Race Weekend Central

Kevin Harvick Wins 2019 Big Machine Vodka 400 Pole

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Kevin Harvick won the pole for the 2019 Big Machine Vodka 400. The No. 4 car will lead the field to the green flag later today (Sunday, Sept. 8). The pole is Harvick’s fifth pole of 2019, and 30th pole of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. Starting alongside Harvick on the front row …

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Top-10 Finish in Xfinity Series Debut a Confidence Boost for Austin Hill

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Austin Hill failed to qualify for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, so the 2019 Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was his series debut — and this time things went much better, as the driver of the No. 61 for Hattori Racing Enterprise/MBM Motorsports stayed out of trouble and finished ninth. “It …

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Noah Gragson Calls Finishing 3rd at Indy a ‘Dream Come True’

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Noah Gragson entered the 2019 Indiana 250 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with zero experience at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had no fear during the race weekend at the 2.5-mile track in Speedway, Ind. Gragson qualified 13th, but he finished fourth and 10th in the first two respective stages. At race’s end, he …

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Kyle Larson, Paul Menard Lead Brickyard 400 Practices

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In preparation for the Big Machine Vodka 400, Kyle Larson and Paul Menard led the two practice sessions for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. However, the main storyline occurred at the end of the second practice session. As time expired, Denny Hamlin pounded the wall and fire came out …

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Christopher Bell, Justin Haley Lead Xfinity Series Practices at Indianapolis

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Christopher Bell (53.502 seconds) and Justin Haley (53.499 seconds) led the two NASCAR Xfinity Series practice sessions on Friday, Sept. 6 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. First Practice Joe Gibbs Racing made up the top three on the speed charts at IMS. Championship points leader Bell led the field with a speed of 168.218 mph. He …

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Barstool Sports Sponsoring Matt DiBenedetto in 2 Cup Races

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Matt DiBenedetto has picked up sponsorship from Barstool Sports, the media company’s president Dave Portnoy announced Thursday, Aug. 29. Barstool Sports will sponsor DiBenedetto’s No. 95 for Leavine Family Racing for two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. ? @mattdracing pic.twitter.com/nFRF6MaXQI — Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) August 29, 2019 …

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Tyler Dippel Reinstated by NASCAR

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NASCAR reinstated Tyler Dippel on Wednesday (Aug. 28) night. The sanctioning body lifted his suspension after the charge against him of possession of a controlled substance was dismissed during his court appearance earlier the same day. As a result, Dippel is eligible to return to racing when the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series resumes action …

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2-Headed Monster: Can Anyone Beat Brett Moffitt?

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Brett Moffitt is on a tear. He won the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday (Aug. 25), giving him back-to-back NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victories. Dating back to last season, Moffitt has won the last four Truck Series playoff races. With his current amount of playoff points, he is …

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NASCAR Mailbox: What is the Future for Tyler Dippel?

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Before the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race weekend began at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, a major story broke that became a focal point of the weekend. NASCAR indefinitely suspended Tyler Dippel on Aug. 23, but the reason for his suspension was broad, and we were left to wonder what occurred. After a few days …

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Tyler Dippel Charged With Possession of Controlled Substance

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Tyler Dippel has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in New York state, which led to his indefinite suspension last weekend by NASCAR. FOX Sports reporters Alan Cavanna and Bob Pockrass collaborated and tweeted details of the reasoning for his suspension on Monday, Aug. 26. UPDATE: New York State Police charged Truck …

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Brett Moffitt Wins Back-to-Back Races with 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 250 Victory

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Brett Moffitt has certainly put his stamp on the playoffs in the Round of 8. He won the 2019 UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway to clinch his spot into the Round of 6. Now, Moffitt has won back-to-back races as he won the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. As the …

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