Cup race delayed to Tuesday, due to rain

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We couldn’t get it done, Monday. So we’ll try again, Tuesday. For the second day in a row, NASCAR postponed the Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, due to rain. It’ll resume Tuesday at noon, on NBCSN. PRN will carry the radio broadcast, as will SiriusXM. Clint Bowyer will lead the field to […] READ MORE


Cup race delayed to Monday, due to rain

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Thanks to rain, a long-ass race at Texas Motor Speedway just got even longer. NASCAR postponed the remainder of the Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500 to Monday at 10 a.m., due to unyielding rain showers. NBCSN will carry the television broadcast. PRN and SiriusXM will carry the radio broadcast. Clint Bowyer will lead the field back […] READ MORE


Blown engine puts Kurt Busch in playoff hole

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Blowing an engine to start your run to a second championship is not ideal. That’s what happened to Kurt Busch. On Lap 194 of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, Busch radioed in that he was losing power. Entering Turn 1 on Lap 199, smoke poured out the tail pipe and brought out the caution. […] READ MORE


Kentucky Speedway: A postmortem

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We knew big changes were coming to the NASCAR schedule in 2021. The news that Chicagoland Speedway and Kentucky Speedway fell off the schedule, however, surprised us all. When the news broke on September 29, then made official September 30, many rejoiced. “None of the dropped tracks or race dates should cause fans to shed […] READ MORE


Elliott cements road course ace status at Charlotte

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Chase Elliott developed his road racing prowess from an early age. He drove Corvettes as a kid at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Phoenix. Moreover, he spent time with road course ringer, Ron Fellows, at the Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club in Pahrump, Nevada. Along with Boris Said, he learned some […] READ MORE


The Challenges Of NASCAR Races For Rookies

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NASCAR is almost ready to wind down for what has been a very eventful racing season. However, one thing that has become glaring is the fact the rookies in the Cup Series this year have had to face more challenges than what they typically would. These challenges have varied quite a bit, but one thing […] READ MORE


Bowman to the 48 car in 2021

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Let’s be honest, most of you didn’t pick this in the silly season pool. Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that Alex Bowman will take over the No. 48 Chevrolet in 2021. This comes in the midst of a career season for the 27-year-old out of Tucson, Arizona, with one victory and still in the thick of the 2020 […] READ MORE


Talladega wreck puts Almirola in playoff hole

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — As the old saying goes, Talladega giveth and Talladega taketh away. Aric Almirola knows this too well. In 2018, Talladega Superspeedway gaveth to him when he punched his ticket to the Round of 8 with a win. Sunday at Talladega, however, tooketh away from him. Almirola led the YellaWood 500, Sunday, with three laps […] READ MORE


The White Zone: It’s good to be back

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — I turned left onto Speedway Boulevard and drove east towards Talladega Superspeedway. About a mile from the main entrance, I came upon a backlogged line of vehicles. After a few minutes, it crept forward. Finally, I turned right at the main entrance and went to cover my first NASCAR Cup Series race in […] READ MORE


The White Zone: NASCAR knocked 2021 schedule out of the park

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The rumors of 2021 raged for years. It would be the year NASCAR radically overhauled the long-stagnant schedule. After the massive realignment (pre-pandemic) for the 2020 season, NASCAR couldn’t afford to drop the ball. And by god, NASCAR delivered. NASCAR released the 2021 Cup Series schedule, Wednesday. It gave us the radical facelift that fans […] READ MORE