Race Weekend Central

Paige Decker Plans Truck Debut at Martinsville

Paige Decker

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Another new face will attempt their Camping World Truck Series debut this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Super late model driver Paige Decker will attempt to make her Truck Series debut in this weekend’s Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway. Decker will drive the No. 74 Chevrolet for Mike Harmon Racing. Decker, who was the first female …

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Kurt Busch Wins Pole for 2015 Auto Club 400 at Fontana

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Kurt Busch was fastest all day Friday at Auto Club Speedway and he proved it by winning the pole for Sunday’s race with a lap of 185.142 mph. This is Busch’s second race back from being suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for domestic abuse allegations involving his ex-girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll. Busch’s teammate, and winner of the …

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Ken Schrader Racing’s 2015 ARCA Lineup Includes Ross Kenseth, More


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Ken Schrader Racing and Federated Auto Parts have announced that they have teamed up for a 16th consecutive season. Ken Schrader will continue to compete in select ARCA Racing Series events and select dirt events around the country. “We are looking forward to another exciting season as the sponsor of Kenny and his racing teams,” …

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Arrest Warrant Issued for NASCAR Team Owner John Cohen

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John Cohen, team owner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team Team Xtreme Racing, is facing a bench warrant for his arrest in Essex County, N.J., for failing to comply with an order related to a settlement on a civil lawsuit. Cohen, who had his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car stolen from a hotel parking …

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Delaware Prosecutors: No Charges Filed Against NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch

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No charges will be filed against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in a domestic violence case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. The announcement, made Thursday by Delaware prosecutors concludes their criminal investigation into the 2004 Sprint Cup champion. “After a thorough consideration of all of the available information about the case, it is determined that the admissible evidence and available …

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Jeff Gordon, Jamie McMurray Top Testing Charts at Atlanta Motor Speedway

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It was an important test session at Atlanta Motor Speedway Thursday afternoon as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tested for the first time using the 2015 rule package. The teams had two test sessions on Thursday with a pair of Chip Ganassi Racing cars leading the pack in the first session. Jamie McMurray turned the …

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Timmy Hill Gets Make Motorsports Truck Ride at Atlanta

Timmy Hill will return to the ranks of NASCAR this weekend. After filling in during XFINITY Series practice last weekend at Daytona, splitting the ride with Derek White, Hill announced that he will drive the No. 1 Make Motorsports Chevrolet in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hill announced the …

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Cole Whitt Snags Atlanta Sponsorship

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Rinnai, one of the top sellers of tankless water heaters in the United States and Canada, will sponsor Cole Whitt and the No. 35 Front Row Motorsports Ford in this weekend’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the team announced today. It’s Whitt’s second start with the organization, following a 22nd-place finish …

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Richard Petty Motorsports, Biagi-DenBeste Racing Continue XFINITY Partnership

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Richard Petty Motorsports and Biagi-DenBeste Motorsports have announced that the two organizations will continue their partnership in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. The partnership began in September 2014 at Chicagoland Speedway. The partnership will continue through the 2015 season. Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish, Jr., Petty’s Cup Series drivers, will drive the No. 98 Ford …

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Johnny Sauter Tops Second Daytona Truck Practice

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Thorsport Racing has never won at Daytona International Speedway but that could change – or at least, now its chances are more encouraging. Johnny Sauter was the quickest in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series happy hour session at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday night. The veteran Truck Series driver ran 190.617 mph. 2015 Sunoco Rookie …

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Kenny Wallace Planning Limited XFINITY Series Run


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He’s not done yet. Veteran NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace will return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series this season, albeit in a super part-time role. The veteran just announced the news via his Twitter page. He’ll be racing, as of now, both Iowa races in the XFINITY Series. YES, As of now BOTH Iowa Races ……. …

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NASCAR Next Driver Austin Hill Paces First Daytona Truck Practice

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It’s already been a great week for 22-year-old Austin Hill. Hill dominated the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at New Smyrna Speedway last Sunday night, and she followed it Thursday with winning the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Daytona International Speedway for the NextEra Energy Resources 250, driving the No. 82 Empire …

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