NASCAR Race Weekend Central


NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers Who Will Stand Out in the Cup Playoffs

Last weekend at Richmond Raceway, NASCAR set the field for the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs with a lineup of drivers that consisted of 2017 race winners and three drivers who pointed their way in. All 16 drivers had a regular season that made them worthy of making …

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Kyle Busch Fastest in Final Darlington Practice Despite Early Spin

Despite spinning earlier in the session, Kyle Busch found his No. 18 M&M Caramel Toyota Camry on top of the speed charts, turning a lap at 173.320 mph at the end of final practice at Darlington Raceway Friday afternoon. During the session, Busch spun to avoid trouble, seeming to avoid …

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Hamlin Fastest in Both XFINITY Series Practices at Darlington

Denny Hamlin showed the way in opening practice for the XFINITY Series on Friday Morning AT Darlington Raceway. Hamlin turned a lap time of 28.824 with an average speed of 170.608. He wasn’t much faster than second-place Tyler Reddick, who turned a time of 28.875 (170.608 mph.), but it was …

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Kyle Larson Fastest in Opening Bojangles’ Southern 500 Practice

Kyle Larson was fastest in the first practice of “Fast Friday” at Darlington Raceway. Larson turned a lap of 28.415 seconds (173.064 mph) around the Darlington Raceway, just .069 seconds faster than second-place Denny Hamlin. Ford had a strong first practice with its drivers bringing home the third through fifth quickest times. …

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