Race Weekend Central

Drivers React to Turn 11 Scramble That Left Zane Smith Victorious in XPEL 225 Truck Race at COTA

Truck Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

AUSTIN, TX — Despite an abundance of cautions, it was a relatively tame battle for the lead in the first 44 laps of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Circuit of the Americas. Zane Smith won both stages by staying on the track while other cars pitted, but Kyle Busch was the dominant car …

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5 Points to Ponder: NASCAR Was a Few Years Early on the Whole Young Guns Thing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

1. Sure hope no one wrote off Chase Briscoe after his rookie season Chase Briscoe had what you could politely call a nondescript rookie NASCAR Cup Series season in 2021. In his first full-time campaign in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, Briscoe recorded only three top-10 finishes — all on road courses, where he …

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Best Seat at the Track: Kevin Rutherford Joins for Phoenix

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

On this weekend’s Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Frontstretch’s managing editor Kevin Rutherford to preview the Ruoff Mortgage 500k (March 13) at Phoenix Raceway. Last week at Las Vegas, Alex Bowman only changed two tires and won the race. Our Frontstretch reporters try to put themselves on top of the …

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