sadler, coming up short in the XFINITY Series title race really hurts.  He had the best season of his career and would have won handily without a Chase.  A gamble gave him a third-place finish, but he's only left with what could have been.  Read more

Martin Truex, Jr. Paces Final Cup Series Practice of Year at Homestead

On Saturday afternoon, Martin Truex, Jr. was fastest in Sprint Cup Happy Hour with a lap of 30.983 seconds (174.289 mph).  Truex was three-hundredths of a second faster than Carl Edwards, best of the Chasers.  Ryan Newman, AJ Allmendinger and Chase Elliott rounded out the top 5.  Read more

Jimmie Johnson Fastest in Homestead Cup Practice Round 2

In the morning practice session on Saturday, Jimmie Johnson turned in the fastest lap of the session (30.973 seconds, 174.345 mph) on his very first lap of the session.  Chase Elliott was second, followed by Carl Edwards, the best of the Chasers.  Read more

Have news for The Frontstretch?  Don't hesitate to let us know; email us at phil.a...@frontstretch.com with a promising lead or tip.
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by Zach Catanzareti

by Dustin Albino

by Joseph Wolkin


by Bryan Gable
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FRONTSTRETCH TRIVIA:

Q:  Here's an interesting one. Which series champion had the worst finish at Homestead while still walking away with the title?

Check back Monday for the answer, here in the Frontstretch Newsletter!

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COMING MONDAY
In The Frontstretch Newsletter:
We'll have recaps of the Sprint Cup and XFINITY season finales from Homestead.  There will also be a final update on the points and any other news that breaks this weekend.

On Frontstretch.com:
We'll have a series of post-race analysis pieces, commentaries and features breaking down this weekend's action in Homestead.
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