Race Weekend Central

6 Months Later, Brandon Brown Reflects on LGB, Talks New Sponsors & Trials

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Six months ago, in early October 2021 on a cool evening at Talladega Superspeedway, Brandon Brown won his first career NASCAR race with his small family-owned team. It was one of the biggest underdog wins of the year for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and it was the biggest story to come out of that weekend. …

Read more

Tracking the Trucks: Zane Smith Steals a Win in Wild COTA Overtime Restart

Zane Smith

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell Zane Smith snuck into the lead after contact between the top-three trucks with two laps to go to earn his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of 2022 at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 26. John Hunter Nemechek also snuck by to earn his first top …

Read more

Brad Keselowski Hit with 100-Point L2-Level Penalty, Monetary Fine

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brad Keselowski‘s No. 6 Ford Mustang team has been docked 100 driver and owner points and a $100,000 fine to crew chief Matt McCall for a NASCAR-issued L2-level penalty the sanctioning body announced Thursday (March 24). McCall will also serve a four-race suspension for the infraction. The deduction was issued after NASCAR’s R&D center found …

Read more

Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2022 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

2022-Atlanta-I-Cup-ryan-blaney-denny-hamlin-racing-NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

What happened? HAMPTON, Ga. – William Byron won his third career NASCAR Cup Series race in a late-race skirmish at a newly reconfigured Atlanta Motor Speedway. Ross Chastain, Kurt Busch, Daniel Suarez and Corey Lajoie, who earned his first career top-five result, completed the first five positions. How did it happen? With around 10 laps to …

Read more

Corey LaJoie Nabs First Top-5 Cup Series Result in Atlanta

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

HAMPTON, Ga. – For the Spire Motorsports team, going into this Sunday’s (March 20) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a giant unknown — just like it was for everybody else. Despite that, the small team was able to come out with only their second-ever top-five result. Corey LaJoie, in what is now his fourth …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com