Race Weekend Central

The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2010 Ford 400 at Homestead

Kasey Kahne’s best day of Ford 400 weekend came on Friday with a blistering pole run, but Kahne didn’t have a bad day overall. Like Almirola, who took over Kahne’s seat on a temporary basis, Kahne won’t be in the No. 83 next year as regular driver Brian Vickers returns from a nearly year-long layoff, but he will be Vickers’s teammate in the Red Bull No. 82, and his sixth-place run at Homestead had to have the whole team smiling about 2011.

Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2010 Ford 300 at Homestead

Kyle Busch led seven times for 153 laps to win the Ford 300, his record 13th Nationwide Series victory of the 2010 season and one that clinched the owners’ title for Joe Gibbs Racing. Busch knocked off Kevin Harvick by a few car lengths at the start-finish line. Brad Keselowski finished third, scoring his seventh …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2010 Mountain Dew 250 at Talladega

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.002 of a second ahead of Aric Almirola to win the Mountain Dew 250 Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch pushed Almirola during a green-white-checkered finish but pulled ahead just before the start/finish line to score the smallest margin of victory in the history of the …

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Running Their Mouth: 2010 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville

Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Sprint Cup race, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find: the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, crew members and car owners themselves. This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

Grading the 2010 NASCAR Pack, Part II: Drivers A-Kenseth

With the NASCAR season two-thirds of the way gone and the final off week now out of our way, we’re taking a brief moment of respite, grading all the drivers and teams once again on their performance so far in 2010.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up & Coming NASCAR Stars

During the final off week of the NASCAR season, despite a year where rookies are few and far between in the Cup Series, we’re taking a look at some stars of tomorrow who could potentially make an impact down the road. There are a multitude of racers spread all over the country, and thousands of …

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Bubble Breakdown: Start & Parkers Still Chasing After NASCAR Dreams

With 12 races remaining in the 2010 NASCAR Cup season, two teams still have a realistic shot at re-entering the Top 35 in owner points: the No. 26 Latitude 43 Motorsports team and the No. 38 owned by Front Row Motorsports. Although both cars face an uphill battle to lock themselves into future races, they …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2010 O’Reilly 200 at Bristol

Kyle Busch won the O’Reilly 200 – his third consecutive Truck win at Bristol – when he took the checkered flag under caution ahead of Aric Almirola. Busch pitted once around lap 30 and had just enough fuel to hold onto the lead through a green-white-checkered finish and celebrate with a burnout.

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