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No. 68 Ganassi GTE penalized, still keeps Le Mans win

Chip Ganassi Racing's win in the GTE-Pro class at Le Mans stands despite two penalties handed down after the race. The No. 68 car, driven by Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand and IndyCar driver Sebastian Bourdais won the GTE class by approximately a minute at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday morning. Show More Summary

JR Heffner Partners with Martins Motorsports for Eldora

On Saturday night, Frontstretch learned that JR Heffner, a regular racer at Lebanon Valley Speedway and Albany-Saratoga Speedway out of Averill Park, N.Y., will return to the Camping World Truck Series for the Aspen Dental 150 at Eldora Speedway in July. Show More Summary

Tracking the Trucks: William Byron Notches 2nd Consecutive Win

In a Nutshell: William Byron went back-to-back with a victory over Cole Custer in Saturday night’s Speediatrics 200 at Iowa Speedway. Byron overcame a pit road stumble on his final stop, and with the help of a couple of late-race cautions, recovered to score his third win of the season. Show More Summary

William Byron Holds Off Cole Custer for Iowa Triumph

William Byron was fired up Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. Going from fourth to first during the final restart with two laps remaining in the Speediatrics 200, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender brought home his third victory of the season for his Kyle Busch Motorsports squad. Show More Summary

John Hunter Nemechek Wins First Career Pole at Iowa

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series group qualifying for the Keystone Light Pole Award kicked off Saturday afternoon at Iowa Speedway for the Speediatrics 200. John Hunter Nemechek, who was victorious at Atlanta, won his first career pole award, setting the pace at Iowa Speedway with a time of 23.147 seconds (136.087 mph). Show More Summary

Cody Ware Teams Up With Premium Motorsports for Sprint Cup Series Debut

20-year-old, Cody Ware is scheduled to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Sonoma next weekend for Premium Motorsports. Ware will pilot the No. 55 Chevrolet sponsored by Camport Empire. In recent year’s he has spent time in the...Show More Summary

Slipstream Saturday: The First Race at the Baku City Circuit

This weekend Formula 1 will race on the streets of Baku, Azerbaijan, a new track to the schedule. The addition provides another tight challenge to the calendar as the track features some of the same unforgiving aspects of Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.  There had been a slight possibility that the series might visit Baku last year …

Ben Kennedy Sweeps XFINITY Series Practices in Iowa

Joe Gibbs Racing has made the competition elevate its performance, wining eight races in the XFINITY Series in 2016. In the first practice session at Iowa Speedway, it was Ben Kennedy who had the edge over the JGR train of drivers, with a late lap of 132.448 mph, over a tenth of a second quicker than second …

Ben Rhodes Quickest During First Practice at Iowa Speedway

Four days after losing 40 percent of its race shop, ThorSport Racing topped the speed chart in opening practice at Iowa Speedway. Three of the four team trucks were among the top 10 during the first practice at a racetrack since the incident. Practice One:  Looking for his first Camping World Truck Series victory, rookie Ben Rhodes paced the …

Is Jeff Gordon a candidate to co-host talk show with Kelly Ripa?

Could Jeff Gordon become a talk show host in addition to his duties with NASCAR on Fox? According to a report from TV Line, the four-time Sprint Cup champion has "zoomed to the top of ABC’s short list" to replace Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's co-host on the Live! talk show (we're thinking zoom is being used as a racing pun there). Show More Summary

Holding a Pretty Wheel: Off-Week NASCAR Musings

It’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series off-week No. 2 for 2016, and while drivers and teams have a few days to regroup and recharge, it’s also a good time to take a look at the season so far and share a few thoughts that come to mind. First and foremost, there will be those who disagree, …

4 Burning Questions: Will Brad Keselowski Spoil the XFINITY Race in Iowa?

Will Brad Keselowski Spoil the XFINITY Series in Iowa? As the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Iowa Speedway this weekend, the win’s not necessarily all up for grabs for the XFINITY Series regulars. Brad Keselowski will race the No. 22 Team Penske Ford in the American Ethanol E15 250 and stands as the only Sprint …

Tech Talk: NASCAR’s Gene Stefanyshyn Breaks Down Rules Package Changes & the Process Behind Them

NASCAR’s low downforce aerodynamic package for 2016 was implemented to try and make the racing better, and no matter your allegiances, it is true, based on any metric or eye test you’d like to perform, that the competition this season has been better as a result. There have been a couple of stinker races, sure, but …

NASCAR 101: The New(ish) Faces You’ll See This Weekend at Iowa

There was a time in NASCAR when a standalone race in the XFINITY or Camping World Truck series wasn’t an oddity in the sport. Back then, there was a healthy split between race weekends where the lower series joined the Sprint Cup Series at the same track and those when either series might race elsewhere …

Friday Faceoff: What’s the Year’s Most Memorable Storyline So Far?

Fifteen races into the 2016 Sprint Cup season, what’s the most memorable storyline?  The biggest surprise? Vito Pugliese, Senior Writer: The most memorable story line thus far should have been Chase Elliott winning back-to-back races at Pocono Raceway and Michigan International Speedway, but rookie inexperience cost him two weeks in a row on the final …

Porsche Claims Le Mans Overall Pole, Ford Sweeps GTE-Pro Front Row

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans, there are three two-hour qualifying sessions over two days that helps to set the field for the 24-hour classic.  The timer for the sessions go on regardless of conditions.  Normally, the final session is when you see the fastest times.  That was not the case this year. Wednesday …

Dylan Lupton to Attempt Sprint Cup Debut at Sonoma

In a third entry for BK Racing, NASCAR Next driver class of 2015-16 Dylan Lupton is scheduled to attempt his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Sonoma Raceway next weekend. The California native is slated to drive the No. 93 Toyota, which has seen action twice this season, once with Matt DiBenedetto at the season-opening …

Truckin’ Thursdays: ThorSport Racing Down But Not Out

Over the hours of Sunday night, just a couple days removed from its trip to Texas Motor Speedway, ThorSport Racing suffered a major fire at its shop, located in Sandusky, Ohio. With multiple agencies responding to the fire, it was contained and located mainly in the suspension area of the shop. The next morning, the team …

Happiness Is…The Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon Feud

This column has pointed out some of the silliness surrounding how drivers can make the Chase in the first weekend of racing and then be able to cruise or test for a good portion of the season. That’s not to say that drivers don’t want to win on a weekly basis, but holding the big …

Beyond the Cockpit: Tyler Reddick Grateful for Opportunity with Brad Keselowski Racing

2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski has been a supporter of the sport’s third-tier division since he became a team owner in 2008, following the footsteps of his father, Bob Keselowski. Brad Keselowski Racing is now one of the Camping World Truck Series’ strongest organizations, fielding two full-time trucks with a part-time third …

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