Race Weekend Central

Frontstretch Fantasy Insider: 3-Race Sprint to the Finish Starts at Texas

The Chase is winding down, and go figure, the No. 48 team is threatening to end the 2009 season well before the final race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson has been on a tear of late, with top-two finishes at both Lowe’s Motor Speedway and the short track of Martinsville… not to mention surviving the …

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Running Their Mouth: 2009 NASCAR Banking 500 at Charlotte

This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: 2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Edition

The buzz generated by Sunday’s exciting night race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will likely reverberate through the NASCAR masses for a long time. The Pep Boys Auto 500 saw exciting racing for much of the event and saw someone not driving a non-Hendrick-affiliated car go to victory lane (though many were picking Jimmie Johnson to …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in Sprint Cup: 2009 Sharpie 500 at Bristol Edition

Welcome back Bristol – we missed you! Or maybe you never left and we just had to get used to a few less shoving matches in the Thunder Valley bullring. Nonetheless, the Sprint Cup Series capped off an exciting week of racing at Bristol Motor Speedway by seeing Kyle Busch break out of both a …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2009 Heluva! Good Sour Cream Dips at the Glen

Editor’s Note: Matt McLaughlin is on vacation through the race at Michigan. For the next two weeks, Managing Editor Tom Bowles fills in. The Key Moment: Tony Stewart got the jump on Kyle Busch on a double-file restart with 23 laps to go. After that, it was his race to lose unless the No. 14 …

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