Race Weekend Central

Richard Childress Racing, Daniel Hemric Parting Ways After 2019

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Richard Childress Racing announced it will release Daniel Hemric at the end of 2019, per a team statement. 2019 is Hemric’s first full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He has scored one top five, two top 10s and a best finish of third at Chicagoland Speedway. The team stated it exercised its …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 South Point 400 at Las Vegas

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Martin Truex Jr. played his cards right in Las Vegas during the South Point 400. He had a solid car by the middle portion of the race, running down a strong Joey Logano for the stage two victory, but fell back amid some late-race drama. He …

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Kevin Harvick Wins 2nd Brickyard 400 as Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman Make Playoffs

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick dominated the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to take home his second victory at the Brickyard. He won the Big Machine Vodka 400 by six seconds ahead of second-place Joey Logano. Harvick led from the pole before the first caution flag flew, with Stewart-Haas Racing teammate and …

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Kyle Busch Holds Off Justin Allgaier, Wins Indianapolis

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The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis came down to the final straightaway, where Justin Allgaier couldn’t quite catch Kyle Busch for the victory in the Indiana 250. Busch led from the pole, with Joe Gibbs Racing running 1-2-3 for a while. Christopher Bell ran just behind Busch, nearly catching him at times, with …

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2-Headed Monster: Does Daytona Make Sense as the Regular-Season Finale?

This weekend’s Brickyard 400  — err, the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line — sets the stage for the regular-season finale. While this year, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in the spotlight as the final regular season race, next year it moves to Daytona International Speedway, which is departing from …

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IndyCar, Richmond Raceway Looking Ahead to 2020

The stars were out in full force for Richmond Raceway’s official Tuesday (Sept. 3) press conference for the NTT IndyCar Series’ return to the track in 2020. Drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan, IndyCar CEO Mark Miles and series president Jay Frye were all on hand for the presser, held in the raceway infield with …

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Southeastern Equipment & Supply to Sponsor Matt Tifft

(Photo: Danny Peters)

South Carolina company Southeastern Equipment & Supply has jumped on board Matt Tifft‘s No. 36 car for this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the team announced Tuesday, Sept. 3. The organization, which specializes in floor scrubbers, will be on the blue-and-yellow Front Row Motorsports entry for the …

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