Race Weekend Central

Friday Faceoff: Should Lower Level Success Be Necessary to Race in Cup?

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Kyle Busch indicated drivers should have more lower level success before being allowed to race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Do you agree? Adam Cheek: I believe so. At the very least, they should have a certain number of starts in either Xfinity or the Gander Outdoor Truck Series — maybe 10 or …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Justin Allgaier Making Push Toward Xfinity Series Title

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an interesting weekend of racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. came out on top in the opening race of the playoffs, but it was Kyle Busch who stole the post-race headlines, bashing drivers who haven’t won. The comments transpired after an on-track …

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Pace Laps: Lady Luck Takes Over at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Truex Keeps On Trucking Martin Truex Jr. had been lost in the shuffle of title contenders as NASCAR descended upon the gambling capital of North America. Las Vegas Motor Speedway seemed a better fit instead for Team Penske’s two stars, Brad Keselowski and reigning Cup champion Joey Logano. They were …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Gamble to Win in Las Vegas

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his third win of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season with a 2.116-second victory over Ross Chastain in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Hattori Racing Toyota restarted 20th on lap 87 restart after a late …

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

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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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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the 2019 Playoff Field

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Brett Moffitt – 2022 1 pole, 2 wins, 9 top fives, 11 top 10s, 22 playoff points The defending champion likely enters the postseason as an automatic favorite simply because he’s done the playoffs thing and won it all the most recently out of any of the contenders. Ousted from his championship-winning ride in favor …

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This Ain’t Bermuda: Time for Pocono to Find Turn 4

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For centuries, the Bermuda Triangle has proven a graveyard for the best of man and machine, both in the air and on sea. Some 1,100 miles to the northwest, the Pocono Raceway is doing its best impression of its more famous brethren, rendering the best efforts of some of the most proactive promotion and management …

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Tyler Ankrum Scores 1st Career Truck Series Win at Kentucky Speedway

2019 Kentucky Ngots Tyler Ankrum Victory Lane Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Tyler Ankrum took advantage of Brett Moffitt’s empty fuel tank and scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 40 laps along the way. “Honestly, I wasn’t even really listening. I was just driving my rear-end off,” …

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Grant Enfinger Wins Pole for Truck Race at Kentucky

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Despite having not won a race in 2019, Grant Enfinger won his second pole of the season on Thursday (July 11) at Kentucky Speedway for tonight’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. Enfinger turned a lap of 181,593 mph, .028 seconds ahead of Sheldon Creed (181.781 mph). The second-place effort is Creed’s best starting position …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

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Saturday’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 will have 38 entries, up from 37 in Watkins Glen last week. Canadian Tire Motorsports Park is the home track for Multimatic Motorsports (and by extension, the whole Multimatic operation), so they’ve brought their two Ford Mustang GT4s out to play for the first time …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Josh Williams Trusting the Process At DGM, Believes He Can Win Daytona

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an awesome weekend of racing at Chicagoland Speedway, where Alex Bowman won his first race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in a late-race battle with Kyle Larson. Hendrick Motorsports showed at Chicago, with both Jimmie Johnson and William Byron also being in contention …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Wins Again at Chicagoland Speedway

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt dominated a large portion of the final stage at Chicagoland Speedway to win the Camping World 225 by a more than four-second margin over Brandon Jones. Moffitt extended his lead during a late-race round of green-flag pit stops and held onto the top spot for his second win of the …

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