NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Couch Potato Tuesday: Trucks at Texas on FOX Sports 1 — What a Doozy!

2020 Texas II truck Christian Eckes crash II NKP

This is an interesting time for us. It is very rare that you get a double postponement due to weather. In the Cup Series, I can only recall this happening a couple of times in the last 20 years. It’s happening now as NASCAR officially pulled the plug at Texas Motor Speedway Monday after working …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Made the Hollywood Casino 400 the Joey & Kevin Show

2020 Kansas II Cup Joey Logano trophy NKP

We’re getting deep into the playoffs now. All three of NASCAR’s national series started the Round of 8 last weekend at Kansas Speedway. Cup and Truck races each had different things going for them. The Trucks got a rare over-the-air broadcast while the Cup race displayed the current rules package, for better or worse. Hollywood …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Wins Motul Petit Le Mans After Leaders Collide

2020 Road Atlanta IWSC Renger van der Zande Scott Dixon Ryan Briscoe Champagne Spray Courtesy of IMSA

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The 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans Saturday night (Oct. 17) was set to come down to a duel between Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani and Acura Team Penske’s Ricky Taylor. The two traded the overall lead multiple times in the final hour, whilst dodging lapped traffic. With 11 minutes to go, Taylor made the move …

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Turner Motorsport Wins Wreck-Strewn FOX Factory 120

2020 Road America IMPC Robby Foley Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley and Vin Barletta were the beneficiaries of a very ill-timed caution in Friday’s (Oct. 16) FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. That caution took CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing right out of the hunt. Once out front, Foley was able to hold off the pack to take victory. “With …

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Records Fall as Dane Cameron Wins Motul Petit Le Mans Pole

2020 Road Atlanta IWSC Dane Cameron Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Three out of the four classes broke official records in qualifying Friday afternoon (Oct. 16) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta for Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans. Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron won the pole for Saturday’s race with a lap at 133.661 mph. “We’re very pleased,” Cameron said after the session. “It was a big …

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Filipe Albuquerque Quickest in Petit Le Mans Practice

2020 Road Atlanta IWSC Filipe Albuquerque Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

So far, the Motul Petit Le Mans race weekend is looking a little like last year’s edition.  Action Express Racing dominated that weekend and they dominated the speed charts on Thursday (Oct. 15).  Filipe Albuquerque was fastest overall in practice with a lap at 132.081 mph. Practice No. 1 In the morning practice session Thursday, …

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Tyler McQuarrie Wins FOX Factory 120 Pole

2020 Road Atlanta IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Courtesy of IMSA

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CarBahn Motorsports by Peregrine Racing needed to qualify well Thursday afternoon (Oct. 15) in order to properly take the battle to KohR Motorsports in Friday’s FOX Factory 120.  Mission accomplished.  With a lap at 106.423 mph, Tyler McQuarrie took a dominant pole position for the FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. McQuarrie’s lap …

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Robin Liddell Fastest in FOX Factory 120 Practice

2020 Road Atlanta IMPC Andrew Davis Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Rebel Rock Racing’s Robin Liddell was fastest in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Thursday (Oct. 15) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta with a lap at 106.347 mph.  The quickest lap of the day came less than 15 minutes into the first session of the day,. Practice No. 1 Liddell’s No. 71 Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R was …

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Entry List: FOX Factory 120

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Mat Pombo Nate Stacy Racing Courtesy of IMSA

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For IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, there are 35 cars entered in Friday’s FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  This is an increase of five cars over the previous round at Mid-Ohio. The Grand Sport class has 22 cars entered with a number of changes.  Winward Racing’s No. 4 has Nico Bastian in the …

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Entry List: Motul Petit Le Mans

2019 Road Atlanta IWSC Felipe Nasr Ricky Taylor Filipe Albuquerque Start Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Normally, Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans would be the season finale for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  With everything going on in 2020, it’s the third-to-last of the season and the penultimate race in the Michelin Endurance Cup.  31 teams will take to the 2.54-mile road course Saturday for 10 hours of racing. The DPi …

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