Race Weekend Central

Eyes on Xfinity: Mike Harmon Racing in Midst of Best Season

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For years, Mike Harmon Racing was beaten down and continuously joked about for its lack of speed. But on the performance side, the past two seasons have been a steady improvement for the small, underfunded race team. Mike Harmon has owned a NASCAR Xfinity Series team since 2008, having scored just one top-15 finish in …

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James Davison Hopes to Grow NASCAR Career, Rick Ware Racing Aims to Expand in IndyCar

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James Davison is a racer’s racer; someone who will drive anything under the sun with four wheels. In an unpredictable 2020 season, he’s dipped his toes into the NASCAR Cup Series, as well as been the driver in Rick Ware Racing’s first foray into the NTT IndyCar Series. NASCAR Originally, Davison was scheduled to make …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Justin Allgaier Discusses Dover Win, Monster Weekend of Racing

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a gigantic weekend of racing between NASCAR and IndyCar at Dover International Speedway and in the Indianapolis 500. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick were victorious again, sweeping the weekend. Could both of these drivers win 10 races this season? Surely, both are all-but locked …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: 2020 Cup Playoff Picture Tight Heading into Regular Season Finale

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It’s almost 2020 NASCAR playoff time, baby! The Cup playoff sits just a week away after an eventful weekend of racing at Dover International Speedway. This weekend was the first time both the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series held doubleheaders at the Monster Mile. And boy, did those races deliver. The sport now finds itself …

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William Byron Not Sure What to Expect Heading into Daytona

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Coming into this weekend’s doubleheader at Dover International Speedway, William Byron was 25 points above the cutline, hoping to maintain that cushion heading into the regular season finale at Daytona International Speedway next Saturday (Aug. 29). That didn’t go according to plan. The opening NASCAR Cup Series event of the weekend was a struggle for …

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Brett Moffitt Frustrated with 3rd Place at Dover, Sounds Off on Lapped Traffic

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For Brett Moffitt standards, he’s had a challenging 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, as he’s still looking to get into victory lane. That drought continued on Friday (Aug. 21) in the KDI Office Technology 200 at Dover International Speedway. Moffitt, who started the race from pole position, led the opening 25 …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Joe Graf Jr. Balancing Racing & College in Rookie Season

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Driving racecars for a living is rewarding, but it’s certainly a challenge. Being enrolled full-time at a first-class university to learn the inner workings of business in sport on top of that makes life much more difficult. Joe Graf Jr. is in the midst of his rookie season in the NASCAR Xfintiy Series, competing for …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kaz Grala Exceeding Expectations in Cup Debut

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All eyes were on Daytona International Speedway this weekend as the top three NASCAR national touring series held inaugural events on its road course. Expectations were sky-high. Depending on how fans like their road racing, one series lived up to those epic forecasts while two others, eh, have seen better days on right-turn tracks. Overall, …

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Bobby Labonte Wants Bragging Rights in SRX Series

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Just over one month ago, Ray Evernham and Tony Stewart announced the formation of a new racing series, that being Superstar Racing Experience. SRX won’t run a single race until summer 2021, but Evernham wants to focus on reducing aerodynamics, in turn rewarding driver skill and mechanical grip. Over the past month, SRX has shown …

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