Race Weekend Central

Chase Briscoe Spins from Lead Late at Charlotte ROVAL

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Amid the monsoon-like conditions that drenched Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL on Saturday (Oct. 10) in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Chase Briscoe seemed destined for a strong finish after leading laps and winning the second stage. That was until the final restart, where the winner of the inaugural ROVAL event spun in the middle of the …

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Fire on Fridays: Must-Win Teams That Should Use Road Course Experts to Advance in NASCAR Playoffs

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and heading into an elimination race below the cutline means a team must pull out all the stops to try to advance. It’s Hail Mary time, and sometimes an unconventional approach, such as using a road-course racing expert rather than your regular driver, might just work. This weekend, the …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Intensity in Daytona, Justin Haley Reflects on Xfinity Win

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an intensity-filled weekend of racing at Daytona International Speedway, while debating if the race should remain the regular-season finale for the NASCAR Cup Series (spoiler: one says yes, the other didn’t enjoy the race). William Byron solidified his spot into the playoffs by winning …

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Kaulig Racing Teammates Clash on Final Lap in Daytona

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When the NASCAR Xfinity Series competes on a superspeedway track, Kaulig Racing is the team to beat. Case in point: Friday night’s (Aug. 28) Wawa 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Based off the new qualifying equation that sets starting lineups, Kaulig drivers Ross Chastain started the race on the front row in second, with Justin …

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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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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Continues Dominance, Prevails at Daytona Road Course

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If there was a proper illustration to show how hot Austin Cindric has been in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, he would be a blazing furnace. 
Saturday’s UNOH 188 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course was Cindric’s fifth win of the season, his seventh career win and his fifth win in the last six series events, …

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Austin Cindric Claims 5th Xfinity Win of 2020 in UNOH 188 on Daytona Road Course

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After weather delayed the first inaugural Daytona road-course race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Austin Cindric secured his fifth win in the last six races for Team Penske in the UNOH 188. Cindric won the first stage and almost nabbed the second stage after battling Chase Briscoe hard for position in the final stretch. Cindric …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Consistency Is Key for Justin Haley in 2020

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On paper, Justin Haley has the best numbers for Kaulig Racing since the team formed in 2016. Granted, he’s competed in more races for Kaulig than all but one driver (Blake Koch), but the Indiana native is hoping that consistency pays dividends over the final three months of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. In …

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Stock Car Scoop: Entry Lists for NASCAR’s Daytona Road Course Races

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The NASCAR Cup Series entry list came out for the Daytona International Speedway road course, scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 16, and there are a few familiar faces returning. Who are they? Find out in this edition of Frontstretch’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also dives into …

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