NASCAR NEWS

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s crew chief suspended, fined after Richmond infraction

Nick Sandler, the crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford has been given a one-race suspension by NASCAR and will miss this weekend' s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.Sandler was also fined $20,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31. NASCAR said he violated Section 20.13.I-1.d of the NASCAR Rule Book. That section pertains to the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SportsTalk Live: Patrick on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400

Danica Patrick joins SportsTalk Live to discuss the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy 26th birthday to RCR's Austin Dillon

Austin Dillon heads into Talladega Superspeedway this weekend ranked 12th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings.So far in 2016, the third-year Richard Childress Racing driver is enjoying the best year of his career.RCR is always strong at restrictor-plate tracks — Dillon won the Daytona 500 pole two years ago as a rookie — and Sunday's GEICO 500 could be a great opportunity...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: McMurray joins Schanowski on SportsNet Central

Mark Schanowski talks with NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray on SportsNet Central.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. crew chief suspended; NASCAR warns Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart teams

NASCAR sits Nick Sandler for Talladega Superspeedway weekend after inspection violation at Richmond.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

NSCS: Kurt Busch Excited About Boss Returning to Racing

Kurt Busch, driver of the No.41 Monster Energy Ford, for Stewart Haas Racing, was excited to have his boss Tony Stewart back behind the wheel at Richmond International Raceway. “Well, it’s great to have our team owner and our lead driver back in the car,” Busch said. “To have an injury outside of racing it is always tough to go through, especially with (Tony) Stewart in a...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Joe Gibbs won't let Carl Edwards-Kyle Busch finish affect the team

At Richmond, we saw one teammate move another teammate out of the way to win a race.On one hand for team owner Joe Gibbs, it's a great problem to have. On the other hand, he has to make sure it doesn't fester into something that distracts either team from focusing on winning races and champions.Obviously Kyle Busch was upset at what his teammate Carl Edwards did, but as I said earlier...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR America: NASCAR mandates securing all five lug nuts during pit stops

Steve Letarte, Jeff Burton, Trevor Bayne and Brian Vickers give their thoughts on how the lug nut rule.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

A relief victory at Talladega by Ty Dillon could qualify Tony Stewart for the Chase

The three-time series champion is scheduled to turn over the wheel in Sunday's race as he recovers from a back injury.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

How does Carl Edwards' bump and run stack up against the best?

Carl Edwards dusted off an oldie but goodie, the last-lap bump and run, to beat teammate Kyle Busch on Sunday at Richmond.FOX Sports' Tom Jensen wrote that the move was great for racing and it made us nostalgic for some other great bump and runs:● Joey Logano bumping an equally thirsty Mark Martin in 2012 at Pocono.● Jeff Gordon did it to Rusty Wallace TWICE at Bristol, in 1997...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Bayne Unveils Throwback to Mark Martin for Darlington

With Darlington Raceway’s second season of The Tradition Continues throw back celebration for when NASCAR runs the Bojangles Southern 500 at the track Labor day weekend, Roush Fenway Racing unveiled Trevor Bayne’s throwback paint scheme. The Tennessee native’s No. 6 AdvoCare Ford will be a tribute to long time Roush Fenway Racing driver Mark Martin. The car will carry the...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SportsTalk Live: Patrick on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400

Danica Patrick joins SportsTalk Live to discuss the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

NASCAR America: Trevor Bayne reveals throwback car for Darlington Raceway

Mark Martin drove the paint scheme on his Valvoline car in 1996 and 1997.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

McMurray joins Schanowski on SportsNet Central

Mark Schanowski talks with NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray on SportsNet Central.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

NASCAR America: Adam Stevens discusses relationship of Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards

The crew chief for Kyle Busch also discusses the new lug nut policy.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr. raises nearly $160k for hungry kids

The intriguing thing about social media is there's often no rhyme nor reason to why some topic or image or video goes viral. Sometimes, it just does. Just ask Dale Earnhardt Jr. Three weeks ago, NASCAR's most popular driver Tweeted that he liked sandwiches made of white bread, Hellman's mayonnaise and bananas. The ensuing publicity damn near broke the internet. Television news...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports Secures Robb Rogers as Pit Crew Coach

26-year Veteran Joins Iconic NASCAR Team to Coach Pit Crews MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 26, 2016) – Richard Petty Motorsports secured 36-year-veteran coach Robb Rogers to lead the pit crews for both Sprint Cup Series teams and the XFINITY Series team. Rogers brings a varied resume with experience training emerging athletes to first round picks, Olympians to soccer moms, walk on free...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweet leads to more than $150K in donations to fight child hunger

Donations will go to Blessings in a Backpack charity.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Watch LIVE: NASCAR America at 5 pm ET: Trevor Bayne, Scan All and crew chiefs

Trevor Bayne joins the show to unveil his paint scheme for the Southern 500.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Danica Patrick makes like April O’Neil in TMNT-sponsored race

When Chicagoland Speedway hosts a Sprint Cup Series race later this year, expect there to be some turtle power. The Chicago race track will partner with Nickelodeon for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 and Danica Patrick will be getting in on the turtle love with a specially-designed car for the race. Unfortunately for fans of the Ninja Turtles, Patrick will not be driving...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Bayne to race throwback Mark Martin paint scheme at Darlington

Roush Fenway Racing has unveiled the paint scheme Trevor Bayne will carry on his racecar for the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.Bayne's No. 6 AdvoCare Ford will feature Mark Martin's iconic red, white and blue paint scheme he raced during the 1996 and 1997 NASCAR Premier Series seasons."It's an honor any time you are mentioned alongside Mark Martin," Bayne said in...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NASCAR: Geico 500 at Talladega Driver Picks

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Talladega, Alabama this week for the Toyota Owners 400. The race can be seen Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on Fox. Be sure to test your knowledge of NASCAR by competing in Fox Sports Fantasy Auto Racing. Talladega is the second superspeedway on the schedule this season. This is the hardest track to predict a winner because any driver who starts the race...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick, Chicagoland Speedway unveil 'Ninja Turtles' sponsor

Chicagoland Speedway will be invaded by turtles for its Sprint Cup Series race in September.In a special event with Danica Patrick in downtown Chicago on Tuesday morning, the track announced that it will once again partner with Nickelodeon for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400, which will kick off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. Patrick also unveiled a cool...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sponsoring race, Danica Patrick at Chicagoland

The Nickelodeon cartoon will sponsor the Sept. 18 race at Chicagoland Speedway and Danica Patrick's car.
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago

NSCS: Kyle Busch Loses Out Virtue of Edwards’ Bump-And-Run

Kyle Busch, driver of the No.18 Banfield Pet Hospital Toyota, was looking to cruise his way to another victory at Richmond International Raceway, but as the laps wound down he started to lose the handling of his car. Teammate Carl Edwards, who was running second at the time, caught up to Busch and going into the final corner on the final lap executed the bump and run, which led...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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