Race Weekend Central

Todd Bodine Returning to Trucks With Halmar Friesen

Todd Bodine

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Todd Bodine will return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, he announced via an interview with FOX Sports Dec. 13. Bodine will drive six races for Halmar Friesen Racing, with sponsorship from Camping World. The sixth race, coming at Pocono Raceway, will mark Bodine’s 800th NASCAR start, provided that he qualifies for …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Returning to Darlington Raceway Again


(Photo: NASCAR Media)

For the first time since 2011, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series returns to Darlington Raceway to run the penultimate race of the 2020 regular season on Sunday (Sept. 6). The series first visited Darlington in 2001, a race that the late Bobby Hamilton dominated by leading 125 of the rain-shortened 135 laps. It …

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NASCAR 101: The 4 Drivers Attempting to Make Their 2017 XFINITY Debuts at Charlotte

2015 Xfinity Iowa 31 July 1 August, 2015, Newton, Iowa Usa Cale Conley ©2015, Brett Moist Nkp

(Photo: Brett Moist NKP)

Well, this sure hasn’t happened lately. For the first time since toward the beginning point of the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, there are quite a few new faces filling out the entry list for this weekend’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Not that the series has been hurting for different blood. In each race …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Niece Gets Driver’s Permit

2015 Loudon Ii Cup Brad Keselowski Family Cia

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ATTENTION local North Carolinian residents. My niece @KarsynElledge3 passed her drivers Ed test. Proceed with caution! Congrats Karsyn!! ?? — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) September 23, 2015 Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted a disclaimer for those who live in North Carolina. Earnhardt then announced the news of his niece passing the state’s drivers’ education test on …

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NASCAR 101: Xfinity Series Getting Into Throwback Spirit, Too

2014 Darlington Nns Chase Elliott Wins Cia

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Much of the hullabaloo over this weekend’s racing at Darlington Raceway revolves around the sheer girth of throwback events and paint schemes that will populate the Southern 500 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series come Sunday night. As the race re-assumes its historic Labor Day weekend date, the sanctioning body and its teams are celebrating …

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