Race Weekend Central

The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Fontana

2018 Cup Auto Club Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing, Toyota Camry Bass Pro Shops/5 Hour Energy Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry M&m's

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Kevin Harvick‘s bid for four in a row ended at Fontana last Sunday as Harvick made contact with Kyle Larson early in the race, ending his hopes. Harvick’s day was done but Larson managed to come away with a runner-up finish. Leading 125 of 200 laps, Martin Truex Jr. was the first to the finish …

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NASCAR 101: The West Coast Swing, Can it Predict the Future?

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Folds Of Honor Quik Trip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga Usa Sunday 25 February 2018 Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Jimmy John's Ford Fusion Wins World Copyright: Rusty Jarrett Nkp

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From TV to Twitter, everyone is talking about the “west coast swing.” It started in 2015, and is a three week period where the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes to Las Vegas, Phoenix and Fontana. This was made to give teams an option to stay out on the west coast instead of going back …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Harvick This Year’s MTJ?

2018 Las Vegas I Cup Kevin Harvick Car Rusty Jarrett Nkp

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Kevin Harvick continued his dominance by spanking the field this past weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for his second consecutive victory. And this weekend, the circuit heads to ISM Raceway, Harvick’s most successful track. Is it too early to say that Harvick is this year’s MTJ? Davey Segal: Folks, let’s look at the big …

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5 NASCAR Legends Nominated for 2019 Hall of Fame Class

Jeff Gordon, one of just two drivers to capture the sport's Winston Million. (Photo: NKP)

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame has released the nominees for the Class of 2019. Four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon is one of five nominees added to the potential class. Gordon collected 93 wins, 325 top fives and 477 top 10s while driving the No. 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Gordon also …

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Entry List: DC Solar 200

2017 Phoenix Ii Nxs Brennan Poole Pack Racing Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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40 cars have entered the XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at ISM Raceway. With 40 cars entered this week, all of them will qualify for the race. Jamie McMurray returns to the XFINITY Series driving the No. 42 DC Solar Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy. McMurray has not made a start since 2013 driving for JR …

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Entry List: TicketGuardian 500

2017 Phoenix Ii Cup Pack Racing Matthew T Thacker Nkp

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37 cars make up the entry list for the 2018 TicketGuardian 500, the fourth race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season at ISM Raceway (formerly Phoenix International Raceway). Since there are only 37 cars trying to compete this Sunday, all of them will be locked into the field. The only new addition is …

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