Are NASCAR Teams Drilling Holes In Their Own Tires?

There's a rumor floating around the NASCAR paddock that teams are drilling tiny holes in their tires to maintain a more even tire pressure throughout the race, according to USA Today. I'm not sure how that would work without exploding into a horrifying tire-ball, but then again, I'm not a master of clever cheatin'. » 3/28/15 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

NASCAR's Original Racetrack Is an Abandoned Ruin Today

The North Wilkesboro Speedway opened in 1947, nearly a year before NASCAR was founded. The short track near moonshine country was where the first NASCAR champion, Robert "Red" Byron, was crowned. Today, five years after being abandoned, the historic speedway is just a rotting pile of sticks, crooked chairs, and… » 3/23/15 3:34pm Monday 3:34pm

Tony Stewart Is Pissed And Wants Martin Truex Jr. To Know About It

Martin Truex Jr.'s number 78 Chevy had a bit of a run-in with Tony Stewart's number 14 Chevy during today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400. So, Stewart let Truex know in the pits after the race—rather heatedly. (At least no one threw any punches or grabbed onto any firesuits this time.) » 3/22/15 9:41pm 3/22/15 9:41pm

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Tire Burst Into Flame After It Exploded

Phoenix International Raceway hasn't been kind to right rear tires during today's CampingWorld.com 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. Sam Hornish Jr. ate the wall earlier after his right rear tire failed, but it was Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s tire that was the most explosive failure of them all. » 3/15/15 6:23pm 3/15/15 6:23pm

Warrant Issued For Owner Of Stolen NASCAR Racer Over Lawsuit Payments  

Last month, John Cohen was relieved to recover his #44 Team Xtreme race car that was stolen before the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Now Cohen is in trouble of his own: an arrest warrant has been issued over his failure to pay money owed from one lawsuit, right as another lawsuit was filed against him over the… » 3/12/15 5:35pm 3/12/15 5:35pm

Kurt Busch Has Been Reinstated By NASCAR

According to Associated Press reporter Jenna Fryer, Kurt Busch has been reinstated by NASCAR and will be eligible to participate in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The fact that no criminal charges were pressed over the domestic assault allegations against Busch was a key factor in NASCAR's decision. » 3/11/15 12:09pm 3/11/15 12:09pm

Sorry, Jeff Gordon: No Front-Row Start For You At Las Vegas

Jeff Gordon's streak of bad luck returned during the last practice session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A wreck in the final practice session yesterday will force Gordon to use a back-up car for the race, and thus, he must start from the back of the field. » 3/08/15 1:01pm 3/08/15 1:01pm

Jeff Gordon Smashes NASCAR Pole Record At Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Good news for Gordon fans: he's not only on pole, but he set a Sprint Cup track record for Las Vegas Motor Speedway doing it. According to USA Today, Gordon's car hit a speed of 194.679 mph in a 27.738-second lap of the 1.5-mile speedway. I wouldn't be surprised if the back end of his car is now plaid. » 3/07/15 9:13am 3/07/15 9:13am

NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch Will Not Be Charged For Domestic Assault

According to Associated Press motorsports reporter Jenna Fryer, the Delaware Department of Justice has announced today that they will not be pressing criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch over allegations that Busch strangled and smashed ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's head against a wall. » 3/05/15 11:01am 3/05/15 11:01am

Kurt Busch Signs Terms For His Return To NASCAR After Suspension

NBC Sports reports this morning that Kurt Busch has signed NASCAR's terms and conditions for the series' consideration of his reinstatement as a driver following his indefinite suspension. The suspension still holds in the meantime, however, there is the possibility that Busch will return to the grid. » 3/02/15 12:07pm 3/02/15 12:07pm

Kyle Busch To Continue Recovery From Daytona Accident In North Carolina

Kyle Busch and wife Samantha look happy to be leaving the Halifax Medical Center in Florida. Busch was released following a horrific accident during the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. He will be transferred to a North Carolina hospital for further treatment. » 2/24/15 4:30pm 2/24/15 4:30pm