Race Weekend Central

NASCAR (& IndyCar) 101: A Weekend Doubleheader Primer

The NASCAR Xfinity Series cars run in a pack through Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infield, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With NASCAR and IndyCar visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course this weekend, what’s in store for fans with a triple feature?

Did You Notice?: 10 Storylines For 10 NASCAR Regular Season Races Left

Kevin Harvick walks down pit road at Kansas Speedway in 2022. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Did You Notice? … This week begins the home stretch of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series regular season? Ten races in 10 weekends, beginning this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, will decide the 16-driver playoff field. There’s no off-weeks left on the schedule for teams to catch a breather; it’s now-or-never for those on the playoff bubble …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Sonoma Brings No Clint Bowyer, Slightly Different Racing

A pack of NASCAR Cup cars races at Sonoma Raceway, June 2022.

(Photo: Danny Peters)

Sonoma Raceway has always been one of my personal favorites for the NASCAR Cup Series, all the way back to the early 1990s. You never know what you’re going to get, especially back in the days when this was a conjunction race between the Cup Series and what was then Winston West (now the ARCA …

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