Race Weekend Central

Friday Faceoff: Do Fans Belong in the Garage?

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A fan was injured after being struck by Kyle Busch’s car when Busch pulled into the garage with terminal damage at Bristol.  The fan placed the blame on Busch, but was it the driver’s fault?  And could the incident spell the end to some of the access fans have enjoyed? Sean Fesko, Staff Writer: This …

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Entry List: ToyotaCare 250

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The XFINITY Series will make its first of two stops in 2016 at Richmond International Raceway this weekend for the ToyotaCare 250. There are 41 cars entered for Saturday’s event and one will go home. JR Motorsports will bring four cars to the track for the third time this season. JRM Camping World Truck Series …

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Friday Face-off: Can Rowdy Catch Superman?

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Kyle Busch scored the 36th win of his career Saturday night in Texas.  He’s currently 17th on the all-time wins list and third among active drivers (Jimmie Johnson ranks first with 77 and Tony Stewart is second with 48).  Will Busch eclipse Johnson’s total before he’s done? Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: It’s a great question. Busch …

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Brandon McReynolds to Compete at Talladega for JGL Racing

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Brandon McReynolds, son of former Sprint Cup Series crew chief and current FOX broadcaster Larry McReynolds, announced Monday that he will drive for JGL Racing in the XFINITY Series at Talladega Superspeedway on April 30th. This will be his second series start and first since 2010 when he competed at Gateway Motorsports Park for Eddie …

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Martinsville Overnight TV Ratings Decline During First FS1 Broadcast of 2016

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Sunday’s STP 500 continued the downward trend for Sprint Cup Series TV ratings this season as the race scored a 2.2 overnight rating. According to Sports Media Watch, this is a 12 percent drop from the event one year ago that scored a 2.5 rating. Last year’s event was the first time the Martinsville Speedway …

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