Race Weekend Central

NASCAR 101: Here Are the Drivers Participating in the Kyle Busch Truck Series Bounty (So Far)

(Photo: Randy Lanning)

This weekend’s NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race marks the first event at which drivers can potentially claim the $100,000 bounty on Kyle Busch set by Kevin Harvick and Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis. For those who need a refresher: the bounty applies to full-time NASCAR Cup Series drivers racing in the upcoming …

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The Underdog House: 2020 Vision

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Unusual Suspects Like every other team, NASCAR underdog operations across all three national touring series have made the trek to the Florida coast for another Speedweeks. The Xfinity and Truck teams still have some time to shake the sand out of their boots, but Cup crews have already been shaking down their cars for …

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Slayer Pulled from Rick Ware Racing and JJ Yeley, PODS Joins as Sponsor

Rick Ware Racing no longer has Slayer on JJ Yeley’s No. 54 car this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. As was previously announced last Friday (August 9), Slayer was scheduled to come on board with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team. However, on August 16 the organization announced PODS Moving and Storage would be …

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Entry List: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

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For Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, there are a total of 39 teams entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify for the race. As compared to last weekend at Michigan, there are only a few changes at the back of the grid.  As announced on Friday, Rick Ware Racing …

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Rick Ware Racing Adding 4th Car at Bristol With JJ Yeley, Slayer to Sponsor

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(Photo Credit: Zach Catanzareti, Frontstretch)

A rock band joins Rick Ware Racing aboard the newly established No. 54 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway. Slayer, a thrash metal band, will be the primary sponsor for JJ Yeley and RWR. This will be the organization’s fourth entry; it fields full-time entry Nos. 51 and 52 …

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NASCAR 101: Longest Cup Streaks Without a Pole

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Entering the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Brad Keselowski had 14 poles to his credit — by no means a deplorable number. However, it came with a caveat. In 2018, Keselowski won no poles, and his last one before then came at the second Michigan International Speedway race of the season in 2017. …

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Rick Ware Racing Snags New 2-Race Sponsorship With DriveSmart

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Rick Ware Racing has signed a new sponsor in DriveSmart for their No. 52 team in two upcoming races, the team announced Wednesday morning (June 26). DriveSmart is a company that sells vehicle protection policies that protect drivers against unexpected car repairs. The primary sponsorship will be for the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Seasons Change

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It’s the end of a chapter in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and also the end of an era, as the Fox/Fox Sports 1 coverage shifts to NBC and the NBC Sports Network for the latter half of the season (except for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series). It’s also the end of …

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