Race Weekend Central

AJ Allmendinger Tops Final Practice

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After struggling in the opening practice session, AJ Allmendinger found himself on top of the leaderboard for the final practice at Watkins Glen International, with a speed of 127.551 mph, .038 mph faster than Martin Truex, Jr. (127.481 mph) who paced the first practice. Final practice wasn’t all fine and dandy for the No. 47 …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Windows 10 400 at Pocono

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Who’s in the headline – For the first time in month, Kyle Busch is not the main story coming out of a Cup race. He was half a lap from taking another trophy, but it was his teammate Matt Kenseth who came home with the hardware. In a crazy race that featured seven cautions in the first …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2015 Toyota/SaveMart 350 at Sonoma

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Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race-day questions, covering all five Ws and even the H… the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the race? The result wasn’t quite there, but the old fire was. …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Alex Kennedy on Rights & Lefts, Learning, & 9-5

(Photo: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

For up-and-coming racer Alex Kennedy, the learning curve has been steep; the 23-year-old from Aztec, New Mexico has never raced on most of the tracks the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits. Kennedy is learning them the hard way with the No. 33 for Circle Sport, where he drives on a partial Cup schedule. Kennedy also …

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