Race Weekend Central

Grant Enfinger Joins GMS Racing for 2022 & Beyond

Grant Enfinger's new ride with GMS Racing is revealed at Talladega Superspeedway, 10/1/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

LINCOLN, Ala. – At Talladega Superspeedway’s Garage Experience Friday afternoon (Oct. 1), GMS Racing revealed a portion of their NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver lineup for 2022.  Tops on the list: new signee Grant Enfinger. Champion Power Equipment will follow Enfinger from ThorSport Racing as he once again returns to full-time competition.  Unlike this …

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Marc Miller Out For VIR Due To Ruptured Achilles Tendon

Marc Miller during the Fan Walk prior to the WeatherTech 240 at the Glen, 7/2/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Gradient Racing announced Tuesday (Sept. 28) that regular driver Marc Miller ruptured his Achilles tendon during a training exercise after last weekend’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.  As a result, he is out for next weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. “We have made continual improvements this season and I have worked hard to …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Round of 12 Brings Heavy Playoff Focus to Las Vegas

NASCAR racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, September 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Las Vegas Motor Speedway began the Round of 12 in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, and things got a little more serious since it is likely to be the least looney race of the round. Even with fewer intermediate tracks in the playoffs now, it’s still critical to put up a decent finish here since …

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Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani Sweep IMSA Weekend at Long Beach

Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani pose on top of their Cadillac DPi-V.R. after winning the IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/25/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr capped off a weekend sweep Saturday (Sept. 25) in Long Beach.  The duo were fastest in both practices, won the pole, then led 73 of 78 laps to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. “It was a clean sweep,” Nasr said …

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Felipe Nasr Wins IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Pole

Felipe Nasr after winning the pole for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/24/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr continued his strong form from practice Friday (Sept. 24) by snagging the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach with a lap at 98.922 mph.  It is Nasr’s second pole of the year. “It feels amazing whenever you get pole position,” Nasr said after …

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Felipe Nasr Quickest in Both IMSA Long Beach Practices

Felipe Nasr traverses the fountain complex during practice for the IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/24/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Long Beach has tended to favor the Cadillac DPi-V.R.s during the DPi era in IMSA.  Friday (Sept. 24) was no exception as Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall in both sessions.  His afternoon session lap at 98.423 mph was the best lap of the day. Practice No. 1 In the opening practice session, …

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Entry List: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams travel to Long Beach, Calif. this weekend for the second and final street race of 2021.  26 teams contest the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach on the 1.968-mile street course in the DPi, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona classes. In the DPi class, the six full-time operations will …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Gets Excellent Racing and an Argument at Bristol

Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson make contact in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, September 2021 televised on NBCSN. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bristol Motor Speedway is an interesting place. Hard racing, wrecking, loud noises and shenanigans showcased this weekend on NBCSN come to mind every time it’s mentioned. I have no doubt that you can think of more. Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race was something else. Fans of The Athletic’s Jeff Gluck have voted …

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K-PAX Racing Scores Dominant 1-2 At Watkins Glen Despite Vibration Issues

Jordan Pepper during Part No. 1 of Qualifying for Fanatec GT World Challenge America at Watkins Glen International, 9/18/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – K-PAX Racing’s Andrea Caldarelli and Jordan Pepper scored the weekend sweep Sunday (Sept. 19) at Watkins Glen International. The duo led by as much as 30 seconds en route to their seventh win of the season. While it looked pretty easy from outside of the car, inside, it was far from …

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Stevan McAleer, Toby Grahovec Avenge DQ, Win Watkins Glen SprintX Race No. 2

Stevan McAleer and Toby Grahovec celebrate their victory in Pirelli GT4 America SprintX Race No. 2 at Watkins Glen International, 9/19/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Classic BMW’s Stevan McAleer and Toby Grahovec woke up Sunday morning (Sept. 19) and discovered that they’d lost their class victory and second-place finish from Saturday in technical inspection. The goal quickly became to get it back. McAleer was able to get past BSport Racing’s Bryan Putt for the lead with …

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