NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Bubba Wallace Offered Stake In Richard Petty Motorsports

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Bubba Wallace has been offered a partial ownership stake in Richard Petty Motorsports, team co-owner Andrew Murstein told Forbes.com. “We’re in discussions with [Wallace] about an extension that includes ownership in the team,” Murstein said. This offer comes after Wallace has been linked to two vacant rides in the past month for next season, to …

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4 Burning Questions: ‘Stone Cold’ Austin Cindric

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

What will come of Austin Cindric? Austin Cindric has turned a lot of heads in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this summer. Cindric has taken the lead in the regular season point standings during a run that has seen four straight top-two finishes (and was almost four straight wins if it weren’t for late-race restart shenanigans …

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Driver Vs. Driver: No Title, No Problem — Ricky Rudd Vs. Jeff Burton

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NASCAR drivers are often defined by titles. Whether it’s referring to them as seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Richard Petty or 2014 champion Kevin Harvick, those championships are memorable. But titles aren’t everything. This month, we look closer at drivers who have won a lot of races but have no Cup title to go with …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Ryan Preece Overcome His Slow Start?

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#37: Ryan Preece, JTG Daugherty Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Cottonelle

What’s going on with Ryan Preece this season? Not many other drivers have had the kind of bad luck Ryan Preece has had this season. The sophomore NASCAR Cup Series driver sits at a dismal 30th in points, following a low-light of three straight last-place finishes. This is after starting 2020 off with not being …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Texas Motor Speedway is the site of this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race. It has been 23 years since the very first Cup race at the 1.5 mile speedway. As old as the facility is starting to get, the track itself seems fairly fresh from a driver’s perspective. That’s because the track recently was given …

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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Still Isn’t Taking This As Seriously As They Should

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Really? So it’s come to this. Three months ago, this column went in depth about the potential problems NASCAR could have running a race during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Not a whole lot of them have been addressed. At all. The vast majority of that column is still just as relevant now as it was …

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Frontstretch 5: Unbreakable, But Not Impossible NASCAR Records

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What makes a record unbreakable? An unbreakable record should mean a record that is possible, but won’t ever be logically broken. It would be easy to sit here and write about how nobody will ever break Lee Petty’s mark of 42 dirt track wins in the NASCAR Cup Series. At the same time, however, that’s …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Quaker State 400

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This weekend marks the 10th NASCAR Cup Series race at the Kentucky Motor Speedway, still the newest facility on the Cup schedule with the exception of the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. This weekend also marks the 20th anniversary of the speedway’s opening. While Kentucky seems like a natural location for a Cup race, in reality, …

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4 Burning Questions: What Does the Rest of the Regular Season Look Like?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

What will the rest of the NASCAR regular season look like? NASCAR this week announced its new schedule for the month of August, up through the end of the NASCAR Cup Series regular season. The big headline news is that Watkins Glen International’s annual NASCAR weekend has been canceled. There was really no logical way …

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Driver vs. Driver: Neil Bonnett vs. Geoff Bodine

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Longevity in NASCAR doesn’t necessarily equal success in terms of numbers. Winning races at the upper levels is in credibly difficult, and winning them in the double digits is a career accomplishment most drivers will not reach. This month, we look closer at drivers who have won a lot of races but have no Cup …

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