Race Weekend Central

NASCAR Stat Sheet: 1 Final Hoorah for Germain Racing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Since its existence, Talladega Superspeedway has brought out the best in underdogs. This weekend was no different across NASCAR’s top three national touring series. Along with some sporty runs for lesser-funded teams, there was chaos throughout, specifically the NASCAR Cup Series race which had a track record 13 caution flags. Yikes! The wrecks and unique …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Returning to Darlington Raceway Again

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For the first time since 2011, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series returns to Darlington Raceway to run the penultimate race of the 2020 regular season on Sunday (Sept. 6). The series first visited Darlington in 2001, a race that the late Bobby Hamilton dominated by leading 125 of the rain-shortened 135 laps. It …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sheldon Creed Snags 2nd Career Win at Daytona Road Course

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Sheldon Creed held off teammate Brett Moffitt in an impressive battle to win the first-ever NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race on Daytona International Speedway’s road course configuration Sunday afternoon (Aug. 16). Despite a pair of cautions in the final 12 laps and an overtime finish, Creed held off Moffitt, …

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NASCAR 101: NASCAR’s Current Owner-Drivers

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Where have all the owner-drivers gone? Well, it certainly ain’t the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Which is probably a different story from when many who read this first started following NASCAR. The story of the owner-driver — the do-it-all wheelman who can balance a checkbook just as well as he can drive a car …

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Christian Eckes Wins Truck Pole At Daytona

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Christian Eckes is officially a pole winner in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The 18-year-old topped the charts on Friday evening (Feb. 15) with a speed of 182.604 miles per hour in just his fifth Truck Series attempt. He’ll start from the pole for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 running the No. 51 Toyota …

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Truckin’ Thursdays Best Of: Jennifer Jo Cobb Driven By Passion, Supported By Faith

Jennifer Jo Cobb races in the Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic. (Photo: Mike Neff)

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Author’s Note: The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series sits idle as the XFINITY and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. But that doesn’t mean the series’ drivers aren’t keeping themselves busy. This weekend, Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her NASCAR Whelen Euro Series debut in Valencia, Spain in a deal that …

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Multi-Truck Wreck Leaves Jennifer Jo Cobb No. 10 On Fire At Daytona

Jennifer Jo Cobb races in the Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic. (Photo: Mike Neff)

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

Grant Enfinger started the first multi-truck wreck in Friday’s (Feb. 16) NextEra Energy Resources 250. But it was Jennifer Jo Cobb who got the worst of it, ending her night in the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series opener. Enfinger simply lost it entering Turn 3, a wreck involving five trucks. The driver claimed something …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry List: Lucas Oil 150

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

One race remains in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Round of 6 to decide who will race for the title at Homestead-Miami Speedway. That elimination race sends the series west to Phoenix International Raceway for the 23rd annual Lucas Oil 150. There are 30 trucks on the penultimate preliminary entry list. That includes no …

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Did You Notice?: Penske Penalties Piling Up, Longest NASCAR Winless Droughts

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Did You Notice? … Team Penske’s final appeal was denied for Brad Keselowski? After finishing fifth at Phoenix in March, the car failed post-race inspection for having too much skew in the rear suspension. The violation, which NASCAR claimed could improve the car’s handling, led to a $65,000 fine, a three-race suspension for crew chief Paul Wolfe …

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