Race Weekend Central

James Buescher Returning to NASCAR With Niece Motorsports at Texas

(Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

James Buescher is back. The 2012 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion will return to to the series for the first time since 2015, slated to a Niece Motorsports entry at Texas Motor Speedway (Oct. 25) the team announced Oct. 16. Buescher joins a growing list of former drivers who have returned to …

Read more

Timothy Peters Replacing Stewart Friesen at Kansas

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After a long absence, Timothy Peters is returning to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The 40-year-old Peters will climb aboard the No. 52 Toyota for Halmar Friesen Racing at Kansas Speedway for the Clean Harbors 200 (Oct. 17), the team announced today, Oct. 9. Peters replaces the normal full-time driver and co-owner …

Read more

Friday Faceoff: Should the Cup Series Race on a Dirt Bristol?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Denny Hamlin claims his new NASCAR ownership role won’t take away his focus to keep winning with Joe Gibbs Racing. Do you think that’s possible?  Luken Glover: It is going to be very hard to not be distracted at some point by owning the team. Denny Hamlin certainly has the knowledge and motivation to pull …

Read more

Kurt Busch Gets Lucky in Las Vegas, Wins the South Point 400

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In his last trip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway before a NASCAR Cup Series retirement and transition to INDYCAR, Jimmie Johnson hoped for a solid run in the 2020 South Point 400 to close it out. Little did he know, the seven-time NASCAR champion would become the pivotal crux that determined the outcome of Sunday’s …

Read more

Austin Hill Capitalizes on Sheldon Creed’s Mistake, Wins Truck Race at Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

He may have not led the most laps or had the dominant truck, but Austin Hill is now a two-time winner at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. However, the World of Westgate 200 was as much about Hill’s victory as it was about Sheldon Creed‘s late-race collapse. Creed’s No. 2 GMS Racing Chevrolet was out front …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com