Race Weekend Central

NASCAR (& IndyCar) 101: A Weekend Doubleheader Primer

The NASCAR Xfinity Series cars run in a pack through Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infield, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With NASCAR and IndyCar visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course this weekend, what’s in store for fans with a triple feature?

Up to Speed: Will Team Penske Find Momentum Before the Playoffs?

Team Penske's Austin Cindric pulls ahead of the pack at Nashville Superspeedway. (Photo: NKP)

#2: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Menards/Duracell Ford Mustang

Team Penske has been trending in the wrong direction, continuing to slump at Pocono Raceway. Can they get it together in time for the 2022 Cup playoffs?

SRX Preview: Sharon Speedway

Ryan Blaney stares out at the racetrack at Richmond Raceway. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Located in Hartford, Ohio, the gateway to America’s heartland, Sharon Speedway is a 0.375-mile semi-banked clay oval that has been in some form of operation since 1929. In 1954, the track held its lone NASCAR Cup Series event, a 200 lapper that ended on lap 160 due to rain. Lee Petty won over Buck Baker …

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4 Burning Questions: Should the Top 5 in Regular-Season Points Be Given Automatic Playoff Berths?

Sonoma Raceway, Ryan Blaney

Photo credit: Danny Peters

Or: in defense of getting Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. into the Cup playoffs no matter what.

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