Race Weekend Central

10 Teams Warned After Talladega

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10 teams between the Sprint Cup and XFINITY series were warned for failing pre-race inspection multiple times during the Talladega race weekend, including the No. 48 of Jimmie Johnson. Johnson’s team failed template inspection three times and in addition to his warning he will lose 15 minutes of practice time this weekend at Kansas Speedway. …

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Jeb Burton Joins Richard Petty Motorsports for 2016 XFINITY Run

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After a rough rookie season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Jeb Burton will take a step down look to a familiar name to revitalize his career in 2016. Burton, son of 2002 Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton, will join Richard Petty Motorsports for the entire 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, the team confirmed in …

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Friday Faceoff: How Many More Wins for Jimmie Johnson?

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Jimmie Johnson will become the active win leader after Homestead-Miami Speedway (and a certain champion’s retirement) with 75.  Can Johnson surpass Jeff Gordon‘s 93 Cup wins for third all-time?  Where should we expect him to end up for a career total? Mike Neff, Short Track Coordinator: That will depend on how long Johnson chooses to …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Headlines List of Post-Texas Warnings

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Seven NASCAR teams were warned for infractions occurring during last weekend’s Texas race weekend, including that of the Sprint Cup Series’ most popular driver. The No. 88 team of Dale Earnhardt Jr. was one of five Cup teams hit with a warning. His team failed pre-qualifying inspection twice and, in addition to the warning, was …

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Did You Notice? NASCAR Silly Season Shouldn’t Equal Stability

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Did You Notice? There was no penalty for a trio of Joe Gibbs Racing teams accused of trying to alter the splitters on their racecars? Our Jerry Jordan reported splitters had been adjusted to curve further inward, shaped with Bondo or resin in a way to push the car lower and closer to the racetrack. …

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Entry List: 2015 WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas

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Following Matt Crafton‘s resurgent victory at Martinsville Speedway a tight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points battle makes its way to Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 6 WinStar World Casino 350k. There’s a total of 30 entrants, two short of making a full field. However, the two MAKE …

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Jeb Burton Joins JR Motorsports for Texas Truck Series Return

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With 17-year-old Cole Custer unable to compete at Texas Motor Speedway due to age restrictions, JR Motorsports will turn to a former winner at the track to drive their No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Jeb Burton will make his JRM debut in the Nov. 6 WinStar World Casino 350, the …

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Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart Among 6 Hit with Post-Dover Penalties, Warnings

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NASCAR warned six Sprint Cup teams on Wednesday for infractions occurring during the Dover race weekend, including the Chase-contending teams of Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Busch’s No. 41 team was posted for rear bumper tubing found during pre-race inspection. The No. 14 team of Busch’s teammate and owner Tony Stewart was warned for …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire NASCAR Fantasy Preview

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The drivers roll into Loudon, N.H. this week, and that means we’re back to some short-track racing. When it comes to short track racing and NASCAR Fantasy Live, we need to focus on one item pretty closely, and that is the laps lead number. So for this weeks race, we want to put some drivers …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 myAFibRisk.com 400 at Chicagoland

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Who’s in the headline – Dave Rogers made a call to stay out on a late-race caution and Denny Hamlin restarted the race in third with five laps to go. He went three-wide on the bottom of the track, cleared Jeff Gordon in turns 1 and 2, passed Kurt Busch as they spilled onto the …

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