NASCAR: Debut at Circuit of the Americas a mixed bag

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The three NASCAR national touring series raced at Circuit of the Americas for the first time ever this past weekend and the results were mixed. NASCAR, and its efforts to diversify its national touring schedules, rolled through Austin, Texas this past weekend to compete at the Circuit of the Americas. The treacherous 3.4-mile track has […] READ MORE


Darlington Nights: NASCAR’s Ricky Bobby problem

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“If you’re not first, you’re last.” – Ricky and Reese Bobby That was the catchphrase of the 2006 film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. The titular character based his life and his NASCAR career on that quote. Bobby heard the quote first from his father, Reese Bobby, who surprised him at his school’s […] READ MORE




NASCAR Xfinity Series: Team reports from the Cook Out 250

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway was dominated by two race shops. It was clear from the beginning that the winner of the Cook Out 250 would either come from Jr. Motorsports or Joe Gibbs Racing. Both camps have four cars in their Xfinity Series programs, and all eight cars finished in the […] READ MORE





Cup Series race preview: Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500

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The NASCAR Cup Series competes at the first paved short track of the 2021 season, Saturday. The historic Martinsville Speedway hosts the Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500. Martinsville is one of the most challenging tracks on the Cup Series schedule, thanks to its paperclip design, low banking and curbs at the apron of the […] READ MORE


Whelen Modified Tour 2021 Season Preview

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NASCAR’s oldest and most unique division returns, Thursday, at Martinsville Speedway. 2021 marks the 73rd year of the Whelen Modified Tour. Justin Bonsignore is the defending series champion. He won three of the nine races last season and ended the year with a 2.7 average finish. He defeated Jon McKennedy¬†by 40 points. Doug Coby finished […] READ MORE