Race Weekend Central

Timothy Peters Snags 2015 Fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola Pole at Talladega

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Camping World Truck Series teams took to Talladega Superspeedway in single-truck runs to qualify for this afternoon’s Fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola. Defending Talladega winner Timothy Peters will lead the field to the green flag with a speed of 178.304 mph, and Las Vegas winner John Wes Townley will start alongside him. Points leader Erik Jones starts …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Brian Keselowski Set to Make Truck Series Debut at Talladega

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The last time the Camping World Truck Series was on track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski Racing driver Austin Theriault suffered a terrifying crash after contact from teammate Tyler Reddick, who got loose but was unable to right his truck. The nearly head-on collision with a non-SAFER barrier saw Theriault airlifted to a …

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Austin Dillon’s Top-5 Run Cut Short By Tire Failure at Kansas

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As this season has worn on, Austin Dillon has crept further and further ahead each week, even running in the top 10 for full races and challenging this year’s Chase contenders, including posting the second quickest time in the first practice at Kansas Speedway. Sunday, Dillon once again ran inside the top 10 for a …

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Hometown Hero Clint Bowyer Crashes Hard at Kansas Speedway

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Hometown hero Clint Bowyer came into Kansas Speedway looking to put on a thrilling race for his local fans. Instead, his car was left in pieces after a hard hit on the backstretch wall. After starting 26th, the Emporia, Kan. native had worked his way as high as 15th, but was still struggling with the handling. …

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Joey Logano Takes Controversial 2015 Hollywood Casino 400 Win in Green-White-Checkered Finish at Kansas

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For the second time this weekend, Matt Kenseth dominated, leading a race-high 153 laps, but came up short when the checkered flag flew. This time, it was Joey Logano who emerged with his second consecutive victory in the Hollywood Casino 400 Sunday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. Contact with Kenseth that sent him spinning on lap 264 set up …

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Hometown Driver Jennifer Jo Cobb Sees Early End to 2015 Kansas Lottery 300

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Just one week ago, Jennifer Jo Cobb was suited up in her wedding gown, saying ‘I do’ to engineer and crew chief Eddie Traconis in a wedding that was “too much money, too much time and too much stress for how quickly it was over.” This week, she returned to her home track of Kansas …

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Regan Smith Will Not Return to JR Motorsports in 2016

Regan Smith sits in his No. 7 Tax Slayer car during practice for the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International

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It was an assumption everyone made when JR Motorsports signed Elliott Sadler earlier this month. But Regan Smith made it official Friday afternoon when he confirmed he would not be returning to the organization next season. “I know I’m not going to be back to JR Motorsports next year for sure,’’ Smith told NBC Sports’s …

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Kyle Busch Wins 2015 Kansas Lottery 300 Xfinity Series Race at Kansas

Matt Kenseth started on the pole and dominated the Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 300 Saturday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. After leading four times for a race-high 148 laps, the driver of the No. 20 Toyota looked like he would be on the way to victory lane, but a late side-by-side battle with teammate Kyle Busch left Kenseth in …

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Matt Kenseth Snags 2015 Kansas Lottery 300 Pole at Kansas

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Kyle Busch laid down blistering fast laps in all the first two rounds of qualifying for the Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 300 this afternoon at Kansas Speedway. But when the final group of 12 drivers went out, it was Matt Kenseth who held the edge. With a lap of 184.906 mph, Kenseth will start his No. …

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Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for 2015 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas

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For just the second time this season, Brad Keselowski will lead the field to green on Sunday afternoon. With a lap of 195.503 mph, the driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford edged Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin will round out the top five. Jeff …

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