Race Weekend Central

Tracking the Trucks: 2015 UNOH 225 at Kentucky

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In a Nutshell: Without a single lap on track before the green flag flew, Matt Crafton scored his fourth win this season in Thursday night’s UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Ben Kennedy‘s No. 11 Toyota slid along the wall and catchfence, ripping a large hole in the fence with just five laps remaining. NASCAR made …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

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In a Nutshell: When the dust settled and the two dominant trucks of the night sat idle off the track, Cole Custer was there to take the checkered flag in the rain-delayed Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday night. Custer took advantage of a missed shift by Tyler Reddick that stacked up …

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Ryan Ellis Recovering After Long Race at Texas Motor Speedway

After the checkered flag flew over Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400, MAKE Motorsports driver Ryan Ellis had to be pulled from his truck and carted off to the infield care center where he was treated and released for the flight home. Throughout the race, the driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet complained …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Spencer Gallagher, Matt Crafton Head Up 2015 WinStar World Casino 400 Practice Sessions at Texas

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On Thursday, the Camping World Truck Series took to Texas Motor Speedway for two practice sessions in preparation for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400k. With the short field (now up to 30 entrants instead of the 27 on the initial entry list), everyone will qualify.  Regardless, speed and handling are still crucial. Teams were …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Young, Broke & Eager-to-Learn Racers Looking for Chances

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series is known as the Triple-A version of national stock car racing. Racing on the same surface as some of the greatest racers on the planet, the 33-race schedule features plenty of opportunities for drivers to work their way up to the ultimate level: the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. A recent report noted …

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Tweet N Greet: Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin & More

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Every week, Frontstretch will scour Twitter looking for the best tweets from the drivers, NASCAR media, fans and even NASCAR personnel. We hope you enjoy these tweets from the previous week!   In case those of you don't know what Chad "Pedro" Johnston looks like….. I present Pedro pic.twitter.com/8kcjvg07HI — Tony Stewart (@TonyStewart) March 2, …

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Ryan Ellis Gearing Up for Elevated Truck and XFINITY Series Schedule in 2015

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The light at the end of the tunnel is nearing. At least that’s what one 25-year-old racer believes. Ryan Ellis, who ran 21 races in the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series last year, is set to embark on a new journey in 2015. Racing a combination of the two divisions, the Virgina-native is set to …

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Ryan Ellis to Race for JGL Racing at Richmond with Help from Fraternity

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Ryan Ellis will be back in the driver’s seat at Richmond International Raceway with a little help from his brothers. The Virginia native will return to the racetrack with sponsorship from Kappa Sigma Fraternity, a previous partner for the 25-year-old. Ellis will team up with JGL Racing in the No. 93 Dodge. Dave Goulet, who …

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