Race Weekend Central

Entry List: 2015 Careers For Veterans 200 at Michigan

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Two weeks after a championship swing and fireworks in Pocono, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is returning to another superspeedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Aug. 15 Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway. The list includes 34 entries, meaning two teams will fail to make Saturday’s race. Fresh off …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Cheez-It 355 at the Glen

Joey Logano poses with the trophy after winning the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International

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Who’s in the headline – Weekend sweeps seem to happen quite frequently these days, with some of the winning drivers from the Cup Series running the companion races that are scheduled on many race weekends. Surprisingly, this weekend featured the first time such a sweep took place at Watkins Glen. Joey Logano had never run a …

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Finally Victorious: Ryan Blaney Wins a Wild 2015 US Cellular 250 in Iowa

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After a mistake last week that cost Team Penske’s No. 22 Discount Tire team a victory at the Brickyard, Ryan Blaney said that it was the driver’s fault. Well, he certainly made it up for it Saturday night at Iowa Speedway, leading 252 laps in a race that was only supposed to have 250 (two …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 US Cellular 250 at Iowa

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Fans of a good redemption story were in for a fun time on a hot Saturday night in Newton, Iowa. One week after giving away a victory in Indianapolis, Ryan Blaney put on a short-track racing master class at the .875-mile track, dicing his way through the  field and leading a track-record 252 laps out …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2015 Windows 10 400 at Pocono Edition

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I’m not ready to say that Indy got its Sprint Cup swagger back just yet, but at least Sunday’s race at the famed 2.5-mile oval was a step in the right direction. Certainly, the different rules package had to help there again. But meanwhile, it doesn’t matter what the rules package is, or what the …

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Pace Laps: Excellent Xfinity Finish, NHRA Burn Down, Fantastic Ferrari & More

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Sprint Cup Series: From Sidelines Back To Superstar – Kyle Busch‘s battle back from injury has been well documented. So has his return to Victory Lane, three times in the last four weeks entering Indianapolis. But Busch’s Brickyard 400 triumph Sunday, the first for Toyota at the esteemed 2.5-mile oval simply took his comeback to another …

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The Big 6: Questions After the 2015 Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

The NASCAR trophy ready for the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race-day questions, covering all five Ws and even the H… the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the race? Starting in the back of the pack is tough at …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Brickyard

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The caution flag flew over Kyle Busch leading late in the Xfinity race at Indianapolis again, threatening to derail a dominant performance that saw his No. 54 Toyota take control early and often at the 2.5-mile oval. It is a scenario that has plagued the all-time NXS race winner in three of the four races …

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Ryan Blaney After Indy Loss: “It’s My Fault”

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As Ryan Blaney came to the white flag in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250, it appeared that he was going to claim a career-defining win at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Veteran Kyle Busch ran right in Blaney’s slipstream, but all Blaney had to do was avoid a mistake and he would go to victory lane. …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Indy Be a Race to Remember?

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Eldora has come and gone, and with its passing, we hit the back half of NASCAR’s summer stretch before autumn rolls around and the Chase begins. The dirt race was once again a show to remember, and it serves as a bright spot in the overall NASCAR schedule, sandwiched in between two Sprint Cup races …

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