New Hampshire Motor Speedway has picked a former Boston Red Sox pitcher to deliver the pre-race prayer on Sunday. And not only has the speedway picked a former Red Sox pitcher, it has chosen a controversial one. Curt Schilling. Yes.Show More Summary
Dateline Pit Road: A presidential edict has landed at the Redwings of pit road workers throughout NASCAR’s top circuit banning the word “retread” in favor of the more politically-correct and sensitive word, “tread challenged.” The subpar tires are a perennial problem at NASCAR race sites. New NASCAR Official in Charge of Retread Control Dusty Blunderbuss
One race into the Chase and fists are already flying. The incident between Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson might have been unintentional, but the results could take Harvick out of Chase contention after the first round… unless he wins within the next two weeks, of course. Show More Summary
Well, it looks like that little ACL injury for Denny Hamlin wasn’t a factor on Sunday afternoon in Chicago. Despite his knee injury, Hamlin spun early, went onto win the MyAFibRisk.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, and took to the deadline...Show More Summary
Getting ready for @ChicagolndSpdwy quick stop by @GreatClips pic.twitter.com/LHToaJLcqH — Kasey Kahne (@kaseykahne) September 14, 2015 Kasey Kahne needed a new haircut just before traveling to Chicagoland Speedway this past weekend. Show More Summary
Notice that the title of this column is “ridiculous fights,” and not actual, intense or compelling fights. These are short-lived, one-sided, wimpy, “what just happened there?” fights that make the highlight reel because because they’re ridiculous. Show More Summary
NASCAR XFINITY Series regular Ryan Reed will pilot the No. 38 Lira Motorsports Ford Fusion in the upcoming ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards events at Kentucky Speedway and Kansas Speedway. Reed, who captured the team’s first win...Show More Summary
The Motor Racing Network will take a different approach this fall. The network announced on Tuesday that it will provide radio broadcasts for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West finale events at Dover International Speedway and Phoenix International Raceway, respectively. Show More Summary
The No. 24 car will be silver for Jeff Gordon's final race in it. The four-time Sprint Cup Series champion is retiring from full-time driving at the end of the season and unveiled the paint scheme he'll run at Homestead, the final race...Show More Summary
Our Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it's the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. And you think we dislike your favorite driver, so it makes sense, right? Direct all your complaints to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll try to have some fun. 1. Show More Summary
There was a time not all that long ago where Rednecks ruled NASCAR. The field of 43 for any given race Sunday was always filled with 43 men proud to call themselves Rednecks. But times have changed. Tune in to a NASCAR race on Sunday nowadays and try to find a Redneck behind the wheel.
One of America’s most favorite pastimes is NASCAR racing and there are many reasons to support this fact. The acronym NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Racing. These events should be races between stock cars but it is far from that. The cars that are driven in the NASCAR events are custom made
Denny Hamlin made one of the better comebacks in recent history at Chicagoland Sunday afternoon. Causing the race’s first caution after making contact with AJ Allmendinger, Hamlin fell a lap down and was dead last less than five laps into the race. Show More Summary
ONE: Mercury Rising… Harvick vs. Johnson The 2014 iteration of the Chase had a number of Sports Center worthy moments – many of which didn’t actually occur on the track. And perhaps unsurprisingly the 2015 version of the playoffs has...Show More Summary
Race No. 1 of the Chase is finished, but now you have to wonder if the pushing and shoving, on and off the track, is not. My guess here is an emphatic no, and I would say that’s an expected and good thing. There will be some intense moments as the races become more and... The post Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: New Hampshire Edition appeared first on Frontstretch.
The clock is ticking, and the opportunity for Ryan Preece to race in NASCAR’s premier division is rapidly approaching. After making a bet with longtime friend and team owner Tommy Baldwin, the 2013 Whelen Modified Tour champion is about to knock another item off his bucket list. Show More Summary
Last weekend marked the first weekend of the Chase. Oh boy. It’s the time of the year in which I become more and more irritable when it comes to the television product that we get from week to week. To save some time this week, I’m moving my critique of the Furious 7 300 to... The post Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Tightens Up for NASCAR’s Chase appeared first on Frontstretch.
Is there any better way to spend a late summer Sunday afternoon that devoting four hours of the rapidly dwindling sunlit hours watching an event you know will most likely leave you alternatively bored and angry? But in contemporary NASCAR racing there’s still always room for an occasional surprise. Show More Summary
With the end of the season quickly approaching, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will add another chapter to the championship tale at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 26 UNOH 175 at NHMS earlier today (Sept. Show More Summary
While the Cup Series battles in New Hampshire, the stars of the NASCAR XFINITY Series will get a chance to shine bright in Kentucky. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Sept. 26 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Show More Summary