NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Christian Koelle

Ryan Blaney Leads the Way in First Practice at Kansas

After running out of fuel during the final few laps of last weekend’s race at Talladega, Ryan Blaney could find himself eliminated after the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway if he doesn’t put on a strong performance. Blaney started off the weekend the right way by turning the fastest …

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Ed Jones Set for Road Courses, Indianapolis 500 in 2019 With Ed Carpenter Racing

Ed Jones will drive 12 of the 17 events of the 2019 IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500, for Ed Carpenter Racing, the team announced Wednesday (Oct. 17). The news comes after RACER first reported Tuesday that Jordan King would not return to ECR in 2019, leaving a vacancy in the No. …

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Aric Almirola Credits 2009 Dega Truck Race for Superspeedway Success

Aric Almirola was able to pick up his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series restrictor-plate victory on Sunday in the 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Almirola passed teammate Kurt Busch on the final lap but stayed in position the entire race and capitalized when he needed to, something he …

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GMS Racing Racks Up 21st Career Truck Series Victory at Talladega

In Saturday’s (Oct. 13) Fr8Auctions 250, Timothy Peters picked up his first victory since 2015. It also just happened to be GMS Racing’s 21st career victory as an organization in the Truck Series. The No. 21 serves as an important number to the organization, as it was what the team …

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Sugarlands Shine Becomes Official Moonshine of NASCAR; Set to Sponsor 2019 Gander Outdoors Truck Series Race at Talladega

NASCAR will be going back to their roots in 2019. Officials from NASCAR and Moonshine brand Sugarlands Shine announced on Friday, October 12th that their brand of Moonshine will become the “Official Moonshine of NASCAR.” “Moonshine is deeply rooted in the history of racing, so partnering with NASCAR felt very natural for us,” …

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Justin Haley and Spencer Gallagher Top Talladega Practices

GMS Racing continued their reign of dominance at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday during practices for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250. The organization racked up their first XFINITY Series victory with Spencer Gallagher in May. They rolled off the truck with a fast fleet of trucks with Justin Haley leading first practice and …

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