Getting Sweet, Sweet Revenge Will Get You Pulled Off The Track

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. » 5/18/15 10:05pm 5/18/15 10:05pm

SpongeBob SquarePants On A Race Car: Great Livery, Or Greatest Livery?

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. » 5/03/15 8:49am 5/03/15 8:49am

Jeff Gordon To Drive Indianapolis 500 Pace Car (And Taunt Travis' Face)

Our esteemed Editor-In-Chief Travis Okulski will be going to the Indianapolis 500 as usual this year. Good news! Travis’ personal nightmare and four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon will be driving the pace car, haunting Travis’ every thought from inside a beautiful white Corvette.
» 4/30/15 3:06pm 4/30/15 3:06pm

Kurt Busch's Win Is Not Redemption For Domestic Violence Allegations

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.”
» 4/26/15 6:35pm 4/26/15 6:35pm

NASCAR Race Ends Just In Time For Bristol To Get Pounded With Rain

NASCAR apparently timed today’s Sprint Cup Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer (pheeeeew) just right. It’s been delayed and red flagged for rain throughout the day, but Bristol is about to get thoroughly pounded with thunderstorms right about...now.
» 4/20/15 10:15am 4/20/15 10:15am

You Can't Work On The Car When The Race Is Red-Flagged For Rain

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,… » 4/19/15 5:10pm 4/19/15 5:10pm

Ryan Newman's Team Loses Appeal Over Tire Tampering

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. » 4/16/15 6:15pm 4/16/15 6:15pm