Race Weekend Central

Spencer Boyd Injured, Landon Huffman to Fill In at Eldora

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Spencer Boyd will sit out this week’s race at Eldora Speedway due to a non-racing-related injury, Young’s Motorsports announced Tuesday, July 30. With Boyd out of the seat, Landon Huffman will fill in for the driver of the No. 20. Boyd alluded to back pain as the cause on …

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Chase Briscoe Edges Out Christopher Bell to Win at Iowa

2019 Iowa Nxs Chase Briscoe Victory Lane Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Chase Briscoe tracked down Christopher Bell after a penalty and took home the NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 27. Briscoe drove over a hose during his pit stop, relegating him to the tail end of the field, but fought back and battled with Bell in the final 10 laps to …

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Andretti Autosport Signs Alexander Rossi, Honda to Extension

2019 Toronto Indycar Alexander Rossi Face Joe Skibinski

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Andretti Autosport has signed IndyCar Series driver Alexander Rossi and manufacturer Honda to multi-year extensions, NBC Sports reported Saturday. After much speculation of where Rossi might land if he did not re-sign with Andretti, the driver-team pairing has inked a three-year contract for the driver of the No. 27 NAPA Auto Parts machine. Rossi holds …

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Front Row Motorsports Swaps Matt Tifft, David Ragan Crew Chiefs

2019 Loudon Mencs David Ragan Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Front Row Motorsports will switch out the crews and crew chiefs of the No. 36 of Matt Tifft and the No. 38 of David Ragan starting with this weekend’s Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway, the team announced Tuesday, July 23. Mike Kelley, formerly Tifft’s crew chief, and Seth Barbour, previously on top of the …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Justin Haley’s Daytona Win Good for the Sport?

2019 Daytona Mencs Justin Haley Cup Victory Lane Christian Koelle

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Justin Haley scored his maiden victory at Daytona International Speedway this past weekend thanks to thunderstorms in the area, also marking Spire Motorsports’ first-ever victory. The result left fans divided on their feelings about how the underfunded team’s strategy paid off. Was the first victory for a part-time driver in his third start and a …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Hailie Deegan Ready For The Big Time?

2019 Pocono Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Hailie Deegan

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After impressing during the past two seasons in the NASCAR K&N Series Pro Series West, 17-year-old Hailie Deegan could make her first starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2020, per the Sports Business Journal. This situation raises a burning question: Is Deegan being rushed? Adam Cheek and Clayton Caldwell debate this week’s …

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Ross Chastain Driving Premium’s No. 27, Snags Xchange of America Sponsorship for Daytona

2019 Gateway Ngots Ross Chastain Trucks Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Ross Chastain will be behind the wheel of Premium Motorsports’ No. 27 machine for the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway, with Xchange of America backing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car. Chastain finished 26th in the team’s No. 15 last week at Chicagoland Speedway, and Daytona International Speedway will mark just …

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Louis Kemp Crab Delights to Sponsor Matt Tifft for 4 Races in 2019

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Louis Kemp Crab Delights returns to the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series and Front Row Motorsports, coming on board Matt Tifft’s No. 36 Ford Mustang for four races in 2019. The company will make its 2019 debut in the Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, with Tifft’s car also sporting the paint scheme at New …

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