Race Weekend Central

5 Points to Ponder: Should Stewart-Haas Racing Hit the Panic Button?

Kevin Harvick looks under the hood of his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. Photo: NKP

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1. Did Kansas mean more than ‘Dega for 23X1? You never forget the one that was first, and that’s usually true in racing. Kurt Busch‘s victory Sunday at Kansas wasn’t the first win for 23X1 Racing; that came last October in Talladega with Bubba Wallace‘s win. As sweet as that was, especially for Wallace, you …

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Trackhouse Keeps Digging, Rallies to 2 Top-5 Finishes

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HAMPTON, Ga. – At the end of a wild and crazy afternoon on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s new racing surface in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, Trackhouse Racing Team’s strong start to the season continued with both Daniel Suarez and Ross Chastain in the top five.   Chastain recorded his second runner-up finish in a …

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Landon Cassill, AJ Allmendinger Lead Kaulig’s Charge to Front at Atlanta

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HAMPTON, Ga. – Thanks to Kaulig Racing, AJ Allmendinger continues to enjoy a career renaissance. The beginning of the same continued for Landon Cassill in Saturday’s (March 19) Nalley Cars 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.   Allmendinger, who has won five races for car owner Matt Kaulig, continued an early season push toward the first …

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Chandler Smith Soured By Lack of KBM Teamwork

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HAMPTON, Ga. – As the checkered flag fell on Saturday (March 19) afternoon’s FR8 208 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, one Kyle Busch Motorsports driver, Corey Heim, was celebrating as the race winner, while another, Chandler Smith, was left seething. And it had everything to do with a perceived lack of teamwork from a third KBM …

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New Era Draws David Ragan Back Home to Atlanta

David Ragan, NKP

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For David Ragan, not to mention his family, Atlanta Motor Speedway has and will likely always be a special place.  The veteran driver not only piloted legends and bandolero cars around the Hampton, Ga. Track’s ¼-mile “Thunder Ring,” but Ragan’s father, Ken directs the Legends racing program at AMS.  So when it came to picking …

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