At the end of the final practice session for the NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 300, Chad Boat spun out and cut into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s infield, where his splitter dug up a crap-ton of grass. Then the same thing happened to Boat during qualifying. Conclusion: race cars do not make good lawnmowers. »
Brennan Poole learned this hard lesson during this weekend’s NASCAR Xfinity 3M 250 at Iowa Speedway. Poole was so enraged by an earlier tap from J.J. Yeley that caused him to lose control that he gave Yeley a similar tap once he was back out on track. Needless to say, Poole didn’t get to keep racing. »
A loose lead ballast weight from another car hit Jamie Dick’s number 55 Chevrolet during today’s NASCAR Xfinity practice at Iowa Speedway, going through the windshield and hitting the side of Dick’s helmet.
Say it with me now: “awwwwww.” People pick venues for weddings that mean something to them, and this pair of NASCAR fans decided to make their choice really count. They got married outside Talladega this weekend.
The last few laps of today’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway were relatively uneventful, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. holding on to his lead for dear life. That’s right: NASCAR’s most likable dude just brought home the win. »
The “big one” hit early on lap 46 at today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, taking out a massive chunk of the field. Here’s the pile-up, in case you missed it.
Don’t go backwards into pit lane, don’t pull into your pit stall nose-first, and absolutely, under any circumstances, do not wreck each other out in a big crash on the way in. The NASCAR Xfinity Series seemed to have trouble with that last one yesterday. »
Last name Ever. First name Greatest. SpongeBob SquarePants has been all over American race cars this year, and the world is better for it. This weekend, Bubba Wallace will run everyone’s favorite pineapple-dwelling sponge in Xfinity, but he’s not the only one getting marketing dough from Nickelodeon this year. »
So says AP reporter Jenna Fryer, who posted these photos of a suspiciously tame mullet on Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Yesterday’s NASCAR open test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was interrupted for a totes adorbs break. This baby goose made its way onto the speedway. Officials yellow-flagged the session, retrieved the baby goose and reunited it with its family.
Some of the commentators covering Kurt Busch’s phenomenal driving as of late have uncomfortably tried to frame it as a Cinderella-style comeback. Mike Joy cranked that awkwardness up to 11 today, declaring Busch’s Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 win as going “from suspension to redemption.”
Brendan Gaughan’s pit stall exploded into flame when spilled fuel caught on fire during tonight’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Gaughan’s car even drove off, still on fire.
NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano and their Penske team wish this wasn’t the case, as they have a lot of work to do to get the two cars ready to race again from an incident on lap 19. Unfortunately, the race was red flagged for thunderstorms on lap 22, which leaves both teams high and...well,… »
Who needs an actual scaled-down racer like a Baby Grand or a Legends car when you can just take an arcade model of a NASCAR racer and and plop a 1,700-cc Volkswagen engine in it? »
Bad news for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and Richard Childress Racing: while their penalties for tampering with their tires has been reduced slightly, the National Motorsports Appeals Panel upheld those penalties today. Newman's #31 car was caught with a slow leak in its tires at Auto Club Speedway. »