Effect of high-downforce at Darlington

Saturday, Darlington Raceway provided the slipping and sliding that comes with a worn out surface. Sunday, however, high-downforce negated much of it. The Cook Out...

Elliott and Truex collide in closing laps at Darlington

It was a classic case of two drivers fighting for the same real estate. In the waning laps of Sunday's Cook Out Southern 500, Martin Truex...

The steep learning curve for Cup Series rookies

In 1999, NASCAR Hall of Fame member, Tony Stewart, took the Cup Series by storm in his rookie season. Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman set the standard...

Late wreck keeps Johnson out of playoffs

Ever the consummate professional, Jimmie Johnson went to victory lane to congratulate William Byron and his crew. Why wouldn't he? The young man who used to trick-or-treat...

Tire gamble keeps Johnson in playoff hunt

With 17 laps to go, Jimmie Johnson found himself in a situation he'd not been in for a long time; leading in the closing laps...

What effect a larger spoiler played at Daytona

For much of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, one of the biggest criticisms levied at the high-downforce package was that it made passing...

The White Zone: High-downforce package follies on display at Michigan

Saturday at Michigan International Speedway gave us a NASCAR Cup Series race that was fun to watch, because of the high-downforce package. Sunday, however,...

Keselowski throws hat into title hunt with win at Loudon

Much of the talk this past week in the NASCAR world surrounded Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick. Whether it was their bumping and banging on the...

Burton and Gragson fight at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. -- As I sat in the press box, waiting for the post-race press conference to commence, I witnessed multiple officials sprinting towards...

Jones collected in first lap wreck at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. -- A miserable stretch for Brandon Jones continued, Thursday, in the Bluegrass State. Rounding Turn 2 on the opening lap of the Shady...