Race Weekend Central

Beyond the Cockpit: Buddy Lazier On His Single-Car Team: ‘We’ll Surprise People on Raceday’

(Photo: Joe Skibinski)

Don’t think twice about telling Buddy Lazier that it’s been 21 years since he triumphed in Victory Lane for the 80th Indianapolis 500 in 1996. He knows it only helps his efforts with a single-car team in the Verizon IndyCar Series. In a race dominated by drafting, car reliability and driver comfort, 49-year-old Lazier knows …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: A 3rd Driver in the 2007 Truck Series Title Mix

Just when you thought the Truck Series points race couldn’t get more exciting, the Smith’s Las Vegas 350 did just that. The combination of a dominating win by Travis Kvapil and a blown tire for Ron Hornaday Jr. has tightened up the points race just a little more… opening the door to make it a …

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Mirror Driving: A Hamlin-Petty Brawl, Are Dover Pits Too Small? & Team Orders Leave Us Appalled

Kyle Petty and Denny Hamlin got into it at Dover, after Petty confronted Hamlin in his car following a nasty incident. Who should be apologizing to who?

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