Race Weekend Central

Kickin’ the Tires: New Aero Package Brings Better Racing

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It’s impossible for anyone with two eyes to argue that Saturday night’s race at Kentucky Speedway was the best the sport has seen since it began racing at the track four years ago. Although some might argue better racing at Kentucky was a low bar to clear, it still baffles me how anyone can claim …

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Pit Road Woes Thwart Valiant Effort from Brad Keselowski at Kentucky

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Brad Keselowski had a dominant car in Saturday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Keselowski, who started the 267 lap, 400-mile event in second, led from the first lap, dominating the first race’s first 32 circuits. The Rochester Hills, Michigan native seemed unstoppable, riding toward his third victory at the Sparta, Kentucky track. Then, he …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Kentucky 300

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Brad Keselowski captured his first victory of the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season on Friday at the Kentucky Speedway in the Kentucky 300. Keselowski, who made his fourth start of the 2015 season, led 72 of the 200 laps that made up the race. Kyle Busch had the most dominant car of the evening as …

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Brad Keselowski Uses Lapped Traffic to Claim 2015 Kentucky 300 Victory

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Running a limited schedule, Brad Keselowski had yet to win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series going into the rainy weekend at Kentucky Speedway. The Michigan native fixed that on Friday night, leading 72 laps – including the final nine – to claim the Kentucky 300, the 50th NXS win for Team Penske. Keselowski was able to …

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Team Penske Drivers on New Rules Package at Kentucky: “They’re a Handful”

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After 49 minutes of practice, Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano formed their early opinions on the new, low-downforce NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package. Keselowski, the only two-time winner at Kentucky Speedway, and Logano, the Daytona 500 champion, offered their opinions on the car after a rain-shortened practice for Saturday’s Quaker State 500. The …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and his team celebratein Victory Lane after the Coke Zero 400 in Daytona

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Mother Nature seems to have it out for NASCAR this season. Rain once again delayed the start of the race, but that didn’t stop the fans from enjoying the Fourth of July fireworks on and off the track. Dale Earnhardt Jr. reasserted himself as the restrictor-plate king, leading 96 laps en route to his second …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma

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Once NASCAR announced that Kyle Busch could compete for the championship, he had two goals once he was back in the racecar: win a race and get in the top 30 in points. He accomplished one of those Sunday, winning on the road course in Sonoma. He also moved up two positions in the standings to …

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The Frontstretch 5: Reminders Not to Take NASCAR Too Seriously


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Welcome to the Frontstretch Five! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy delves into the world of NASCAR on YouTube… and found …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan

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Another week of rain showers, but this time Mother Nature got the best of NASCAR. After four rain delays and hours of starting and stopping the race to dry the track, NASCAR officials called it with 62 laps to go when the skies opened up and took final control of the day. Kurt Busch was declared …

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NASCAR Mailbox: A New Rules Package & Kyle Larson vs. the Rain

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Rain was the star of the day on Sunday in the Irish Hills of Michigan. The on again, off again race that resulted in a rain-shortened finish and a total of four red flags worked its magic for Kurt Busch for his second 2015 victory. But for drivers like Kyle Larson, who gambled on fuel and …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Jamie McMurray, Steve O’Donnell, Brad Keselowski, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, media members and drivers from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! Looks like Keelan got inspired by @dierksbentley last …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 After the 2015 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono

2015 Pocono I Cup Martin Truex Jr Checkered Flag Cia

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After leading so many laps in the past three races, Martin Truex Jr. finally led the one that mattered most, breaking a winless streak dating back to 2013. This win is his first with Furniture Row Racing since replacing Kurt Busch behind the wheel. Most importantly, it puts Truex and team 78 back in the …

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