Race Weekend Central

Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Sweeps Lucky Number 7

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Who’s in the headline Kevin Harvick has done it again. For the third time in his seven victories this year, he swept all three stages of the race. Harvick led 108 laps, won every stage and beat the competition into submission. He became the second driver in 20 years to have seven wins through 23 …

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4 Burning Questions: Is AJ Allmendinger on the Hot Seat?

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What will come of AJ Allmendinger’s Silly Season? .@JTGRacing is evaluating its options as it relates to possible driver/team changes in '19 for its two cars, per people familiar with the matter. ➖ Drivers who have been mentioned as possibilities for JTG include @RyanPreece_ and @DanielHemric. ➖ The team had no comment. pic.twitter.com/1IRFtyJT30 — Adam …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Watkins Glen Get a Second Date?

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Now that Chase Elliott is off the schneid following his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win, who will the next first-time winner be? Clayton Caldwell: Alex Bowman. He’s been much more consistent this year than Dale Earnhardt Jr. was a year ago in that car and just recently signed a multi-year extension with …

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The Underdog House: Hoping For More at Watkins Glen

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Think Small Watkins Glen International offered small teams perhaps their last chance to race for a win in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The plate tracks are done in this regular season, and after Sunday’s [Aug. 5] Go Bowling at The Glen, the road courses are, too. And unfortunately for the underdogs, …

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AJ Allmendinger Rebounds for 2nd at Rain-Soaked Watkins Glen

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Saturday’s (Aug. 4) Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International had it all for the drivers, teams and fans of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. And AJ Allmendinger was loving it all. Starting the 82-lapper for GMS Racing, the road course veteran would make his first series start since 2013. And it started well, qualifying fourth in …

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Joey Logano Reaches Career Milestone With XFINITY Victory at The Glen

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Usually, “it’s not where you start, it’s where you finish” is applicable in racing. But on Saturday afternoon, where you started is exactly where you finished if your name is Joey Logano. The Middletown, Conn. native won the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 4) from the pole after leading a …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Christopher Bell Make It 4 in a Row?

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Can Christopher Bell beat the Cup regulars this weekend? Christopher Bell will be on the hunt for his fourth straight NASCAR XFINITY Series win on Saturday, something that hasn’t been done since Sam Ard in 1983. Bell, a Joe Gibbs Racing driver in his rookie season in the series, has won four total races this …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Go Bowling at The Glen

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes road racing once again this weekend. The division makes its one and only stop at Watkins Glen International this Sunday (Aug. 5) for the Go Bowling at The Glen. The green flag flies at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. Here are the rules for FanDuel’s new Daily Fantasy …

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2-Headed Monster: Will Anyone Else Win Their Way Into the Playoffs?

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There are only five races left in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season, and we have seen only seven winners so far. With nine playoff spots still up for grabs, anyone in the top 30 in points who notches a win in the next five races will automatically earn a spot in the …

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The Underdog House: Strong Pocono Performances All Weekend

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Think Small The two-day weekend got interesting fast for anyone who fielded a car for Sunday’s (July 29) Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway. Once qualifying ended for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series the starting grid nearly flipped by thirds. Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch were bumped from the front row after failing post-qualifying …

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