Race Weekend Central

Xfinity Breakdown: Kyle Busch Wins 10th Texas Xfinity Race

2021 Xfinity Texas Kyle Busch Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

It was a hot day in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ ALSCO Uniforms 250 at Texas Motor Speedway, the hottest race in series history at the 1.5-mile track. Kyle Busch fought for the lead on most of the restarts in the race, ultimately holding off Justin Allgaier in overtime to take his 10th Xfinity win at …

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John Hunter Nemechek Captures 4th Truck Win of 2021 at Texas

2021 Texas Trucks John Hunter Nemechek burnout NKP

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

John Hunter Nemechek won his fourth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the season at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, June 12. Nemechek played a great strategy in stage three, staying out as long as he could and making fast lap times to ultimately come out ahead of Chase Elliott in the final 20 or …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Alsco Uniforms 250 Xfinity Texas Race

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While the NASCAR Cup Series races for $1 million, the Xfinity Series competes for wins and points at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 12 at 4 p.m. ET. Which Xfinity drivers should you place in your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups? Read on! We’re trying something a little different this week, since the All-Star …

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Lawless Alan Adds 5 Truck Races With Reaume

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Lawless Alan will run in five more NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events this season for Reaume Brothers Racing, the team announced Friday, June 11. Alan will compete at Nashville Superspeedway next weekend, Pocono Raceway on June 26, Watkins Glen International on August 7, Bristol Motor Speedway on September 16 and Talladega Superspeedway on October …

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John Hunter Nemechek Joining Joe Gibbs Racing for 3 Xfinity Races

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John Hunter Nemechek will race in the No. 54 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing in three NASCAR Xfinity Series events, the team announced Friday (June 11). Nemechek will race at Bristol Motor Speedway in September, Texas Motor Speedway in October and the NXS championship race at Phoenix Raceway. He made one start in the series …

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Friday Faceoff: What Is the Ideal All-Star Race?

All Star Race Photo

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Both Ryan Preece and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are in the final year of their contracts with JTG Daugherty Racing. Should either pursue other opportunities, or are they better off to stay put? Josh Roller: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has settled in nicely, and if JTG Daugherty Racing is excited by his results, Stenhouse shouldn’t leave. On …

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McCall Gaulding Wins Better Half iRacing Dash

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The ladies of NASCAR took to a 1/5th-mile oval track in Legends cars at the virtual Texas Motor Speedway. McCall Gaulding, girlfriend of Camping World Truck Series driver Zane Smith, won Motor Racing Outreach’s Better Half iRacing Dash Thursday (June 10). Gaulding took the lead from polesitter Kelly Earnhardt Miller and held on during a …

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Allow Full Capacity for Playoff Races

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway will allow full capacity in its grandstands for the three NASCAR national series playoff events in September, the racetrack announced Thursday, June 10. It joins Richmond Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway, Martinsville Speedway and Phoenix Raceway as tracks lifting their capacity restrictions for the fall playoff races. Other tracks like Sonoma Raceway still …

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Jack Wood Running Rest of 2021 Truck Season With GMS

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Jack Wood will compete for GMS Racing for the rest of the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, starting next week at Nashville Superspeedway, the team announced Thursday (June 10). He replaces Raphael Lessard in the No. 24 Chevrolet after Lessard and GMS parted ways last month. Wood has made two Truck Series starts …

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2-Headed Monster: Has the NASCAR All-Star Race Outlived Its Usefulness?

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This weekend is the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race. which will run at Texas Motor Speedway for the first time. The race has seen a lot of procedural changes since its inception in 1985, and for just the third time in the race’s history, it will be held at a track other than Charlotte Motor …

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Justin Marks: ‘2-Car Team … in the Picture’ for Trackhouse Racing in 2022

2021 Cup Charlotte Daniel Suarez, No. 99 TrackHouse Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

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Trackhouse Racing is looking to add a second entry for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, team co-owner Justin Marks said on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Wednesday (June 9). “To start working on the long-term success and long-term viability of Trackhouse we have to think about scale and I think that being that small upstart team, …

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Zach Veach Not Racing in IMSA Detroit Race After Positive COVID-19 Test Result

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Zach Veach before the 2020 Indy 500. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Zach Veach will not run in the IMSA Detroit Grand Prix this weekend after testing positive for COVID-19, Vasser Sullivan announced Wednesday, June 9. Townsend Bell will fill in for Veach in the GTD class No. 12 car with co-driver Frankie Montecalvo. Veach competes full time for Vasser Sullivan after racing in the NTT IndyCar …

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