Race Weekend Central

2-For-2: Rain Postpones Activities at Kentucky Speedway

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UPDATE: Constant rain throughout the day has led NASCAR to cancel all practice sessions for the Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series, along with Truck Series qualifying. The Xfinity Series will hold a one-hour practice session starting at approximately at 4:30 p.m. ET, while the NCWTS will run tonight’s UNOH 225 as scheduled. – …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Tyler Reddick on Switching Between Mentor & Mentee

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Tyler Reddick entered the Camping World Truck Series with a single start in a Ken Schrader-owned truck at Rockingham Speedway in 2013. After starting 13th, Reddick finished 30th, 10 laps behind the leaders, thanks in large part to an early spin and a lack of speed. Reddick ran a part-time schedule during his rookie season, …

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Midseason Swap: Christopher Bell Replaces Justin Boston at Kentucky

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Christopher Bell’s phone rang with some news from Kyle Busch Motorsports Wednesday: the No. 54 is yours. Jayski tweeted Wednesday that Bell, fresh off a fifth-place finish in his Camping World Truck Series debut at Iowa, will replace Justin Boston in Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 54 Toyota Tundra this weekend at Kentucky Speedway. NCWTS: Bell …

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Entry List: 2015 UNOH 225 at Kentucky

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After a couple weeks off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is ready for a wild night. NASCAR released the entry list for the July 9 UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway earlier today (July 6). The list includes 34 drivers, meaning two will fail to make Thursday’s race. Team Penske journeyman driver Ryan Blaney will …

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Pace Laps: Austin Dillon Wreck Safety Success Story or Catalyst for Change?

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Did you miss an event during this busy week in racing? How about a late-night press release, an important sponsorship rumor, or a juicy piece of news? If you did, you’ve come to the right place! Each Monday, Frontstretch will break down the racing, series by series, to bring you the biggest stories that you …

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NASCAR Removes Xfinity/Truck Series Banquet from Doral

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USA Today‘s Jeff Gluck is reporting that NASCAR will move all sanctioning body activities, including the joint Xfinity/Camping World Truck Series Banquet, away from Trump National Doral Miami, effective immediately.  The move has been done in response to recent controversial statements uttered by the real estate mogul.  No replacement site has been announced as of …

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NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans Not to Display Confederate Flag

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As the debate about the use of the Confederate Flag continues throughout the U.S., NASCAR facilities have now come together to join the discussion. The large group of tracks has collaborated to request fans “refrain from displaying the Confederate Flag at our facilities and NASCAR events.” “As members of the NASCAR industry, we join NASCAR in the …

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Truck Series Qualifying Procedure Tweaked to End Drafting Issues

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NASCAR has issued a statement to Camping World Truck Series drivers: no more playing around. Qualifying at intermediate tracks will follow a different format the next time the Camping World Truck Series goes to race. NASCAR announced on Wednesday that the format has been changed for any track measuring 1.5 miles or longer. The new …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven by Passion, Supported by Faith

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Jennifer Jo Cobb made her Camping World Truck Series debut at Kansas Speedway in 2008 but suffered an engine failure just 31 laps in, sliding behind the wheel of a Derrike Cope-fielded Dodge. It was a scratch-and-claw effort that was the start of pursuing a mountain-sized dream to one day make it as a full-time NASCAR competitor. Fast forward …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up-And-Coming Drivers in Stock Car Racing

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The Sprint Cup Series might have had the weekend off, but the Frontstretch Power Rankings didn’t take a break. This week, we are featuring the top up-and-coming drivers in stock car competition. It’s hard to argue that racing does not have a bright future with the number of drivers emerging from local tracks, earning opportunities …

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Bobby Pierce Joins MB Motorsports for NCWTS Debut at Eldora

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MB Motorsports announced that 18-year-old Bobby Pierce will join the team at the Eldora Speedway for the third annual 1-800-CARCASH Mud Summer Classic. Pierce, 18, will also be joined by 16-year-old driver Jake Griffin. Pierce captured the DIRTCar National Late Model championship last season. The Illinois native not only has experience on dirt; he also …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Xfinity Must Be Incensed

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Welcome back! Last week saw the Sprint Cup Series take the weekend off. In the past, these weekends used to be the most boring time of the summer. Nothing would be going on. Not so much these days. The Xfinity Series was the primary show for the weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Meanwhile, the Camping World …

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