How Jeff Gordon Became NASCAR’s ‘Wonder Boy’ and Changed a Sport Forever

It’s impossible to chronicle the fullness of NASCAR’s history without a few words about Jeff Gordon. Maybe a chapter in a book. Or even a few chapters. Perhaps a book all to itself. Even a full shelf of books about one of racing’s most accomplished drivers. After all, the driver

Gallery: Kyle Larson wins wild NASCAR Cup elimination race at Bristol

Kyle Larson celebrated victory in Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops Night Race with a burnout on the frontstretch at Bristol Motor Speedway, as tempers flared between Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott on pit road. With an assist from Elliott, who took Harvick’s line at the .533-mile concrete track and slowed his

NASCAR Is Moving Forward With New Number Placement

Last night, 23XI Racing finally announced their expansion to two cars and the long-expected signing of Kurt Busch. Buried alongside that announcement, however, was an unexpected confirmation: After generations of cars with a number on the driver’s door, NASCAR will be moving the number up to the front of the

NASCAR’s Most Memorable Moments at Michigan International Speedway

The Michigan International Speedway Speedway of the 1970s and early 1980s featured a much different on-track product compared to what fans are used to today. A track record of 65 lead changes that still stands to this day was set during the 1981 Champion Spark Plug 400, with Richard Petty,

Chaos Erupts Late in Inaugural Indianapolis NASCAR Road Race

In advance of the ceremonial kissing of the bricks, Verizon 200 at the Brickyard winner AJ Allmendinger laid flat on his back and embraced Kaulig Racing president Chris Rice, and their delightful bromance wasn’t even the most newsworthy visual to come out of the inaugural Cup race at the Indianapolis

Top 10 Memorable Moments of the Brickyard 400

A native of South Bend, Indiana, Ryan Newman was looking to finally break through for his first victory on the 2013 Cup Series season at Indianapolis after finding out that he would not be returning to Stewart-Haas Racing the following year. Newman earned the pole for the Brickyard 400 but

Speedway Motorsports Nears Formal Proposal for Nashville Fairgrounds Lease

The deadline for Speedway Motorsports Inc. to reach a deal to operate Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville and bring NASCAR back to the venerable downtown short track has been extended to August 30, but there is still much to work through. For Speedway Motorsports to secure the lease to the city-owned property,

Top 10 Moments of the Bristol Night Race

Some of the most memorable moments in NASCAR history have taken place during the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on iconic Bristol Motor Speedway’s super-challenging .533-mile concrete oval. When the stadium lights came on for the very first time at BMS on the evening of August 26, 1978 to

Detailing An Eventful July for Driver, NASCAR Industry Relations

July wasn’t exactly a banner month for relations between Cup Series drivers and the NASCAR industry at large. The underlying tension boiled over during the week leading up to the race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on July 12 when Speedway Motorsports Inc. revealed a reconfiguration of the venerable venue and

Erik Jones Hopeful to Remain at Richard Petty Motorsports

Erik Jones is no stranger to the silly season roulette wheel, and as was the case last season, it was simply important to have any quality ride once the music stops. The 25-year-old landed at Richard Petty Motorsports over the winter after Bubba Wallace departed for 23XI Racing but was