NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Multiple Lug Nut Infractions in Cup & Xfinity Following Texas Weekend

Tyler Reddick races in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway.

(Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Several NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series teams were penalized after the past weekend’s races at Texas Motor Speedway. All penalties are for lug nut infractions as each vehicle of Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, and Tyler Reddick was found to have one improperly installed lug nut. As a result, crew chiefs Matt McCall (Kurt Busch), Seth Chavka …

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Entry List: 2021 Reese’s 150

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Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet and Corey Heim, driver of the #10 Craftsman Toyota during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

It all comes down to this. The ARCA Menards Series heads to Kansas Speedway this weekend for the final race of the 2021 calendar, where it will crown a new series champion Oct. 23. According to the entry list, 25 drivers will take to the midwestern banks in the season finale this weekend. All drivers automatically …

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Nick Sanchez to Race Limited 2022 Xfinity Schedule with BJ McLeod Motorsports

2021 ARCA Phoenix Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Rev Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Nick Sanchez will join BJ McLeod Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series next year for a part-time schedule, the team announced Tuesday, Oct. 19. The ARCA Menards Series driver and NASCAR Drive for Diversity prospect will be making his debut in the top three NASCAR national series with his new partnership with the six-year-old Xfinity …

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Alan Gustafson: NASCAR Told Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick Teams ‘They’ve Had Enough’

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(Photo: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick‘s feud has likely come to an end following a phone conversation between members of both teams and NASCAR officials on Oct. 13. AP’s Jenna Fryer initially reported on the call, the existence of which was confirmed by Elliott’s crew chief Alan Gustafson in an interview on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Oct. …

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John Hunter Nemechek Staying With KBM for 2022

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

John Hunter Nemechek will stay with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team Kyle Busch Motorsports for 2022 the team announced Oct. 14. “I came to Kyle Busch Motorsports because it was an opportunity to get back to victory lane — I accomplished my goal of being here for wins and I’m excited to be coming …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Salem

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(Photo: Jay Alley)

One championship down, two to go for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021 ARCA competition. Sammy Smith won the ARCA Menards East Series championship at Bristol Motor Speedway over Daniel Dye two weeks ago. All that’s left for the Gibbs organization to do is to win the Sioux Chief Showdown this weekend at Salem Speedway and …

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Kevin Harvick’s Crew Chief Suspended, Multiple Teams Penalized After Las Vegas Weekend

Kevin Harvick No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, Subway colors, 2021 Las Vegas Cup playoff race, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick‘s crew chief Rodney Childers has been suspended from this weekend’s event at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday Oct. 3 after two loose lug nuts were found on the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford during post race inspection at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Childers will be replaced by crew chief veteran Greg Zipadelli.  Childers has …

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