Race Weekend Central

The Underdog House: Viva Lost Vegas

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Top of the Class The bright lights of the Vegas strip bring all the underdogs out in hopes of striking a big win and becoming a big dog instantly. Rarely do such things happen in the city and certainly nothing like that happened on the racetrack Sunday. Ty Dillon carried the torch for the underdogs …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ryan Newman Relives Top 10 Run at Kentucky

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a long, hot weekend of racing at Kentucky Speedway, which saw Kurt Busch oust his brother Kyle Busch for his first victory with Chip Ganassi Racing. What did we think of the Kentucky race? The finish was spectacular, as was Clint Bowyer‘s sixth-place run, which …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Conor Daly Previews Indianapolis 500, All-Star Shenanigans

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a great Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race, where Kyle Larson snapped a long losing streak, even if in an exhibition race. The win was big for the No. 42 team, but so was the fifth-place effort for Bubba Wallace and the No. 43 team after …

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Pace Laps: Bubba Wallace Impresses at Charlotte, While David Slays Goliath at Indianapolis

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: All-Star Night of Emotions Saturday was a day full of emotion, passion and hard racing. From the beginning stage of the Monster Energy Open to the fireworks and celebration after the Monster Energy All-Star Race, nothing excelled over the prestigious event. Nothing, except for Kyle Larson. The Open began with …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Closes Out Perfect Season With a Win in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch dominated the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night (May 18). The driver of the No. 51 Toyota led five times for 102 of 134 laps en route to his fifth win in five starts this season. “A couple of years ago I shot for [going …

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Brennan Poole Earns Runner Up Finish at Charlotte

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Brennan Poole turned more than a few heads on Friday night (May 17) in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, nearly pulling off a win for his underdog operation, On Point Motorsports. Poole flashed across the stripe in second place at the checkered flag, his best-career finish in just his 10th …

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Kyle Busch Completes the Truck Series Sweep at Charlotte

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Kyle Busch has entered five Gander Outdoors Truck Series races this season — and he’s won five times. “[I] wish I could do more,” Busch said after emerging from his truck in Victory Lane. “Just can’t say enough about everybody at Kyle Busch Motorsports, everybody at Rowdy Manufacturing. This Cessna Tundra was awesome tonight; it …

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Sheldon Creed, Brennan Poole Lead Charlotte Truck Series Practices

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Rookie Sheldon Creed and Brennan Poole led the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices Friday morning (May 17) ahead of the North Carolina Education 200. The first session, measuring 50 minutes in length, saw all trucks entered take to the track, with exception to Camden Murphy‘s No. 8 Chevrolet, which was notably absent. Creed …

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On Point Motorsports Withdraws from Digital Ally 250 at Kansas

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On Point Motorsports will not be racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway on Friday night, citing a lack of sponsorship for the No. 30 Toyota Tundra. The team explained their decision Wednesday morning (May 8) on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/a75BQLPCfP — On Point Motorsports (@OnPMotorsports) May 8, 2019 However, …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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