NASCAR Race Weekend Central


Joey Logano Falters, Finishes 4th After Early Richmond Dominance

If real life worked like a Hollywood movie, then Joey Logano would have won at Saturday night’s (April 21) Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway, the site of his last win. Instead, he finished fourth. After the race last year, Logano failed the postrace inspection, and the penalty for it …

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Denny Hamlin Holds Off Kyle Busch to Win Charity Race

Denny Hamlin cut his teeth racing at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va.; he won a mini stock track championship there in 1997. More than 20 years later, Langley hosted the return of 2016 Daytona 500 winner’s charity race — the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown (DHSTS) — after a two-year hiatus …

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Ryan Blaney’s Dominant Car Exits Early at Bristol

For most of Sunday (Apr. 15), the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was Ryan Blaney’s to lose. Unfortunately for him, that’s exactly what happened. In a race delayed several times for rain, Blaney’s car was a fixture up front for most of stage one. He led 100 of the first …

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Ryan Preece Wins the Race and the Cash in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300

Ryan Preece is now $100,000 richer. The part-time driver of Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (April 14), his second career win. Preece also won the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash 4 Cash prize of $100,000 by beating out Daniel …

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Kyle Larson, David Ragan Fastest in Saturday Practices at Bristol

Kyle Larson and David Ragan split the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday morning (April 14). Larson’s speed of 129.004 miles per hour put his No. 42 Chevrolet at the top of the scoring pylon in Saturday’s opening session. All three manufacturers occupied the …

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Rain Postpones Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville

A combination of rain and snow flurries invaded Ridgeway, Va. right as the Camping World Truck Series competitors fired their engines on Saturday afternoon (March 24). The race still started at the schedule time, but 23 laps later, NASCAR lost the track to the weather and was forced to throw …

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