Race Weekend Central

Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Tony Stewart Chooses Interesting Costume for Halloween

2015 Richmond Ii Cup Tony Stewart Cia

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https://twitter.com/VitoPugliese/status/661679672061640708 Twitter is full of everyone from fans, media, drivers and everyone in between sharing their opinions on Matt Kenseth‘s two-race suspension. Regardless of which side you stand on for both incidents, this simplified breakdown from our own Vito Pugliese says it all. It’s #NationalSandwichDay!! I’m getting a @jimmyjohns #10 no tomato to celebrate. pic.twitter.com/356Gz9bknY — …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 after the 2015 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville

Martinsville Joey Logano 2015 Cup Mike Neff

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Once again, Martinsville Speedway lived up to its reputation. Short tempers? Check. Payback? Check. Lots and lots of contact? Check. Matt Kenseth – once thought to be one of the most even-tempered drivers in the garage area – wrecked Joey Logano while several laps down at Martinsville Speedway. Though he claimed it was unintentional, NASCAR …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2015 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville

Martinsville Keselowski Harvick Busch Pit Road 2015 Cup Mike Neff

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Who… gets my shoutout of the race? So many drivers had strong finishes Sunday, but the real praise belongs to Martinsville Speedway. One of the last short tracks on the NASCAR schedule, it’s still the best of the best, and Sunday’s show had it all: drama, hard racing, underdogs, and a legend of the sport …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville

Joey Logano 2015 Martinsville Cup Qualifying Mike Neff

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The drivers roll into Martinsville Speedway this week for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. That is 500 laps of this half-mile paperclip-shaped track, which means 250 lap leader fantasy points available in NASCAR Fantasy Live. The laps led points are what we need to focus on this week, and they will be the largest …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops Saturday Morning Martinsville Practice, Tony Stewart Wrecks

2015 Martinsville Ii Cup Tony Stewart Practice Crash Damage Amy Henderson

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be down after being eliminated from the Chase last week at Talladega, but he’s not out as he guns for a repeat win in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. Earnhardt, Jr. turned the fastest lap in the morning practice session at Martinsville Speedway with a speed of 96.998 mph. Martin Truex …

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Fact or Fiction: Breaking Down the Talladega Confusion

2015 Talladega Ii Cup Jimmie Johnson Casey Mears Matt Kenseth Racing Cia

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Last weekend’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway was met with many emotions. From long green-flag runs to emotional outbursts to parts failures to the Big One, and even confusion, drama and frustration, the race had it all. But fans, drivers and media alike were left scratching their heads, trying to figure out what they had …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega

2015 Talladega Ii Cup Matt Kenseth Car Cia

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Everyone sort of expected Talladega Superspeedway to shake up the standings but I don’t think anyone expected the dramatic, forced ending that occurred in the final laps of the race. Even after NASCAR announced that it would be reducing the number of green-white-checkered attempts from three to one days before the event Sunday’s ultimate ending at …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Darrell Wallace Jr. Makes Unexpected Find

2015 Charlotte I Nxs Darrell Wallace Jr Car Cia

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Martinsville preview. #nascar #thechase pic.twitter.com/G7hT4LI32T — nascarcasm (@nascarcasm) October 27, 2015 NASCARCasm offered his own preview of Martinsville Speedway this weekend. Will NASCARCasm end up being accurate? Probably not. Watching racecar drivers strap into bumper cars would be very entertaining and priceless! Well, already moving out…almost 2 weeks. Sucks but not dealing with this… ARE …

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Kickin’ the Tires: Why Confusing Talladega Still Delivered

2015 Talladega Ii Cup Pack Racing Cia

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While some hardcore Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans may disagree, any notion that this weekend’s restrictor-plate action at Talladega Superspeedway was disappointing or boring couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, the sport’s most popular driver was knocked out of contention for the 2015 Sprint Cup championship, but his battle throughout the race to hold point …

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Beside the Rising Tide: Now I Try To Be Amused

2015 Talladega Ii Cup Jimmie Johnson Kyle Larson Spin Cia

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Oh, I used to be disgusted, Now I try to be amused. Since their wings have gotten rusted, The angels wanna wear my red shoes -Elvis Costello- Yep, sometimes it’s impossible not to be amazed by how consistently NASCAR’s sharpshooters can shoot themselves in the foot. Click those red shoes together, Dorothy, ’cause I don’t …

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5 Points to Ponder: NASCAR’s Mid-Race Rules Swap and Red-Hot Logano

Joey Logano Bank Of America 500 2015 Charlotte Cup Mike Neff

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ONE: Joey Logano Sweeps the Contender Round Heading into the Chase, it was clear only one driver stood a real chance at stealing a title away from red-hot Joe Gibbs Racing: Joey Logano. The Team Penske driver won two of the final five races during the regular season and slotted in fourth when the Chase …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2015 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Edition

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A crazy finish at Talladega is certainly no surprise. It’s just what happens at restrictor-plate tracks. What was a surprise was just the way that it was wild this time. Yes, there was the predicted accidents, but then the second restart when we thought there would only be one, and then many questioning if Kevin …

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