ESPN will broadcast the final 10 races of the Sprint Cup Series schedule with its new “NonStop” format. The new format will be in effect for the races that make up the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship and will debut with the event at Chicagoland Speedway. Commercial breaks will feature a split-screen format [...]
Denny Hamlin won again at what he calls his “home track” on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit Saturday night – the .75-mile Richmond International Raceway.
NASCAR is discussing changes to the Chase format with drivers and team owners. And while they should be commended for considering changes to how the Sprint Cup Champion is determined, we must ask if the ideas being discussed are good ones?
Depending how things shake out during Saturday night’s Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond, Mark Martin could start the Chase as the point-leader, or he could miss it all together. See Jayski’s clinching scenarios here.
After last week’s Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway, Matt Kenseth seemed invincible. He was coming off two straight wins to start the season, and seemed poised for a strong run at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a track he’s won at before. No one has ever won the first three races of a season, [...]
Last weekend’s Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway may have given us insight into who will be contending for the Chase, and then the championship later this season. The two-mile, D shaped oval is an intermediate track — the kind of track that makes up the bulk of the season’s races. Teams that perform [...]
Jimmie Johnson started from the pole but could not edge Jamie McMurray on the first lap to gain the five bonus points for leading. He ran in the top five for the early part of the race, gaining the lead on lap 81. On lap 101, he gave up the lead to pit under green. [...]
Jimmie Johnson started the day in seventh, but by lap 83, he dropped to 25th. He was struggling with the handling of the the car. About 10 laps later, he lost a lap and was running 29th. He spent most of the race running 20th to 29th. By lap 307, he moved up to 17th, [...]
Jimmie Johnson started the day on the pole and he led early. He used a fast pit stop to take the lead on lap 220. By lap 255, he opened up a one-second lead over Carl Edwards. But, over the next 12 laps, Edwards cut Johnson’s lead down. On the final lap, Edwards passed Johnson [...]
Carl Edwards started the race with a decent car and managed to avoid an early catastrophe. On lap 11, Patrick Carpentier spun on the back stretch in front of Edwards. Edwards made slight contact with Carpentier, but did not sustain major damage. He elected not to pit for repairs. On lap 187, Edwards took right-side [...]