A new rules package designed to produce better and closer racing and a return to single-car qualifying are a couple of decisions I can appreciate as a longtime race fan.
JGR’s Martin Truex Jr. weaved through traffic from the back of the field to win a Monday race at Dover International Speedway for the second time in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.
NASCAR will race at noon Monday after rain fell on the mile concrete track all day and the only action came from a Charlie Daniels Band concert.
Part of the post-race analysis for Sunday’s race at Talladega included the line, “It’s big for Chase Elliott. It’s big for Hendrick Motorsports and it’s big for Chevrolet.” It was also big for NASCAR.
Chase Elliott won Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, giving Chevrolet its first Cup Series victory of the season.
For pure racing in the 3,500-pound NASCAR Cup cars, nothing beats what we’ve seen in recent months on the short tracks
Once again during Sunday’s Food City 500, Kyle Busch was the most entertaining driver on the track. His eighth win at the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile” — in which he beat older brother Kurt for the victory — came with its own set of challenges.
After winning his eighth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch gave a figurative tip of the hat to NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip.
“It doesn’t matter who it is. You just try to get away from him. But when I saw him closing in on me, I was like, ‘I have to get away from him, I can’t lose to my brother.’ ”
Heading into Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, drivers from Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske have won all seven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this season.
Sam Mayer capped a weekend of domination with a win Saturday in the Zombie Auto 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway — and he doesn’t even have his driver’s license yet.
Christopher Bell went high and low to come away with the victory and a $100,000 bonus in Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Darrell Waltrip will drop the green flag and Bobby Allison will serve as grand marshal for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Chase Elliott, aka NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver, was NASCAR’s fastest driver Friday evening at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Darrell Waltrip was more reflective than emotional one day after announcing his retirement from the Fox Sports broadcast booth at the end of the network’s NASCAR coverage in June.