Race Weekend Central

Stewart Friesen Paces Lone Truck Practice at Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returned to the track in preparation for the World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night (Sept. 13). Stewart Friesen held the fastest single lap in the lone session and posted a speed of 179.635 mph. Friesen edged out GMS Racing’s Brett Moffitt, who has already …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard

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Can you believe it’s finally here? At last, a weekend I’ve been anxiously waiting all season. No, I’m not talking about the start of American football. Instead, it’s the week before the playoffs in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Drivers and teams are headed from one iconic racetrack to another, jumping from Darlington Raceway’s …

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Entry List: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard

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It’s the final event before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, as teams head out to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Sunday, Sept. 8. There’s a full field of 40 cars currently entered for the race, meaning all will qualify, barring any changes. Ryan Sieg is scheduled …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Bojangles’ Southern 500

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After a week off, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to racing this Labor Day weekend for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Many cars will be decked out in special throwback paint schemes, honoring drivers and NASCAR’s history. It’s truly a special event. Part of what makes the weekend special is knowing …

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Kurt Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Pace Cup Practices at Darlington

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The Monster Energy Cup Series drivers took to the track in a pair of practices preparing for Sunday’s (Sept. 1) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Kurt Busch led opening practice with a fast single-lap speed of 171.261 mph, while Ricky Stenhouse Jr. topped the final session, going 168.845 mph. First Practice Busch was over …

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NASCAR 101: Here Are the 2019 Darlington Throwback Schemes

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It’s that time of year again: the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series return to Darlington Raceway for Labor Day weekend and its festivities, leading up to the Bojangles Southern 500 on Sunday, Sept. 1. This year, the theme throws back to the years 1990-1994, though some chose schemes outside that period. A …

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Entry List: Bojangles’ Southern 500

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Throwback weekend is finally here, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams announced their entries for Sunday’s (Sept. 1) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. 39 cars are entered for the race, which means all will qualify, barring any changes. BJ McLeod, JJ Yeley and Garrett Smithley will drive cars Nos. 51, 52 and …

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Christopher Bell Earns 1st Xfinity Road Course Victory at Road America

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For one who doesn’t think himself to be a road course ringer, Christopher Bell proved he could conquer the right and left turns in the CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America. After starting the Xfinity Series race in 12th, Bell battled handling issues in the first stage but was able to make his way through …

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