Race Weekend Central

Cup Drivers Dominate 2nd Zippo 200 Practice at the Glen

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Sprint Cup regulars continued their domination of the Xfinity Series on Friday, placing four Cup drivers in the top five in final practice at Watkins Glen. Kyle Larson topped the charts with a fast lap of 123.623 mph. Joey Logano, who paced the first practice, was second with a lap of 122.223 mph. Paul Menard …

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Team Penske Sweeps Opening Zippo 200 Practice at Watkins Glen

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Team Penske swept the opening round of practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Zippo 200 on Friday, with Joey Logano besting teammate Brad Keselowski for the top spot. Logano, who is looking to win his first NXS race at the Glen, turned a lap of 122.452 mph. Keselowski, the 2013 winner of this race, ran …

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Pace Laps: Mediocre Monster, Trouble Teammates & Bad Calls

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Sprint Cup Series: No Passing Zone – When even winner Jimmie Johnson says, “rough race today” then you know conditions were difficult at Dover. The Monster Mile was simply mediocre. NASCAR’s new rules package meshed with aerodynamic awfulness and the result was that passing was near impossible. At times, during 15-lap stretches of the race, …

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Chris Buescher Maintains Fuel, Steals 2015 Buckle Up 200 Victory at Dover

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If there is one thing Miles the Monster wasn’t hungry for on Saturday afternoon, it was Chris Buescher’s fuel tank. Going 98 laps on one tank of gas, he stretched mileage long enough to take the checkered flag at Dover for his second victory of the 2015 Xfinity Series season – and in the last …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Buckle Up 200 at Dover

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It was all about fuel Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Chris Buescher was able to extend his championship lead, nursing a tank of gas 98 laps to a victory at Dover International Speedway in the Buckle Up 200. The triumph is Buescher’s second of the season, but was more controversial than his first …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Veterans Elliott Sadler & Regan Smith Looking For a Breakthrough at Dover

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Time is of the essence in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. For two veterans, each strong race can lead to a shot at the championship, each victory a resume builder to job hunt for a promotion back to Sprint Cup. However, opportunities are limited, and capitalizing on the smallest chance to get an extra top 10 …

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Pace Laps: The Greatest Day In Racing

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IndyCar: Charlie Kimball Shows His Worth – Going into the 99th Indianapolis 500, all eyes were on Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) to compete for the win. While Penske ultimately got the upper hand in the battle, one CGR driver came out smiling. Charlie Kimball entered Sunday’s running of “The Greatest Spectacle in …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Hisense 300 at Charlotte

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How good was Austin Dillon‘s car in Saturday’s Hisense 300? After the race, Dillon said he didn’t want to get out. He started the race on the pole and dominated from there, leading 163 of 200 laps and making a perfect driver rating of 150.0 en route to his victory. Denny Hamlin tried to make a …

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Dash 4 Cash Offers Chance for Success Heading to Dover

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$100,000 can go a long way in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. It is a chance for teams to gain some additional resources, which can boost performance by a handful of positions heading down the road. Following the Hisense 300 at Charlotte, four drivers have earned the opportunity to earn that $100 thousand bonus at Dover International Speedway. …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Who’s the Front Runners As Season Nears May

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Seven races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle for the championship is coming into fruition. Though the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to dominate the sport’s version of AAA in baseball, the top-10 drivers are separated by a mere 56 points heading into Richmond. Following Chase Elliott‘s outstanding rookie season, which led …

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Evaluating the Cup Subs: Who’s Made the Most of Their Opportunity?

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After just 22 laps of Sunday’s Food City 500, Erik Jones replaced Denny Hamlin in the No. 11. It wasn’t the debut of the Joe Gibbs Racing prodigy everyone has been expecting. No, most had been pointing to next month’s race at Kansas as the potential first time we get to see the wunderkind behind …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Brad Keselowski, Steve Byrnes, Kevin Harvick, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter every week looking for some of the best tweets from your favorite NASCAR drivers, personalities and other people from all around the industry. These were some of our favorite social media posts from the previous week and we hope you enjoy them as well! The 4 and the 2 parked next …

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