Race Weekend Central

Austin Dillon Fastest In Friday Cup Practice at Auto Club Speedway

(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

A mix of qualifying and race practice runs led to a rather different from the norm leaderboard in the Sprint Cup Series’ only practice session before qualifying. Leading the pack was Austin Dillon with a speed of 188.511 mph. In his third full time season, the driver of the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet is on track …

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Joey Gase Running Cup at Martinsville with Go FAS Racing

(Photo Credit: Joey Gase Racing)

Late Wednesday evening Joey Gase posted on his Facebook page that he will return to the Sprint Cup Series for Go FAS Racing at Martinsville Speedway on April 3. The Iowa native raced for the No. 32 team at Phoenix International Raceway last week, finishing 32nd. Gase is an XFINITY Series regular and currently sits 24th in …

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Erik Jones Highlights Phoenix Penalty Report

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

NASCAR penalized one team and warned four others on Wednesday for infractions occurring during the Phoenix race weekend. Erik Jones’ No. 20 XFINITY Series team was levied a P2 penalty for failing post-race inspection. His car was found to be out of alignment in the rear end. Jones’ crew chief Chris Gabehart was fined $5,000 …

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Kevin Harvick Wins in Photo Finish for 8th Phoenix Victory

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Well, it happened again. Much like the 58th Daytona 500 to start the Sprint Cup Series season three weeks ago, the victory came down to inches. This time, it was Kevin Harvick edging Carl Edwards to the line by 0.010 seconds to win at Phoenix International Raceway for the eighth time in his career and …

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