NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Kevin Rutherford

Trevor Bayne Returning to NASCAR in Darlington Truck Race

After taking off the entire 2019 season, Trevor Bayne is back in NASCAR. The 2011 Daytona 500 winner will drive the No. 40 for Niece Motorsports in this week’s Darlington Raceway event for the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Aug. 31. “After almost two years of …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), …

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Marco Andretti Scores Indianapolis 500 Pole, First for Andrettis Since 1987

For the first time in 33 years, an Andretti will lead the Indianapolis 500 field to the green flag from the front row. Marco Andretti paced the field in the final qualifying session for the 2020 Indy 500 Aug. 16 to win the pole for next Sunday’s race. Andretti sported …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the Drivers Making Their Season — or Series — Debuts at the Daytona Road Course

The NASCAR schedule isn’t just visiting a new track this weekend when its top series tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course. Some new faces are coming along, too. As is often the case with NASCAR’s road course races, multiple drivers entered this weekend are not full-time competitors on any …

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Entry List: UNOH 188

The NASCAR Xfinity Series travels to Daytona International Speedway’s road course for its second road course event in a row on Aug. 15. With 38 cars entered, all teams will race, barring any entry list changes. Two drivers are scheduled to make their Xfinity debuts: Earl Bamber in Richard Childress …

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