Race Weekend Central

Austin Cindric Holds Off AJ Allmendinger; Wins Xfinity Race at Road America

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You may have needed an umbrella, but the Henry 180 belonged to Austin Cindric. After storms soaked the 4-mile Road America circuit, the sun was on full display as Cindric crossed the finish line for his fourth NASCAR Xfinity Series win in 2020. On a two-lap shootout, Cindric passed Preston Pardus and held off AJ …

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Zane Smith Nabs First Career Truck Win In Michigan Thriller

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He led one lap, but it was the one that counted. Zane Smith is officially a winner in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The Henry Ford Health System 200 at Michigan International Speedway was all about survival and Smith was in the right position at the right time to collect his first …

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Racing Point Penalized Following Renault Protest

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Formula 1 has penalized the Racing Point organization, F1 announced Aug. 6. Following an investigation, F1 has determined the team has been using an illegal braking assembly. According to F1 protocol, teams must use either original or evolved parts. Stewards found that Racing Point was using a direct copy of Mercedes’ 2020 rear brake ducts. …

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Brad Keselowski Reels in a NASCAR Cup Win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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A delicious lobster dinner awaits Brad Keselowski after he was able to capture the prized crustacean by winning the annual NASCAR Cup Series contest in New England. Keselowski took home the live trophy following a back and forth duel with Denny Hamlin in the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The pair …

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Earl Bamber Joining Richard Childress Racing at Daytona Xfinity Event

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Earl Bamber is going NASCAR racing. The veteran IMSA driver will pilot the No. 21 NASCAR Xfinity Series entry for Richard Childress Racing, beginning at the Daytona International Speedway road course (Aug. 15) the team announced July 31. The Daytona contest will be the stock car start of any kind for the 30-year-old New Zealander. …

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Nico Hulkenberg Filling in For Sergio Perez at Silverstone

MONTMELO, SPAIN - MAY 10: Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Force India looks on in the garage during final practice ahead of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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Nico Hulkenburg is returning to Formula 1. Following Sergio Perez‘s positive test for COVID-19, Hulkenberg will pilot the BWT Racing Point entry in the British Grand Prix (Aug. 2) at the Silverstone Circuit, the team announced July 31. It was a last-minute effort to get a replacement in the seat, as Perez’s July 30 announcement …

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NASCAR 101: ‘Veteran’ Brandon Jones & Other Age-Related Oddities

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Can a 15-year-old really lead a NASCAR championship? Can a 23-year-old have veteran driver status? Can a 27-year-old be a NASCAR team owner? If age is just a number, why do we talk about it so much? In recent years, NASCAR has consistently billed races with a youth verses veteran mantra as day to day …

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Austin Hill Captures 1st Truck Win of 2020 at Kansas

Nascar Gander Rv & Outdoors Truck Series

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Austin Hill found the yellow brick road to NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane at Kansas Speedway. After passing Brett Moffitt on lap 90, the 26-year-old cruised away to win the spoils of the Blu-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200. Along with Moffitt, the duo quickly established itself as the two superior trucks …

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Nurburgring, Portimao, Imola Added to 2020 F1 Season

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Three venues are returning to the Formula 1 calendar after lengthy absences. Thanks in part to the schedule shuffling due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Algrave International Circuit in Portimao, the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola and the Nürburgring in Germany have all become late-season additions, F1 announced today, July 24. The Eifel …

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Austin Cindric Doubles Down, Sweeps Kentucky in Xfinity Series

Nascar 2020: Xfinity Series Alsco 300 July 10

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In a matter of two days, Austin Cindric has doubled his win total in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. With a near-flawless performance in the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, the Team Penske campaigner backed up his victory in the previous night’s Shady Rays 200 to claim his fourth career victory. Cindric becomes the first driver …

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Will Power Nabs 2020 Indy GP Pole Away From Jack Harvey

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It may not be May, but Indy cars have finally returned to the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 3 for a day of practice and qualifying in preparation for the July 4 GMR Grand Prix on Indy’s road course. After an entertaining qualifying session using IndyCar’s traditional road-course qualifying procedure, Will Power laid down …

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Jimmie Johnson To Miss 2020 Brickyard 400 After Positive COVID-19 Test

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Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19. Johnson, the first-known active NASCAR driver to be diagnosed with the virus, will miss the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 5. Johnson, who is in the midst of his final full-time Cup Series season, was also …

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