Race Weekend Central

Martinsville Overnight TV Ratings Decline During First FS1 Broadcast of 2016

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Sunday’s STP 500 continued the downward trend for Sprint Cup Series TV ratings this season as the race scored a 2.2 overnight rating. According to Sports Media Watch, this is a 12 percent drop from the event one year ago that scored a 2.5 rating. Last year’s event was the first time the Martinsville Speedway …

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XXXtreme Motorsports Owner’s Attorney Looks to Drop Case Against Swan Racing

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NBC Sports has reported that attorney Drew A. Richards, who is representing XXXtreme Motorsports owner John Cohen in a lawsuit against former Sprint Cup Series team Swan Racing, is looking to withdraw from the case as a result of Cohen’s failure to pay for case preparations. The lawsuit stems from Cohen’s failure to compensate former …

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Cole Custer Adds 2 More XFINITY Series Races for JR Motorsports

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JR Motorsports announced today that its Camping World Truck Series driver Cole Custer will compete in a total of five XFINITY Series races for the organization this season. Earlier this month, he was scheduled for three events at Richmond International Raceway in April, Charlotte Motor Speedway in October and Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. He has since …

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Entry List: Alpha Energy Solutions 250

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Following a month-long hiatus, the Camping World Truck Series returns this weekend for a short-track showdown at Martinsville Speedway. With 36 trucks entered, four will go home on Saturday. Sprint Cup Series drivers were absent from the truck field in the opening two races of the season, but Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson will compete …

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Ross Chastain Adds New Sponsor for Charlotte

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JD Motorsports announced today that Dream Water, a natural, zero-calorie liquid sleep enhancer, will sponsor Ross Chastain in the May XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Dream Water is also running a sweepstakes for two fans to join Chastain and team for race weekend. The grand prize is an opportunity to be an honorary …

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