NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Clayton Caldwell

Friday Faceoff: Are Jimmie Johnson/Chad Knaus the Best Driver/Crew Chief Pairing Ever?

Is Phoenix Raceway the right track again for the NASCAR finales next year? Luken Glover: While the spring NASCAR Cup Series race was good, the championship event wasn’t quite as exciting. There were some good battles among the championship drivers, but behind them we didn’t see a lot of action. …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Have Penalized the No. 20 Team After Martinsville?

Another playoff race at Martinsville and another race filled with drama. There were several things that happened at Martinsville that got people’s attention. One of these things was radio communication from the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team. As Chase Elliott was pulling away to victory, the fight for the …

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Friday Faceoff: Will Kyle Larson or Bubba Wallace Visit Victory Lane First?

The fall winner NASCAR Cup Series winner at Martinsville Speedway has clinched a Championship 4 spot five years in a row. Will someone make it six? Who? Luken Glover: Yes — Chase Elliott. If you look at the drivers who haven’t won at Martinsville that are due for a win, …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Stewart-Haas Racing Move Chase Briscoe to the Cup Series in 2021?

2020 has been challenging for many, but for Mitchell, Indiana’s Chase Briscoe, it’s been a banner year and one he will never forget. The driver of Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 98 Ford came into the season with his future in doubt. He won just one race in 2019 and told the …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Shortening Auto Club Speedway the Right Move?

Color us surprised. On Tuesday (Sept. 8), Jeff Gluck and Jordan Bianchi of The Athletic reported that NASCAR plans to reconfigure the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. There had been talks in the past about reconfiguring Auto Club Speedway, but it was nothing serious. This …

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2-Headed Monster: After Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 Finish, Should a Race End Naturally Under Caution?

The Indianapolis 500 has always been a race that gets people talking. Whether it’s a late race pass, a crash or exciting action there may not be better “water cooler” talk than the buzz that follows the Indianapolis 500. Sunday’s (Aug. 23) 104th running of the event was one of …

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