Race Weekend Central

The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 South Point 400 at Las Vegas

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Martin Truex Jr. played his cards right in Las Vegas during the South Point 400. He had a solid car by the middle portion of the race, running down a strong Joey Logano for the stage two victory, but fell back amid some late-race drama. He …

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Kevin Harvick Wins 2nd Brickyard 400 as Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman Make Playoffs

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick dominated the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to take home his second victory at the Brickyard. He won the Big Machine Vodka 400 by six seconds ahead of second-place Joey Logano. Harvick led from the pole before the first caution flag flew, with Stewart-Haas Racing teammate and …

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Kyle Busch Holds Off Justin Allgaier, Wins Indianapolis

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The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis came down to the final straightaway, where Justin Allgaier couldn’t quite catch Kyle Busch for the victory in the Indiana 250. Busch led from the pole, with Joe Gibbs Racing running 1-2-3 for a while. Christopher Bell ran just behind Busch, nearly catching him at times, with …

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2-Headed Monster: Does Daytona Make Sense as the Regular-Season Finale?

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This weekend’s Brickyard 400  — err, the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line — sets the stage for the regular-season finale. While this year, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in the spotlight as the final regular season race, next year it moves to Daytona International Speedway, which is departing from …

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IndyCar, Richmond Raceway Looking Ahead to 2020

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The stars were out in full force for Richmond Raceway’s official Tuesday (Sept. 3) press conference for the NTT IndyCar Series’ return to the track in 2020. Drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan, IndyCar CEO Mark Miles and series president Jay Frye were all on hand for the presser, held in the raceway infield with …

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Southeastern Equipment & Supply to Sponsor Matt Tifft

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South Carolina company Southeastern Equipment & Supply has jumped on board Matt Tifft‘s No. 36 car for this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the team announced Tuesday, Sept. 3. The organization, which specializes in floor scrubbers, will be on the blue-and-yellow Front Row Motorsports entry for the …

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Erik Jones Captures Southern 500 Victory

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It took until nearly 2 a.m. on Monday morning (Sept. 2), but Erik Jones fought off all comers to take home the win at Darlington Raceway in his 100th career start. “That Jones Boy” won the 2019 Bojangles’ Southern 500 in commanding fashion, fending off teammate Kyle Busch and winning his second career Monster Energy …

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IndyCar Schedule for 2020 Announced — Richmond Added, Pocono Removed

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The NTT IndyCar Series announced its 2020 series schedule Sunday afternoon, with the biggest changes being the addition of Richmond Raceway and the removal of Pocono Raceway. IndyCar hasn’t been to Richmond since 2009, with Scott Dixon winning the final race before the Virginia track was taken off the schedule. The race weekend will take …

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Bringing Back Buckshot: Denny Hamlin Disqualified, Cole Custer Wins at Darlington

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Cole Custer scored his sixth win of the season after initial race winner Denny Hamlin was disqualified, capping off the first race of throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway. Saturday’s (Aug. 31) race saw Hamlin outrun a challenge from Custer to take the checkered in the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200, but the No. 18 failed …

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F2 Driver Anthoine Hubert Killed in Spa Crash

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Renault-backed Antoine Hubert died after injuries in a F2 crash (credit: Hubert Twitter)

Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert died Saturday after a violent accident at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Hubert spun on lap two and hit a retaining barrier alongside the Belgian track before sliding back into the path of Juan Manuel Correa, who viciously t-boned Hubert’s disabled car. The force of the impact flipped Correa’s car on …

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Tyler Dippel Indefinitely Suspended by NASCAR, Replaced By DJ Kennington

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Tyler Dippel was indefinitely suspended Friday (Aug. 23) by NASCAR. “Actions detrimental to stock car racing” and a “violation of the sport’s code of conduct” were the reasons cited by the sanctioning body. The 19-year-old Dippel was competing full-time for Young’s Motorsports this season. He currently sits 13th in …

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