Race Weekend Central

Frontstretch Podcast: Justin Haley Breaks Down Last Lap Mayhem in Canada

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast features the Frontstretch duo of Dustin Albino and Mike Neff, as well as Justin Haley, driver of the No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet in the Camping World Truck Series. Haley locked himself into the Round of 6 in the playoffs with a win at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Sunday (Aug. 26), …

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5 Points to Ponder: Fireworks Fly Between Truck Series Teammates in Canada

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

ONE: Justin Allgaier Snags XFINITY Point Lead With Victory Justin Allgaier scored his fourth NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season Saturday at Road America, continuing what has been a banner year for the driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet. The victory was also Allgaier’s fifth-straight top-three finish. “The last restart there, (James Davison) kind …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Goes Back-to-Back on Road Courses

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Justin Allgaier has always been an underrated road course driver, but in 2018, he’s forced into the conversation. And on Saturday (Aug. 25) at Road America, he drove the No. 7 car to its second consecutive victory when making right-hand turns. Allgaier took the green flag from 11th and had an eventful race, just like …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Will There Be A Repeat Winner in the Monster Energy All-Star Race?

(Photo: Lesley Miller NKP)

The 2018 Monster Energy All-Star Race is going to be much different than past years. There are major changes coming and they could potentially be implemented in points-paying contests as soon as this season. For the first time, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars will utilize a package the XFINITY Series raced last year at …

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Conor Daly Joining Thom Burns Racing-Dale Coyne Racing for 102nd Indianapolis 500

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Through an uncertain offseason and a fourth-place finish in the popular reality series The Amazing Race, Conor Daly has secured a ride for the 102nd Indianapolis 500. Daly, 26, will drive the No. 17 Honda with sponsorship from the U.S. Air Force. The paint scheme is resemblant of a Thunderbird fighter jet. The car is …

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Conor Daly Fastest in INDYCAR Gateway Test

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Tuesday, AJ Foyt Racing’s Conor Daly was fastest in both sessions during a full field open test at Gateway Motorsports Park.  Daly’s lap in the second session of 25.4371 seconds (176.907 mph) was the only lap of the whole test to average over 175 mph.  However, it was a trying day for everyone involved …

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Conor Daly Positive After Caution-Free Finish Ruins Mid-Ohio Upset

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Running 21st and 22nd out of 22 cars for the first 10 laps, it made sense when Dale Coyne Racing’s two teams elected to attempt an off-sequence pit strategy. 80 laps later, rookie Conor Daly nearly saw the strategy transition into his first-career Verizon IndyCar Series win. The decision to pit early came easily for …

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Conor Daly Enjoying NASCAR at IMS, Talks 2017 IndyCar Plans

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No track can bring out the stars quite like Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With Conor Daly, the Verizon IndyCar Series rookie for Dale Coyne Racing returns to IMS after competing in three of the last four Indy 500s. This time, however, it’s a different experience for the 24-year-old, who enjoys some NASCAR action this weekend while …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Dissecting the Texas Mess & Road America

(Photo: Chris Owens / IndyCar)

1) IndyCar postponed the conclusion of the Texas race until Aug 27 where the race will resume on lap 71 as things were. Did they make the right decision? What should they have done? Aaron Bearden (IndyCar/NASCAR): I’m not certain of the date, but there wasn’t too much that INDYCAR officials could do given the …

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