Race Weekend Central

Restrictor Plates Being Considered for XFINITY Series at Indianapolis

Photo: Zach Catanzareti

Recently, NASCAR racing at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway has received mixed views. But a recent decision might change the racing in a positive direction. NBC Sports confirmed a report Monday afternoon (March 20) that came from freelance journalist Michael Knight last weekend that NASCAR was exploring the idea of using restrictor plates at IMS for the NXS …

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Justin Allgaier Snaps Winless Drought at Phoenix, Earns Dash 4 Cash Bonus

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Justin Allgaier snapped an 80-race winless drought, spanning more than four years on Saturday afternoon from Phoenix International Raceway by winning the DC Solar 200. He led a race-high 85 laps and earned the $100,000 bonus from XFINITY for being the Dash 4 Cash winner, the first of four races this season that will pay …

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Entry List: Camping World 500

11-13 November, 2016, Avondale, Arizona USA Phoenix International Raceway ©2016, Matthew T. Thacker NKP

“NASCAR Goes West” began with a bang at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past weekend. Martin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski for the win with two laps to go in the Kobalt 400. Moments later, chaos ensued on pit road as Kyle Busch threw a right hook to the face of Joey Logano. But this upcoming …

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Pocono Raceway Announces Same-Day NASCAR Qualifying, Race Format

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Add Pocono Raceway to the list of 2017 NASCAR experiments. Its July race is moving to a single-day format, making the event more cost efficient for both teams and spectators alike. The 2.5-mile, triangular track announced Monday they’ll hold Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying as well as the race Sunday for their second race weekend …

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