Race Weekend Central

The Big 6: Questions Answered After The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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Who… gets my shoutout of the race? Sure, he didn’t win; in fact, Kurt Busch was lucky to scrounge up eighth after tumbling late in the race following a bizarre green-flag pit sequence where he got caught up with Ryan Blaney. Busch stopped before his pit box, thinking Blaney was done with his service but wound up …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: The Magic Mile Puts on a Show as Kevin Harvick Scores 6th Win

#4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Busch Beer Celebrates After Winning Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Who’s in the headline Momma, there is that man again. For the sixth time this season, Kevin Harvick made the right moves down the stretch to garner him the track position that he needed. He capitalized on that good fortune to make a late race bump and run to move from deep in the field …

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Up to Speed: Tickets to the Smoke Show

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This was a good week to be Tony Stewart. On Wednesday, Stewart’s Eldora Speedway hosted the Camping World Truck Series.  As the only dirt track race that any of NASCAR’s national series runs, the Eldora Dirt Derby is always a highly-anticipated event.  This year’s edition featured plenty of action, capped with a photo finish between …

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Aric Almirola: ‘I Had the Fastest Racecar’

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Over the past month, Aric Almirola has proven he can wheel a Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was no different. Almirola began the race from 13th, and led a trio of SHR cars as Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer began the event just behind in 14th and …

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Kevin Harvick Nudges Kyle Busch Out of the Way To Win New Hampshire

#4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Busch Beer Celebrates After Winning Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have been two of the best cars all season long. But for the first time all year, a race between them was decided by contact. Harvick pushed Busch out of the way in the closing laps, surging ahead after applying a bump-and-run to win the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. Busch …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Kentucky

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visited Kentucky Speedway Saturday night (July 14). Most of the time when a horse dominates in horse racing, retirement is just around the corner, but that’s nowhere near the case in NASCAR. Martin Truex Jr. straight up dominated another MENCS race and he’s nowhere near stopping. Truex joins Kevin …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Martin Truex Jr. Pummels the Competition in Kentucky

#78: Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing, Toyota Camry Auto Owners Insurance Celebrates Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Who’s in the headline Martin Truex Jr. doesn’t need to look for vacation property in Sparta, Ky. because he already owns Kentucky Speedway. Truex won the pole, both stages and the race in a second straight commanding performance at the track. The only difficulties Truex had during the evening were his car slipping out of …

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The Frontstretch 5: Most Recent 1st-Time Winners at Daytona

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1. Erik Jones, July 2018 Not everyone loves a winner, but most fans love a first-time winner.  Erik Jones was the most recent driver to visit Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway, but he’s the latest in a long line of drivers to find their first wins at the World Center of Racing. What Jones …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Hot-Starts: Coke Zero Sugar 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes its way back to Daytona International Speedway for Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400. The green flag flies at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. It’s the latest race for FanDuel’s daily fantasy NASCAR contest. Play at fanduel.com/frontstretch this weekend and you could win $450 cash! First prize also includes a …

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Friday Faceoff: The Kyle & Kyle Show

#42: Kyle Larson, Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Credit One Bank Spins After Contact With #18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Skittles Red White & Blue Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Sunday’s finish at Chicagoland Speedway between Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson has had everyone buzzing this week. Was this the best finish of 2018 thus far? And where do you rank it in terms of all-time NASCAR finishes? Amy Henderson: It was probably the best finish of the year, mainly because so many of the finishes …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Coke Zero Sugar 400

#22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, Ford Fusion Shell Pennzoil Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes its way back to Daytona International Speedway for Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400. The green flag flies at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. It’s the latest race for FanDuel’s daily fantasy NASCAR contest. Play at fanduel.com/frontstretch this weekend and you could win $450 cash! First prize also …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Corey LaJoie Talks Frantic Finish at Chicagoland

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review an action-packed weekend of racing at Chicagoland Speedway with Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti and Corey LaJoie, driver of the No. 72 TriStar Motorsports Chevrolet. Kyle Busch took home his fifth checkered flag of the season on Sunday in the Windy City, but had to work for it in …

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