Race Weekend Central

Losing Iowa Would Expose Truth That NASCAR Ignores Short Track Racing

Arca Menards Series Shore Lunch 150

Ty Gibbs, driver of the #18 Monster Energy-Terrible Herbst-ORCA Toyota wins the Shore Lunch 150 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Another week, another rumor about a short track closing. It’s gotten all too common, unfortunately. This time it’s Iowa Speedway, and though nothing official has been announced about the track’s future, the rumors are the speedway could be sold or closed in the near future. Obviously, it has put NASCAR’s future at the facility in …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Dale Earnhardt Jr. Retire After Performance at Homestead-Miami Speedway?


(Photo: NASCAR Media/Getty Images)

This past weekend saw a lot of great racing from Homestead-Miami Speedway, including Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race. That event had a little extra flavor to it as Dale Earnhardt Jr, the sport’s 15-time most popular driver, was making his lone NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the season. Earnhardt owns JR Motorsports, a four-car operation …

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2-Headed Monster: Are You Worried about Daniel Hemric’s NASCAR Future?

Nascar Xfinity Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

It’s been a rough start to the 2020 season for Daniel Hemric who signed a 21-race deal with JR Motorsports to drive the No. 8 car in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season. Many thought the deal was going to prove that Hemric can get the job done in the right equipment. So far, it …

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