Race Weekend Central

Reed Sorenson Joining Front Row Motorsports at Richmond

2014 Kansas Ii Cup Reed Sorenson Vertical Cia

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Reed Sorenson just got a new job, if only for a week. It has been a rather wild start to the season for Front Row Motorsports. Originally scheduled to have two full-time cars with one driving the majority, but not full season, it appears the team is on track to have all three Fords run …

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Kasey Kahne Fastest in 1st 2015 Food City 500 Practice at Bristol

2015 Martinsville I Cup Kasey Kahne Car Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo: Amy Henderson)

Coming off his third top 10 of the year, Kasey Kahne led the way at Bristol Motor Speedway for the first practice session of the weekend. Clocking in a time of 14.971, the driver of the No. 5 car for Hendrick Motorsports continued to show speed right off the truck. At Texas, Kahne was inside …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher Setting Standards High at Roush Fenway Racing

2015 Texas I Nxs Chrid Buescher Credit Nascar Via Getty Images

Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images

Ford has struck gold once again. For the first time since Carl Edwards joined the Ford banner in 2002, the Blue Oval has found a driver that is extremely unique. Fast, furious and focused is how Chris Buescher is behind the wheel. With the right driver/crew chief combination, the Texas native has excelled in the NASCAR …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Austin Wayne Self Geared up for Title Run in ARCA

Austin Wayne Self

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From Texas to North Carolina, Austin Wayne Self has always been a top-tier driver. Now running his second full-time season in the ARCA Series, the 19-year-old joined Mason Mitchell Motorsports over the off-season in hopes of winning a championship. With a chance at stardom, he hopes to follow in team owner Mason Mitchell’s footsteps, which …

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Pace Laps: Youth Prevails, Redemption in Vegas, Controversy & More

Indycar 2015 Nola Simon Pagenaud In Grass Credit Bret Kelley

Photo Credit: Bret Kelley

Xfinity Series: The Future Has Arrived – It only took nine races until Erik Jones drove a Joe Gibbs Racing car into Victory Lane. The soon-to-be 19-year-old outran two Cup Series veterans at Texas, and in doing so, gave JGR its first Xfinity Series win since Matt Kenseth‘s triumph in the season-finale last year. Jones’s victory …

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Friday Faceoff: Concerns Surrounding NASCAR Health & Tires

2015 Martinsville I Cup Kyle Larson Car Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

1) Kyle Larson. Should we be concerned? Are you? Or should we chalk it up as a bizarre health incident? Vito Pugliese, Senior Writer: Number of times I have passed out without alcohol involved: zero. It is not normal to pass out in the middle of the day, even after scribbling your name a few …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Despite Success, Chase Elliott Still Learning a Year After 1st Win

2015 Martinsville I Cup Chase Elliott Vertical Credit Amy Henderson

Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

The newest generation of racers has grown into the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and one driver has emerged as the possible future face of NASCAR. Just over one year ago, one young man entered Victory Lane in NASCAR’s second-tier division for the first time. The second-generation driver, a teenager who had yet to complete high school, …

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5 Points to Ponder: Texas Time, Penalties Galore at RCR & New Streaks?

Paul Menard Martinsville 2015 Mike Neff

(Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Everything’s Bigger in Texas After taking an off weekend to start the season, NASCAR is back, and that includes the Xfinity Series as well. It’s finally time to get back to Texas Motor Speedway after the chaotic race at the 1.5-mile track in November. Hopefully, there won’t be any fist fights for this event, but …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Gearing Up for the Future with These 8 Drivers

2015 Martinsville I Cwts Cole Custer Truck Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

Through we’re nearly two months into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the young guns have joined the race for the title. Reigning champion Chase Elliott, along with Ty Dillon and Chris Buescher, are among those at the top of the standings five events into the 2015 season. But the next set of drivers to join …

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Pace Laps: Short-Track Racing, Indy Returns, NHRA 4-Wides & F1

Indycar 2015 St. Pete Power Montoya Kanaan Podium Credit Chris Jones

Photo Credit: Chris Jones

NHRA: 4-Wide Nationals Produce Surprise Winners – It was a good day for Don Schumacher Racing, as they scored Funny Car win No. 100 with Fast Jack Beckman and then completed the Nitro sweep for the 47th time with a Top Fuel win by Antron Brown at the 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, …

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Kurt Busch Fastest in Final 2015 STP 500 Practice at Martinsville

2015 Martinsville I Cup Kurt Busch Car Garage Credit Amy Henderson

Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kurt Busch was fastest in the final 50-minute practice session for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Busch, the defending winner of the race, ended the session with a fast time of 19.502 seconds. Runner up in this race one year ago, Jimmie Johnson was second in practice with a 19.560-second lap time. …

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