Race Weekend Central

Only Yesterday: When Running 3rd Was a Charm

#12: Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, MenardsRichmond Water Heaters Ford Mustang, #2: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Freightliner Ford Mustang

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past weekend’s race wasn’t the only time the third-place car was the benefactor of running there in the closing laps.

Truckin’ Thursdays: The Triple Truck Challenge – What Is It & Is It Worth It?

2023 Trucks Charlotte Ben Rhodes Triple Truck Challenge check in victory lane (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

What is the Triple Truck Challenge, and is it still a good monetary incentive for Truck Series teams?

Stock Car Scoop: What Do We Know About the 2022 Daytona 500?

#21: Harrison Burton, Wood Brothers Racing, Ford Mustang Motorcraft / Dex Imaging (NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With the field splintering into small packs during the Daytona 500 qualifying races and the only major Duels incident on the final lap of the night, how much will the main event reflect the twin 150-mile races from Thursday? Were hosts Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek surprised by Kaz Grala and Greg Biffle securing the final transfer spots among unchartered teams? And who has the edge among the top drivers entering Sunday’s Great American Race?

The duo discuss these topics and more in a pre-Daytona 500 edition of Stock Car Scoop.