Race Weekend Central

Truckin’ Thursdays: Where Does Kyle Busch Motorsports Go From Here?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Just five races remain in the 2019 Gander Outdoors Truck Series season, and Kyle Busch Motorsports holds six wins in the first 18 races. Shoot, even Greg Biffle, who hadn’t run a NASCAR race in more than two years came back for a single event at Texas Motor Speedway in June and won. Talk about …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: International Road Course Racing

2019 Bowmanville Ngots Brett Moffitt Burnout Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off for the final time in the 2019 season, the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series were both in action, and road course racing had an international flair as the NXS was at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., while the Trucks were in Canada at …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Uses Dominant Run for 4th 2019 Win

2019 Bowmanville Ngots Brett Moffitt Victory Lane Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt dominated the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Sunday afternoon (Aug. 25) to score his second straight win and fourth of the 2019 season. He led a race-high 44 of 64 laps en route to a more than five-second victory over Alex Tagliani. You're going to need a …

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Todd Gilliland, Brett Moffitt Lead CTMP Truck Series Practices

2019 Martinsville Trucks Zach Catanzareti Brett Moffitt

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

There was a lot of action across the Northern border where Todd Gilliland and Brett Moffitt topped the charts in Saturday’s (Aug. 24) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series practice sessions. Gilliland posted a single-lap speed of 111.187 mph in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, while Moffitt ran slightly faster in the final session with …

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4 Burning Questions: Why Does IndyCar Keep Tempting Fate?

2019 Indycar Pocono Felix Rosenqvist Car Nkp

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

Why does the NTT IndyCar Series go to Pocono Raceway? No, really. Can somebody give me a good answer to this? I understand that IndyCar has a legacy of staging races in the Northeast (which is layman’s terms for saying, “muh tradition”). If this is the case, why doesn’t IndyCar return to Watkins Glen International? …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Start the Dominoes

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Silly Season has finally officially kicked into gear for 2020 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as last week it was announced that Front Row Motorsports’ David Ragan would be stepping back from full-time racing at season’s end, leaving the No. 38 open, and that Matt DiBenedetto would be one-and-done in the No. 95. …

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Austin Hill Scores Overtime Truck Win at Michigan; Matt Crafton Takes Final Playoff Spot

2019 Michigan Ngots Austin Hill Victory Lane Nkp

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Austin Hill capped the regular season of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series the same way he opened it at Daytona – in victory lane. Holding off a spirited charge by Sheldon Creed in overtime, Hill scored his second win of the 2019 season at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday (Aug. 10) at the expense of …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Step In During Incidents of Retribution?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last week, there were several incidents of retribution among NASCAR’s top series, including Kyle Busch/Bubba Wallace, Jimmie Johnson/Ryan Blaney and Justin Allgaier/Ross Chastain. Is there a point where NASCAR should step in? Wesley Coburn: Kyle Busch and Bubba Wallace, probably not; Wallace was stupid, and he’ll be paid back sometime later in the season. Jimmie Johnson …

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ARCA Breakdown: 2019 Forts USA 150 at Pocono

2019 Chicagoland Arca Christian Eckes Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Through practice, qualifying and the first half of Friday’s (July 26) Forts USA 150, Todd Gilliland was the fastest man in Pennsylvania. Topping the practice charts and winning the pole with nearly two tenths of a second on the field, Gilliland held off a strong lap 2 charge down the frontstretch from …

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Christian Eckes Wins ARCA Race At Pocono

Christian Eckes 2018 Arca Menards Series At Gateway

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Christian Eckes survived and saved enough fuel to hold off Todd Gilliland and the field to win the Forts USA 150 at Pocono Raceway under dark and cloudy skies on Friday afternoon (July 26). “Man, this awesome. Being back in victory lane, this is fun. I love racing these guys” Eckes said in victory lane. “We …

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Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland Pull off KBM Sweep in Pocono Practices

2019 Pocono Ngots Harrison Burton Truck Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers Harrison Burton and Todd Gilliland led the two Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice sessions at Pocono Raceway on Friday (July 26) prior to this weekend’s race. In the first practice, Burton led the 28 trucks that took time with a top speed of 167.954 mph. Gilliland was second, followed by Brett …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 FORTS USA 150

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series travels this weekend to Long Pond, Pa., for its second race of the 2019 season  at Pocono Raceway. The 2019 FORTS USA 150 will take place on Friday, July 26. It will be the first race of the tripleheader race weekend at Pocono; the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will race …

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