Race Weekend Central

Austin Cindric Nabs Xfinity Pole at Martinsville

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Austin Cindric will control the start when the NASCAR Xfinity Series take on Martinsville Speedway in the final race before the championship. The Team Penske driver claimed the pole after finishing fourth last week at Texas Motor Speedway. His team is ranked second in owner points, though, which gave him a boost in the metric …

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Sheldon Creed on Pole for Martinsville Truck Race

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Sheldon Creed will lead the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series field to green at Martinsville Speedway Friday night, Oct. 30. Creed earned the Cometic Gasket Pole Award after winning last week’s event at Texas Motor Speedway, earning a spot in the Championship 4. His GMS Racing teammate Zane Smith will start next to …

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Pierre Gasly Staying With AlphaTauri in 2021

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Formula 1 competitor Pierre Gasly will keep racing for Scuderia AlphaTauri next year, the team announced Oct. 28. Gasly first joined the team in 2017 when it was known as Scuderia Toro Rosso. He switched over to Aston Martin Red Bull Racing in 2019 but returned to Toro Rosso about halfway through the season. The …

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Michael Conti Wins Wild Race at Texas, Secures Spot in iRacing Championship

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Michael Conti needed a win to ensure a chance to race for the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series championship, and he did just that at virtual Texas Motor Speedway on Tuesday night, Oct. 27. Conti, who led 73 laps, had a little bit of defensive help from his roommate Logan Clampitt in the final 25 circuits. …

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Last-Lap, Last-Gasp Pass For Harrison Burton Wins NXS Race at Texas

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In a surprise ending to the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Harrison Burton snuck past Noah Gragson on the final turn to snag his third victory of the season. Gragson, who took the lead with 15 laps to go, was in the midst of traffic when Burton closed …

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Will Power on Pole for IndyCAR Season Finale at St. Petersburg

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Will Power celebrates after winning the 2020 Harvest GP Race 2. (Photo Credit: James Black/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Team Penske’s Will Power earned the pole for the 2020 IndyCar season finale, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Saturday, Oct. 24. It’s Power’s fifth pole of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season and 62nd career pole. He posted a speed of 106.165 mph as he hopes to end the year on a …

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Carvana to Sponsor Jimmie Johnson in 2021 IndyCar Season

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Carvana will be a primary sponsor for Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Honda in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season. Chip Ganassi Racing announced the new agreement on Saturday, Oct. 24. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will keep his familiar number that he has used since 2001 driving for Hendrick Motorsports. Carvana, an online auto …

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Takuma Sato to Return to RLL Racing in 2021

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NTT IndyCar Series veteran Takuma Sato will continue with Rahal Letterman Lannigan Racing next season. The team made the announcement Saturday, Oct. 24, a day before the 2020 finale in St. Petersburg. It will be Sato’s fourth straight season and fifth total with RLL. “I am very pleased that we were able to come to …

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NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500

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Yeehaw! It’s time for NASCAR Cup Series drivers to strap in their saddles and drive 550 horses (er, horsepower) at Texas Motor Speedway. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) second race in the Round of 8. Just three races remain in the 2020 season: Texas, Martinsville Speedway and the Championship  4 …

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Lance Stroll Tested Positive for COVID-19 After Eifel Grand Prix

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Lance Stroll disclosed on his social media pages that he had tested positive for COVID-19 after the Eifel Grand Prix in Formula 1. Racing Point said Stroll hadn’t been feeling well, but had several tests come back negative after the F1 event at Russia. Nico Hulkenberg filled in for Stroll and finished eighth in the …

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Sheldon Creed on Truck Pole at Texas

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Sheldon Creed is on the pole for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Creed earned the Cometic Gasket Pole Award after crossing the line in second behind his GMS Racing teammate Brett Moffitt at Kansas Speedway. Moffitt starts second, Austin Hill begins third, Grant Enfinger is …

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Chase Briscoe Nabs Pole for Texas Xfinity Race

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Chase Briscoe will control the start of the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, Oct. 24. Briscoe earned the pole after winning in dominant fashion last week at Kansas Speedway. Kaulig Racing’s Justin Haley, who will return to the team next season, starts next to Briscoe on the front row. Brandon Jones …

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