NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Noah Gragson Moves Teammate Justin Allgaier for Cheddar’s 300 Victory at Bristol


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Noah Gragson claimed a controversial second win of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season Monday night after wrecking teammate Justin Allgaier in the closing laps. CHEEK: JR MOTORSPORTS TEAMMATES CLASH AT BRISTOL The Bristol carnage started well prior. Six laps into the race, Ross Chastain had a tire go down off turn 4, sending the No. …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Track Will Go Down As Jimmie Johnson’s Best?


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The Next Gen car in the NASCAR Cup Series will feature a single lug nut to be removed during pit stops. Is this a positive move, and what impact will it have? Adam Cheek: I’m very in the middle. It’s positive in that there’s less of a chance for loose wheels to be an issue, since …

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Riley Herbst Snags Daytona Truck Pole


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Riley Herbst is the fastest trucker in Daytona. With a speed of 181.657 miles per hour, the Las Vegas native nabbed the pole for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series on Friday afternoon (Feb. 14). The pole is the first of Herbst’s career. …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 3: Part-Time Standouts

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Compared to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, part-time drivers didn’t fare as well in 2019. Regardless, some made the most of their opportunities this past season. Filled with veterans, drivers who have talent but can’t find the funding to put a whole season together and fresh faces, the Xfinity part-timers showed promise against some …

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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2020 Xfinity Crew Chiefs


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Joe Gibbs Racing has released its NASCAR Xfinity Series crew chief lineup for the 2020 season. The Nov. 7 announcement comes two days after news broke that Riley Herbst will drive the No. 18 JGR Toyota full time in 2020 alongside teammates Brandon Jones and Harrison Burton. Herbst will be paired with veteran Dave Rogers, …

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Riley Herbst Moving to Joe Gibbs Racing Full Time in the Xfinity Series in 2020

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Riley Herbst will drive the No. 18 Xfinity Series car full time in 2020, Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday, Nov. 5. Herbst’s Xfinity debut came last season at Iowa Speedway. He has since run in eight races in 2019, with a season-best finish of ninth at Richmond Raceway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I’m very …

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Reviewing the 2019 ARCA Season


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The 2019 ARCA Menards Series season has come to an end, and Christian Eckes became the 36th different champion in its 67th season. The season saw seven different drivers capture victories over the 20 races. Venturini Motorsports won the owners’ championship, and the organization won 14 races this season. Eckes and teammate Michael Self finished …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 ARCA Kansas 150


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The ARCA Menards Series wraps up its season with the 2019 ARCA Kansas 150 at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 18. It is the 19th race for the series at the 1.5-mile track in Kansas City, Kan., and it will host the season finale next year too. Entering the final race, Christian Eckes leads Michael Self …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Manufacturers Dictate How Their Teams Race?

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Should manufacturers be getting involved to make their teams cooperate at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway? Christian Koelle: Instead of manufacturers, it should be teams working together — but understand when we get to ISM Raceway, all of this goes away; it’s every man for himself. Josh Roller: I don’t have an issue with manufacturers …

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