Category: NASCAR

NASCAR bans display of Confederate flags at tracks

Nearly five years after requesting that fans don’t display the flag at races, NASCAR said Wednesday that it was now prohibiting the display of the flag. NASCAR’s announcement comes two days after Bubba Wallace said the flag should be prohibited from tracks and as protests continue in the wake of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis…



Byron Leads Friday Daytona 500 Practice

William Byron led a Chevrolet 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 on Friday evening’s Daytona 500 practice session. Byron paced the 50-minute practice at 204.587 mph (43.991 seconds). Ryan Preece was second-quickest at 204.096 mph with Chase Elliott third fastest at 203.869 mph. Ty Dillon was fourth-fastest at 203.422 mph as Tyler Reddick rounded out the top five at 202.922…



Versatile Race Driver John Andretti Dies At 56

John Andretti carved out his own niche in one of the world’s most successful racing families. He became the first driver to attempt the Memorial Day double. He won on dirt tracks, street courses and superspeedways. He won an endurance race, competed in dragsters and became an iron man in IndyCar and NASCAR. And he…



Junior Johnson, “The Last American Hero”

Robert Glenn Johnson Jr., better known as Junior Johnson, passed away on December 20, 2019 aged 88. Junior drove in NASCAR during the 1950s and 1960s, won 50 NASCAR races in his career before retiring in 1966. In the 1970s and 1980s, he became a NASCAR racing team owner; he sponsored such NASCAR champions as…



Enforcer and The Dude – Episode 8

Former V8 Supercar Champion Russell Ingall and Paul “The Dude” Morris welcome special guest Boris Said from the USA and chat all things Motorsport. Boris gives his exclusive insight into the next Gen-7 NASCAR and can Scott McLaughlin cut it in the US. As always, the boys stir up plenty of debate and do some…



Hamlin Captures Fifth Career Win At Pocono

Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway in overtime, leading the final 32 laps en route to his third win of the season and fifth at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track. On the final restart, Hamlin got a huge jump on his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Erik Jones and Martin Truex Jr. and…



Pocono: Kyle Busch Dominates To Win

Only a few weeks after finishing 10th at Dover and lamenting NASCAR’s new aero package saying it “sucked”, Busch put on a clinic leading a race high 79 laps and winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 400 by 2 seconds. “I passed one guy on the outside of turn 3 and that was…



Chase Elliott wins at Talladega

Chase Elliott seized the lead in the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway during a four-lap shootout to the finish and took the checkered flag under caution after Kyle Larson barrel-rolled behind him. Elliott’s victory broke a Chevrolet drought in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series dating to last October at Kansas Speedway and broke a seven-race…



Denny Hamlin wins at Daytona

Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs’ oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. J.D. Gibbs was 49. Hamlin predicted a long night of celebrating. He says “I’m going to hate tomorrow, but…



Denny Hamlin wins at Daytona

Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs’ oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. J.D. Gibbs was 49. Hamlin predicted a long night of celebrating. He says “I’m going to hate tomorrow, but…