NASCAR Xfinity Series: Team reports from the Cook Out 250

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway was dominated by two race shops. It was clear from the beginning that the winner of the Cook Out 250 would either come from Jr. Motorsports or Joe Gibbs Racing. Both camps have four cars in their Xfinity Series programs, and all eight cars finished in the […] READ MORE



Effect of high-downforce at Darlington

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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 Southern 500 featured many of the high-downforce aero package’s problems that have been on display time after time after time after time, this season. Passing the lead car was a Herculean […] READ MORE


Harrison Burton and Noah Gragson fight at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — As I sat in the press box, waiting for the post-race press conference to commence, I witnessed multiple officials sprinting towards the garage. I thought that a fight broke out. Sure enough, my instincts were right, and it was an actual fight. After making contact on track on the final restart of […] READ MORE


Brandon Jones collected in first lap wreck at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — A miserable stretch for Brandon Jones continued, Thursday, in the Bluegrass State. Rounding Turn 2 on the opening lap of the Shady Rays 200, Jeb Burton got loose and spun. Jones went up high to avoid him, but clipped the back-end of Burton’s car. “It’s just unfortunate,” he said. “We had a good […] READ MORE


Behind the scenes of a fan-less race weekend

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SPARTA, Ky. — Take a right off Exit 57 on Interstate 71 and turn right at the bottom of the ramp, you’ll see trees and rolling hills. Peering over those hills is the control tower of Kentucky Speedway. I drove a mile up Sparta Pike, then turned left onto Jerry Carroll Boulevard, onto the track property. […] READ MORE


Fan Interaction aplenty Despite Unprecedented Times

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We are living in some unprecedented times. In fact, we have never seen a situation like the one we are currently enduring with COVID-19. Daily lives are being disrupted, schools are out of session, workers being laid off and sports are not being played. So much of our life as we know it is being […] READ MORE


Chase Briscoe wins makeup Xfinity Race at Vegas

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Sunday night’s makeup date for the NASCAR Xfinity Series saw a new face dominating the track in Chase Briscoe. The driver of the No. 98 captured his third career victory in the series and might have clinched an early spot in the playoffs with his trip to victory lane. Chase Briscoe wins makeup Xfinity Race at […] READ MORE


Rookies Struggle in Daytona 500 Qualifying

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The 2020 rookie class is unbelievable when it comes to talent. The whole NASCAR community has been buzzing about this class but, and rightfully so, but the rookies struggled in Daytona 500 Qualifying on Sunday. Last season as Xfinity Series stars the “Big 3”, as they were commonly called, Cole Custer, Christopher Bell and Tyler […] READ MORE