Race Weekend Central

4 Burning Questions: Is ISM Raceway a Short Track?

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What will Toyota do with all of its talent? Last Thursday night, the 2019 K&N Pro Series West season began with a bang. Toyota Racing Development driver Hailie Deegan won after a dramatic bump-and-run pass on the last lap. Deegan is one of the more prominent rising stars in the sport, along with defending Pro …

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The Underdog House: Open for Business

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Every Underdog Has His Day With the thunder of NASCAR engines once again disturbing the peace along International Speedway Blvd in Daytona Beach, the 2019 season is officially underway. The underdogs are back in action and each seeking to taste a little success. What success really means is as varied as the independent teams themselves, …

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Entry List: Daytona 500

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The entry list for the 61st Daytona 500 has been released, and there’s a lot of changes for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. 42 cars are on the final version of the entry list. A maximum of 40 cars will take the green flag on race day. Old faces in new places …

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Corey LaJoie Signs with Go Fas Racing for Full 2019 Season

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Go Fas Racing announced late Thursday morning (Dec. 20) at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte that Corey LaJoie will drive the No. 32 Ford Mustang for the entirety of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. Longtime team sponsor Keen Parts will return, and Lajoie brings tile company Schluter Systems to the …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 400

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For the final time this season, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will head down to the Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 18) for the Ford EcoBoost 400. At the conclusion of the event, the series will crown either Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., or Joey Logano as 2018 champion. 39 teams are …

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2018 Frontstretch Cup: Gander Outdoors 400

Kevin Harvick looks like the pick from the Frontstretch staff (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Welcome to the 11th season of the Frontstretch Cup. It’s a year-long competition in which the Frontstretch staff and guests from around the NASCAR world attempt to predict the winner of each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. This season, we are joined by driver Corey LaJoie. Think you can do better? Leave your picks in the comments …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams See Toughest NASCAR Race of 2018 at Richmond

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Think Small This weekend at Richmond Raceway stood in stark contrast to the previous weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, where 12 cautions flew at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This time, the 0.750-mile track in Saturday night’s (Sep. 23) Federated Auto Parts 400 came out quiet with only one non-stage caution flying on …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Corey LaJoie Talks Vegas & What Ross Chastain Winning Does For Little Guys

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review an action-packed playoff weekend of racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with Dustin Albino, Mike Neff and Corey LaJoie, driver of the No. 72 TriStar Motorsports Chevrolet who finished a season-high 16th in Sin City. LaJoie discusses his race, taking us through the heat and late-race restarts. Finishing in …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Brad Keselowski Sets Benchmarks with 3rd Straight Win & Penske 500th

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Who’s in the headline Momentum is a beautiful thing when you’re running for a championship, and Brad Keselowski is riding a huge wave of it after winning his third consecutive race and locking himself into the second round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Keselowski won the second stage and the race in a …

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