Race Weekend Central

Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Lobster Kissin’ and Magic Mile Repeats

2019 Loudon Mencs Kevin Harvick Burnout Nigel Kinrade Photography

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This weekend’s events at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway mirrored 2018’s results, with both Christopher Bell and Kevin Harvick defending their victories. In the Xfinity Series’ Roxor 200 on Saturday, July 20, Bell led all but 14 laps en route to his fifth win of the season. In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Foxwoods …

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Up to Speed: Erik Jones Survives Chaotic New Hampshire Race

2019 Loudon Mencs Erik Jones Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Erik Jones ran one of his best races of the season on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  The final results will show that Jones started fourth, placed second in the first stage and came home third, equaling his best finish of 2019. But really, that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Jones had to …

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NASCAR Post-Race Notebook: New Hampshire

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While Kevin Harvick and his son Keelan were celebrating with a lobster in victory lane, there was plenty of other storylines that happened during the Foxwoods Resort and Casino 301. Among the highlights from the race on Sunday, July 21… Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has rough day at New Hampshire For Ricky Stenhouse Jr., it is …

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Ryan Newman: ‘That’s the Most Fun I’ve Had All Year in a Racecar’

2019 Loudon Mencs Ryan Newman Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Ryan Newman‘s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series afternoon was a roller coaster of epic proportions at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. After starting in the rear Sunday (July 21) in a backup car, encountering an engine issue with under 100 laps to go and coming from the back to the front of the field multiple times, …

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NASCAR New Hampshire Notebook: Kyle Larson, Erik Jones Quell Silly Season Rumors

2019 Loudon Mencs Kyle Larson Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

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With 2019 NASCAR Silly Season in full effect, rumors heated up along with hot temperatures entering the weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. But for now, all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series off-track news revolved around drivers insisting they’re sticking with their current teams for 2020. Instead, by the end of Saturday (July 20), it …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this week for the 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. But just because there’s racing at the Magic Mile doesn’t mean you need any voodoo to have a good daily fantasy NASCAR FanDuel roster. New Hampshire is one of the most unique tracks on …

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Chase Elliott Tops First Loudon Practice, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman To Backups

2019 MENCS Sonoma Chase Elliott

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series held its first practice session on Friday (July 19) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott held the fastest lap, while Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman crashed late in the session. Both drivers’ teams will prepare their backup cars before qualifying later Friday, and will move to …

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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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5 Points to Ponder: NASCAR’s Lost Generation?

2019 Kentucky Mencs Joey Logano Kyle Larson Aric Almirola Ryan Blaney Erik Jones Racing Nigel Kinrade Photography

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ONE: The Young Guns Are in Danger of Being Lost in the Shuffle Kurt Busch did more than just win a thriller against his younger brother at Kentucky Speedway. He bumped the average age of this year’s Cup Series winners back up after Alex Bowman and Justin Haley helped lower it. It now stands at …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 Quaker State 400

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Kurt Busch flat outdrove his brother to take the win in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Kyle Busch ran up on him to stop his momentum and gave the No. 1 a wicked tire rub, but the 2004 Monster Energy NASCAR …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Quaker State 400

2019 Michigan I Cup Kyle Busch Ryan Newman Nkp

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Last week’s race at Daytona International Speedway probably ruined quite a few daily fantasy NASCAR FanDuel rosters with Justin Haley pulling off the upset. But don’t expect another huge upset this week as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Kentucky Speedway for the Quaker State 400. Kentucky is a mile-and-a-half in length, which …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Fourth of July Fiasco

2019 Daytona Mencs Pack Racing Cars Christian Koelle

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The final July 4 Weekend held at Daytona International Speedway did not go as planned for NASCAR. But sometimes that’s what happens. Rain delayed the start of Friday’s Xfinity Series event, the Circle K Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola, for about three hours, starting after 10 p.m. local time when the green flag finally waved. …

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