Race Weekend Central

Friday Faceoff: Should the Regular Season End at Daytona?

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What do you think of having the NASCAR Cup Series regular season ending at a superspeedway? Zach Gillispie: Superspeedways are equivalent to 2020, in a sense; both involve drama, chaos, and a whole lot of uncertainty.  While the events of the current calendar year have flipped the racing world upside down, the Daytona International Speedway regular-season …

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NASCAR 101: Active Drivers Who Returned to NASCAR After Long Absences

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News broke this week that Greg Biffle will return to make a start in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series at Darlington Raceway. Biffle, who is set to wheel the No. 24 entry for GMS Racing, is seemingly repeating his 2019 driving duties, which saw him make just one Truck start at Texas …

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Zane Smith Collects 2nd Career Truck Victory at Dover

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For the second time in three races, rookie Zane Smith has found his way into the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane. Smith took the checkered in KDI Office Technologies 200 at Dover International Speedway on Friday evening (Aug. 21) for his second career win. A crucial green flag pit stop flawlessly …

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Driver Vs. Driver: Truckin’ — Mike Skinner Vs. Johnny Sauter

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Sometimes a driver makes it all the way to NASCAR’s Cup Series only to discover that their best success came elsewhere. Or, they struggle in Cup but move to another series and flourish. NASCAR has enough variety in its different series that drivers can find a niche where they’re at their best. This month, we …

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Marco Andretti Fastest In Third Day of Indianapolis 500 Practice

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The Andretti family curse at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has entered its fifth decade. 1969 was the last and time a member of America’s most legendary racing family was award the spoils of victory as the champion of the Indianapolis 500, but one man is poised to change that, and he’s off to a fast …

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DoorDash Delivers Bubba Wallace Multi-Year Sponsorship

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Bubba Wallace has a new sponsor: DoorDash. The fast-food delivery service has signed a multi-year deal with Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports to become a major sponsor on the No. 43 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Cup Series, he announced on an Aug. 14 appearance on NBC’s Today. “The DoorDash symbol is synonymous with speed and …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Has An Advantage on the Daytona Road Course?

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

With no track time before this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race on the Daytona International Speedway road course, who stands out as having some kind of advantage? Amy Henderson: While a handful of drivers have some experience on the road course at Daytona, it’s all in much lighter, smaller sports cars. They aren’t going to handle …

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Scott Dixon Leads Second Day of Indianapolis 500 Practice

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon has speed at the Brickyard. The current NTT IndyCar Series points leader sat atop of the scoring pylon as the second day of Indianapolis 500 practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway concluded. With under 20 minutes remaining in the six-and-a-half-hour session, the 2008 race champion took his No. 9 Honda straight …

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Long Motorsports, Dawson Cram Part Ways

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver Dawson Cram has parted ways with Long Motorsports, both Cram and the team announced Aug. 13. Per a tweeted statement, Cram said he mutually agreed to part ways with the organization citing undisclosed circumstances related to business and money. “I am disheartened by the fact that I …

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