Race Weekend Central

Did You Notice? Pending NASCAR Divorces, Pre-Inspection Silliness & Chasing TV Viewership

Did You Notice? Besides the Chase, there’s plenty of other NASCAR associations coming to an end this weekend. Before we take a look at that championship, here’s a look at the other important storylines and likely divorces headed your way: The final race for Kurt Busch and Miller Lite. Five years into a Roger Penske …

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Bubble Breakdown: Brendan Gaughan’s Bad Day Gives a “Front Row” Opportunity for Underdogs

The first car to fall out of Phoenix, however, was TRG Motorsports’ No. 71, derailing Brendan Gaughan’s first Cup race since (as a YouTube viewer corrected) the Truck Series veteran drove in relief of Mike Bliss at the 2005 Pocono 500.

Nationwide Series the Real Winner at Texas – At Least for 1 Day

The irony is so thick, you couldn’t cut it with a knife. This weekend at Texas Motor Speedway will likely mark the culmination of a Nationwide Series season that has seen problem after problem for NASCAR’s AAA ranks manifest itself and run wild. Fans of the series have seen Cup regulars win all but two …

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The Future is Now for Elliott Sadler; Wins 1st Pole Since 2006 at Texas

Much ado was made of Ford during morning practice sessions at the Texas Motor Speedway, with Roush Fenway Racing drivers Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth timing in first, second and fourth on the speed charts. But when push came to shove during qualifying, it was another Ford (and a soon to be ex-Ford …

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The Yellow Stripe: 5 NASCAR Men Who Have 3 Races to Prove Themselves

Three, as any true fan of driving fast and turning left a lot, is an auspicious number in the great sport of NASCAR. Made famous by the inimitable, irascible, hardscrabble wheelman, Dale Earnhardt, the black No. 3 Goodwrench Chevy is an iconic car that arguably almost transcends the sport. It is then entirely appropriate that …

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Bubble Breakdown: RGM and TRG Break Away From FRM’s No. 38 at Talladega

Another veteran would take the helm of the Air National Guard Ford at Talladega, where Saturday’s qualifying session proved just as significant to the bubble battle as the race itself…

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