Three Big Stories: Bristol (XFINITY)

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — It’s Bristol, baby! The regular season for the NASCAR XFINITY Series concluded, Friday, in the most NASCAR way possible, with two drivers spinning at the finish line. Austin Cindric came up on the short-end of the finish. Justin Allgaier dominated the night, but sped on pit road. Also, it’s great to see some semblance […] READ MORE


The White Zone: NASCAR schedule thoughts

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We know where NASCAR will go in 2022. NASCAR released the 2022 schedule for the Cup Series, Wednesday. The changes include the usual shuffling of dates, especially playoff dates, a new track and the loss of another track’s second date. They matched the changes Jordan Bianchi of The Athletic first reported, Tuesday. But y’all came […] READ MORE


Kyle Larson: ‘I tried to video game it’

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Desperate times call for desperate measures. Coming to the checkered flag of Sunday’s Cook Out Southern 500, Kyle Larson channeled his inner Carl Edwards and rode the wall through Turns 3 and 4 to pull up to Denny Hamlin‘s bumper. “We got to the white,” he said, “and I was like, ‘Well, I haven’t been able to […] READ MORE


The White Zone: Shame on Formula 1 and the FIA

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Two laps? Was that really the best Formula 1 and the FIA could do? If so, they should be absolutely embarrassed by that farce they passed off for a “race.” In case you missed it, heavy rain red-flagged the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit Spa-Francorchamps. It never relented, the field turned two laps behind the […] READ MORE


Michigan wreck puts Austin Dillon in points hole

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Just like that, all the ground Austin Dillon gained on Tyler Reddick evaporated. After crossing the start/finish line on Lap 120, Dillon drifted up the track and across the nose of Brad Keselowski‘s car. As a result, the No. 2 Ford hooked his No. 3 Chevrolet, which pounded the outside wall head-on. It pirouetted, briefly lifted off the […] READ MORE


Three Big Stories: Indianapolis

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Well this past weekend at The Brickyard gave us nothing to discuss. Snarcasm aside, Sunday’s Verizon 200 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway delivered a NASCAR Cup Series race with good and bad points. AJ Allmendinger capitalized on chaos up front to win for the first time in six years. Meanwhile, Chase Briscoe cost Denny Hamlin a shot […] READ MORE


Kyle Larson out-runs Chase Elliott at The Glen

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Chase Elliott ran a great race, Sunday, at Watkins Glen International, but Kyle Larson ran a near-flawless one. Larson exited pit road ahead of then race leader, Martin Truex Jr., on Lap 57, and cycled to the lead on Lap 65. From that point on, it was a matter of running a mistake-free race. At least, until […] READ MORE


The White Zone: NASCAR dropped the ball

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Kyle Busch summed it up, perfectly, NASCAR. “We started the race under a mist,” he said. “It never should have gone green to begin with, but then it kept getting worse and worse, lap over lap. The lap before I went into (Turn) 1 and it shoved the nose really bad and I was able […] READ MORE


Aric Almirola throws wrench in playoff grid

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The call from the tower came on Lap 284. “Show the 10 car 10 (laps) to go.” With the waning daylight, the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 fell eight laps short of its scheduled conclusion. Aric Almirola, who took command of the race on Lap 247, was in the catbird seat. “I felt good about my race […] READ MORE


Kurt Busch out-duels Kyle at Atlanta

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What a great send-off to a fantastic racing surface. And I don’t just mean the piece Kurt Busch got from the track. Kurt gets a piece of the track! pic.twitter.com/k9j8x3gY2h — Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) July 12, 2021 The elder statesman of the NASCAR Cup Series locked himself into the playoffs with his fourth career victory at […] READ MORE