Race Weekend Central

Bubble Breakdown: Underdog Bubbles Burst While John Andretti Beats Scott Speed on Fuel Mileage

The last few weeks, John Andretti’s radio has been a little livelier than normal. Instead of just lap times and car positioning, John has been requesting to know where the No. 82 car is on the track. That’s because Red Bull Toyota has beaten Andretti’s No. 34 Chevrolet the last three races, slowly closing the …

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Driven to the Past: A Few Short Stories From ASA

As I’ve said before, one of the neatest things about going back to O’Reilly Raceway Park for the Kroger SpeedFest was meeting old friends. However, there was another thing that came up which I had completely forgotten about, the significance of which I didn’t realize. After the Kroger 200 on Saturday evening (July 27), winner …

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Fanning the Flames: Penalties & Robby Gordon a NASCAR Tradition Since 1991!

The only thing that makes me cringe more than sponsor plugs during the pre-race invocation is when the sponsor being plugged is Heluva! Good Sour Cream Dip. It’s just not right. But to prove that I can be a glass half-full type guy, I am thankful that the ACLU hasn’t seen to it that the …

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Frontstretch Fantasy Insider: Fuel Mileage in the Big 3’s Backyard… Whoda Thunk It?

The Sprint Cup Series heads from the road course of the Glen back to the ovals and the Irish Hills this weekend as the race to the Chase continues to take shape. For teams like Roush Fenway Racing and Richard Childress Racing, scoring a top-10 run this weekend is imperative, while those whose playoff berths …

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Chase Elliott Running After His Dreams With the Help of His Champion Dad

At 13 years old, most people are caught up in the social dogma that is middle school, sleeping in on weekends and barely within two years of jumping behind the wheel of an automobile. NASCAR champion Bill Elliott’s son Chase Elliott is no average 13-year-old. After a successful run in Legends cars, Elliott decided to …

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