Three big stories: Kansas

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I’d make a “Wizard of Oz” reference, but y’all’ve heard them all. Plus, I can’t think of one for this piece. Anyway, here’s three big stories from Sunday’s Buschy McBusch Race 400 (no, you didn’t misread that) at Kansas Speedway. Three big stories: Kansas 1. Kyle Busch overcomes personal adversity to get first win of […] READ MORE


The White Zone: Welcome to Talladega

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Time to break out the Talladega Superspeedway checklist. Let’s see: Drivers angry after a “big” wreck? That was a hell of an interview from @joeylogano there. Lots to unpack. Raw and honest thoughts. ūüí≠ "When are we gonna stop? This is dangerous. I've got a roll bar on my head. I'm one hit away from […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Richmond

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And just like that, NASCAR reaches the quarter-mark of the season. Sunday was the first of multiple weekends featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, the NTT IndyCar Series and Formula 1. All three gave us stories to discuss. With his victory at Richmond Raceway, will¬†Alex Bowman take the next step in his development?¬†Martin Truex Jr. channeled […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Martinsville

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What’s not to love about Martinsville? Sunday¬†wrapped up a wet, but chaotic race weekend in victory lane at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR’s last charter track. Between¬†Martin Truex Jr. developing into a short track racing ace,¬†Denny Hamlin reminding everybody of his Martinsville prowess and the inconsistencies of NASCAR on rain delays, here’s what I consider the three […] READ MORE


The White Zone: A day on Bristol dirt

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FOX Sports pushed for dirt on the 2021 NASCAR schedule. It marketed dirt at Daytona 500 levels, week after week. Not even the buildup to the inaugural race on the ROVAL compares to the buildup to dirt. Finally, the day arrived, but rain pushed it back a day. Monday brought clear blue skies over Bristol […] READ MORE


Bristol Cup race postponed to Monday

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The rain won. NASCAR postponed Sunday’s Food City Dirt Race for the NASCAR Cup Series to Monday at 4 p.m. FOX will carry the TV broadcast and PRN and SiriusXM will carry the radio broadcast. It follows the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt, which runs Monday at noon. FS1 will […] READ MORE


Condition of Nashville Superspeedway

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LEBANON, Tenn. — Exit Interstate 840 and turn east onto Bill France Boulevard. Drive a half-mile down, then turn left onto McCrary Road. Through the line of trees, you’ll spot an asymmetrical structure with a large tower at the top. You’ve arrived at Nashville Superspeedway. I drove through the tunnel that runs under the middle […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Atlanta

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That’s a wrap from Atlanta. Ryan Blaney made it six different winners in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, after he overtook¬†Kyle Larson in the closing laps of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. There’s much to discuss, but here’s what I consider the three big stories of Atlanta. Three big stories: Atlanta No. 1 […] READ MORE


How NASCAR drivers prepare for dirt racing

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — As the laps wound down, Friday,¬†Kyle Larson set his sights on race leader¬†Chris Ferguson. To catch him, he all but banzai’d his way through the turns. To the point he about hit the Turn 4 wall multiple times. Alas, Larson ran out of laps and finished runner-up in the Super Late Model […] READ MORE


Three big stories: Phoenix

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NASCAR waved the checkered flag on its truncated west coast swing, Sunday. From¬†Kyle Larson‘s roller coaster afternoon and¬†Bubba Wallace‘s great run to the low-downforce package, here’s my three big stories from Phoenix Raceway. Three big stories: Phoenix No. 1: Kyle Larson’s roller coaster afternoon Calling Larson’s afternoon in the valley of the Sun is an […] READ MORE