Race Weekend Central

Mirror Driving: Judging History… for Hornaday?, McGrew’s McMess & Fixing Feuds

Ron Hornaday became the oldest champion in NASCAR’s top-three series. Are those efforts enough to make him a “lock” for the NASCAR Hall of Fame?

Mirror Driving: Montoya or Martin Driving Dirty? a Cautionary Tale & as the Tryson Turns

Juan Pablo Montoya says Mark Martin played dirty at the end of the Cup race at Loudon. Is he a sore loser or did Mark’s reputation let him get away with one?

Tracking the Trucks: 2009 Heluva! Good 200 at Loudon

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.560 seconds ahead of Ron Hornaday Jr. to win the Heluva! Good 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon. Busch took the lead during a round of green-flag pit stops in the late stages of the race, and never looked back despite having to face …

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Fan’s View: That Couldn’t Have Been Team Orders, Could It?

LOUDON, N.H. – During the closing laps of the Heluva! Good 200 Saturday (Sept. 19), one thing was clear: Kevin Harvick and Ron Hornaday were not too happy with each other. Well, yes, they had been trading paint for the last 50 laps; that alone could explain the rubbin’ and bumpin’ during caution laps, especially …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 Copart 200 at Gateway

In a Nutshell: Mike Skinner took the checkered flag 0.285 seconds ahead of Johnny Sauter to win the Copart 200 at Gateway International Raceway Saturday afternoon (Sept. 12). Skinner took the lead after NASCAR black-flagged Matt Crafton for rough driving inside 10 laps remaining after Crafton helped cause two wrecks which eliminated several top contenders. …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 Lucas Oil 200 at Iowa

In a Nutshell: Mike Skinner took the checkered flag 1.370 seconds ahead of Aric Almirola to win the inaugural Lucas Oil 200 at Iowa Speedway. Skinner took the lead for the final time with 83 laps remaining on the way to his second series win this season. Colin Braun, Ron Hornaday Jr. and Johnny Sauter …

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