NASCAR Race Weekend Central

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Desert Racing

The South Point 400 was held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night (Sept. 15), the opening race of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. It was somewhat of a tame race, though the scheduling was a bit curious. The desert heat in the summer killed most …

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Cole Custer Wins Xfinity Pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Cole Custer will start on the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ 2019 regular season finale. The Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 will go green at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 14 with TV coverage provided by NBCSN. Custer’s Stewart-Haas Racing No. 00 turned the fastest lap at 181.372 …

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Friday Faceoff: Are There Safety Issues NASCAR Should Address?

Safety concerns have been mounting after some harrowing accidents across all forms of racing over the past couple weeks. Is there a particular area in NASCAR that needs to be further addressed? Adam Cheek: SAFER barriers all around. Yes, NASCAR’s done a great job putting them in the most problematic …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Racing’s Hallowed Mausoleum

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is one of the great cathedrals of auto racing, with over a century’s worth of events run there. One of the overlooked aspects of cathedrals, aside from their beauty, is that they are a little creepy at the same time. In the history of IMS, many racers …

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David Ragan Adds Sponsorship for 2 Races

Front Row Motorsports announced a new multi-race sponsorship with flooring company Mannington Commercial for David Ragan‘s No. 38 for two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this season on Wednesday, Sept. 4. These two races will be the Big Machine Vodka 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend and the …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Blast From the Past

Tradition. That’s the theme of the Throwback Weekend at Darlington Raceway with the Bojangles Southern 500, and despite a start at 10 p.m. ET and not finishing until around 2 a.m., the full race distance was run before Hurricane Dorian could arrive. That commitment, whether in the stands or on …

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Pace Laps: Monday Morning Mayhem at Darlington, Cole Custer Picks Up Surprise Win

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Erik Jones Performs Under Pressure Erik Jones spent 2016 as Toyota’s hottest NASCAR prospect in the sport’s lower levels. He moved up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2017, winning Rookie of the Year while knocking 2003 series champion Matt Kenseth out of …

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Will Power Wins IndyCar Grand Prix of Portland

The NTT IndyCar headed to the Pacific Northwest and Portland International Raceway for the penultimate event of the 2019 season, the Grand Prix of Portland, with Team Penske’s Will Power claiming the checkered flag. Teenage rookie Colton Herta started from the pole,  while a six-car pileup in the first turn …

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