Race Weekend Central

Kyle Busch Sweeps Xfinity Practices at Watkins Glen

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Whenever Kyle Busch is entered in an Xfinity Series race he’s going to be the favorite. On Friday (August 2) at Watkins Glen International, the No. 18 team swept the two practice sessions in preparation for Saturday’s (August 3) Zippo 200. Practice One Early in opening practice, Busch laid down a lap of 121.259 mph, …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Cole Custer Believes He’s Ready for Cup

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At the beginning of 2019, many people were wondering when Cole Custer was going to break out for Stewart-Haas Racing. Through the opening five months of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, he’s done just that. Custer, 21, is in his third full-time season in the Xfinity Series with SHR. In the first two seasons, he …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Alex Bowman Discusses 2019 Season, Previews Playoffs, Dogs

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an interesting weekend of racing at Pocono Raceway, which saw Denny Hamlin record his third victory of the season. What’s led to the recent hot streak of the No. 11 team? With three consecutive top-three finishes, is Erik Jones fighting for his ride? Did the …

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Brad Keselowski Rebounds for Top 10 Finish at Pocono

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Since 2015, Pocono Raceway has always been one of Brad Keselowski‘s better racetracks. The driver of the No. 2 continued the hot streak at the Tricky Triangle in Sunday’s Gander RV 400, having to overcome an early hurdle. On lap 4, Keselowski smacked the outside wall in turn three running behind Daniel Suarez inside the …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin, Ross Chastain Pick Up Pocono Wins

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Wins Strategy Filled Race Pocono Raceway is known for a variety of different strategies. That’s exactly what we saw in Sunday’s Gander RV 400, with Denny Hamlin stretching the fuel tank to earn his third victory of 2019. Hamlin didn’t have the best car but was a definite …

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Chris Buescher Credits Hard Work & Training Program for Cup Turnaround

Chris Buescher

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Three years ago this weekend, Chris Buescher‘s name went into the NASCAR record book as a winner in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. But it’s actually been the past three months of 2019 that’s seen the Texan be his best since moving to Cup full time in 2016. Sure, Buescher led 12 circuits on …

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Kevin Harvick Wins Cup Pole at Pocono

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Despite not making a qualifying run in either of the two practice sessions, Kevin Harvick was quickest when it counted on Saturday, earning the pole for Sunday’s Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Harvick turned a lap of 174.058 mph, more than two-tenths of a second ahead of …

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Harrison Burton Closes Trucks Points Deficit with Top-5 Run at Pocono

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Coming into Saturday’s (July 27) Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway, Harrison Burton thought he needed to win one of the final three races of the regular season in order to make the Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoffs. Turns out that might not be the case. Burton began the race from sixth position, but the …

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Stewart Friesen Crashes Out on Lap 1 at Pocono

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Heading into Saturday’s (July 27) Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway, Stewart Friesen was one of the pre-race favorites for the win. By the end of first corner on the first lap, his shot of earning his first Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory was crushed. Friesen began the 150-mile race from third position, only behind …

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Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones Lead Practice Sessions at Pocono

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In an eventful pair of practice sessions, Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones led the way at Pocono Raceway on Saturday (July 27) in preparation for Sunday’s Gander RV 400. Practice One Suarez was atop the scoring pylon for much of the opening practice, ending the session with a quick time of 172.516 mph, .034 seconds …

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Devin Dodson Attempting Truck Debut at Eldora for Reaume

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It’s that time of year where dirt racing specialists get an opportunity to run at Eldora Speedway for the annual Gander Outdoors Truck Series visit. Add Devin Dodson to the list. Dodson, 20, will pilot the No. 34 Chevrolet for Reaume Brothers Racing, sponsored by Motorsports Safety Group and Colonial Countertops, he told Frontstretch. “Josh [Reaume, …

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