Race Weekend Central

Did You Notice?: Monster Moment For Jimmie Johnson in Final NASCAR Season

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Did You Notice? … This coming weekend feels like Jimmie Johnson’s last stand? Three races remain in the NASCAR Cup Series regular season, and Johnson still sits on the outside of the postseason looking in. The future Hall of Famer, who once had 15 straight postseason appearances, sits 25 points below the cutline in his last …

Read more

Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

Read more

NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kaz Grala Exceeding Expectations in Cup Debut

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

All eyes were on Daytona International Speedway this weekend as the top three NASCAR national touring series held inaugural events on its road course. Expectations were sky-high. Depending on how fans like their road racing, one series lived up to those epic forecasts while two others, eh, have seen better days on right-turn tracks. Overall, …

Read more

Stock Car Scoop: Chase Elliott wins at Daytona Road Course

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chase Elliott won his third consecutive road course race as he took the checkered flag first Sunday (Aug. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. What did Elliott have to say after his second Cup victory of 2020? Take a sneak peek into his post-race presser on this edition of Frontstretch.com’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused …

Read more

Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Continues Dominance, Prevails at Daytona Road Course

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

If there was a proper illustration to show how hot Austin Cindric has been in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, he would be a blazing furnace. 
Saturday’s UNOH 188 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course was Cindric’s fifth win of the season, his seventh career win and his fifth win in the last six series events, …

Read more

Austin Cindric Claims 5th Xfinity Win of 2020 in UNOH 188 on Daytona Road Course

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After weather delayed the first inaugural Daytona road-course race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Austin Cindric secured his fifth win in the last six races for Team Penske in the UNOH 188. Cindric won the first stage and almost nabbed the second stage after battling Chase Briscoe hard for position in the final stretch. Cindric …

Read more

Austin Cindric Wins Xfinity Pole at Daytona Road Course

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the second week in a row, the NASCAR Xfinity Series will make left and right turns on a road course. This time, though, it will race on the new Daytona International Speedway road course, and Austin Cindric nabbed the pole for Saturday’s (Aug. 15) UNOH 188. Last week’s winner at Road America took the …

Read more

Did You Notice: Old Dog, New Tricks? Kevin Harvick Rewriting NASCAR History at 44

Photo/Davey Segal)

Did You Notice? … Kevin Harvick is on pace for a historic year? Harvick, who turned 44 years old in December, is rewriting the NASCAR history books for a driver his age. Consider how rare it is to begin with for an athlete to peak at this point in their career. Only one golfer older than …

Read more

Frontstretch Podcast: Michigan is Back, Austin Cindric Recalls Recent Hot Streak

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a solid weekend of racing at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick swept the weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series races, edging out Denny Hamlin in Sunday’s race and continuing their season-long battle. Albino and Neff discuss the choose cone rule being implemented by NASCAR for the …

Read more

Stock Car Scoop: Kevin Harvick Sweeps Michigan Doubleheader

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick won back-to-back NASCAR Cup Series races at Michigan Speedway, the first driver to do that since 1971. What did Harvick say about this past weekend and his season in general? Find out in this edition of Frontstretch‘s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also hears …

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