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NEWTON, IA - AUGUST 01:   Ryan Blaney, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway on August 1, 2015 in Newton, Iowa.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

US Cellular 250: Everything Gets Hotter When the Sun Goes Down

Ryan Blaney earned his first Xfinity Series win in 2015 by dominating the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway on Saturday Night; it did not come without drama. The 21 year old lead 252 of the 260 laps en route to Penske’s first win at Iowa in two years. That also sets a track record for most laps lead at…


Four to Follow: Storylines for NASCAR Racing at the Pocono Raceway

July 30, 2015

The Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania have always been a great vacation spot, especially for those seeking to escape the summer heat in the dog days of August. This weekend’s visitors are on no vacation, however, as NASCAR returns to town for the second time in two months. Four to Follow: Storylines for NASCAR Racing at the Pocono Raceway The…


INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 25:  Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Is it time for Tony Stewart to Retire?

It is rare in motorsports that you see a driver be able to transcend the boundaries of one style of racing and cross over to another. Drivers of old like A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, and Nigel Mansell are revered for their abilities to complete such feats. Yet, in modern times, so few are able to make that kind of jump….


INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 26:  Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the Crown Royal Presents The Jeff Kyle 400 At The Brickyard at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 26, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Crown Royal)

Kyle Busch’s Drive – Bending But Never Braking

Throughout the many years of racing, those who follow the sport intently have watched great champions overcome monumental challenges to race to victory, and to championships. The dominance of drivers like Jeff Gordon, John Force, Michael Schumacher, and Ricky Carmichael only comes by being able to overcome great obstacles in their journeys, both on and off the track. Race fans…


INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 26:  Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the Crown Royal Presents The Jeff Kyle 400 At The Brickyard at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 26, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Crown Royal)

Kyle Busch Kisses the Bricks, Wins the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, for so many years, was hallowed ground only raced on by the men and women of open wheel racing. Then, everything changed when NASCAR came to town in the 1990s, and the Brickyard 400 was born. Today’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 race was yet another classic to go down in the track’s storied history….


INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 25: Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Kyle Busch Wins the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indy

Indianapolis is a city where the NASCAR Xfinity Series has raced since the series began in 1982. But it is a relatively new home at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where the series now races, in the Lilly Diabetes 250 on Saturday afternoon. The dominant team coming into the weekend at Indy was Joe Gibbs Racing, and their dominance would continue…


INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 27:  Jeff Gordon wins record fifth Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  John Wayne Walding received the naming rights to Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race through Crown Royal's "Your Hero's Name Here" program on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Crown Royal)

Four to Follow: NASCAR Racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it is hallowed ground for racecar drivers. Home to the crowned jewel of American motorsports, the Indianapolis 500, it is one of the few tracks where NASCAR arguably comes second. But for one weekend a year, the stock car boys come first, and that weekend has finally come.   Here are your four to follow for…


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