Race Weekend Central

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Out for Next Two Races, Jeff Gordon Remains Behind the Wheel

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Hendrick Motorsports announced on Tuesday afternoon that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will not compete in the next two Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen International and Bristol Motor Speedway as he continues to recover from concussion-like symptoms. He underwent further evaluation on Tuesday at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, and his physicians …

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Entry List: Cheez-It 355 at the Glen

The Sprint Cup Series heads to a road course for the second and final time of the season this weekend at Watkins Glen International. As of Tuesday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. Boris Said will make his first Sprint Cup start of the season …

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2-Headed Monster: Who’s the Title Favorite: Kyle Busch or Brad Keselowski?

(Photo: Jerry Jordan, Frontstretch)

Seven past champions are racing full-time in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and from the looks of it, one of them will take the title when the checkered flag falls at Homestead in November. Cup champs Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson have combined to …

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Dakoda Armstrong to Drive Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 at Iowa

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that Dakoda Armstrong will compete in the No. 18 car at Iowa Speedway this weekend for the NASCAR XFINITY Series. He will bring sponsor WinField to JGR for this weekend’s race. Matt Tifft was originally scheduled to compete in this event, but he continues to recover following having surgery to …

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Brad Keselowski Involved in Crash at Watkins Glen Test

(Photo: Logan Whitton/NKP)

Sixteen drivers (one per organization) participated in a test on the repaved surface at Watkins Glen International today, including Brad Keselowski, who has three second-place finishes at the road course. However, the Team Penske driver’s test ended early as a result of a crash in turn 1 that caused extensive damage to the No. 2 …

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