Takeaways from the NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead

The playing field appears to have been leveled. Perhaps it’s the final year of the current car, the early schedule diversity or just a statistical anomaly, but this isn’t entirely how most would have predicted the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season to begin. It began with Michael McDowell’s upset Daytona

How SAFER Barriers Came To Help NASCAR Drivers Survive ‘The Big One’

Jeff Gordon raced long enough to become a four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion. Michael McDowell hung around long enough to become a Daytona 500 winner. Danica Patrick survived long enough to become a national motorsports personality. In large part, each of them and dozens of other racers have Tony George,

Kyle Petty Sparks Twitter Backlash from Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski

In his 17th season, Denny Hamlin is once again standing atop the NASCAR Cup Series championship standings, and his totally confident in his place in the sport. Sure, he doesn’t have a Cup Series championship, but he has 44 victories and three of them have come in the Daytona 500.

What, Why and Where to Find Racing on TV for February 27-28

It’s Week 3 of the NASCAR Cup Series season and there’s a chance we’ll see something that hasn’t been seen in 70 years. Should another first-time NASCAR winner cross the stripe in the lead at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it would mark the first time since NASCAR’s inaugural 1949 season that a

NASCAR Suspends Chip Ganassi For COVID-19 Protocol Breach

NASCAR has suspended and fined team owner Chip Ganassi for a COVID-19 protocol violation over the weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Ganassi owns the No. 1 and No. 42 teams driven by Kurt Busch and Ross Chastain respectively, and violated Section 12.8.1.b of the rule book by bringing an unauthorized

How a NASCAR Pit Stop Works

Pit stops are one of the most important elements in any form of motorsports. How your pit crew performs on pit road could be the difference between winning the race, or finishing second. Crew members train hard to ensure they are physically fit, ready to work swiftly and precisely. How

Ben Rhodes wins wreck-marred Truck race in OT at Daytona

Ben Rhodes avoided multiple wrecks on the final lap and edged Jordan Anderson to win the NASCAR Truck Series opener at Daytona International Speedway. Rhodes led the way at the start of overtime but Sheldon Creed powered his way out front to start the final lap. Several incidents erupted on

NASCAR Drivers Sometimes Wonder: \u2018To Race, or Not to Race?\u2019

NASCAR did something this week they have not done since March of last year; they had practice sessions along with qualifying. Not just any qualifying, but the quirky, odd, hard to figure out, qualifying for the biggest race of the year, the season opening Daytona 500. Not only did cars

NASCAR: Addressing social justice is ‘right for our sport’

NASCAR President Steve Phelps said Friday “it was the right time” for the sport to address social justice and racism issues last year and the focus “will continue.” Phelps tackled a number of topics during a conference call with the sport’s media but went out of his way to address

Wallace: ‘I’ve got a lot to learn’ after nearly winning Duel

Bubba Wallace and the newly established 23XI Racing team have already made some noise at Daytona International Speedway this week. The team, founded by three-time Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin and NBA icon Michael Jordan is making their NASCAR Cup Series debut in this Sunday’s 500. So far, Bubba Wallace