Race Weekend Central

Michigan Track President Roger Curtis Leaving the Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/ NKP)

International Speedway Corporation announced Tuesday afternoon that Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis will be leaving his position effective immediately. While no specific reason was provided for his departure, ISC said he was pursuing new opportunities. “We want to thank Roger Curtis for his many years of service with ISC, and the last 10 years, …

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Entry List: Bojangles’ Southern 500

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Tradition continues for the second consecutive year at Darlington Raceway as the Sprint Cup Series competes at the famed track on its traditional Labor Day Weekend date. As of Monday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. Jeff Gordon returns behind the wheel of the No. …

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Entry List: VFW Sports Clips Help a Hero 200

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The XFINITY Series will make its annual stop at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. As of Monday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. Paul Menard will attempt to deliver the No. 2 car its third consecutive victory this weekend. Austin Dillon captured the win at Bristol and …

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Entry List: Chevrolet Silverado 200

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The Camping World Truck Series heads north of the border this weekend to compete at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the fourth consecutive season. As of Monday, there are 32 trucks entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. Austin Cindric will compete for Brad Keselowski Racing for the second time …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Out for Next Two Races, Jeff Gordon Remains Behind the Wheel

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Hendrick Motorsports announced on Tuesday afternoon that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will not compete in the next two Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen International and Bristol Motor Speedway as he continues to recover from concussion-like symptoms. He underwent further evaluation on Tuesday at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, and his physicians …

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Entry List: Cheez-It 355 at the Glen

The Sprint Cup Series heads to a road course for the second and final time of the season this weekend at Watkins Glen International. As of Tuesday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. Boris Said will make his first Sprint Cup start of the season …

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Dakoda Armstrong to Drive Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 at Iowa

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that Dakoda Armstrong will compete in the No. 18 car at Iowa Speedway this weekend for the NASCAR XFINITY Series. He will bring sponsor WinField to JGR for this weekend’s race. Matt Tifft was originally scheduled to compete in this event, but he continues to recover following having surgery to …

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Brad Keselowski Involved in Crash at Watkins Glen Test

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Sixteen drivers (one per organization) participated in a test on the repaved surface at Watkins Glen International today, including Brad Keselowski, who has three second-place finishes at the road course. However, the Team Penske driver’s test ended early as a result of a crash in turn 1 that caused extensive damage to the No. 2 …

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