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Up To Speed: A Plea to NASCAR After the Off Weekend

Coming off the final off weekend for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, we had the Camping World Truck Series and XFINITY Series to whet our racing appetite (at least in the stock car world). Because of the off week, almost no Cup drivers...Show More Summary

IndyCar: Scott Dixon Snakes His Fourth Championship; GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

The GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma In a Nutshell: Scott Dixon earned his fourth INDYCAR championship owing to his win at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday.  He started the race in ninth and though he should not have been counted out of the championship, still sat in third in the points standings. Show More Summary

Scott Dixon Wins Fourth IndyCar Championship

Starting a lowly ninth on the grid, Scott Dixon and his team made the right calls to put him out in front and from there, Dixon cruised to his third win of the season.  That third win would be the tie-breaker between he and Juan Pablo Montoya in claiming the championship. Once Dixon got out... The post Scott Dixon Wins Fourth IndyCar Championship appeared first on Frontstretch.

Tracking The Trucks: Chevrolet Silverado 250

In a Nutshell: Left turns, right turns, beating and banging, and one of the brightest talents in NASCAR snatching the victory. Erik Jones held off the road racing expert Alex Tagliani to celebrate in Victory Lane for the second time in 2015 and sixth time in his Camping World Truck Series career. Show More Summary

Erik Jones Grabs First Road-Course Win in Canada

Erik Jones wins the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park after Alex Tagliani – chasing him for the win on the final lap – lost fourth gear and fell to fifth. Leading 19 laps around the 2.459-mile road course, Jones...Show More Summary

Justin Bonsignore Brings Out the Broom at Riverhead Raceway

Finally, the weather held up at Riverhead Raceway for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. On a gorgeous day on Eastern Long Island, the series gathered together for the final race with Barbara and Jim Cromarty as the owners of the well-known 1/4-mile track, with Ed Partridge purchasing Riverhead Raceway a few weeks ago. Show More Summary

XFINITY Breakdown: Road America 180

A gutsy call by crew chief Danny Stockman on fuel gave Paul Menard the opportunity he needed to drive to Victory Lane at Road America, his home track. The victory was his third XFINITY Series victory and first win on a road course. Menard...Show More Summary

Will Power Earns Pole for GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

He may not be likely to defend his championship this year, but Will Power is starting the final race of the season on point, taking the pole position with a late flying lap to best Josef Newgarden for pole for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Show More Summary

Alex Tagliani Wins the Pole for the Chevrolet Silverado 250

Just as he did one year ago, Alex Tagliani will lead the field to the green flag for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park after beating Erik Jones in the final round of qualifying. Jones was on top of the leaderboard...Show More Summary

Paul Menard Stretches Fuel Mileage and Wins at Road America

On a weekend when the Sprint Cup Series drivers have no race to attend, one made the trip to Road America to race in the XFINITY Series. The trip was definitely worth it. Richard Childress Racing’s Paul Menard, driving the No.33 car,...Show More Summary

Alex Tagliani, Erik Jones pace Truck practices at CTMP

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams had two practices on Saturday to dial in their trucks for qualifying and the race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. When the red and black flags flew to end practice, road course ace Alex Tagliani and Erik Jones were at the top of the leaderboard in both sessions. Show More Summary

XFINITY Series Qualifying cancelled; Ben Rhodes on the pole

Ben Rhodes was one of the only drivers that was praying for rain at Road America early Saturday afternoon, and he got his wish. Due to the wet track, qualifying for the Road America 180 was cancelled, putting the JR Motorsports rookie driver on the pole for the start of the 45 lap event. Show More Summary

Off the Wall With: Tony Schumacher

In the hot seat this week: 8-time NHRA Top Fuel Champion Tony Schumacher What’s fun besides racing? Tony Schumacher: Harley riding. What’s the top item on your bucket list? Schumacher: I’d like to go skydiving with a squirrel suit, where they fly through the air. Show More Summary

Paul Menard Quickest in Road America Happy Hour

Friday afternoon’s final practice session at Road America for the XFINITY Series was marred by the threat of rain.  While the full blown rainstorm did not materialize until after the session ended, sprinkles of varying intensity pelted...Show More Summary

Spencer Massey & DSR Part Ways

Don Schumacher Racing announced tonight that Spencer Massey has been released as driver of the Red Fuel/Sandvik Coromant Top Fuel dragster effective immediately. No details other than the statement of team owner Don Schumacher were given and the team does not intend to make further comment on the matter. Show More Summary

Ben Rhodes Fastest in Opening Road America XFINITY Practice

Friday afternoon saw the XFINITY teams take to the 4.048 mile Road America circuit for two 90-minute practice sessions in preparation for Saturday’s Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville.  The forecast for both Friday and Saturday...Show More Summary

Holding a Pretty Wheel: Warning System (Almost) Gets It Right

By now¸ you’ve gotten used to seeing a list of names on Wednesday or Thursday each week. Sometimes it’s a nice short list; others, like this week, it’s a pretty long one. Eleven teams made NASCAR’s naughty list this week, receiving written...Show More Summary

Four Burning Questions: Which Road Course Will Put On the Better Show?

1. WHICH ROAD RACE—XFINITY OR TRUCKS—WILL PUT ON A BETTER SHOW? It used to be that fans decried tracks that had cars turning right, saying stock cars didn’t belong on the twisting turns of Riverside, Watkins Glen and Sears Point. After...Show More Summary

NASCAR 101: Didn’t Pay Your NASCAR Sponsorship Bill? You’re Not Alone

Kyle Busch and his Kyle Busch Motorsports are in the midst of a lawsuit – though they’re not on the receiving end. Earlier this week, it was revealed that the Camping World Truck Series team had sued former driver Justin Boston and sponsor...Show More Summary

Friday Faceoff: Was Bristol a Good Race Despite Lack of Wrecks?

The Bristol night race featured lots of racing, but not as much of the beating and banging that some fans expect at short tracks.  Is that kind of racing necessary for a “great” short track race, or can such a race without too many bent...Show More Summary

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