Category: Nascar

Where Have The Chevrolets Gone?

Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. — just call them “The Big Three” — have won 14 of 19 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup races this year. All three have won Cups and are at least 33 years old, which sidetracks NASCAR’s “Young Guns” marketing push. Well, good for “The Big Three.” Each is…



Austin Dillon wins 2018 Daytona 500

Twenty years ago, Dale Earnhardt Sr. won his only Daytona 500. Austin Dillon was just  7 years old. Twenty years later, Dillon claimed the Great American Race in Earnhardt’s No. 3. The 27-year-old Dillon won the 60th running of the Daytona 500 in overtime on Sunday after spinning and passing Aric Almirola on the final…



2018 Daytona 500 starting grid Confirmed

Final practice is over and the starting grid for NASCAR’s season-opening Daytona 500 has been set. Alex Bowman took pole and Denny Hamlin the other front row position as a result of qualifying, while Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott start behind them having won their respective Duels. Among those who have been sent to the…



Kahne wins on long day at Indy

Kasey Kahne has snapped a winless streak dating back to 2014 with a gritty victory in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kahne took what would be the final re-start second behind Brad Keselowski, but held-on around the outside in a green-white-chequered finish in fading light. Kahne was out front when the final of…



Edwards Wins in Charlotte

Carl Edwards scored his first victory for Joe Gibbs Racing with a calculated run in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte. The Toyota driver made the best of the fuel strategy to conserve his way to the chequered flag ahead of former Roush Fenway Ford team-mate Greg Biffle. The result backed up victory for fellow JGR driver…



Jimmie Johnson wins at Kansas

Jimmie Johnson pulled into victory lane after his late-race gamble paid off to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. Johnson, so dominant on mile-and-a-half tracks, held off Kevin Harvick as the clock struck midnight heading into Sunday. They were chased across the line by Johnson’s Hendrick Motorsports teammates Dale Earnhardt Jr. and…



NASCAR – The Art of Rollover

Motorsport can be a beautiful sight to behold. Mechanical beasts dancing on the edge of control, at speeds that can boggle the mind. It is something that unites motorsport fans around the globe. However, sometimes that dance goes wrong, and all hell can break loose. Take for example suffering a rollover while doing nearly 300km/h…



Kenseth holds off charging Kahne at Bristol

It was battle royale inside the Last Great Colosseum as NASCAR’s gladiators clashed under the Saturday night lights, culminating in a dramatic fight to the finish between Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne. Catching Kenseth with little time left in the IRWIN Tools Night Race, Kahne pulled even but was unable to complete the pass before…



Tony Stewart out for Remainder of Season

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Tony Stewart will not race again in 2013 for his team as he continues to recover from multiple leg fractures suffered in a sprint car crash two weeks ago. The three-time Sprint Cup champion suffered a broken right tibia and fibula on 5 August at Southern Iowa Speedway and although…



Logano wins race at Chicagoland

Joey Logano held off Sam Hornish Jr. to win the NASCAR Nationwide race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Logano, the lone Sprint Cup regular in the race, earned his second Nationwide win of the year and No. 20 for his career. He also won at Dover in June. Hornish held on for second, giving car…