Race Weekend Central

Denny Hamlin Wins 2010 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville, Cuts Point Gap

Starting on the pole, Denny Hamlin dropped like a rock in the opening laps of Sunday’s TUMS Fast Relief 500, yet in the closing laps, Hamlin’s No. 11 FedEx Toyota came to life and looked like it was being shot out of a cannon through the corners. Taking the lead with 29 laps to go, …

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Denny Hamlin Dominates 2010 Air Guard 400 to Claim Victory, No. 1 Seed at Richmond

Denny Hamlin dominated Saturday’s Air Guard 400 at Richmond, completing his worst-to-first transition by leading 251 of 400 laps for a second straight triumph in the fall event. Holding off a late charge by teammate Kyle Busch, he ended a personal two-month winless streak, earning the Chase’s top seed in the process with his sixth victory of the season.

What Money Can’t Buy, Front Row Motorsports is Banking On for the Future

It’s been a month of transition for Front Row Motorsports, major, unexpected decisions shaping the philosophy and the future of the team going forward. For while some details are still missing as to what transpired at Michigan last month, the results remain the same: Kevin Conway and his ExtenZe sponsorship are no longer associated with …

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2010 Emory Healthcare 500 at Atlanta a Laboring Win for Tony Stewart

Despite running out front all night long, Tony Stewart had his work cut out for him in the closing stages of Sunday night’s Emory Healthcare 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Struggling on the majority of restarts, Stewart was able to avoid spinning the tires on the final restart of the night to get out …

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Brian Keselowski to Attempt 2010 Air Guard 400 at Richmond

Despite failing to qualify at Bristol a few weeks back, Brian Keselowski will return to the Sprint Cup Series to attempt the Air Guard 400 at Richmond this coming Saturday, Frontstretch has learned. Keselowski, whose Nationwide Series team does not have a Nationwide Series CoT car, told Frontstretch that he is interested in doing some …

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Kyle Busch Sweeps Bristol, Making NASCAR History

Kyle Busch has a tendency to cause controversy, dominate races and make history. At the Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, he did all three by winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Wednesday, the Nationwide Series event on Friday and the Sprint Cup race on Saturday. In the Truck Series, Busch was able …

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Brian Vickers Returning to No. 83 in 2011

In his first press conference since announcing he was diagnosed with blood clots and forced to sit out the remainder of the 2010 season, Brian Vickers met with the media Saturday in Bristol to update his condition and announce he would drive the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota in 2011. “A lot has happened since …

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RCR Close to Agreement With Budweiser on Sponsoring Kevin Harvick

After months of speculation, the Budweiser/Kevin Harvick negotiations are entering the homestretch. Kenny Bruce from SceneDaily is reporting an announcement could happen within the week on a multi-year deal to sponsor Harvick and the No. 29 Chevrolet. The beer company is expected to leave Richard Petty Motorsports and former driver Kasey Kahne, who recently signed …

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Brian Vickers to Meet With Media at Bristol, Expects 2011 Return

Sources indicate to Frontstretch that Brian Vickers will meet with the media at Bristol Motor Speedway to discuss his progress and his intentions for the 2011 season. The meeting will take place following a three-month check-up examination by doctors monitoring the Red Bull Racing driver’s condition. Sources close to the situation say everything is progressing …

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