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Martin Truex Jr. didn't know stage racing would be this great

It’s likely that a dominating performance and sweeping the entire race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway helped boost Martin Truex Jr.’s thoughts on the new NASCAR stage racing format.He liked the idea when it was in the planning stages, but after three races, it's playing out better than he expected.“I think stage racing has been really fun so far,” Truex said. “I was a proponent...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Mark Zuckerberg rides shotgun with Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Charlotte

It appears Mark Zuckerberg didn’t just see where Hendrick Motorsports builds the engines for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s race car, he also got to experience the fruit of the team’s labor firsthand.The Facebook co-founder and CEO visited Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday to take part in the NASCAR Racing Experience, according to NASCAR. Rather than having any old performance driving...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch, Joey Logano receive no penalty for post-race incident in Vegas

After a scuffle broke out at the end of the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and their respective teams won’t face any discipline for the incident.Busch and Logano made contact on the final lap, sending Busch spinning into pit road, leading to an altercation where Busch took a swing at Logano and was taken to the ground by Team Penske crew members...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

NASCAR won’t penalize anyone for the Kyle Busch-Joey Logano fight

A few years ago, in an attempt to boost interest in the sport amidst sagging ratings and develop more engaging personalities in the sport, NASCAR decided to loosen up its rules and restrictions on tough racing. The policy colloquially known as “have at it, boys” came into effect several years ago where the sport encouraged their drivers to handle business on the track.Of course...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch vs. Joey Logano: Hate is great in NASCAR

Without intending to, Joey Logano created a hornet’s nest for NASCAR when he lost control of his No. 22 Team Penske Ford on the last lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and wrecked Kyle Busch as the two were racing for fourth place last Sunday.And may turn out to be the best thing that’s happened to NASCAR in a long time.That’s because in racing as in wrasslin’, hate is great...
Via FOX Sports
10 days ago

Logano uses fast late lap to claim pole in Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Joey Logano capped a day in the spotlight with a fast late lap Friday to claim the pole for the NASCAR Camping World 500. With the temperature in the low 90s and the sun beginning to set, Ryan Blaney qualified second to give Ford the top two spots to start Sunday's race. Logano and Blaney bumped Dale Earnardt Jr.'s Chevrolet out of the top spot he had held...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Allgaier holds on to win Xfinity, his 1st victory in 5 years

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Justin Allgaier held on to the lead in a restart with four laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in scorching heat, his first victory in five years. Allgaier, who took four tires on his Kelley-Earnhardt-Miller Chevrolet in one of the late cautions, held off Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones. Blaney, who started the day 33rd after missing the qualifying, pulled...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Newman scores huge upset win in Camping World 500

Ryan Newman won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, gambling to stay out on old tires at the end and earning a huge payoff.It was Newman’s 18th Cup win overall and his second at Phoenix, but his first since joining Richard Childress Racing in 2013.The 312-lap race was divided into three stages – and each one was dominated by a different...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Kyle Busch after Joey Logano foils him again: 'That's racing'

It appeared Kyle Busch was headed for Victory Lane Sunday at Phoenix Raceway when Joey Logano inadvertently messed with Busch’s well-laid plans once again. This time, though, it was different. One week after Logano and Busch scuffled following a race in Las Vegas in which Logano sent Busch spinning as they battled for fourth place, the cars of the two drivers were nowhere near...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Kyle Busch after Joey Logano foils him again: 'That's racing'

It appeared Kyle Busch was headed for Victory Lane Sunday at Phoenix Raceway when Joey Logano inadvertently messed with Busch’s well-laid plans once again. This time, though, it was different. One week after Logano and Busch scuffled following a race in Las Vegas in which Logano sent Busch spinning as they battled for fourth place, the cars of the two drivers were nowhere near...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

WATCH: Ryan Newman Post-Race Interview | 2017 PHOENIX | NASCAR VICTORY LANE

Via FOX Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick Post-Race Report – Phoenix

