Jeff Gordon Headlines West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Nominees

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Four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon is one of 20 racing luminaries on this year’s list of West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame nominees.

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, Finger Lakes Wine Country 100 at Watkins Glen Preview

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First, of Two Road Courses Comes at Crucial Time

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will begin the final stretch of the season with the Finger Lakes Wine Country 100 at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y., on Friday, August 4th at 4:45 pm ET and will air on NBCSN. Wednesday, August 9th at 6 pm ET.  The road course event will cap off a furious midseason for teams that will have raced five times in a six-week span beginning on July 1st. Continue reading

NASCAR XFINITY Series Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville Preview

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Next Race: Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville

The Place: Road America

The Date: Saturday, Aug. 29

The Time: 3 p.m. (ET)

TV: NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 182.16 miles (45 laps)

 

Points Tighten as Dillon Capitalizes on Buescher’s Fuel Mileage Mistake at Bristol

When Chris Buescher’s Roush Fenway Racing Ford faltered on the front row of the green-white-checkered restart last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, the points leader faded to an 11th-place finish, as championship contender Ty Dillon motored to a third-place showing, closing the standings lead gap between first and second to 19 points.

Buescher was visibly upset about finishing outside the top-ten; his sixth in the last eight races. Continue reading

Regan Smith Pulls Last Lap Move for XFINITY Win At Mid-Ohio

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What a difference a week makes.

After experiencing pure frustration last weekend at Watkins Glen (NY) International, Regan Smith answered his second road course race of the season with a bump-and-run on leader Alex Tagliani in the second-to-last corner on the last lap to score his first NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season in Saturday’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

The short-track-like move ended a 52-race winless streak for Smith driving the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. Continue reading

XFINITY Series, Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Preview

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Next Race: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200

The Place: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

The Date: Saturday, Aug. 15

The Time: 3:30 p.m. (ET)

TV: NBCSN, 3 p.m. (ET)

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 169.35 miles (75 laps)

Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher Returns to Defend Win at Mid-Ohio

Chris Buescher’s win last season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was the first of his NASCAR XFINITY Series career. This weekend the 2015 series points leader returns to defend his win at the 13-Turn course and further extend his standings lead over second-place Chase Elliott (-24) and third-place Ty Dillon (-24).

Roush Fenway Racing’s hottest driver, Chris Buescher posted his series leading ninth top-five finish this past weekend at Watkins Glen, finishing third. Continue reading

Joey Logano Overcomes Penalty to Win XFINITY Race at Watkins Glen International

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Penalty? So what?

Polesitter Joey Logano shook off a pit road infraction that sent him to the back of the field early in Saturday’s Zippo 200 at The Glen.

But by the end of the NASCAR XFINITY Series race, Logano’s No. 12 Team Penske Ford was comfortably at the front of the field. The only other car that was close was the No. 22 of teammate Brad Keselowski, who recovered from a pit road speeding penalty to finish second. Continue reading

XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Preview

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NASCAR XFINITY Series

Next Race: Winn Dixie 300

The Place: Talladega Superspeedway

The Date: Saturday, May 2

The Time: 3 p.m. (ET)

TV: FOX, 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Radio: MRN, Sirius XM Ch. 90

Distance: 300.58 miles (113 laps)

 

Twice As Nice: Sadler Looking For Two In A Row At Talladega

Defending NASCAR XFINITY Series Talladega Superspeedway winner Elliott Sadler is looking to become the second driver in series history to win back-to-back series races at the famous 2.66-mile, high-banked, superspeedway this weekend in the Winn Dixie 300 joining Martin Truex Jr. – who won three straight from 2004-2006.  Continue reading

Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk – Monday, December 8, 2014

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Guests include  John Hunter Nemechek talking about his victory in the 47th annual Snowball Derby.

Tim Bryant, General Manager at Five Flags Speedway talks about the Snowflake 100, Snowball Derby and more events this past weekend.

Dalton Sargeant talks about his début in the 47th annual Snowball Derby with a second-place finish.

NASCAR driver Boris Said, talks about his 2014 season and what’s next in 2015.

Late-Model driver, Derek Thorn talks about finishing third in the 47th annual Snowball Derby.

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala every Monday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET as we bring fans the smartest racing talk around on Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk!

NASCAR Hot Topic Sound Off  is 10 to 10:30 pm ET with Sharon Burton hosting an interactive discussion.

Listen to our panel discussion with drivers, crew, and other racing personalities and call 714-202-9918 during the LIVE Broadcast to join the conversation about the hottest topics leading up to the next race.

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Boris Said’s Contribution to Racing is Firmly Established in NASCAR and Around the Country

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Boris Said is our next guest on Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:30 pm ET.  Call 714-202-9918 during the LIVE broadcast with any questions or comments.

A tough competitor and road course specialist, Boris Said is a familiar name within NASCAR for good reason. His loyal followers – the Said Heads – know they will find him  racing at Daytona for the season opener of the Sprint Cup Series and on the track when a road course is on the schedule. Said’s expertise on road courses and willingness to share his knowledge with various teams is one of the reasons NASCAR drivers have improved their own road course skills, making Watkins Glen and Sonoma races some of the most exciting racing of the season.  Continue reading

Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen Preview

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The Cheez-It 355™ at Watkins Glen International is the next race in the Chase Countdown Challenge for the Sprint Cup Series.

Learn more about the Chase Countdown Challenges for some Sprint Cup drivers via the link above.  For a couple other drivers – Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jeff Gordon – their specific Chase Countdown Challenge at Watkins Glen is more in-depth in this Cheez-It™ 355  at The Glen preview, along with some other noteworthy topics of interest.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Top Of The Chase Grid

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s win on Sunday at Pocono Raceway catapulted him to the top of the Chase Grid Outlook, and if the Chase for the Sprint Cup began today, he’d start as the number one seed; which would be a first for the 11-time Most Popular Driver. Continue reading