Race Weekend Central

Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Xfinity 500 at Martinsville

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What happened? Chase Elliott won the Xfinity 500 at Martinsville on Sunday (Nov. 1) to clinch a spot in the Championship 4. Elliott pulled away during the final stretch after his main rival most of the day, Martin Truex Jr., had to pit for a loose wheel. Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski and Kurt …

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Up to Speed: 2020 Is Another Black Mark Against The NASCAR Playoffs

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As usual, Martinsville Speedway provided no shortage of entertainment.  Sunday’s race, the penultimate event of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, offered up plenty of close quarters short track racing.  It also featured a tighter battle among the playoff drivers than most fans would have foreseen, given the points among the drivers.  But the biggest …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Xfinity 500

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Chase Elliott was nothing short of dominant on Sunday, leading a career-high 236 laps en route to the victory at Martinsville Speedway. It wasn’t as easy as that makes it sound, as Elliott battled Martin Truex Jr., who also had to win to move on in …

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Stock Car Scoop: Martinsville Mayhem Leads to NASCAR Championship 4 Surprises

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Chase Elliott said Sunday’s win at Martinsville (Nov. 1) was the biggest win of his career. It was also the crowning achievement on three exceptional races at the paperclip-shaped oval, producing a long list of Championship 4 surprises. What else did Elliott have to say after his Cup Series triumph? Find out in the latest …

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NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500

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Fort Worth, Texas is home to two massive sporting venues. One is AT&T Stadium, known colloquially as “Jerryworld”, the home of the Dallas Cowboys and one of the most advanced sports facilities in the world. The other is Texas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile oval known both for its long distance races and variability as either …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Make a Change to the 550 HP Package After 2020 Season?

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What was it about Sunday’s (Oct. 18) race that left people with strong feelings, both good and bad? Was it the fact that Joey Logano, a driver who came into the weekend with just one win, is now running for the championship? Is it the fact that for the last 40 laps of the Hollywood …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Hailie Deegan Talks Truck Debut

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss their continued frustration with the 550-horsepower NASCAR Cup Series package. In Sunday’s Cup race at Kansas Speedway, Kevin Harvick trailed Joey Logano for over 40 laps and was never able to pass for the lead, though clearly having the quicker racecar. The duo chats about …

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NASCAR Mailbox: How Similar is 2020 to Joey Logano’s 2018 Championship Season?

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Following Joey Logano’s win on Sunday (Oct. 18) at Kansas Speedway, he now will focus on the championship race at Phoenix Raceway in just a few weeks. This will be the second time in the last three seasons that Logano will be part of the Championship 4 and his fourth time overall. The last time …

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Power Rankings: Someone Woke Up Joey Logano Edition

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The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season has been a weird one for Joey Logano. He managed to win two of the first four races this season, but those were also his only top-10 finishes, too. Sliced Bread has been either very good or very average all season.  As he often does, Logano managed to irritate …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Made the Hollywood Casino 400 the Joey & Kevin Show

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We’re getting deep into the playoffs now. All three of NASCAR’s national series started the Round of 8 last weekend at Kansas Speedway. Cup and Truck races each had different things going for them. The Trucks got a rare over-the-air broadcast while the Cup race displayed the current rules package, for better or worse. Hollywood …

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Stock Car Scoop: Joey Logano Speaks After Kansas Win, ‘100% of Our Time to Phoenix’

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Joey Logano won for the third time this season in the NASCAR Cup Series in Sunday’s (Oct. 18) Hollywood Casino 400. Logano held off Kevin Harvick to clinch his third spot in the Championship 4 in the last five seasons. So how does this surprise victory set up Logano for a potential title run in …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Hollywood Casino 400

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Who… should you be talking about after the Hollywood Casino 400? Joey Logano might not have had the best car at Kansas Speedway, but he took the advantage of track position in Sunday’s (Oct. 18) Hollywood Casino 400. Logano used lapped traffic and clean air to his advantage to lock himself into the NASCAR Cup …

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