Race Weekend Central

Austin Cindric Doubles Down, Sweeps Kentucky in Xfinity Series

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In a matter of two days, Austin Cindric has doubled his win total in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. With a near-flawless performance in the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, the Team Penske campaigner backed up his victory in the previous night’s Shady Rays 200 to claim his fourth career victory. Cindric becomes the first driver …

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Harrison Burton Outlasts Field to Win from Pole at Homestead

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Nineteen-year-old Harrison Burton came out of nowhere to win the Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday (June 13) afternoon, his second win of the year and his young career. The second-generation driver got around Noah Gragson on the final restart to lead the final two laps of the race, the only laps he led …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan

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The Headline(s): Just like Martinsville, a Penske Ford proved all but impassable at the front of the field, though this time it was Joey Logano. And just like Richmond, though both Martin Truex, Jr. and Kurt Busch were able to catch the leader in the closing laps, none was able to get alongside the No. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Michigan Tests the Mettle of FOX Sports

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This weekend at Michigan International Speedway turned out a lot like the forecast predicted for Pocono Raceway last week. Intermittent rain pushed the race itself to Monday (June 10). FOX Sports’ coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup pushed the race to an unorthodox 5 p.m. ET start time instead of noon. My understanding is …

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Kyle Weatherman Making Cup Start For Rick Ware Racing

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Kyle Weathermnan will be going racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. He will become the latest driver of the Rick Ware Racing No. 51, following Cody Ware, BJ McLeod, Jeb Burton, Gray Gaulding and Bayley Currey. The car will be a Ford …

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Rick Ware Racing Plans to Run 3 Cars in ‘7 to 8 Races’ in 2019

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After debuting a third car during All-Star weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, followed by its first points-paying race being the Coca-Cola 600, Rick Ware Racing plans to run a third entry in “seven to eight races” this season, the team tells Frontstretch. “We have some opportunities that we don’t want to turn …

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Kyle Weatherman on Working Behind the Scenes, ARCA & Expedited Progression

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This season, StarCom Racing embarked on its first full season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.  The team filed intentions to field two cars from day one during the season but started off the year with only the No. 00 with Jeffrey Earnhardt driving.  Eventually, Landon Cassill replaced Earnhardt. The team debuted the No. …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 400

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For the final time this season, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will head down to the Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 18) for the Ford EcoBoost 400. At the conclusion of the event, the series will crown either Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., or Joey Logano as 2018 champion. 39 teams are …

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Entry List: Hollywood Casino 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the midwest for Sunday’s (Oct. 21) Hollywood Casino 400 held at the 1.5-mile oval of Kansas Speedway. This event is also the final race of the second round of the playoffs. The championship field shrinks from 12 to eight after the race. All drivers will qualify for …

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Entry List: Gander Outdoors 400

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After a thrilling finish between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Pocono Raceway for the second time this season on Sunday, July 29. 39 cars are on the preliminary entry list this weekend with some notable changes. Premium Motorsports will enter two …

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2017 NASCAR Cup Team Review: Rick Ware Racing

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The deaths of HScott Motorsports and Tommy Baldwin Racing following the 2016 season left a void in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. In 2016, only 40 cars showed up most weekends to compete. All of the sudden, three of them vanished and left the series with just 37 full time teams for 2017. Rick …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Still Fighting Hard

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Think Small With just one race to go in 2017, it’s been a mixed bag of a season for the sport’s smaller teams.  Furniture Row Racing has set the gold standard for them. It’s taken a one-car, outsider organization to the top echelon of NASCAR’s elite teams within five years. That’s a model others can …

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