Race Weekend Central

Ford’s Young Guns to Team Up for CTSC BMW Endurance Challenge

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On Thursday morning, Ford Performance announced a full court press on the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s season opening BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  On Jan. 26, four of Ford Performance’s development drivers will be sharing two Ford Mustang GT4s in the Grand Sport class. Those four drivers are former Brad Keselowski Racing teammates Chase …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chase Briscoe Scores 1st Career Win at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Chase Briscoe put on a clinic at Homestead-Miami Speedway as he took the checkered flag ahead of Christopher Bell to score his first career win. Starting on the pole, the driver of the No. 29 Ford led a race-high 81 of 134 laps en route to Victory Lane. Johnny Sauter, Ryan Truex, …

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Brad Keselowski Racing Finishes With ‘Bittersweet’ Final Truck Series Race

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Ford Ecoboost 200 Homestead Miami Speedway, Homestead, Fl Usa Friday 17 November 2017 Chase Briscoe, Cooper Standard Ford F150 Celebrates His Win With A Burnout World Copyright: Russell Labounty Nkp

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Sure, it wasn’t a NASCAR championship. But Brad Keselowski Racing’s final race in the Camping World Truck Series did include some confetti. It came with their non-playoff driver in Chase Briscoe, who, from the pole, led 81 laps and scored the victory Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The maiden win stood as the 11th for …

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Austin Cindric Moving on From Ben Rhodes Crash: ‘I Have Bigger Fish to Fry’

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Ks Usa Thursday 11 May 2017 Austin Cindric, Pirtek Ford F 150 And Ben Rhodes, Safelite Auto Glass Toyota Tundra World Copyright: Russell Labounty Nkp

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Austin Cindric will race for a championship in his rookie NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But how he got here has raised questions on his chances to win it all. Following a hard crash by playoff contender Ben Rhodes last weekend at Phoenix International Raceway — one that began off …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Goes Back-to-Back With Phoenix Win

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took his second straight win when he beat John Hunter Nemechek to the checkered flag in the Lucas Oil 150 Friday night at Phoenix Raceway. The driver of the No. 21 Chevrolet took advantage of a two-lap shootout after teammates Noah Gragson and Christopher Bell brought out the third red …

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Johnny Sauter Punches Ticket to Homestead with Victory at Texas

Nascar Camping World Truck Series Jag Metals 350 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Tx Usa Friday 3 November 2017 Johnny Sauter, Ismconnect Chevrolet Silverado, Celebrates In Victory Lane. World Copyright: John K Harrelson Nkp

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On Friday night, Johnny Sauter became the first driver to secure his spot in the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 while earning his second straight victory in the JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. The last time Sauter visited Texas Victory Lane in the series, he would go on to secure his first …

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4 Burning Questions: Who Will Surprise Us All at Talladega?

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Apache Warrior 400 Dover International Speedway, Dover, De Usa Friday 29 September 2017 David Ragan, Front Row Motorsports, Thehouse.com Ford Fusion World Copyright: Logan Whitton Nkp

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Who Could Be a Surprise Cup Winner on Sunday? NASCAR’s Talladega week is where it gets fun for us writers. We get to publish our outlandish, bold winners who we predict may make us look like geniuses for once in our nine-month season. In this week’s Frontstretch Podcast powered by DraftKings, we added a little …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 8 Drivers, 3 Rounds, 1 Championship

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Last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, the Camping World Truck Series set its playoff field, and for the final seven races on the schedule, all eyes will focus on the championship battle. One thing that’s different this year, though, is the number of playoff points accumulated each week by winning stages and races. Those bonus points …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 26: Bump in the Night

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Episode 26: Bump in the Night Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Joseph Wolkin and Zach Catanzareti In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin, Joseph and Zach debate the use of bumping for a race win, the odds of us seeing similar aggression this weekend at Richmond Raceway and what effect an encumbered win should have on a race …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: How Austin Cindric’s Win is Different Than Jeremy Clements’

2017 Kentucky I Cwts Austin Cindric Barry Cantrell Nkp

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Last Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, Austin Cindric stole the headlines when he shoved Kaz Grala out of the lead on the final lap, en route to his first career victory and a playoff berth for his team’s final season in the Camping World Truck Series. The win, coupled with teammate Chase Briscoe’s …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Has Fun in Darlington, Forgets Stuff

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 Darlington Raceway, Darlington, Sc Usa Friday 1 September 2017 Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, Sport Clips Toyota Camry World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Labor Day Weekend is traditionally one of the biggest race weekends of the year.  Basically every series of note was in action last weekend with the exception of IMSA. Before we get started, news came out on Sunday that Daniel Suarez lost sponsorship from Subway due to Suarez appearing in a piece that aired on …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Cindric Uses Dump & Run to Win in Canada

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In a Nutshell: Austin Cindric started on the pole and emerged victorious Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The driver of the No. 19 Ford needed a win to make the playoff field, and after recovering from a pit road penalty under green, he dumped then-leader Kaz Grala, who ended up third, on the final …

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