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Drivers weary of lengthy caution towards the end of Food City 500

The forecast was expecting rain and as expected showers fell upon the track during the latter of the Food City 500 this weekend. A caution was raced however the race went on for quite a while before the red finally came up. This has ticked off some of the drivers who thought the red should

Sprint Cup Series – Xfinity Series – Camping World Truck Series

NASCAR Standings Sprint Cup Series – Xfinity Series – Camping World Truck Series As of: Duck Commander 500 +/- Points Behind Wins 1 Kevin Harvick #4 – Chevrolet – 306 ? 2 2 Joey Logano #22 – Ford – 280 26 1 3 Martin Truex Jr. #78 – Chevrolet – 266 40 0 4 Brad Keselowski #2 – Ford – 246 60 1

Preview for NASCAR Weekend at Bristol

Bristol Motor Speedway will welcome NASCAR this weekend and it is set to be an exciting one. The Chase is looming ever nearer for the Sprint Cup racers and they will want to keep securing as many wins as they can (or a first in many cases) to help to secure their places. With the

Jimmie Johnson Wins NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Texas

It was an exciting finish to the Texas Sprint Cup race this weekend. Jimmie Johnson chased Jammie McMurray and Kevin Harvick up until there were 14 laps left when he managed to get past Harvick and then McMurray in one corner so that he could win. He retained that lead for the rest of the

Texas Motor Speedway Welcomes NASCAR This Weekend

It is the Duck Commander 500 this weekend for the NASCAR Sprint Series. American truck drivers will be celebrated this race weekend. There will be some videos highlighting haulers but also Tony Stewart will have his No.14 car painted with Rush Truck Centres on the bonnet as his primary sponsor and Mobil Delvac 1 logos

NASCAR Film Coming Out Called Racer’s Heart

Posse Films have announced that they will be making a film about a legendary NASCAR driver. The film will be caller ‘Racer’s Heart’ and it will be focussed around Bobby Allison who was a NASCAR pioneer and is also in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The film company will be working with the Allison family

Newman Penalties Appealed Against

Richard Childress Racing are appealing against penalties that were placed against Ryan Newman for tyre infringements during a Sprint Cup NASCAR race at Fontana. The penalty included a $125,000 fine to the crew chief as it was judges that he had modified the tyres in an illegal way. There was also a point penalty on

Joey Logano Takes Sprint Cup Pole

Joey Logano repeated the feat that he achieved at Martinsville last year by making it to pole position. The session was delayed by heavy rain but he managed to stay in the top ten in all of the three qualifying segments and his best lap of 19.232 seconds was enough to beat Ryan Newman to

Ryan Newman to Drive New Chevrolet SS This Weekend

Ryan Newman will be trying out a brand new car this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. It will be a brand new Chevrolet SS, no 490. Newman has managed on victory lane visit at Martinsville in 2012 as well as three pole positions in 2002, 2004 and 2009 and has led in 194 laps and made

Xfinity Series Win for Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick has already done extremely well as the Sprint Cup series this season either coming first or being a runner up in every race so far. However, it seems that he is keen not just to dominate in one of the series this year having earned his second win in the Xfinity Series on

Keselowski Misses Kyle Busch Rivalry

Brad Keselowski is well-known for blogging about how he feels about other drivers, particularly a rivalry that he has with Carl Edwards. However, he is now turning on Kyle Busch, who he thinks very little of as well. Busch is out of the racing season at the moment having broken his leg and foot in

Harvick Wins Sprint Cup Second Week in a Row

NASCAR this weekend saw Kevin Harvick win for the second week in a row. He is hoping that he might be able to take victories at all three of the West Coast races but only after California next weekend will we know for sure. Harvick seems unbeatable at Phoenix International Raceway, where he won again

Nascar News Roundup

The weekend saw some interesting NASCAR races. The Sprint Cup race was the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 2014 Sprint Cup champion, Kevin Harvick won the race after passing Dale Earnhardt jr after a restart at lap 201. This was his 29th cup win and his sixth consecutive top 2 finish going

NASCAR Tracks reduce seating in grandstands

NASCAR has described their reduction of seats in grandstands as right sizing, but many are questioning why they are reducing the amount of seats there. In fact thousands are being removed across the United States. For example the Charlotte Motor Speedway is removing 41,000 seats having once had room for a crown of 167,000. Also

Jimmie Johnson Wins at Atlanta Sprint Cup Race

The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday saw six time champion Jimmie Johnson pulling away after a restart 13 laps before the end of the race and winning it. He started near the back of the race having failed to get a qualifying run. This means that he had a lot of work to

Sprint Cup Qualifying Disrupted by Inspection Problems

With the first race of the season already under their belts, drivers are now looking forward to Sunday’s race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Logano was the winner of the Coors Light Pole Award last week and so all of the other drivers will now be feeling the pressure to show what they have achieved

NASCAR Pundit Jumps Shark

We all get things wrong. Whether we are bloggers, so-called pundits, denizens of the main stream media or just plain members of NASCAR Nation that post on blogs and forums. In a way wrong is good, it shows an attempt was made, you lay it out there for the world to see. My Mother used

More NASCAR Punditry Flung off the Rails into a Ditch

As seen in my preceding post when it comes to punditry, whether it be of the NASCAR variety or political/social, it must come with at least a modicum of truthfulness. If not you’re just a hack with a license to print. Yesterday’s example was on the Vickers/Earnhardt controversy. Today’s edition of punditry gone wild is

Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series Roundup

It may feel like all of the excitement is focussing around Sprint Cup in the NASCAR world at the moment with the Chase taking place and so much excitement around the races with drivers under a lot of pressure. However, we should not forget that the season is coming to a close for the World

NASCAR Final Results of the Season

This weekend saw the final races of the season for all three divisions of NASCAR. The Sprint Cup was the most awaited with Kevin Harvick putting up a dramatic fight to win the title. He left it very late to pass Denny Hamlin and the whole championship battle was extremely exciting for fans. Afterwards Harvick

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