Dale Earnhardt Jr. is right when he says NASCAR needs more Martinsville-like dramas to play out every week. What they need is “drama and exciting finishes — the fans sitting there in the grandstands cheering like crazy, and booing, and cheering and booing after every interview, for 15 minutes after the race — we need that every weekend.” Damn right.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Daniel Suarez topped the chart in first XFINITY Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 15.223 and a speed of 126.046 mph.
Post-qualifying tech dealt a Saturday shake-up to the starting lineup for Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 after the cars driven by the five of the top six qualifiers — including the initial front row of Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch — failed inspection at Pocono Raceway.
Kevin Harvick joined an exclusive club of multi-time winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by dominating an electric Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line from the pole Sunday, Sept. 8.
Prior to the 62nd annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Daytona International Speedway, through an exclusive ticket package, race fans will be able to hear from Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott as he kicks off his fifth full-time season in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Johnny Sauter has not visited victory lane at Las Vegas Motor Speedway since 2009, his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series start at the track.
Brian France responded to concerns regarding continual declines in ratings and attendance saying they "could always be better," but NASCAR is "pleased with where we're at."
Another historic celebration of the sport is in store for Darlington Raceway. The track is pleased to announce “Year 3” of its award-winning throwback campaign for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 race weekend on Sept. 1-3, 2017.
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Brandon Jones topped the chart in final NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway.
It’s safe to say the 2018 season hasn’t been particularly kind to Jimmie Johnson thus far. The seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winner hasn’t tasted victory in 29 races, which is shocking considering his remarkable consistency in the past. Johnson has won 83 races over the course of his Hall of Fame-caliber career, but he’s been mired in a lengthy drought of late. In fact, it is the longest winless streak of his career to this point.