Race Weekend Central

The Underdog House: Dover Downer

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Top of The Class Rain kept the cars in the garage all day on Sunday, and Dover proved to be rather monstrous to our underdog contingent on Monday. In fact, the 20th-place finish notched by Matt DiBenedetto and Leavine Family Racing is the lowest “best in class” result of 2019 thus far. Part of that …

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The Underdog House: Shootout At The Underdog Corral

Top of The Class Michael McDowell was easily the fastest dog in the west this week. His No. 34 Front Row Racing Ford was quick from the get go and backed it up on race day, starting and finishing in 15th. McDowell was once known primarily for the violent head-on collision and subsequent barrel roll …

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Spencer Boyd Earns Career-Best NASCAR Finish in Wild Daytona Truck Race

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Spencer Boyd bet on himself following the 2018 season by moving down to the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. That bet paid off in Friday’s (Feb. 15) NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Earlier in the day, Boyd qualified the No. 20 truck in 14th, a career-best in his seventh Truck start. But once the …

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Entry List: NASCAR Racing Experience 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series opens the 2019 season Saturday, Feb. 16, at Daytona International Speedway. 38 cars are entered with many drivers in different rides from the end of the 2018 season. New faces have also come to NASCAR’s second-tier division. JR Motorsports has four drivers entered this weekend.  Michael Annett moves from the No. …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Spencer Boyd Joins Young’s Motorsports for 2019 Truck Series Season

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Young’s Motorsports announced Monday morning (Jan. 7) that Spencer Boyd will be joining the team for the full NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule in 2019. Boyd, 23, will pilot the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado, with sponsorship to be announced in the future. “This is an amazing opportunity for me with a team that is …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Wins Wild Plate Race at Indianapolis

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As soon as the green flag dropped in Monday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Justin Allgaier drove to the front, albeit, he started second. But the No. 7 car proved to be dominant from the start. Allgaier went on to finish fourth in stage one, though was leading off Turn 4 coming to …

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6 Suspended Due to Ballast, Lug Nut Penalties at Bristol

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NASCAR released its weekly Penalty Report Wednesday morning (Aug. 22).  While Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams were clean and green for the third straight week, some big penalties were handed down in the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series. Clay Greenfield‘s No. 68 Chevrolet at Bristol was found to have lost ballast, or have …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Spencer Boyd Thriving on Opportunity with SS-Green Light Racing

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When new drivers are entered into the long schedule of the NASCAR XFINITY Series, there comes with it a lot of pressure to perform. For Missouri native Spencer Boyd, the pressure was just making it to this level of NASCAR. Boyd, 22, grew up loving to race, and in 2016 made his XFINITY debut at …

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Entry List: 2017 Toyota Tundra 250

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On Tuesday, NASCAR released the entry list for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.  For the Camping World Truck Series’ fourth race of the year, 31 trucks are currently entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify. A couple of strong teams are not entered this week, most notably GMS Racing’s …

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