Race Weekend Central

Frontstretch Podcast: Ryan Newman Relives Top 10 Run at Kentucky

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a long, hot weekend of racing at Kentucky Speedway, which saw Kurt Busch oust his brother Kyle Busch for his first victory with Chip Ganassi Racing. What did we think of the Kentucky race? The finish was spectacular, as was Clint Bowyer‘s sixth-place run, which …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Hailie Deegan Ready For The Big Time?

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After impressing during the past two seasons in the NASCAR K&N Series Pro Series West, 17-year-old Hailie Deegan could make her first starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2020, per the Sports Business Journal. This situation raises a burning question: Is Deegan being rushed? Adam Cheek and Clayton Caldwell debate this week’s …

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Brett Moffitt Dominates Final Stage, Wins Second Consecutive Truck Race at Chicagoland

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Brett Moffitt won his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of 2019 without leading a single lap. He made sure his second win was a bit more emphatic this time around in the Camping World 225. Friday night (June 28) at Chicagoland Speedway, Moffitt took control with an unsponsored No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet. …

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Natalie Decker: No Pressure To Replace Danica Patrick’s Void, No Longer Facing Sexism

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Natalie Decker is one of three females currently racing in a NASCAR national touring series, racing in DGR-Crosley’s No. 54 Toyota in the Gander Outdoors Trucks Series. The Eagle River, Wis. native is off to a rocky start in her rookie season. She’s had incidents that brought out a caution in four of the six …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Closes Out Perfect Season With a Win in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch dominated the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night (May 18). The driver of the No. 51 Toyota led five times for 102 of 134 laps en route to his fifth win in five starts this season. “A couple of years ago I shot for [going …

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Entry List: North Carolina Education Lottery 200

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Dover was a solid race but does a low truck count mean trouble in Kansas? (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend, with 37 trucks scheduled to attempt the North Carolina Education Lottery 200, barring entry list changes. This means that five trucks will fail to qualify for the race in NASCAR’s backyard. DGR-Crosley has three entries on tap for the Charlotte weekend. Anthony …

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Brandon Lynn Scores ARCA Talladega Pole


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After sweeping the top three spots on the speed charts in this morning’s General Tire 200 practice, Venturini Motorsports driver Brandon Lynn delivered the pole for Friday afternoon’s ARCA race in group qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway. Lynn, who went out in the second of five groups to qualify, benefited from running in a highly organized …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Tries to Sell Package, Jimmie Johnson Debuts Decently

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This past weekend, NASCAR invaded Atlanta for their yearly visit to a track where you’d probably not want to drive your street car on.  The surface will chew tires up, and even with the spacers, it was still evident. Before we get started, NASCAR made two TV-related announcements last week.  First, there is the move …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Daytona Brings Differing Events, Questions for FOX Sports


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Speedweeks is now complete.  You ended up with three very different races at Daytona International Speedway.  Some of it was enjoyable, some not so much.  Regardless, we have a number of different things to look at this week. Daytona 500 The good news coming out of the event dubbed The Great American Race by Ken …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Natalie Decker Joining DGR-Crosley for 2019

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Natalie Decker is joining DGR-Crosley for the 2019 season, the team announced Friday (Nov. 30), with sponsorship from N29 Technologies. Decker, 21, from Eagle River, Wis., will run a mix of races in the ARCA Series presented by Menards, the K&N Pro Series East and the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Decker competed in ARCA …

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