Race Weekend Central

Eyes on Xfinity: Mike Harmon Racing in Midst of Best Season

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For years, Mike Harmon Racing was beaten down and continuously joked about for its lack of speed. But on the performance side, the past two seasons have been a steady improvement for the small, underfunded race team. Mike Harmon has owned a NASCAR Xfinity Series team since 2008, having scored just one top-15 finish in …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Makes a Comeback, Ross Chastain Secures the Bag

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series took to the Tricky Triangle on Sunday afternoon, the second race of a tripleheader across the sport’s three major divisions. Chase Briscoe scored his fourth win of 2020, rebounding nicely after spinning from the lead on lap 70. Briscoe suffered a flat tire and was forced to pit, but drove back …

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Natalie Decker Hospitalized, Bayley Currey to Substitute at Pocono

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver Natalie Decker will miss Saturday’s Pocono Organics 150 at Pocono Raceway after suffering from bile duct complications in relation to her previous surgical removal of her gallbladder. Decker has been hospitalized since Tuesday (June 23) to receive treatment for her medical issues. Her official medical condition is …

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Entry List: 2020 Strat 200

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts off its west coast swing this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Strat 200 on Friday, Feb. 21. Since there are 35 trucks entered, three will fail to qualify, barring any changes. 2019 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch will run his first of …

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Bayley Currey Completes Road to Recovery Program, Suspension Lifted

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Bayley Currey has been reinstated by NASCAR after successfully completing its Road to Recovery program, NASCAR announced Wednesday (Sept 18). Currey was suspended on Aug. 15 after he failed a drug test before the races at Bristol Motor Speedway. The substance was from a pre-workout supplement, according to Currey. “I was obviously not aware that …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Allow Teams to Have More Than 4 Cars?

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Regarding the suspensions of both Bayley Currey and Matt Borland, did NASCAR handle them appropriately, or should something be done differently going forward? Adam Cheek: I believe so. There’s no place for that in the sport; if you’re going to use substances prohibited by NASCAR — on your own time or in the offseason — you’re …

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Bayley Currey Fails Drug Test, Ejected from Bristol

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Bayley Currey was scheduled to pull double duty this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, running the No. 52 for Rick Ware Racing in the Cup Series, as well as the No. 17 Xfinity car. However, NASCAR removed him from the racetrack on Thursday (Aug. 15). Sources told Frontstretch that when Currey tested positive for a substance that’s …

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Entry List: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

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For Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, there are a total of 39 teams entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify for the race. As compared to last weekend at Michigan, there are only a few changes at the back of the grid.  As announced on Friday, Rick Ware Racing …

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Rick Ware Racing Plans to Run 3 Cars in ‘7 to 8 Races’ in 2019

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After debuting a third car during All-Star weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, followed by its first points-paying race being the Coca-Cola 600, Rick Ware Racing plans to run a third entry in “seven to eight races” this season, the team tells Frontstretch. “We have some opportunities that we don’t want to turn …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Pocono Predictability

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Pocono Raceway is not a thrilling race track. It’s not even an exciting one, and barely qualifies as interesting. So the results in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weren’t all that surprising. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch won for the fourth time this season and the 55th time in his Cup career, holding …

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