Race Weekend Central

Eyes on Xfinity: Looking Back at the Top-5 Surprising Victories of 2015

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The second half of the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will officially begin this weekend at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. There have been some interesting moments and surprise race winners as the weeks and have worn on. Today, we look at five of them who stand out…. Chris Buescher Chris Buescher has been a …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: AJ Allmendinger, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! PHOTO: @NASCAR47 driver @AJDinger approaches the shot from …

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Casey Mears and Germain Racing To Continue Partnership in 2016

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Germain Racing announced on Tuesday that Casey Mears will drive the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet in 2016. The relationship between Mears and the single-car operation stretches all the way back to 2010. “I’m really happy to announce that Casey Mears is back in the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS next year,” said Bob Germain Jr. …

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Balance & Handling the Problems for Tony Stewart’s Struggles

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It’s been a long year for Tony Stewart. Coming off of a broken leg in 2013 and fatal incident with Kevin Ward Jr. last August, Stewart came into the season looking for a fresh start. However, the Indiana native’s No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team has struggled since the start of the 2015 season. Making an …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Kentucky 300

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Brad Keselowski captured his first victory of the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season on Friday at the Kentucky Speedway in the Kentucky 300. Keselowski, who made his fourth start of the 2015 season, led 72 of the 200 laps that made up the race. Kyle Busch had the most dominant car of the evening as …

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Buddy Baker Diagnosed With Lung Cancer, Steps Away from SiriusXM Hosting Duties

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Buddy Baker announced late Tuesday evening that he will step away from SiriusXM NASCAR Radio effective immediately. The sad news comes as the former driver continues to battle with lung cancer. Baker, a driver turned broadcaster, has an extensive career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. His 35 years of racing experience resulted in 19 …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Martin Truex Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Clint Bowyer, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! This guy showed up on my birthday @ReconyxInc …

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NASCAR Announces Package Changes for Indianapolis, Michigan, Darlington & Richmond

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While teams prepare for the new rules package this weekend at Kentucky Speedway, fans learned that it won’t be the only track to see changes. NASCAR Executive Vie President Steve O’Donnell held a teleconference with media members on Tuesday afternoon to announce new track-specific rules packages for races at Indianapolis, Michigan, Richmond and Darlington for …

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Austin Dillon Speaks Out About Daytona Crash

Casey Mears' pit crew runs to the aid ofAustin Dillon following a crash at Daytona in the Coke Zero 400

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Less than 48 hours after Monday morning’s frightening crash, the driver that saw the wildest ride spoke out on Tuesday. Austin Dillon discussed the crash that took place at the end of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in a teleconference with media members on early Monday morning. The 400-mile event was delayed several …

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State Favorites KFC Joins Front Row Motorsports for Kentucky Speedway

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With NASCAR heading to Kentucky for a weekend of night racing, one team has picked up the state’s most popular restaurant as a sponsor. Kentucky Fried Chicken will return with Front Row Motorsports for the July 11 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. The well-known red and white KFC colors will grace the team’s No. 35 Ford …

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