Race Weekend Central

Entry List: Toyota 200

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns from its NASCAR COVID-19 break to Darlington Raceway this weekend. The Darlington 200 starts Tuesday (May 19) at 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. NASCAR has temporarily increased the maximum number of cars that can compete in the Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series to 40. Since …

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Brett Moffitt Cleared to Race After March Injury

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Brett Moffitt has been cleared to race by NASCAR and medical professionals, according to his post on Twitter Monday, May 11. Moffitt was sidelined since March 16 after fracturing both of his legs in a motocross accident. The No. 23 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver for GMS Racing recovered from surgery and …

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Matt Kenseth & Ryan Newman Return, Brett Moffitt Updates Progress on Broken Femurs

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Ryan Newman returning to NASCAR after many feared the worst post-Daytona 500. Chip Ganassi Racing gave Matt Kenseth the nod for the No. 42 car, bypassing Ross Chastain. Now that NASCAR has granted Kenseth a waiver to be playoff eligible, Albino and Neff discuss what …

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The Frontstretch 5: Underrated Drivers in NASCAR Right Now

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When people talk about the best drivers in NASCAR, some names immediately come to mind: Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano … the list goes on and on. But who are the drivers that aren’t the first ones people think of? Certainly, some of them are worth of a second …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Coronavirus Halts NASCAR & Tommy Joe Martins Talks Financial Impact on Family Team

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s decision to postpone the season until the second weekend of May due to the coronavirus pandemic. Was it the right decision to postpone the Atlanta race weekend after drivers, teams and haulers made the trip to Atlanta? Are we surprised NASCAR followed CDC (Center …

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Brett Moffitt Recovering After Surgery Due to Motocross Accident

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Brett Moffitt is recovering from surgery after an accident on a motocross bike Saturday, according to a statement released by GMS Racing Monday, March 16. Moffitt reportedly suffered fractures in both of his legs, but was “in very good spirits” and is expected to fully recover. The rehabilitation is expected to take six to eight …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Our Motorsports Adjusting to Xfinity Schedule

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Last October, Our Motorsports made a bit of a surprising announcement when the team declared it was moving to the Xfinity Series full-time for the 2020 season while still running a partial ARCA Menards Series schedule. Chris Our, owner of Our Motorsports, has never fielded more than six cars in any ARCA season since the …

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2019 Truck Series Review, Pt. 1: Playoff Drivers

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Another year with the tough trucks of NASCAR has come and gone. With a familiar face hoisting the championship trophy, seven drivers were left wanting more as the checkered flag fell on 2019. 8. Tyler Ankrum In a season that saw him miss the first three events (age restriction), this teenager, coming off a ARCA …

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2019 NASCAR Top Storylines: The Pay-to-Play Trend

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Money buys a lot of things in NASCAR. It buys speed, or at least the parts and pieces to make speed happen. It buys alliances between teams that can also lead to more speed. It buys advertising time that gets sponsors and drivers exposure. Money also buys rides. It’s a trend that has been on …

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Tracking The Trucks: Inside Winless Wonder Matt Crafton’s Championship Season

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill placed the perfect bookend on his 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series season by cruising to victory in the Homestead-Miami Speedway season finale. His Ford 200 trophy earned Friday night (Nov. 15) matched up perfectly with a victory in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Unfortunately for Hill, though, …

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