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Ryan: NASCAR and Danica Patrick parted on faint and familiar terms

She was determined to succeed, but her fit in stock cars always felt less than perfect even though her impact was significant.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says speed skating is 'NASCAR on ice'

In an interview with Ted Robinson and Apolo Ohno on NBC, Dale Earnhardt Jr. compared short track speed skating to NASCAR.
Via Sporting News
2 days ago

Richard Childress Racing looking to build off Daytona 500 win

For an organization that had its morale tested with significant offseason downsizing, Austin Dillon's emotional victory Sunday served as a needed shot of confidence.
Via ESPN
3 days ago

Bubba Wallace told Denny Hamlin his Adderall comments ‘make us all look bad’

Feud has cost Daytona 500 runner-up his membership in a NASCAR-oriented golf league.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Dillon motivated by 'one-race wonder' talk

Daytona 500 winner Austin Dillon has heard the talk that he will be a one-race wonder this season and is using that as motivation to get back to Victory Lane.
Via ESPN
1 day ago

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. paces Cup field in opening practice at Atlanta

Ford posts fastest lap and Chevrolet takes next four spots on the speed chart.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

NASCAR to have smallest Cup field since '96

With no "open" entries for Sunday's race, only 36 cars will be racing in the Cup event at Atlanta Motor Speedway -- NASCAR's smallest field since 1996.
Via ESPN
1 day ago

Others’ predictions motivating Austin Dillon after Daytona 500 win: ‘I guess they don’t believe it yet’

Richard Childress Racing driver determined to prove his second career victory won't be his last in 2018.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Young’s Motorsports Partners with Team Dillon, GoShare

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The health of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series continues to look better as Young’s Motorsports partners with Team Dillon for the 2018 season. Young’s Motorsports will field a second, full-time entry in addition to Austin Hill’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Austin and Ty Dillon, along with Xfinity Series’ Daniel...
Via Motorsports Tribune
1 day ago

NASCAR Cup: Bubba Wallace falls out of favor with Denny Hamlin clique

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Denny Hamlin and Darrell Wallace Jr., affectionately known as “Bubba Wallace,” haven’t made up since their dust-up last weekend after the Daytona 500 official season-opener for the Cup Series. During Wallace’s media availability at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday, ahead of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400, Wallace mentioned that he was...
Via Auto Racing Daily
1 day ago

MENCS: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Leads Opening Practice

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the opening practice ahead of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kyle Larson was second fastest followed by Darrell Wallace Jr., Ty Dillon and Alex bowman. PRACTICE 1 RESULTS C1802_PRAC1
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago

NXS: Christopher Bell and John Hunter Nemechek Pace Practices

Christopher Bell sat atop the speedcharts in opening practice for Saturday’s Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Joey Logano was second fastest as Cole Custer, Ryan Reed and Kevin Harvick round out the fast five. PRACTICE 1 RESULTS N1802_PRAC1 John Hunter Nemechek showed the was around the track in final NXS practice Friday. Bell, Custer, Ty Dillon and Brandon Jones round out...
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago

NASCAR starting lineup at Atlanta: Kyle Busch wins first-ever pole after 20 tries

Kyle Busch will lead the field Sunday while Martin Truex Jr. will start at the back of the pack after failing to pass inspection.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Kyle Busch nips Newman to win pole at Atlanta Motor Speedway

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kyle Busch won the pole for the second race of the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup season, edging Ryan Newman in a close battle at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch overcame handling problems in the first two rounds of qualifying Friday to win the pole with a lap of 184.652 mph in the third round. Busch beat Newman’s 184.419 mph. Kevin Harvick qualified third. Busch won...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Denny Hamlin on Daytona 500 spat with Bubba Wallace: ‘It’s done’

Joe Gibbs Racing driver says he has talked with Kevin Harvick, and 'we're good.'
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Kyle Busch zooms to first career Atlanta Cup pole

Kyle Busch nips Ryan Newman to take top spot for Sunday's race.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Truex car fails inspection three times in Atlanta

Martin Truex Jr. will start start last in Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after his car failed to pass technical inspection on Friday.
Via ESPN
1 day ago

NASCAR Cup: Kyle Busch notches first Atlanta pole

Kyle Busch claimed his first-career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday with a 30.024-second/184.652 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying to start Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 first. Toyota driver Busch will share the front row with Chevrolet driver Ryan Newman. Ford’s Kevin Harvick qualified third to give all three manufacturers...
Via Auto Racing Daily
1 day ago

MENCS: Kyle Busch Earns His first Pole of 2018

Kyle Busch earned his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday evening for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Busch’s lap time of 30.024 (184.652 MPH) took the P1 position away from Ryan Newman in the closing moments of the final round of qualifying. Newman’s time of 30.062 posted a speed of 184.419 MPH. Starting third will...
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago

Kyle Busch Edges Newman for Atlanta Pole

By: Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, Ga. – Ryan Newman was within seconds of breaking a pole drought that dates to 2013 – until Kyle Busch made his final-round qualifying run at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Covering the 1.54-mile distance in 30.024 seconds (184.652 mph) in the money round of Friday’s knockout qualifying session, Busch edged Newman by .038 seconds to win his...
Via Motorsports Tribune
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr.’s car chief ejected after Atlanta inspection failures

No. 78 Toyota struggles to clear NASCAR's new Optical Scanning Station.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

'Holy cow!' Dale Earnhardt Jr. checks out bobsled track

Dale Earnhardt Jr. chats with Team USA bobsled before they hit the track in four-man competition.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr Fails to Make Qualifying Attempt Due to Issues in Inspection

Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, Martin Truex Jr, failed pre-race inspection three times at Atlanta Motor Speedway. As a result of the multiple failures, Truex did not make a qualifying attempt and will start the Folds of Honor Quick Trip 500 in 35th position. In addition to starting in the last row, Truex will also lose the benefit of having his regular car chief...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago

Kyle Busch Scores the Pole for Folds of Honor Quick Trip 500

Via On Pit Road
1 day ago

Breaking down the Atlanta starting lineup

Take a driver-by-driver look through the field for Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.
Via ESPN
1 day ago
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