NASCAR Race Weekend Central


Beyond the Cockpit: Daniel Hemric Looking Ahead to Cup Debut at Richmond

Daniel Hemric made his NASCAR debut in the Camping World Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway in 2013. After starting 16th, he suffered a transmission leak that derailed his chance to show his abilities. He ultimately finished 32nd, 60 laps off the pace. A second start a couple races later yielded …

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Truckin’ Thursdays Best Of: Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven By Passion, Supported By Faith

Author’s Note: The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series sits idle as the XFINITY and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. But that doesn’t mean the series’ drivers aren’t keeping themselves busy. This weekend, Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her NASCAR Whelen Euro Series debut in Valencia, …

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Multi-Car Pileup Leads to Short Red Flag in Texas

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series endured its largest wreck since February’s Daytona 500 Sunday (Apr. 8) at Texas Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson, who was the only Chevrolet driver to qualify in the top 10, was among seven drivers collected in a big wreck on lap 179 in the O’Reilly …

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Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson Suffer Tire Failures, Hard Crashes at Texas

Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson are both victims of tire failures so far in Sunday’s (Apr. 8) O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Truex’s race ended just five laps before the end of the first stage. His sudden tire failure on Lap 80 sent the No. 78 Toyota hard …

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Daniel Suarez, Jimmie Johnson Pace Pair of MENCS Practices at Texas

Daniel Suarez and Jimmie Johnson led the pair of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. With dramatically colder temperatures than on Friday, 12 drivers ran faster than Friday’s pole speed. Suarez posted a 198.998 mph lap in first practice, narrowly edging Denny Hamlin. William Byron, …

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