Joey Logano won the VFW Sport Clips 200 after a well-intentioned bump went awry and wrecked championship contender Elliott Sadler on a restart with five laps left in regulation distance.
Michael McDowell will return to the Sprint Cup Series with Phil Parsons Racing, formerly HP Racing. The team hasn’t announced a car number, but it has switched to Fords and will use engines from Roush-Yates Engines. The team has enough sponsorship to run the first fives races of the season. McDowell will also drive Joe [...]
If NASCAR limited how many Sprint Cup drivers are allowed to race in the Nationwide Series, I believe it would bring back some excitement to the series.
NASCAR announced that it is making changes to its substance-abuse policy. The policy includes a longer explanation of the dangers of mizing medications, as well as specifying who is subject to tests for performance-enhancing drugs. In the old policy, NASCAR explained that a mixture of medications could cause a violation. In the new policy, the [...]
Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Busch on the final restart to win the Royal Purple 200 at Darlington Raceway. Busch managed to pull even with Hamlin to the inside entering Turn 1, but Hamlin used his momentum on the outside to pull ahead of Busch. Over the final five laps, he gradually opened a lead, winning by .625 seconds.
Dale Earnhardt Jr addressed some of the rumors surrounding his future and the direction of his JR Motorsports team, according to SceneDaily. There are rumors circulating that JRM may move to the Sprint Cup Series next season. Earnhardt Jr said he doesn’t think the team would move to Cup next year. He also said he [...]
Brad Keselowski was running away from the field in the Bubba Burger 250 at Richmond International Raceway before a late caution closed his large lead. Keselowski took four tires when others took two or stayed out. The decision paid off when he passed Greg Biffle, who took two tires, on the final lap to win the race.
Darrell Waltrip just tweeted that Dale Earnhardt Jr will run a No. 3 car in the Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona in July. He wrote: “Here’s something that will make you go ‘hum’,Dale Jr driving the ’3′car in the nationwide race at Daytona in July,thats interesting.” No official announcement has been made, yet. So, this [...]
It is a little shocking that JR Motorsports has released Kelly Bires from his contract as driver of the No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy. But, despite the relatively surprising timing, this was the right move.
Clint Bowyer will replace John Wes Townley in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 21 Chevy in the Nationwide Series’ Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 tonight at Phoenix International Raceway. Townley wrecked about midway through practice. He was able to drive back to the garage, but he is being replaced as a precaution.