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Doug Coby Wins First-Ever SRX Race at Stafford

2021 SRX Stafford Doug Coby car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

In a field filled with this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner, a NASCAR Hall of Famer, a Daytona 500 winner and other racing luminaries, it was the local driver Doug Coby who shined in the first-ever Camping World SRX Series race. Coby won the second heat race, thereby starting first. He then led the most laps …

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Did You Notice?: What To Watch For As SRX Debuts in Stafford Springs

SRX driver Helio Castroneves races at Road Atlanta. (September 2020) (Photo: IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Did You Notice? … The big moment for SRX Racing is here? The new series debuts Saturday night (June 12) with two heats, then a 100-lap main feature on the half-mile bullring of Stafford Motor Speedway. Former UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun will ride in the pace car, championship pedigree gearing up a sold-out crowd …

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4 Burning Questions: Definitely An Xperience

Tony Stewart Return Press Conference Atlanta Motor Speedway 2014 Chris Owens

(Credit: Chris Owens)

Where will Kurt Busch end up? This week, Kurt Busch confirmed to Sirius XM that he has been contact by both 23XI Racing and Trackhouse Racing Team for the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022. 23XI was known about, but Trackhouse being mentioned is very interesting. Team owner Justin Marks said later that day that he …

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Fire on Fridays: How Will SRX Compare to NASCAR?

Helio Castroneves

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The wait is almost over. Just under a year since NASCAR Hall of Famers Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham announced their brainchild, SRX will finally debut this Saturday (June 12) at Stafford Motor Speedway. It’s been said numerous times the six-race series featuring drivers from multiple disciplines is not competition to NASCAR. If anything, it …

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Jeff Hammond, Todd Parrott, Mike Beam Join SRX As Crew Chiefs

1997 Darlington CUP Darrell Waltrip Jeff Hammond Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

With less than a week until the inaugural Superstar Racing Experience event on June 12 at Stafford Speedway, the Camping World SRX Series announced today the addition of three veteran crew chiefs and their local track champion counterparts to their pit crew roster. NASCAR crew chiefs Jeff Hammond, Todd Parrott and Mike Beam will join …

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Friday Faceoff: Has Ryan Newman Had a Hall-of-Fame Career?

Ryan Newman at 2021 spring Phoenix Cup race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 in the NASCAR Cup Series has just two top-five finishes since Kyle Larson’s tenure ended more than a year ago. What’s wrong at CGR, and what should be done? Josh Roller: The No. 42 with Ross Chastain behind the wheel is heading in the right direction in 2021, despite only …

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SRX Adds Camping World As Title Sponsor

Tony Stewart

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

The Superstar Racing Experience, the upcoming new racing series started by Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham, has its first title sponsor through Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis and his $1 million Plating Change donation. Camping World will sponsor the Camping World SRX Series in its inaugural season this year, SRX announced June 1. “At every …

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Beside the Rising Tide: Something Old, Something New

NASCAR race cars under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the 2021 Coca-Cola 600. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

There still may be some debate (somewhat more muted than in days past) whether the Indy 500 or the Daytona 500 is a bigger deal, but there’s no debating that Memorial Day weekend brings us the greatest weekend of auto racing here in the Americas. The day kicks off in Indianapolis with the traditional Indy …

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SRX Saturday: Bobby Labonte Talks Inaugural Season, Importance of Short-Track Racing

Bobby Labonte

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bobby Labonte’s dive into the Superstar Racing Experience should come as no surprise. Sure, the 57-year-old stepped away from full-time NASCAR Cup Series racing after the 2012 season, but Labonte has shown he never intended to slow down. The 2000 Cup Series champion has jumped into anything and everything over the past decade, including part-time …

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Greg Biffle, Scott Speed, Scott Bloomquist Join SRX

Biffle Truck Texas Win 2

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Greg Biffle, Scott Speed and Scott Bloomquist are joining the Superstar Racing Experience summer series at select racetracks, SRX announced Wednesday, May 19. Biffle will race at Stafford Motor Speedway on June 12 and Slinger Speedway on July 10. Speed’s competing at Eldora Speedway on June 26 and Lucas Oil Raceway on July 3. Lastly, …

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