Race Weekend Central

Stenhouse Crew Chief Mike Kelley Fined for Homestead Suspension Issue

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While Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. avoided penalty after Sunday’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, his crew chief Mike Kelley was fined $50,000 on Thursday by NASCAR for unapproved suspension parts that were confiscated during pre-qualifying inspection last weekend. NASCAR determined that the violations were a P3 level penalty, which is outlined in section 12.3 of the NASCAR …

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Matt Crafton, Ryan Blaney Pace Thursday Truck Series Practices at Homestead

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The battle for the Camping World Truck Series championship heated up on Thursday as championship leader Matt Crafton and second-place Ryan Blaney paced practices for Friday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 200. Crafton, who comes into this weekend with the opportunity to become the first driver to win back-to-back Truck Series championships, was on top of the …

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Matt Borland to Help Lead Haas Formula 1 Team

Gene Haas didn’t have to go very far to find a very key individual for his Formula 1 team, which is set to hit the track in 2016. All Haas had to do was walk down the hall from his office to find veteran NASCAR crew chief Matt Borland, who will be the vice president …

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Harvick Dominates Phoenix as Championship Field is Set

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Kevin Harvick put on a virtuoso performance in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway and now will have the opportunity to claim his first Sprint Cup Series championship after scoring his fourth win of the year. Harvick was the class of the field all afternoon, leading a race-high 264 laps, …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans

Nationwide Series Breakdown: DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans By Justin Tucker Brad Keselowski muscled past a dominant Kyle Busch on the last lap after a green,white,checkered restart to win Saturday’s DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans on Saturday Afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway. The win marked Keselowski’s fifth win of 2014 and the 32nd Nationwide Series win …

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Dave Burns, Mike Massaro to Join NBC in 2015

NASCAR fans will notice a couple of more familiar faces when NBC resumes its NASCAR coverage next season. ESPN veterans Dave Burns and Mike Massaro will join NBC’s already star-studded lineup next season. According to NBC Sports executive producer Sam Flood, both will contribute to NASCAR America as well as at track assignments. “We’ve known …

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Gillian Zucker Stepping Down as Auto Club Speedway CEO

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Gillian Zucker is trading in the high speed world of NASCAR for the hardwoods of the National Basketball Association. The Los Angeles Clippers announced on Thursday that it had hired the Auto Club Speedway president to the position of president of business operations. Zucker has spent the last nine years with Auto Club Speedway. “I am extremely happy …

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Johnny Sauter Paces Both Truck Series Practice Sessions at Texas Motor Speedway

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Johnny Sauter put his No.98 Smokey Mountain Snuff / Curb Records Toyota in a familiar spot on top of the speed charts as the Camping World Truck Series hit the track for two practice sessions at Texas Motor Speedway in preparation for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 350. Sauter, a two time Texas winner, paced …

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