Race Weekend Central

Kurt Busch Fastest In Opening Cup Phoenix Practice

Kurt Busch was fastest in opening Sprint Cup Series practice at the Phoenix International Raceway with a speed of 138.846 mph Friday morning. Busch, who won the 2005 spring race at Phoenix and also won last weekend’s pole at Las Vegas, beat Joey Logano’s lap with just under five minutes to go in the hour-and-a-half-long …

Read more

Schulter-Systems to Sponsor Matt DiBenedetto at Phoenix

(Photo: Mike Neff)

BK Racing has announced a brand new sponsor for Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 83 Toyota. Schluter-Systems, a new sponsor to NASCAR, will be on the car at Phoenix Raceway this weekend. Schluter-Systems is a company that specializes in installation of ceramic and stone tiles. It currently has three offices in North America and over 400 …

Read more

Teammates Erik Jones, Kyle Busch Top Xfinity Vegas Practices

(Photo: Russell LaBounty NKP)

Looking for a team to beat on Saturday? Keep an eye on Joe Gibbs Racing. JGR topped both NASCAR Xfinity Series practice sessions on Friday, putting the Toyota teams of Kyle Busch, Erik Jones, and Daniel Suarez in good position to give the team its first Las Vegas victory in the Xfinity Series on Saturday. Although …

Read more

Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano Fastest in Opening Cup Vegas Practice

Team Penske officially started the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend off sweeping Friday’s Cup practice. Brad Keselowski was the fastest with a speed of 195.327 mph, and Joey Logano was second with a speed of 195.263 mph. Sprint Cup teams focused primarily on qualifying trim during the session, with only Brian Scott (31st) staying out long …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com