Race Weekend Central

Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Cheez-It 355 at the Glen

Joey Logano poses with the trophy after winning the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International

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Who’s in the headline – Weekend sweeps seem to happen quite frequently these days, with some of the winning drivers from the Cup Series running the companion races that are scheduled on many race weekends. Surprisingly, this weekend featured the first time such a sweep took place at Watkins Glen. Joey Logano had never run a …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Uncertain Future Creating Chaos at Roush Fenway Racing

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How the heck is this happening? Roush Fenway Racing is supposed to be one of the most stable organizations in all of NASCAR, but chaos has erupted at the multi-car team that is known for dominating the NASCAR Xfinity Series. It’s like the perfect storm, really. Teammates clashing and drivers vying for a ride for …

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Darrell Wallace Jr. Overcomes Struggles, Contact For 7th-Place Showing at Kentucky

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It’s been a difficult few weeks for Darrell Wallace Jr., but he appears to be on the right path again following a wild night at Kentucky Speedway. Wallace, who currently sits sixth in NASCAR Xfinity Series points, came into Kentucky following a 34h-place showing at Daytona International Speedway, his worst finish of the year. The Roush …

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Friday Faceoff: How Can NBC Improve NASCAR Coverage?

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Daytona. 1. NASCAR tracks have come together to ask fans not to display the Confederate Flag at its facilites. Do you think NASCAR’s …

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Eyes on Xfinity: 2015 Midseason Rookie Report Card

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series is set to embark on its final restrictor-plate race of the season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. With so many unknowns at plate events due to the style of racing, it’s the perfect time to deliver a breakdown of how the rookies have done this season. Though it isn’t officially …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Owens Corning AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland

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Lean, mean, black and green for the second straight weekend. The No. 54 Toyota raced back into Victory Lane once again. At Michigan, it was Kyle Busch earning the victory, but this weekend’s standalone event at Chicagoland Speedway belonged to rookie Erik Jones. The 19-year-old driver for Joe Gibbs Racing led a race-high 94 laps …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Martin Truex Jr., Ty Dillon, Jimmie Johnson, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms every week looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR drivers, personalities and other people around the world of stock car racing. These were some of our favorite posts and we hope you enjoy them too! 1.) Bring Buescher & Bubba to Pocono2.) …

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Friday Faceoff: Analyzing Penalties, Johnson vs. Harvick & Pocono Setup

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Pocono this weekend. 1) Halfway through the regular season, two drivers stand out ahead of the pack in terms of victories and overall …

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Bowles-Eye View: Bubba Wallace’s Big Miss – Will NASCAR Teammates Be Allowed To Hate?

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Chris Buescher versus Darrell Wallace Jr. It was the intra-team rivalry that left everyone buzzing after the closing laps at Dover, contact killing Wallace’s chance at a win while propelling Buescher and his No. 60 Ford straight into Victory Lane. Finally, at the end of a race NASCAR produced the series of fan-hooking events it …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Buckle Up 200 at Dover

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It was all about fuel Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Chris Buescher was able to extend his championship lead, nursing a tank of gas 98 laps to a victory at Dover International Speedway in the Buckle Up 200. The triumph is Buescher’s second of the season, but was more controversial than his first …

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