Race Weekend Central

NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the Drivers Making Their Season — or Series — Debuts at the Daytona Road Course

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The NASCAR schedule isn’t just visiting a new track this weekend when its top series tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course. Some new faces are coming along, too. As is often the case with NASCAR’s road course races, multiple drivers entered this weekend are not full-time competitors on any NASCAR circuit. Instead, they either …

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The Underdog House: Independents Day


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Top of The Class Justin Haley came into this weekend’s races at Daytona International Speedway thinking that he was owed a bit of justice after having his first career Xfinity Series win taken away for going below the yellow line last summer. He may have figured the score was as close to even as it …

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Entry List: NASCAR Racing Experience 300

Ross Chastain, Alex Labbe And Caesar Bacarella Battle For Top Ten Position Late In The Power Shares Qqq 250 Nascar Xfinity Race At Daytona International Speedway. February 17th, 2018.

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series opens the 2019 season Saturday, Feb. 16, at Daytona International Speedway. 38 cars are entered with many drivers in different rides from the end of the 2018 season. New faces have also come to NASCAR’s second-tier division. JR Motorsports has four drivers entered this weekend.  Michael Annett moves from the No. …

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Entry List: Fr8 Auctions 250

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After a one-month hiatus from competition, the NASCAR Camping World Truck series heads to Talladega Superspeedway for the running of the Fr8 Auctions 250. This is the final race in the first round of the Truck Series playoffs. 36 teams are on the entry list, meaning that four teams will go home, barring any late …

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Mid-Ohio Challenge Entry List

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads West this weekend from Watkins Glen International to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the second of three road course events in the month of August. There are 42 cars on the preliminary entry list, and zero Monster Energy NASCAR Cup regulars in the field, as they will be racing at …

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Entry List: XFINITY Series Coca-Cola Firecracker 250

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On Monday, NASCAR released the entry list for the XFINITY Series Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.  43 cars are entered, meaning that three teams will have to pack up and leave early. With the XFINITY Series supporting Cup once again, we have Cup drivers in the field for Friday night.  Ty Dillon is …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Hard Work Pays Off for Scott Lagasse Jr.

2017 Daytona Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Garrett Smithley Scott Lagasse Jr.

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Opening weekend of the 2017 NASCAR season treated Scott Lagasse Jr. well. He started the weekend replacing Justin Haley in the Camping World Truck Series race because the 17-year-old is not old enough to compete on tracks over one-mile long. Then he competed for JGL Racing in the XFINITY Series, picking up top 10s on …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What to Watch For in Atlanta

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For the first time since 2011, the Camping World Truck Series opens its season with back-to-back races, rather than sitting dormant for about a month following the season opener. After a two-year hiatus, the Truck Series returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday evening in a rare doubleheader with the XFINITY Series. XFINITY will start first …

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Truck Series Teams of Theriault, Lagasse Penalized After Daytona

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On Wednesday, NASCAR announced penalties against the No. 20 for NTS Motorsports and the No. 29 of Brad Keselowski Racing in the Camping World Truck Series following post-race inspection Friday.  On both trucks, officials discovered unapproved jack screws.  According to NASCAR, both teams violated Sections 12.1 (Actions Detrimental to Stock Car Racing), 20.14.5 (Jack Screws) …

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Florida DOT to Sponsor 2015 Xfinity Series Season Opener at Daytona

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The first NASCAR Xfinity Series race has its sponsor. The Florida Department of Transport (Florida DOT) will serve as the sponsor for NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener in February, Daytona International Speedway has announced. The 120-lap Alert Today Florida 300 will kick off the season while raising awareness about pedestrian and bicycle safety in the …

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Scott Lagasse, Jr. to Race For RCR in Ford 300 at Homestead

On Wednesday, Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced that Scott Lagasse, Jr. will drive the team’s No. 33 Chevrolet in the Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15th.  Sponsorship will be provided by two entities.  One is the Florida DOT’s “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow” campaign, an initiative designed to bring attention to the safety of …

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