NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Joey Logano’s Day at The Glen Ends Early


(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

What a difference a day makes. On Saturday, (Aug. 4) Joey Logano dominated the Zippo 200 en route to his 50th career NASCAR national series victory. But on Sunday, his Go Bowling at The Glen was over before it even started. A lap 3 incident, which forced the driver of the No. 22 off track wound up …

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Joey Logano Reaches Career Milestone With XFINITY Victory at The Glen


(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Usually, “it’s not where you start, it’s where you finish” is applicable in racing. But on Saturday afternoon, where you started is exactly where you finished if your name is Joey Logano. The Middletown, Conn. native won the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 4) from the pole after leading a …

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Friday Faceoff: The Kyle & Kyle Show

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Kyle Busch & Kyle Larson at Chicagoland, 2018 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Sunday’s finish at Chicagoland Speedway between Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson has had everyone buzzing this week. Was this the best finish of 2018 thus far? And where do you rank it in terms of all-time NASCAR finishes? Amy Henderson: It was probably the best finish of the year, mainly because so many of the finishes …

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Friday Faceoff: New Package the Norm?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past weekend’s tweaked aerodynamic package at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the All-Star Race produced some of the best racing we’ve seen this season. Do you think this package should be used again, and if so, when and how often? Vito Pugliese: The package should be used again, but not until there have been some changes …

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Martin Truex Jr. Honored at White House for 2017 Championship

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Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team are honored at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Monday May 21, 2018. (Photo by Davey Segal, Frontstretch)

President Donald J. Trump welcomed 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team to the White House on Monday afternoon. The ceremony began just before 2:30 p.m. ET and included remarks from President Trump and Truex Jr. “Mr. President treated us like family,” Truex said …

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Friday Faceoff: Gambling in NASCAR?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick has won five of the last 12 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. Should the No. 4’s goal for the rest of the regular season to be accumulate as many playoff points as possible, or try new things (setups, strategies, etc.) for the final 10 races? John Haverlin: If it isn’t broken, don’t fix …

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2018 NASCAR Next Class Announced

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The 2018 NASCAR Next class was announced on Tuesday afternoon, featuring nine drivers in the developmental ranks of NASCAR who are looking to take the next step in their racing careers. Anthony Alfredo, Hailee Deegan, Riley Herbst, Derek Kraus, Chase Purdy, Will Rodgers, Zane Smith, Tanner Thorson and Ryan Vargas make up the nine-driver class. …

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Parker Kligerman to Run Coca-Cola 600 for Gaunt Brothers Racing


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For the first time since the summer of 2014, Parker Kligerman will be back behind the wheel of a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car. Kligerman will drive the No. 96 Toyota for Gaunt Brothers Racing in the Coca-Cola-600 on Memorial Day weekend, the team announced Thursday (May 10). Kligerman, who has made 10 Cup …

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