Race Weekend Central

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 NASCAR Banking 500 at Charlotte

NASCAR came home for the only night race of the playoffs Saturday, overseeing a coronation of the Lowe’s Motor Speedway “King” for the first time in four years.

Jimmie Johnson Tops 2nd 2009 NASCAR Banking 500 Practice at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – In a continuation of the first practice and qualifying from yesterday, Jimmie Johnson was the fastest driver in the second practice this weekend for the NASCAR Banking 500. Johnson laid down a lap of 28.852 seconds on his very first lap on the track, which correlates to a 187.162-mph lap. Johnson has …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 Pepsi 500 at Fontana

After scoring another victory at his home track, Jimmie Johnson put a major stranglehold on the top spot following Chase race number four at Fontana.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 Price Chopper 400 at Kansas

Racing at Kansas Speedway saw Tony Stewart regain his winning form, capturing the Price Chopper 400 for his fourth career trip to victory lane as driver/owner.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2009 AAA 400 at Dover

Dover’s Monster Mile had no mercy for our poll this week, with its slick track and tough tire compound leading to poor finishes for drivers on last week’s list.

Full Throttle: NASCAR Expansion Into an Area No One Saw Coming

Brian France and NASCAR’s suits in Daytona have been preaching expansion outside of the borders of the United States for years. In a very interesting announcement, Foster Gillette announced an agreement with Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdullah al-Saud, a member of the Saudi Royal Family, that is going to see development of a NASCAR …

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