Race Weekend Central

SRX Signs Former NASCAR Weekly Series Champ Peyton Sellers

Peyton Sellers (Photo: Advance Auto Parts)

The Superstar Racing Experience announced Saturday that Peyton Sellers, a former NASCAR Weekly Series champion, will run the June 25th race at his home track, South Boston Speedway. A native of Danville, Virginia, Sellers has won at South Boston six times. Sellers’ career goes back to running Limited Sportsman cars in North Carolina in 2001. …

Read more

Eyes on Xfinity: 2015 Midseason Rookie Report Card

Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography

The NASCAR Xfinity Series is set to embark on its final restrictor-plate race of the season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. With so many unknowns at plate events due to the style of racing, it’s the perfect time to deliver a breakdown of how the rookies have done this season. Though it isn’t officially …

Read more

Obaika Racing No. 97 Team Loses Appeal of Dover Penalty

(Photo Credit: Joseph Wolkin, Frontstretch)

Another appeal heard; another penalty upheld. The National Motorsports Appeals Panel, Xfinity Series team Obaika Racing and NASCAR met on Wednesday to hear the appeal one of the penalties levied against the team following the Dover race weekend in May. A P3 penalty was announced by NASCAR the following week for an improperly attached weight on …

Read more

Trevor Bayne, Jennifer Jo Cobb Among Penalized Teams After Dover

(Photo: CIA Stock Photo, Inc. ©2015)

Trevor Bayne and Jennifer Jo Cobb were among five drivers among all three national NASCAR series to be penalized for infractions at Dover International Speedway last week. Both drivers were expected to be penalized on Wednesday for failing to stay within their vehicles after crashing out during competition at the Monster Mile. The behavioral infractions …

Read more

Eyes on Xfinity: Evaluating the Rookie Battle, 9 Races In

(NASCAR via Getty Images)

Youth is in the air. NASCAR’s future continues to show signs of fresh faces, along with a new generation of fans entering the sport. With so many drivers working through the rankings, opportunities have presented themselves for a select few to race against some of the best racers NASCAR has to offer. The elusive Sunoco …

Read more

Beyond the Cockpit: Peyton Sellers as Nationwide Series Owner/Driver

The hardest thing I’ve had to get used to, the biggest thing that’s made a difference is learning the tracks. On the short tracks, you rely on tires to give you grip. Here, you rely on air to give you grip. Mentally, I’ve got to say “forget what the tires are doing, think about what the air’s doing to the car.” That’s been a big learning curve, and also just getting out there and doing it. It’s different than short-tracking.

Wrong Price, Wrong Time for Nationwide Series CoT

On paper, there’s a lot of things that sound great. Take healthcare reform, for instance. Who in their right mind would argue that covering more people while lowering costs for everyone out there is a bad thing? No one. But, as anyone that reads anything not featured on CNN or HealthReform.gov knows very well, alongside …

Read more

Talking NASCAR TV: ESPN Coverage Excellent at Kansas… Until the Green Flag Dropped

Hello, race fans. Kansas Speedway brought us week No. 3 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The Cup Series raced on Sunday in the Price Chopper 400 Presented by Kraft Foods, while both the ARCA Re/MAX Series and the Nationwide Series both raced in events sponsored by the Kansas Lottery. It was 150 miles …

Read more

Excited About New Driver, Car, Specialty Racing Looking Forward

After Brandon Whitt decided to step down as the driver of the No. 61 Specialty Racing Ford in the Nationwide Series ranks last week, ARCA Re/Max Series standout Matt Carter was tabbed as the team’s new driver. And just as his former ARCA owner, Larry Clement, couldn’t control his enthusiasm about having Carter return to …

Read more

Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 NorthernTool.com 250 at Milwaukee

Déjà vu. Last year, Carl Edwards shook off a disastrous run at Kentucky and a weak start to his defense of the 2007 Nationwide title with a breakthrough win at the Milwaukee Mile. That’s exactly what happened on Saturday night, again. Edwards, who stalked the race leaders for much of the event, finally got past …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com