Race Weekend Central

Joe Gibbs Racing Sweeps XFINITY Series Practice Sessions at Pocono

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For the first time in XFINITY Series history, race cars logged laps on Pocono Raceway. Joe Gibbs Racing led the way, topping the charts in both practice sessions on Thursday. Practice One:  Defending Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch led the opening practice at 170.171 mph, over a tenth of a second faster than his closest competition, …

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Erik Jones Grabs Monster XFINITY Victory at Dover

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Who says kids are afraid of monsters? Erik Jones sure isn’t as the 19-year-old drove to victory at Dover International Speedway to claim the win in the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200. The victory is his second win of 2016 and fourth of his XFINITY Series career. “Coming down to a short-run, I knew we were …

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4 Burning Questions: What Will Teams Do with Lug Nuts in Dover?

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What Will Teams Do Next with Lug Nuts? Just weeks removed from the new lug nut policy set in place by NASCAR, which states each car should have all five lug nuts secured in a safe manner, we’ve already found our first naughty boys and girls. Following last week’s win at Kansas Speedway, Kyle Busch‘s …

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Friday Faceoff: Did NASCAR Add Too Many Gimmicks?

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NASCAR announced several changes last week, including a caution clock in the Truck Series. Is this going to change anything in terms of what fans see on track and/or for race teams? Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: The caution clock was a gut shot to me when I first heard it. I don’t mind the Chase in …

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Alex Bowman, Tommy Baldwin Racing Part Ways

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Alex Bowman will not be back with Tommy Baldwin Racing in 2016. Bowman, who drove Baldwin’s No. 7 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2015, has parted ways with the team effective immediately, per a press release from the team. “As NASCAR transitions to different business and competition models, teams have to make decisions …

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Tommy Baldwin Racing, Toy State Ink Sponsorship Extension

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Tommy Baldwin Racing and Toy State announced a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. The agreement will again put Toy State on the side of the No. 7 Chevrolet driven by Alex Bowman in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Bowman and the Tommy Baldwin Racing team competed …

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Alex Bowman Joins JR Motorsports for 2016

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Alex Bowman will join a JR Motorsports all-star team for nine races in 2016, the team confirmed Wednesday. Bowman, 22, will continue his relationship with JRM and join Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne as drivers sharing the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro in the Xfinity Series. A sponsor will be announced at a later date. …

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NASCAR Penalties and Warnings from New Hampshire Include No. 4 Cup Team, Darrell Wallace

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The Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was showered by controversy by restarts, however that wasn’t the only news to come out of the race as NASCAR has handed out warnings to several teams following the event. Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 team has been docked 15 minutes of practice time for this weekend’s race …

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Beyond the Cockpit: A Multi-Year Deal Provides Alex Bowman Stability

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Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

While scrolling through your Twitter feed, you might catch the eye of a few young racers. Alex Bowman, driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing, is one of the many young men that have increased their presence in the world of social media. The easy-going Bowman can be seen smiling throughout the …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Tony Stewart Won a Goldfish & He’s Pretty Excited About It

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  Getting ready for @ChicagolndSpdwy quick stop by @GreatClips pic.twitter.com/LHToaJLcqH — Kasey Kahne (@kaseykahne) September 14, 2015 Kasey Kahne needed a new haircut just before traveling to Chicagoland Speedway this past weekend. Where did he go? Great Clips, of course… is there anywhere else? Everyone loves getting a new haircut every once in a while. …

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Off the Wall With: Alex Bowman

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In the spotlight this week: Rising Sprint Cup star Alex Bowman What’s fun besides racing? Alex Bowman: All car related stuff. I do a lot of building my own street cars, modifying stuff and stuff like that. I have a lot of friends who do the same stuff. What’s the top item on your bucket …

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