Race Weekend Central

Frontstretch 2-Minute Drill: Go Bowling at The Glen

Watkins Glen 2019 NASCAR Cup Chase Elliott

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Hello, Watkins Glen. It’s been a while. Absent from the 2020 schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been two full years since NASCAR took to the seven-turn, 2.454-mile road course in upstate New York. Chase Elliott claimed his first career Cup Series win there in 2018, followed by a back-to-back effort in 2019 before …

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Reel Racing: The Top 10 Racing Films of All Time

2009 Daytona Nscs Tom Cruise Face Nkp

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With a week and change until NASCAR finally returns to the track after its Olympic break, racing fans might be looking for motorsports-related media to fill the gaps. In between watching everyone from Alex Morgan to Kevin Durant compete for glory in Tokyo (albeit at incredibly weird times here in the U.S.), why not catch …

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Aric Almirola Scores Maiden 2021 Victory at New Hampshire

2021 Loudon Cup Aric Almirola woohoo NKP

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A relatively tame race followed the complete and utter mayhem that started the afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Cup Series took to the Granite State oval on Sunday (July 18) and was almost immediately besieged by rain, which sent several cars spinning and brought out a red flag that lasted more than …

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Mother Nature Strikes Early, Chaos Ensues at New Hampshire

Nascar Cup Series

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Five laps. That’s how many circuits the NASCAR Cup Series was able to complete in the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway before mayhem struck on Sunday (July 18). Kyle Busch, leading from the pole, spun around in turn 1 and backed into the wall. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Martin Truex …

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Frontstretch 2-Minute Drill: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire

2019 Loudon Mencs Joey Logano Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A northeast venture to the Granite State concludes the pre-Olympic break portion of the NASCAR Cup Series’ 2021 season. New Hampshire Motor Speedway hosts this afternoon’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 and it is the final NASCAR event prior to the opening ceremonies of the postponed 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics getting underway later this week, coverage …

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Luke Fenhaus on Runner-Up SRX Finish, Battling Motorsports Legends & Slinger Nationals

Luke Fenhaus, Srx Slinger

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In Saturday (July 10) night’s Superstar Racing Experience event at Slinger Speedway in Wisconsin, 17-year-old Luke Fenhaus held his own against the likes of Tony Stewart, Bobby Labonte and Helio Castroneves for most of the night. Securing a spot in the SRX race by way of a super late model triumph in the Slinger Nationals, …

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Stock Car Scoop: Can Atlanta Winner Kurt Busch Make a Deep Playoff Run?

2021 Atlanta Ii Cup Kurt Busch Woohoo Side Angle Nkp

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After a Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway that featured rain sprinkles, the track literally falling apart and a brotherly battle for the race victory, could Quaker State 400 winner Kurt Busch make a deep playoff run? Frontstretch‘s Adam Cheek and Tom Bowles discuss the elder Busch sibling’s playoff chances, as well as react to the …

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Kurt Busch Outduels Brother Kyle Busch, Scores 4th Win at Atlanta

2021 Atlanta Ii Cup Kurt Busch Burnout Nkp

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Intermittent rain, a hole in the track and a ferocious battle with his younger brother weren’t enough to keep Kurt Busch from victory lane at Atlanta Motor Speedway, as he drove his No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet to a win in the Quaker State 400 on Sunday (July 11). After track repairs on deteriorated …

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Frontstretch 2-Minute Drill: Quaker State 400 at Atlanta

William Byron featured in front of Joey Logano and others at Atlanta spring 2021 race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series bounces back south for its second 2021 tango with Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Quaker State 400. Sunday (July 11) afternoon’s race will mark the final appearance for NASCAR’s premier series on the current surface before extensive reconfiguring and remodeling begins in the Peach State. Nevertheless, it’ll be Ryan Blaney looking …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill Wins Amid Knoxville Mayhem

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(Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

In a Nutshell: Nearly three hours after the Corn Belt 150 took the green flag and nearly five hours after the qualifying heats began, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ debut on the Knoxville Raceway dirt finally took the checkered. Austin Hill snared his first victory of the season after being a non-factor for much …

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Stock Car Scoop: Will Impending Repave Benefit Atlanta Motor Speedway?

Chase Elliott featured racing ahead of the pack at spring Atlanta Cup race 2021 NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With chatter picking up steam about the upcoming repave of Atlanta Motor Speedway, will the project be a boon for racing in the Peach State, hurt the on-track product or be a little bit of both? The Frontstretch duo of Adam Cheek, hosting this time around, and Davey Segal delve into AMS’ impending reconfiguration. And can …

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