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OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Pick Results for Chevrolet Silverado 250

The Picks Ronald Costigan picked Erik Jones and Matt Crafton. Jones won with Crafton second. Points: 47+43=90 Kyle Magda and Ashley McCubbin picked Erik Jones and Alex Tagliani. Tagliani finished fifth. Points: 47+40=87 Stephen Placido, Steve Love, Brooke Clarke, Kreistina Blinova and Justin Tucker picked Alex Tagliani and Matt Crafton. Points: 40+43=83 Robert Hill picked Spencer...
Via On Pit Road
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Pick Results for ROAD AMERICA 180 FIRED UP BY JOHNSONVILLE

The Picks Ronald Costigan picked Chase Elliott, Boris Said and Brendan Gaughan. Elliott finished fourth with Said sixth and Gaughan 16th. Points: 42+38+29=109 Ashley McCubbin picked Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Boris Said. Blaney finished second. Points: 43+42+38=123 Justin Tucker picked Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Chris Buescher. Buescher finished ninth. Points...
Via On Pit Road
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon feeling the stress of being near Chase bubble

On paper, Jeff Gordon appears to be in great shape to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup for the 11th time in the 12 seasons the playoff format has existed. But Friday at Darlington Raceway, though, Gordon was feeling less then sanguine about his Chase chances in this, his final season of racing. With two races left in the Sprint Cup regular season -- Darlington Sunday...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Almirola honoring 'The King' with more than his car at Darlington

Aric Almirola is taking the Darlington Raceway throwback weekend seriously. Not only is Almirola driving a Richard Petty Motorsports Ford trimmed out in the circa 1972 Petty Blue/STP Day-Glo Red colors that Petty himself drove, but Almirola has Petty's personal look down, too. When Almirola showed up for his Darlington media availability Friday, he was sporting an awesome Fu Manchu...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stray dog forces Brad Keselowski into 'severe moral dilemma'

An unannounced visitor dropped by Brad Keselowski's house this week, causing the Team Penske driver to face a "severe moral dilemma."
Via Shake and Bake
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola driving STP car at Darlington, Sam Hornish in Winn Dixie

Aric Almirola will drive an STP themed No. 43 Ford Fusion this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Almirola’s car will look just like the car that was driven by Richard Petty in 1972. Back in 1972, STP debuted on The King’s car making one of the most memorable driver-sponsorship combinations in NASCAR history. “When you think throwback racing, you think STP and ‘The King’,”...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday – Labonte Wins Last Traditional Southern 500

Credit – nascarmedia.com Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm 2003 was the last year NASCAR scheduled the Southern 500 in its rightful spot, on Labor Day weekend, until 2015. As with many items that season, tradition was tossed aside for potential growth. Title sponsor Winston was departing at the end of the year after 33 season, the points system would...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch driving Crispy M&M’s paint scheme at Darlington (Photos)

Kyle Busch has made up for lost time since missing the beginning of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry has went to victory lane four times this season and heads to Darlington Raceway looking to lock-up a berth in the end of year Chase. Busch will be driving a special paint scheme this weekend. Rather than a previous M&...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driving Valvoline throwback at Darlington (Photos)

Like so many other drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be driving a throwback paint scheme this weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hits Darlington Raceway. Earnhardt Jr’s car will look like the one driven by  Cale Yarborough from 1981-82. “The suit is just like his,” said Earnhardt. “And he had this (blue) color shoes. There’s a picture of him with his car at Daytona...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr.'s paint scheme to promote ovarian cancer awareness

Martin Truex Jr. is using his Darlington Raceway paint scheme to help promote awareness for ovarian cancer. The Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet No. 78 Chevrolet SS will have a teal look on the hood, roof, quarter panels and rear bumper. Truex's steering wheel and gloves will also have teal accents, as teal is the official color of ovarian cancer awareness.  A number of...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Bowyer No. 15 Buddy Baker Tribute Toyota Darlington Preview

Clint Bowyer’s No. 15 will honor NASCAR legend and Hall of Fame nominee Buddy Baker in this weekend’s 66th running of the Southern 500 at historic Darlington Raceway. The Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota’s blue-and-white paint scheme was hand painted and is similar to the scheme Baker carried on his Bud Moore Engineering No. 15 Torino in the early 1970s. Baker, who was 74 years...

Danica Patrick has the best arse of all her Bahamas traveling friends

Danica Patrick is on vaca in the Bahamas. Has the best ass of her friends. Why? Yoga. Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Paul Menard Wins at Home in Road America

It was well worth the wait for Paul Menard. An extended caution period in the closing stages on the 4.048-mile track meant it was a long wait for everybody in Saturday’s Road America 180 at Road America. For Menard, however, the victory in his Richard Childress Racing No. 33 stood as a home victory for the Wisconsin native. “I’ve been really fortunate to win at some of the coolest...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth To Lose 15 Minutes of Practice at Darlington; 11 Teams Issued Warnings

NASCAR announced on Wednesday, August 26 that Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth will each lose 15 minutes of practice time next weekend at Darlington Raceway as a result of inspection issues at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch’s team failed pre-race inspection four times, while Kenseth’s team failed pre-race inspection two times plus were late for inspection. Additionally, the teams of...
Via On Pit Road
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Labonte To Serve As Grand Marshal At Darlington

© 2001, Nigel KinradeNKP Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm August 27, 2015 Courtesy Darlington Raceway Terry Labonte, who will be inducted into the 2016 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6. Labonte will give the command to start engines accompanied by Bojangles’...
Via Motor Racing Digest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

She said yes! Kurt Busch engaged to Ashley Van Metre

Kurt Busch is taking the plunge. On Wednesday, Busch - driver of the No. 41 Chevrolet SS for Stewart Haas Racing - announced that he and girlfriend Ashley Van Metre are engaged.
Via Shake and Bake
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch Gets Engaged To Ashley Van Metre

Kurt Busch finally has that crazy ex-girlfriend — who was supposedly a trained killer, according to the NASCAR driver —...
Via Busted Coverage
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Like father (and sister): 5-year-old Leo Gordon fitted for his ride

The Gordon family has another race car driver. Just like his dad - 4-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon - and big sister, little Leo Gordon is getting behind the wheel.
Via Shake and Bake
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart lends plane to injured Justin Wilson's family

Tony Stewart was nowhere near Pocono Raceway on Sunday, when IndyCar driver Justin Wilson suffered a serious head injury in an on-track incident. But the three-time NASCAR champion still found a way to make his presence known in Long Pond, Pa. With Wilson airlifted to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., Stewart donated his private plane to Wilson’s family, according to...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Joey Logano’s championship chances

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season couldn’t have gotten off to a better start for Joey Logano.  The driver of the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford for Penske Racing earned undoubtedly the biggest win of his career at “The World Center of Racing,” taking the checkered flag at Daytona.  But it took much longer for Logano to earn his second win of 2015, finally breaking through again...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Waltrip Racing will not compete full-time in 2016

Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman announced on Wednesday that the organization will no longer field a full-time entry beginning in 2016. The team, which began competing full-time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2007, has collected seven wins throughout its history, the most recent coming with Brian Vickers in the fall of 2013 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kauffman...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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