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


Three Big Stories: Pocono

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After the Pocono double, the crossed flags are out on the 2021 season. With both the Pocono Organics CBD 325 and the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 in the books, there’s no shortage of storylines in the NASCAR Cup Series. Is Alex Bowman inching towards the next step in his development? Fuel mileage races (that’s the […] READ MORE


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


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


Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney collide on final lap of Clash

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Well that was a hell of a kickoff to a new season of NASCAR. Coming to the frontstretch chicane of the Daytona International Speedway road course, Chase Elliott pulled up alongside Ryan Blaney. Now on the inside in Turn 14, Elliott drove in too hard and hit Blaney, sending him into the outside wall. “I just had […] READ MORE


Kevin Harvick Misses Championship Cut, Despite Late Rally

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Kevin Harvick found a secluded spot in his motorhome and talked to the media. Sporting a hoodie and glasses, he answered everyone’s questions like the professional he is. Not one to wear his heart on his sleeve, but not the stone cold stoic, either, he hid his disappointment well. Most people wouldn’t take missing the cut […] READ MORE


Kyle Busch saves enough to end winless drought

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For Kyle Busch, the question was simple: Did he have enough to make it on fuel? Wednesday, the answer was yes. While’s he’s out of the championship battle, Busch saved enough fuel in the closing laps of the rain-delayed NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500 to win for the first time in 2020. Kyle Busch […] READ MORE


Kyle Busch frustrated after runner-up at Bristol

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While not a guy to mince words, Kyle Busch let out his frustrations in his post-race press conference at Bristol Motor Speedway. He let loose on the lapped car of Joey Logano, who held him up in the closing laps. “He’s nobody’s friend for a reason,” he said. He let loose on other lapped cars. “Some of […] READ MORE