NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Best Seat at the Track: Beth Lunkenheimer Joins From Texas

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Graphic: Jared Haas

Deep in the Lone Star State, Jared Haas is joined by Frontstretch deputy editor Beth Lunkenheimer, who is at Texas Motor Speedway for Sunday’s (Oct. 17) NASCAR Cup Series race. The Round of 8 kicks off with the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 after a chaotic Round of 12, so the pair breaks down who benefits the most …

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Best Seat at the Track: Frank Velat Joins From Charlotte Roval

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Graphic: Jared Haas

On this week’s episode of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Frank Velat to preview NASCAR Cup Series racing action at the Bank of America Roval 400 (Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval, Oct. 10). The pair dance around the rain topic as weather is an issue this weekend. After a disappointing week …

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Best Seat at the Track: Phil Allaway Joins from Talladega

Phil Allaway Joins for Talladega

Graphic: Jared Haas

On this week’s episode of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Phil Allaway to preview NASCAR Cup Series racing action at the YellaWood 500 (Talladega Superspeedway, Oct. 4). The pair talks about some of the weekend results thus far, including the double-yellow line rule affecting the outcome of the NASCAR Camping …

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Best Seat at the Track: Jesse Johnston Joins for Bristol

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Graphic: Jared Haas

On this edition of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Jesse Johnston to preview the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. They discuss the challenges that Alex Bowman and William Byron face in order to make the Round of 12, as well as consider how NASCAR can increase …

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Richmond Rout: Martin Truex Jr. Gets the Jump on the Field in the End

Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in victory lane at Richmond Raceway. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Martin Truex Jr. jumped the start of the 2021 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway. By the finish, he simply had the jump on everyone else. Truex fought all the way back to the front, opening up an eight-second lead after the final pit stop and cruising to victory over Denny Hamlin in the …

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Noah Gragson Strikes Again at Richmond, Scores Back-to-Back Xfinity Wins

Noah Gragson holds American flag in victory lane at 2021 fall NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond Raceway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After winning last week at Darlington Raceway, Noah Gragson scored his second straight NASCAR Xfinity Series win in the Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway Saturday (Sept. 11). Gragson held off Justin Haley after several late cautions to take home the trophy. “He (Haley) has the tires, but the thing that kept us alive were …

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Best Seat at the Track: Adam Cheek Joins From Richmond

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Graphic: Jared Haas

Jared Haas previews the weekend action with Adam Cheek, who is live at Richmond Raceway. The pair discuss if Kevin Harvick‘s fifth-place finish at Darlington Raceway is a turnaround for the No. 4 team’s season. Additionally, they consider whether tonight’s (Sept. 11) NASCAR Cup Series race will be chaotic or calm, as some drivers will …

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Friday Faceoff: Whose Darlington Disaster Will Be Hardest to Overcome?

Alex Bowman purple No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports car at Darlington with damage on left rear, fall NASCAR Cup playoff race, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Plenty of NASCAR Cup Series playoff drivers ran into trouble at Darlington Raceway. Who has the least to worry about, and who has one foot out the door? Luken Glover: Any chance at a Cinderella story was likely demolished as soon as it started for Michael McDowell. Unless he pulls off a Daytona International Speedway-like …

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Best Seat at the Track: Zach Sturniolo Joins From Darlington

Zach Sturniolo joins Jared Haas for the latest edition of Best Seat at the Track from Darlington Raceway.

Graphic: Jared Haas

On this Labor Day race weekend, Jared Haas is joined by senior correspondent and editor Zach Sturniolo, who is on-site at Darlington Raceway. The pair discuss the possibility of Denny Hamlin getting a fresh start in the playoffs after not winning in the regular season, as well as the repave of turn 2 and how …

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