Danica Patrick Finishes 22nd at Phoenix TaxAct Driver Moves to 29th in the Driver Point Standings Date: March 19, 2017 Event: Camping World 500k (Round 4 of 36) Series: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Location: Phoenix International Raceway (1-mile oval) Format: 314 laps, broken into three stages (75 laps/75 laps/164 laps) Start/Finish: 26th/22nd (Running, completed 314 of 314 laps...
Via Motor Racing Digest
6 days ago

WATCH: Winner's Weekend: Ryan Newman - Phoenix | NASCAR RACE HUB

Winner's Weekend: Ryan Newman - Phoenix | NASCAR RACE HUB
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Bowyer Post-Race Report – Phoenix

Clint Bowyer Finishes 13th at Phoenix Haas Automation Ford Moves From 17th to 13th In Overtime Date: March 19, 2017 Event: Camping World 500k (Round 4 of 36) Series: Monster EnergyNASCAR Cup Series Location: Phoenix International Raceway(1-mile oval) Format: 312 laps, broken into three stages (75 laps/75 laps/162 laps) Start/Finish: 13th/13th (Running, completed 314 of 314 laps)...
Via Motor Racing Digest
6 days ago

MENCS: Joey Logano Spoils Kyle Busch’s Shot at Victory

A week after Kyle Busch hunted down Joey Logano on pit road following the Kobalt 400, it was Logano that took a swing at Busch at Phoenix, but it wasn’t with his hands. With six laps to go in Sunday’s Camping World 500, Logano blew a right front tire before crashing into the wall in Turn 1. Logano was running in the 11th position at the time of the incident. He finished 31st. “There’s...
Via Rubbings Racing
6 days ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Ryan Blaney hug it out on Twitter

Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

2017 NASCAR Phoenix 500 Race Recap and Review

NASCAR is back this week with the Camping World 500 from Phoenix International Raceway. Another person who is back is me. What I mean by that is that I am finally back to recapping and reviewing NASCAR races. I want to apologize for not recapping and reviewing the last two races from Atlanta and Las Vegas. I was going to recap the race from Atlanta two weeks ago, but because I live...
Via 411SportsBlog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Buescher No. 37 BUSH’s Beans Chevrolet Auto Club Speedway Pre-Race Report

CHRIS BUESCHER NO. 37 BUSH’S BEANS CHEVROLET SS AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY PREVIEW Date/Time: Sunday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m. ET TV Network/Radio: FOX / MRN Radio / SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 SPONSOR THIS WEEKEND: “We’re really fortunate to run BUSH’S Beans for a second time this season on the hood this weekend in Fontana,” Buescher said. “Spring is right around the corner...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr. offers frank assessment on recent issues, NASCAR’s reaction and potential impact

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had much to say on his podcast, the Dale Jr. Download, about recent altercations on and off the track in the sport.
Via CSN Chicago
5 days ago

NASCAR America: Ryan Newman’s crew chief discusses race-winning strategy

Luke Lambert won his first Cup Series race as a crew chief Sunday with Ryan Newman.
Via CSN Chicago
5 days ago

Danica Patrick Auto Club 400 Advance and Team Report

DANICA PATRICK Completing the West Coast Swing KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (March 20, 2017) – The NASCAR Goes West journey continues for Danica Patrick and the No. 10 Aspen Dental Ford Fusion team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) as they travel to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. The race in Fontana marks...
Via Motor Racing Digest
5 days ago

Kurt Busch Fontana Advance and Team Report

KURT BUSCH Bragging Rights – Times Two KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (March 19, 2017) – For Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), this weekend’s Auto Club 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race is one for bragging rights as he and the team converge on Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California looking to...
Via Motor Racing Digest
5 days ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr. uses social media to call out counterfeit memorabilia

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

NASCAR America live at 5:30 p.m. ET: Ricky Stenhouse Jr., latest on penalties

Nate Ryan brings the latest on any penalties handed out to teams following the Phoenix race weekend.
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago

NASCAR docks Brad Keselowski, Team Penske 35 points; suspends crew chief Paul Wolfe

Brad Keselowski's car failed inspection after finishing fifth at Phoenix Raceway.
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago
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