Truck Series Bubble Very Tight Heading Into Vegas

We’re one race down, two more to go in the opening round of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs. Justin Haley lucked out with a win in Mosport a few weeks ago and took one of the six spots into the second round of the postseason. There are now five spots left for seven drivers. Currently, Johnny Sauter (+35), Brett Moffitt (+29) and Noah Gragson (+24) look good. But, the other five drivers are in for an entertaining fight. From fifth place Matt Crafton down to eighth place…

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5th INDYCAR Championship Would Put Scott Dixon Into Category Of Best Ever

I think right now, we just assume that A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti are the best there ever were in terms of open wheel racers in North America. I mean heading into this season, they were the top two in nearly every statistical category there ever was in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Foyt had seven championship, most ever. Andretti had four. Foyt had 67 wins, most ever, Andretti has 52, second most ever. In terms of poles, Andretti has 67, most ever, Foyt had 53, second ever. They were 1-2…

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Pigot, Fittipaldi Hoping To End The Year With New Found Momentum, Veach Hoping To Get It Back

Every driver wants to go into an offseason with as much momentum as humanly possible. When the Verizon IndyCar Series offseason lasts six months, you don’t want your last showing to be a bad one. Well, for two drivers, they have found some big momentum and now hope to keep it. For another, he wants it back. One quiet storyline from two weeks ago in Portland was that of Spencer Pigot. He passed Scott Dixon in the closing stages and held him off for a fourth place finish in his…

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Pagenaud Looking For 3rd Straight Sonoma Win With Penske The Favorites, But Will Their Championship Streak End?

It would be mildly shocking if one of the three Team Penske drivers weren’t victorious in Sunday’s Sonoma Grand Prix (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) at the Sonoma Raceway. I mean, Penske has won three of the five races on natural road courses in 2018 and have dominated this race over the last eight years. In fact, a Penske driver has won this race in six of the last eight years. Would you want to bet against them on Sunday?

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Allgaier Looking To Win Regular Season Championship, Can Bell Get Back On Track?

The 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series’ regular season is coming to an end on Saturday. Currently, nine of the 12 playoff spots have been clinched as we have seven drivers vying for the final three spots in this weekend’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). But, another battle to watch is at the top of the standings. Justin Allgaier leads Cole Custer by 49 points in the overall points standings. Christopher Bell (-52) and Daniel Hemric (-55) are technically still mathematically alive to win the regular season title, but…

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RCR Teammates Hemric, Tifft Ending Regular Season On High Note

It was a preconceived notion that two of the four Championship 4 spots in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at the Homestead-Miami Speedway would belong to Justin Allgaier and Christopher Bell. While it’s still very likely that the duo make it to Homestead, two more sleepers are emerging to join them. I’d watch out for the Richard Childress Racing duo of Daniel Hemric and Matt Tifft. They’re heading into the playoffs on hot streaks and driving as well as anyone with the exception of Allgaier. 

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XFINITY Series Playoff Field Virtually Set, Bubble Drivers In Top Rides For Vegas

The final three spots of the NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs are up for grabs on Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Currently, Ryan Reed is 90 points up on the bubble in 10th. Ross Chastain is 11th, 75 points clear. Rookie Austin Cindric is on the bubble, but he’s 57 points up. The only reason two of these three haven’t clinched is because only 33 points separate Reed and Cindric. If Ryan Sieg, Michael Annett, Jeremy Clements or Alex Labbe win Saturday’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR…

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No Cup Drivers Now In The XFINITY Series Field, Will Rides That Were Vacated By Them Be Strong This Weekend?

Due to a recent NASCAR rule, for any driver who’s competing for points in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in any given year, they’re not eligible to compete in the final eight NASCAR XFINITY Series races. That means from this weekend’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on, we won’t see the likes of Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin and others. Despite that, the rides that they normally vacate will still be running. Those rides are going after the owners…

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Bowyer, Hamlin Left Fuming Leaving Indy, Drivers Says Race Has Become Strategy And Late Race Restarts

INDIANAPOLIS – Once again, the Brickyard 400 victory was stolen in the end. That’s not entirely surprising though. But, it left two drivers fuming when it was all said and done. Over the final half of the race, it appeared that Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer were going to have a battle amongst each other for the win in the rain delayed race. They dominated all day and were running 1-2 in the closing stages. Then, a debris caution fell. 

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LeClerc and Raikkonen To Swap Seats

One of the worst kept secrets in racing was official revealed on Tuesday as Ferrari and Sauber have announced that Charles LeClerc and Kimi Raikkonen will exchange seats starting in 2019. LeClerc, the 20 year old phenom will drive for Ferrari while the veteran in Raikkonen will take his seat at Sauber. LeClerc, is in his first season in F1 as he’s been stellar for Sauber. In 14 starts this season, the Monaco native has five top 10 finishes. He’s been strong for the team and brought them back as…

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