Austin Hill tops Creed in Las Vegas Truck playoff win

Austin Hill didn’t have the best truck Friday night at Las Vegas, but he got the best finish and locked himself into the semifinal round of the NASCAR Truck Series playoffs. Hill grabbed the lead for the first time on a restart on Lap 96 of 134 and never looked

Niece Motorsports adds Carson Hocevar to 2021 Truck lineup

NASCAR upstart Carson Hocevar will compete fulltime in the Truck Series next season with Niece Motorsports. Hocevar, who will turn 18 years old in January, has competed in five Truck races in Niece’s No. 40 Chevrolet this season, with a best finish of 12th at Dover, Del. He will also

NASCAR Fines Hendrick Motorsports $100,000 for Wind Tunnel Violation

NASCAR has fined Hendrick Motorsports $100,000 for exceeding the amount of wind tunnel testing time permitted this season. In addition to the monetary fine, NASCAR also reduced by 10 hours the amount of time the organization could spend in the wind tunnel in 2021. Hendrick Motorsports will not appeal to

NTSB cites pilot error in 2019 crash of Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane

The National Transportation and Safety Board’s final report cites pilot error as the cause of the 2019 plane crash that injured NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. The report, issued Wednesday, cites as the probable cause of the accident as follows: “The pilot’s continuation of an unstabilized approach despite recognizing associated

Dylan Lupton rejoins DGR-Crosley for partial Truck schedule

Dylan Lupton is set to run another partial NASCAR Trucks schedule with DGR-Crosley this season. Lupton, 26, will compete in at least three Truck races with DGRA-Crosley between now and the end of the year, beginning with Friday night’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Lupton will also drive the

First 4 Cut from NASCAR Cup Playoffs after Bristol Night Race

William Byron, Cole Custer, Matt DiBenedetto and Ryan Blaney were eliminated from the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs on Saturday in the Bristol Night Race. While DiBenedetto and Blaney entered the race in must-win mode, there were five other drivers within 25 points of both sides of the elimination cutline. After

Austin Dillon’s message to skeptics: ‘Keep doubting us’

Darlington showed Austin Dillon’s playoff appearance was no joke while Richmond was evidence he plans to stay around a while in the 2020 championship battle. For the second consecutive week – and with the best possible timing – Dillon turned in one of the his top performances of the 2020

NASCAR Cup Drivers Eager for a Short Track Renaissance

It was always easier to build outward than upward during NASCAR’s expansion era. That is how the Cup Series schedule became populated with so many tracks over a mile in length, venues that did not stand the test of technological development, producing some of the most lackluster events over the

Bubba Wallace to leave Richard Petty Motorsports

Bubba Wallace confirmed reports that he would leave Richard Petty Motorsports Thursday, releasing a statement on social media. Wallace, 26, is competing in his third full-time season in the NASCAR Cup Series and has raced only for RPM. 2020 has been his strongest year yet with one top five and

Opinion: NASCAR’s Newest Short Track Had to be Auto Club Speedway

The clarion call was delivered, and NASCAR has responded accordingly. #MoreShortTracks However, it will seemingly come at the expense of one of the more popular superspeedways in Auto Club Speedway — a two-mile track in Fontana, California that has produced some of the best races and finishes over the past