Race Weekend Central

XFINITY Breakdown: Cole Custer Punches Ticket to Homestead, Wins Chaotic Race at Texas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a tough first week in the Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway two weeks ago (Oct. 20), Cole Custer likely needed to win in order to race for an XFINITY Series championship this season. That’s exactly what he did in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Custer began the race from …

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Entry List: Kansas Lottery 300

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After a week off, the NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to action Saturday for the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. This event will open the second round of the XFINITY Series playoffs. 42 teams are entered this week, which means two drivers will go home, barring any late entry list changes. There’s a bit of …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Charlotte ROVAL Brings Chaos, Excitement

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Coming into this ROVAL experiment at Charlotte Motor Speedway, I was hesitantly in favor of NASCAR adding more road course layouts to tedious ovals. After the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Bank of America ROVAL 400 on Sunday, I’m a believer. (Sorry if the Monkees are now stuck in your head.) It was also the elimination race …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Sweeps the Season at Richmond, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still has It

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Christopher Bell may not have had the dominant car in Friday’s (Sept. 21) Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway, but a late-race restart gave the No. 20 car the shot it needed to sweep the season at the short track. The night started off as good as it can get for Bell, who won the …

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Ty Majeski Frustrated After Accident with Teammate in Richmond

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The No. 60 XFINITY Series car might as well have caution tape on the corner panels next week at the Charlotte ROVAL. That Ford has been torn up in 2018. Following a vicious accident with Chase Briscoe behind the wheel one week ago at Las Vegas, Ty Majeski suffered a head-on blast with the inside …

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Entry List: Road America 120

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

36 teams are entered in Saturday’s Road America 120 for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  The race is scheduled to go for two hours, but last year’s race was shortened due to lightning. The headlining Grand Sport has 25 entries, up from 20 at Lime Rock.  In that group are quite a few changes. …

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John Hunter Nemechek, Ty Majeski Lead Kentucky XFINITY Practices

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Part-time drivers John Hunter Nemechek and Ty Majeski led Thursday’s pair of 45-minute practice sessions ahead of Friday night’s NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway. First practice: Nemechek, driving the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevy that Tyler Reddick drove to the victory at Kentucky last fall, and that Kyle Larson has won …

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Entry List: ALSCO 300

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After a wild race at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Kentucky Speedway on Friday, July 13. It’ll be the series’ third night race and their 17th event of the 2018 season. Just 39 teams are entered this week with only a few changes to note. If that number holds, it would …

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Entry List: Continental Tire 240 at the Glen

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

40 teams are entered in Saturday’s Continental Tire 240 at the Glen, the fourth race of the season for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is also the second and final four-hour race of the season. In Grand Sport, there are 26 entries, although it is currently unclear whether all 26 will take the …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Kaz Grala Discusses Iowa, Updates Uncertain Future

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review the doubleheader weekend of the NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series’ races at Iowa Speedway with Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti and Kaz Grala, who brought No. 61 FURY Race Cars Ford home 10th. Justin Allgaier dominated the XFINITY race, leading a career-high 183 laps, though forced …

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