Race Weekend Central

Mark Martin Returning to Roush Fenway Racing as Driver Development Coach

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For 19 years, Roush Fenway Racing was the only place Mark Martin called home. From 1988 to 2006, Martin won 83 races across NASCAR’s top three National Series and finished runner-up in the Sprint Cup Series points standings on four different occasions (1990, 1994, 1998 and 2002) while being a big part of helping Roush Fenway Racing …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: Lilly Diabetes 250

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Ty Dillon celebrates after winning the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Credit: Mike Neff)

Ty Dillon would return the legendary No. 3 back to Victory Lane at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after gaining the lead on a late restart with just 25 laps to go to score his first career Nationwide Series win in the Lilly Diabetes 250. Dillon, who led 24 laps on the afternoon, held off a …

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Ambrose, Penske V8 Supercar Deal Close

From all appearances over the last couple of weeks, it was starting to look certain that Marcos Ambrose would return to Richard Petty Motorsports and the No. 9 Ford Fusion in 2015. However, a report surfaced on Thursday that Ambrose would be leaving NASCAR at the end of this season and returning to his native …

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Jeremy Clements Racing Announces New Crowd Funding Campaign

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Jeremy Clements Racing announced on Thursday the launch of  “Help Jeremy Clements Achieve Greatness,” an Indiegogo campaign to help support Clements’ efforts in the Nationwide Series. For Jeremy Clements Racing, underfunded is the norm as they battle to remain competitive against the elite teams in the Nationwide Series. However despite having about 80% less funding …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: Sta-Green 200

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Brad Keselowski dominated the Sta-Green 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway leading a race high 152 laps for his 29th career Nationwide Series victory and his 2nd win of 2014. Keselowski beat Kyle Busch to the checkers by 1.880 seconds. Kyle Larson would finish 3rd and Matt Kenseth would finish 4th on a day completely …

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Indy Car Future at Pocono in Doubt

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Just as quickly as Pocono Raceway made its return last year after a 24 year absence to the Indy Car schedule, it appears as if Pocono is on the verge of finding itself once again off the Indy schedule due to attendance woes. Track President Brandon Igdalsky says that he plans to meet with Indy …

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Bristol Putting More Focus on Fan Experiences

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Bristol Motor Speedway has long been known as one of the most popular tracks among the fans in NASCAR due to fierce door to door battles and great fan experiences. It looks like race weekend in August will be no exception. The speedway announced on Thursday they will be adding a new premium seating option along …

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Voices from the Cheap Seats: Future of Cup Series Racing at Kentucky Should Be in Doubt

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Joey Logano races alongside Brad Keselowski at Kentucky Speedway on June 28. (Credit: CIA)

Last Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway was much like the last three previous Sprint Cup Series races at the 1.5 mile track — lackluster. But why is that? What’s causing the problems at a track many excitedly welcomed when it was added to the Sprint Cup Series schedule? Could it have been …

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Top News 6.27.14

Wallace to Return to Nationwide Series at Daytona Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Thursday that Darrell Wallace Jr. will return to the seat of the #20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca Cola  on July 4th. The start at the world center of racing will mark Wallace’s second …

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Mark ‘Hollywood’ Armstrong to Miss Time With Injury

Mark “Hollywood” Armstrong will miss a few weeks in the garage after suffering a torn meniscus on Wednesday evening during pit practice in preparation for this weekend’s races at Michigan. He’ll be sidelined four to six weeks. Armstrong has been a fixture on NASCAR’s pit roads for over two decades. More recently, Armstrong has worked as a …

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