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NASCAR America: The REAL reason Kasey Kahne was late to new contract signing

Here's what happened when Kasey Kahne forgot to do something REAL important.
Via CSN Chicago
10 hours ago

WATCH: NASCAR Race Hub Audio Podcast (9.21.17) | NASCAR RACE HUB

Topics ► Playoff Leaders (01:36)► Loudon Favorites (06:08)► Chase Elliott (09:09)► Dale Earnhardt Jr. (14:30)► Martin Truex Jr. (19:33)
Via FOX Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR America: Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski Twitter spat proves NASCAR needs more rivalries, animosity

NASCAR needs more rivalries, complete with animosity both pre-race and in-race.
Via CSN Chicago
11 hours ago

McDowell Continues Despite Blurry Future in Cup Series

After the announcement yesterday of Kasey Kahne joining Leavine Family Racing, Michael McDowell now joins the list of free agents for the 2017 season.  Despite having a blurry future in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, McDowell spoke with Brad Gillie and Larry McReynolds on The Late Shift. “Obviously, it’s not the news you want to have but I’m thankful for the time I...
Via On Pit Road
11 hours ago

Ford EcoBoost /Matt DiBenedetto – New Hampshire Race Advance

Ford EcoBoost / Matt DiBenedetto New Hampshire Race Advance Ford EcoBoost / Matt DiBenedetto New Hampshire Race Advance Ford EcoBoost And Matt DiBenedetto Power Their Way Into New Hampshire Race 28 of 36: The second race of the NASCAR playoffs will take place this Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Matt DiBenedetto and the Go Fas Racing team will be representing Ford EcoBoost...
Via On Pit Road
14 hours ago

Throwback Thursday Theater – Newman Victorious Amid Loudon Playoff Madness

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor The pressure that comes with competing for the championship in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs is immense for the drivers that make the cut into the postseason to be one of the few to have a shot at the title and sometimes that pressure can be too much to bear. In the 2005 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, tempers flaring among...
Via Motorsports Tribune
20 hours ago

Elliott Sadler, Brendan Gaughan relish ‘messing up the bell curve’ of Xfinity playoff drivers

Brendan Gaughan and Elliott Sadler are the only Xfinty playoff drivers over the age of 32 - by 10 years.
Via CSN Chicago
21 hours ago

O’Donnell Addresses Keselowski Tweet

As he does most Monday afternoons, NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell went on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. He believes NASCAR provides a level playing field for all manufacturers. This came four days after Brad Keselowski took to twitter addressing that he felt like the sport is in for a “rude awakening” after Toyota finished first...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago

Kyle Busch talks to us about the MENCS championship, his driving style and wanting to beat the best

Last Thursday, I was fortunate to be invited to New York City to attend the NASCAR Playoffs media luncheon to kick off the Playoffs for their first season with Monster as the presenting sponsor for the top series. As I boarded the train and listened to the latest NASCAR news on the TuneIn app, I set out researching and coming up with questions for some of the best drivers in the...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago

Spoiler Modification at Chicago Leads to Big Penalty for Elliott

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Chase Elliott finished second at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday to give his No. 24 team a strong start to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, but the momentum from the runner-up result was dampered on Tuesday as the team was hit with an L1 penalty from the sanctioning body for an improper modification to the rear spoiler. NASCAR noted in...
Via Motorsports Tribune
2 days ago

Remembering: Ted Christopher

June 5, 1958 – September 16, 2017 2001 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Champion 2008 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Champion 48 NASCAR Modified Wins 10 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Wins Four-Time Thompson Speedway Track Champion Nine-Time Stafford Motor Speedway Track Champion How do you describe a competitor who made a career playing to the fans? Aggressive, controversial, dominant...
Via Motorsports Tribune
2 days ago

Chase Elliott’s NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott suffered a setback to his championship hopes when NASCAR penalized his Hendrick Motorsports team Tuesday for a modification to his Chevrolet in the opening round of the playoffs. The aerodynamic modification was found in post-race inspection following Elliott’s second-place finish on Sunday at Chicagoland. The finish is now considered “encumbered”...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne will drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro next season. He’ll replace Michael McDowell, who has driven that car since 2014. Kahne has been with Hendrick Motorsports since 2012. The team bought him out of his contract for next season, which made him a free agent. Kahne had a rough opening round to the playoffs at Chicagoland...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

WATCH: Winner's Weekend: Martin Truex Jr. - Chicagoland

Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn recap the strategy that brought them to Victory Lane in the Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvick, Kenseth and Blaney use Chicagoland finish to start playoffs strong

Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Blaney had strong finishes in the Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, the first race of the NASCAR playoffs. Kevin Harvick led 59 laps and finished third at Chicagoland Speedway and will now enter the second race in the first round at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, third in the points standings. Harvick ran up front for a majority...
Via Motor Racing Digest
3 days ago

Chase for championship: Elliot a NASCAR title contender

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Harvick considered the list of young drivers often suggested as NASCAR’s next big stars and replacements for departed veterans Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr. He suggested that only one prospect could truly hook a new generation of fans. “NASCAR needs Chase Elliott to win,” Harvick said earlier this summer. “Chase Elliott is the...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

WATCH: Danica Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018 | NASCAR RACE HUB

Danica Patrick has released a statement announcing that after six years with Stewart-Haas Racing she will not return in 2018 to pilot the No. 10 car.
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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