Race Weekend Central

Brian Vickers Joins NBC for NASCAR Coverage

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While he may not be on track due to recurring blood clots, Brian Vickers has found a way to stay in NASCAR. Vickers tweeted out on Monday that he will join NBC for the network’s NASCAR coverage beginning today with an appearance on “NASCAR America,” NBC Sports Network’s nightly show covering the sport. Vickers plans …

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Entry List: 2015 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono

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After 400 laps at the Monster Mile, 43 Sprint Cup Series drivers are heading to Pocono to take on the Tricky Triangle. NASCAR released the entry list for the June 7 Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday, May 30. The preliminary list contains 43 drivers, meaning all will make the race …

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Jimmie Johnson Extends Record with 10th Dover Victory in 2015 FedEx 400

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Jimmie Johnson may not have had the quickest car in the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway, a rarity based on his past success here. Instead? He proved to be the smartest, staying out during a final pit stop with 25 laps to go and out-dueling Kevin Harvick to emerge a rare “unlikely” winner at …

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Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards Sweep 2015 FedEx 400 Saturday Practices at Dover

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Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards are in a good place. Not only are both coming off big wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway, they led a 1-2 sweep of Saturday practice sessions at Dover International Speedway before Sunday’s FedEx 400. Joe Gibbs Racing continued their strong performance overall as teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch were …

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Tyler Reddick Tames The Monster Mile; Makes a Statement in 2015 Lucas Oil 200

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Tyler Reddick did not flinch when he went toe-to-toe with the Monster Mile in the closing laps of Friday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway. On a day filled with destroyed fenders, bent tempers and gigantic blunders, Reddick tracked down Erik Jones with eight laps to go to grab his second career Camping World …

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Should Carl Edwards Really Be Worry-Free With a Win?

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Carl Edwards would happily compare Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway to the weight of a gorilla lifting off his back. The Sprint Cup Series veteran can now say he is virtually locked into the 2015 Chase for the championship with Joe Gibbs Racing and can have fun racing instead of scrambling for …

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Denny Hamlin Wins 2015 FedEx 400 Pole at Dover

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After a great two weeks in Charlotte, sweeping both the All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 Joe Gibbs Racing just keeps on rolling. Their driver Denny Hamlin, piloting the No. 11 car, won the pole Friday for Sunday’s Cup race at Dover, clocking a time of 22.483 seconds (160.121 mph). Hamlin, one week removed from …

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Jeff Gordon Prepared for Move to FOX After Retirement from Full-Time Racing

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It won’t be long until Jeff Gordon will be in the television booth on a weekly basis. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion is retiring from full-time competition after the 2015 season, and is set to embark on the next journey of his career. During the Coca-Cola 600 race weekend, Gordon announced he will …

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Jimmie Johnson on P1 Penalty: ‘We Don’t Agree with It’

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Jimmie Johnson‘s team won’t have to worry about being the last one to select a pit stall at Dover. After appealing a P1 penalty that was handed out earlier in the week for consecutive written warnings, the No. 48 team will be able to select a pit stall based on where he qualifies. The Hendrick …

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Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Team Appeal Charlotte Penalty

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After receiving back-to-back written warnings for infractions, Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team received a loss of their pit stall selection for Sunday’s FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks. According to the NASCAR rulebook, back-to-back written warnings transfer into a P1 penalty, meaning that Johnson’s team, along with the No. 51 team from HScott Motorsports …

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Jimmie Johnson’s Team Among 3 Penalized Following Coca-Cola 600

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If Jimmie Johnson is to win again at Dover this weekend, he’ll have to do so with a less-than-decent pit stall. Johnson’s No. 48 team was one of three Sprint Cup teams to be penalized following infractions that occurred during the Coca-Cola 600 race weekend. Justin Allgaier’s No. 51 and Jamie McMurray’s No. 1 also …

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