Race Weekend Central

Noah Gragson Scores First Career Pole at Texas

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Noah Gragson will lead the field to green in tonight’s winstaronlinegaming.com 400 shortly after he graduates from high school at Texas Motor Speedway. Posting a lap at 185.134 mph, the driver of the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, broke the track qualifying record of 184.464 mph, set by Clint Bowyer in 2006. Johnny Sauter, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: NASCAR Made the Right Call on Brad Keselowski Racing

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Dover started off rough and turned quite well for Chase Briscoe, who’s currently just six races into his Camping World Truck Series rookie season. After struggling a bit in practice, the 22-year-old put his No. 29 Ford on the pole for the first time at Dover. Though he had nothing for Ryan Truex, who started second, …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson Impresses at Dover and Graham Rahal Sweeps IndyCar at Detroit

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Attrition Strikes Again in Dover Friday may have been National Doughnut Day, but Miles the Monster was apparently still hungry come Sunday. Hungry for race cars, that is. Kicking off the AAA 400 in the hottest conditions of the weekend, Dover International Speedway was a hefty challenge for first-time Monster …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Drivers Who Scored 1st Career Win at Dover

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After taking just a single weekend off, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action on Friday for the Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway. In 17 previous races, the track has seen 14 different winners, with Kyle Busch as the only repeat victor. Without Busch on the entry list, the only previous winner …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Kevin Harvick’s Solution to the Schedule

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Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR released the 2018 schedules, and while most of the focus was placed on significant changes to the Cup side of things, there were a few subtle changes on the Camping World Truck Series lineup as well. Sadly, the schedule remains at 23 events, which still doesn’t bring the lineup back to the …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 12: The Greatest Day in Racing

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Frontstretch podcast with Matt Stallknecht, Tom Bowles and Beth Lunkenheimer In this week’s episode, the gang breaks down the newly announced 2018 NASCAR Schedule ahead of a Memorial Day weekend slate of races that has the whole team excited. The crew also touches on Red Horse Racing’s closure as well as a recap of All-Star Weekend This week’s episode was …

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Pace Laps: When the Open Outshines the All-Star Race

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Cup Series: The Open Shines Again in All-Star Week – As three of the sport’s brightest young stars threatened to go three-wide across the start-finish in the closing laps of Saturday’s Monster Energy Open, we knew the proceeding All-Star Race had quite the act to follow. Rookie Daniel Suarez may have not been a top …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Smokes ‘Em in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his seventh Camping World Truck Series victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night. Making a bold move to jump from fourth to the lead with less than 20 laps remaining, the driver of the No. 51 Toyota pulled away from the field in a three-lap shootout to the finish. Johnny …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Ben Rhodes Heartbroken Yet Hopeful Headed into Charlotte

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It’s something no driver, especially one gunning for a first career win, wants to face. But it’s exactly what happened to Ben Rhodes on Friday night at Kansas Speedway. after a spirited battle with Kyle Busch for the race lead, Rhodes took his No. 27 Toyota and pulled it ahead by more than one second. …

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The Frontstretch 5: Thoughts Leaving Kansas Speedway

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1. Kudos to the AMR medical team that extricated Almirola. First and foremost, I want to send well wishes to Aric Almirola for a speedy recovery. A T5 compression fracture is no joke, and he’ll need some time to get better, even if it’s revealed through follow-up doctor visits there is no further damage to …

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Kansas Wreck a Harsh Reminder NASCAR is Dangerous

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It’s something no one in NASCAR – fans, drivers or media – ever want to think about. But in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400, we were all given the harsh reminder that the sport is inherently dangerous. Right before the 200-lap mark, Joey Logano suffered a brake rotor failure that snapped his No. 22 Ford …

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Pace Laps: Aric Almirola’s Wreck Changes the Game, Ben Rhodes Comes up Shy of First Victory

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Almirola Crash Changed The Game – Just one week ago, Aric Almirola stood inside Victory Lane at Talladega Superspeedway. He’d won his second XFINITY Series race in his last three restrictor plate attempts, following that up with a fourth-place effort in the Cup race. A season-long goal of making the playoffs suddenly …

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