Race Weekend Central

Timmy Hill Matches Career Best in MBM’s & Hattori’s Collaboration Debut

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When the checkered flag waived for the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night (Aug. 16), no one expected to see Timmy Hill in the top 10. And yet, there he was. Hill survived the carnage of the night and finished seventh, matching his career-best finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He’s …

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Gray Gaulding Has Best Short Track Finish with Support of MVP Quarterback

#08: Gray Gaulding, SS Green Light Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Panini

Gray Gaulding survived a wild night in his most unique paint scheme to date to finish sixth in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night (Aug. 16). While the run wasn’t Gaulding’s career-best NASCAR Xfinity Series finish — he was runner-up at Talladega Superspeedway earlier this season — it was his …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

It’s short track racing under the lights, the way racing is meant to be, for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend. The tour heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday, Aug. 19. TV coverage will be provided by NBCSN. It wouldn’t be a race at …

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Massie’s Minute: Was Removing Matt DiBenedetto the Right Move?

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The business side of racing sucks sometimes, and that was certainly the case on Thursday morning (Aug. 15) when Matt DiBenedetto announced Leavine Family Racing was not bringing him back for a second season. It was an unpopular move, as DiBenedetto is loved by many fans. But it was an equally impossible situation, as there …

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Stanton Barrett: From Burt Reynolds’ Swimming Pool to Watkins Glen’s Inner Loop

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Newer NASCAR fans might not be familiar with Stanton Barrett, but they absolutely should be. Not only has he competed in over 200 races in the top three national series, but he’s also worked as a stuntman on some of the highest-grossing movies, including Spider-Man, Jurassic Park III, Batman & Robin, Logan, and most recently …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Consumers Energy 400

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes its second stop of this season at Michigan International Speedway this weekend, which makes filling out your daily fantasy NASCAR roster just a little bit easier — but it’s still not easy. The Consumers Energy 400 is Sunday, Aug. 11, and TV coverage is provided by NBCSN. In …

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Chase Briscoe Wants More NASCAR at Eldora, the Track that Saved his Career

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chase Briscoe is one of the rising stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series and Ford’s only developmental driver. The Indiana native with a dirt-racing background appeared on everyone’s radar when he seemingly came out of nowhere to win the ARCA Menards Series championship in 2016. He had a successful Gander Outdoors Truck Series rookie campaign …

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Strong Days By Ryan Blaney and Jimmie Johnson Overshadowed by Run-in

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ryan Blaney and Jimmie Johnson both had the solid days they needed at Watkins Glen International on Sunday afternoon (August 4). But neither left the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in a happy mood. Blaney finished the race fifth and scored two points in stage two, further securing his points lead over the playoff …

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AJ Allmendinger Disqualified After Near-Win at Watkins Glen

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

BREAKING: AJ Allmendinger has been disqualified after his car failed the post-race inspection for rear-height violation. The second-place finish has been thrown out, and he is instead credited with a 37th place. Christopher Bell is now credited with second place. I can go into a full description of why it was low from contact early …

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Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott Top Watkins Glen Practices

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It was all Hendrick Motorsports at the top of the charts in the pair of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices on Saturday (Aug. 3). Alex Bowman was fastest in the opening session with a speed of 125.888 miles per hour. He passed Kyle Busch (125.786 mph) late in the session, who finished the session in …

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