NASCAR delays launch of Next Gen car to 2022

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR has postponed the debut of the Next Gen Car from 2021 to 2022. The car, which was set to replace the current Gen-6 design, was set to make its first appearance in the 2021 Daytona 500. The pandemic brought on by the novel

Bubba Wallace says social distancing may remain in NASCAR

Social distancing has become the “new normal” since the coronavirus outbreak but NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace says the sport may need a form of it to continue in the future. “Yeah, it’s tough. Obviously, just interacting with people, whether it’s pit crews, fans, whatever it is – we spread germs

Timmy Hill snags Pro Invitational win at Texas over Preece

With a bump-and-run and later a photo finish, Timmy Hill emerged victorious in the second ever eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series event at virtual Texas Motor Speedway. The 125-lap race got underway with pole-sitter William Byron leading Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the start. It was very clean in the early running

The other side of Alex Bowman: ‘Winning the party’

Over the course of the season on Motorsport.com, NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman will occasionally share a first-person diary, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at his life both on the track and off. He will also at times solicit questions from race fans on his social media channels and

Hamlin beats Earnhardt for eNASCAR Pro Invitational win

It was a thrilling day of racing at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday in the first ever eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series event. With NASCAR’s season suspended until at least May 3rd due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the series’ top drivers took to sim racing to fill the void in an exhibition

NASCAR should get the Cup Series championship race it needs

There was a loud collective sigh of relief Sunday coming from NASCAR fans, competitors and officials after an entertaining Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway. The main reason being that NASCAR had decided last year it was going to move the championship race for its three national series to Phoenix

Points leader Ryan Blaney out after early crash at Phoenix

Ryan Blaney entered Sunday’s race at Phoenix Raceway as the championship leader, but he won’t leave in the same place. Blaney hasn’t had much luck this year. He was mere feet away from winning the Daytona 500 in a photo finish alongside Denny Hamlin, a late caution derailed his day

No win, but Jimmie Johnson ‘is going in the right direction’

It wasn’t a fairytale ending for Jimmie Johnson at Auto Club Speedway, but it was another strong run, which remains a welcome change from recent seasons. Johnson had scored the first of his 83 career NASCAR Cup Series wins at the Fontana, Calif., track in 2002 and appeared in good

Jimmie Johnson: ‘It would be insane’ to win at Fontana

Auto Club Speedway in California is the track that launched Jimmie Johnson’s incredible run of success in the NASCAR Cup Series. Can it also be the track that returns him to Victory Lane in his final fulltime season? On April 28, 2002, in just his 13th career start in the

Bowman leads first Cup practice at Fontana as Chevys dominate

Alex Bowman, who was in good position late in last weekend’s race at Las Vegas to pick up a win, topped Friday’s first NASCAR Cup Series practice at Auto Club Speedway in California. Bowman quickly posted the fastest average lap speed when the 50-minute session began and continued to improve