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


Elliott and Truex collide in closing laps at Darlington

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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 Jr. was pursuing Chase Elliott for the race lead. While Truex had the faster car, he struggled to overtake Elliott. Rounding Turns 3 and 4, however, he took the high line […] READ MORE


Erik Jones tames Darlington, wins late show in South Carolina

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It took until nearly 2:00 a.m. on the east coast to take care of things, but eventually, Erik Jones crossed the start/finish line at Darlington in first to take his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. Jones was able to get past the race leader at the time in Kyle Larson off of the final restart of […] READ MORE