Martin Truex Jr. leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series going into the second race of the Chase Sunday in what figures to be a Toyota-dominated Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Truex bested all drivers at the TMNT 400, punching his ticket and putting the rest of the field at a disadvantage. Show More Summary
In preparation of Sunday's Bad Boy Off Road 300 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the second race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase's round of 16, the field was set on Friday in three rounds of qualifying. Carl Edwards took theShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Carl Edwards set a new personal record on Friday, claiming his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of the 2016 season to double his previous season-best tally. A 28.119-second/135.453 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Friday gave Edwards his latest [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Nearly a year after claiming his first NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kyle Busch is heading to the White House to be honored by President Barack Obama as the 2015 Sprint Cup Series champion. The 2015 champ is scheduled to be honored at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday. Busch’s championship run began [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT All three national series of NASCAR — Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck — are in action the weekend of Sept. 23-25, with the Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series heading to Loudon, N.H., for racing and New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Meanwhile, the Xfinity Series heads to Kentucky [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT When NASCAR released its weekly penalty/warning report on Wednesday, the report included fines for two Sprint Cup Series crew chiefs because of lug nut issues discovered post-race. Drew Blickensderfer, crew chief on the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford team of driver Aric Almirola, and Brian Pattie, crew chief on the No. [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Patricia Driscoll, ex-girlfriend of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch, was indicted on seven federal charges on Tuesday, relating to allegedly stealing from the Armed Forces Foundation, a military charity she formerly led. Driscoll was indicted on two counts each of wire fraud, mail fraud and tax evasion and one count [...]
Bad Boy Off Road 300 Scheduled for Sept. 25 AUGUSTA, GA — Bad Boy® Off Road, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, will be the title sponsor at New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sept. 25 in Loudon, N.H. Show More Summary
Bad Boy® Off Road, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, will be the title sponsor at New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sept. 25 in Loudon, N.H. This post Bad Boy® Off Road to Sponsor NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Post-race inspection, specifically post-race laser inspection, has been a hot topic in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing in recent weeks with failures becoming common and sometimes even involving race winners. But is this inspection issue the result of a problem with race teams pushing the envelope too much or a problem with the system, itself? [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series kicked off the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., with the running of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Martin Truex Jr. started round one with the win at Chicagoland, ensuring his advancement to round two. Truex’s car failed post-race [...]
NASCAR fans are a bit outraged at the fact that the series swore they’d crack down on Chase for the Sprint Cup competitors who failed the post-race technical inspection, and Chicagoland Speedway winner Martin Truex Jr.’s car failed after that anyway. But it’s by such a minuscule amount that NASCAR may not even bother, and I can’t even care. Read more...
NASCAR was hit with a $500 million lawsuit accusing the auto racing body of racial discrimination for preventing black-owned teams and drivers from competing, including in the Sprint Cup Series. Terrance Cox and his company, Diversity Motorsports Racing LLC, filed a lawsuit late on Friday in U.S....
NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - NASCAR was hit with a $500 million lawsuit accusing the auto racing body of racial discrimination for preventing black-owned teams and drivers from competing, including in the Sprint Cup Series.
By AMANDA VINCENT Regan Smith, driver of the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was still in North Carolina with wife Megan on Sunday as the couple awaits the birth of their second child. As a result, NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Ty Dillon will drive the No. 7 in [...]
It rained at Chicago on Friday, so qualifying got canceled (Getty Images). The top two seeds in the Chase will start on the front row after NASCAR’s decision to cancel Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Chicago. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT After rain interfered with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice time at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Friday in preparation for Sunday’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400, the first race in the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR opted to cancel pole qualifying Friday evening in favor of practice time. As a result, [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Richard Petty Motorsports continues to make personnel changes with the goal of improving the performance of its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series program, specifically the No. 43 Ford team of driver Aric Almirola. The latest change is the appointment of Drew Blickensderfer to crew chief on the No. 43, replacing Trent Owens. [...]
The defending series champ will start first in the opening race of NASCAR’s playoffs. Being the No. 1 playoff seed provides advantages, such as being awarded the pole for Sunday's Chase for the Sprint Cup opener after rain washed out...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT All three of NASCAR’s national touring series — Camping World Truck, Xfinity and Sprint Cup — are in action at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., with the Truck Series kicking things off Friday night with the running of the American Ethanol E15 225. The Xfinity Series races Saturday afternoon in the [...]