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  • Chastain is first to have win DQ'd under new rule

    (Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:54:22 GMT)

    Ross Chastain won Sunday's Truck Series race – until the post-race inspection. That's when his victory was yanked in first-of-its-kind ruling.

    Ross Chastain stands by team '100%' as they appeal Iowa penalty

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:05:06 GMT)

    Despite losing his win, a $50,000 bonus and almost all of the points he accumulated Sunday at Iowa Speedway, Ross Chastain is still “proud” of the dominating performance by Niece Motorsports in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race. But that performance was taken out of the record books after the front

    NASCAR overturns victory for first time since 1960

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:47:03 GMT)

    NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time under its toughened new policy on cheating when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway after Ross Chastain failed a post-race inspection. Chastain led the final 141 laps of Sunday's 200-lap race, but series managing

    Raphael Lessard scores first top-10 finish in NASCAR trucks

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:10:15 GMT)

    Lessard finished top three in both practice sessions prior to the M&M's 200, Lessard hoped to qualify up front for the race. Unfortunately, rain showers washed away qualifying and he was forced to start 13th. “I got along very well with the team members; communication was easy. In the race, I gave

    NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Rookie Standings

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:18:42 GMT)

    1. Harrison Burton, 336 2. Sheldon Creed, 293 3. Tyler Dippel, 202 4. Tyler Ankrum, 164 5. Gus Dean, 151 6. Natalie Decker, 115

    Opportunity awaits several drivers at Sonoma Raceway

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:52:37 GMT)

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - New venue, new winner. First stop. First win. That's certainly what a substantial portion of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series field is hoping for this weekend at the season's first road course event at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The series returns from a Father

    Nodak Speedway continues on Father's Day

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:23:07 GMT)

    Max native Christopher Zenz (right) turns the corner with father Greg Zenz (left) trailingduring Heat 1 of the IMCA Sport Compacts class on Sunday at Nodak Speedway. In that moment, Greg Zenz didn't care about the race. The veteran speedster from Max got to spend his Father's Day the only way

    71 Things to Love About Alabama: The Alabama Gang – 93.9 The Score WYTK

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    There used to be a time when NASCAR was fun. It was down and dirty good ol' boys out racing cars just for the fun of it. Before Fox and ESPN came along and made it all about the money, most races were not televised. In the 1970s, one of the big three networks would occasionally show a race – usually

    Wrap-up: Iowa Speedway

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:30:24 GMT)

    Cup series was off this week. Wrap-up of the XFINITY and Truck series races held this past weekend at Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA. (Getty Images)

    Custer after Iowa: ‘We’re gonna come back better next time’

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:39:31 GMT)

    Cole Custer shares his thoughts after giving Christopher Bell a run for his money in the Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway.

    Oh, what a memory: Illinois racer finds redemption in the Milwaukee Mile's victory lane

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:22:02 GMT)

    WEST ALLIS – Austin Nason figured his lasting memory of the Milwaukee Mile would be a crash.  A big crash, the kind that left bruises on his body and a big dent in his budget. “Just destroyed a brand-new car,” Nason recalled. “I mean, from front to back, the thing was just destroyed.” That was 2014.

    Bell wins at Iowa for 4th victory of 2019

    (Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:40:49 GMT)

    NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Christopher Bell won the NASCAR Xfinity series race Sunday at the Iowa Speedway, his fourth victory of the season and second straight in Newton. Bell led 186 of 250 laps in the No. 20 Toyota to claim his second short track win of 2019 by nearly two seconds. He also won at Bristol

    Ross Chastain wins Truck Series race but gets disqualified after truck fails inspection

    (Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:54:22 GMT)

    Chastain is the first driver to get his win taken away due to NASCAR's new post-race inspection rules.

    NASCAR TV schedule June 17-23, 2019

    (Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:43:58 GMT)

    Which channels have NASCAR programming this week? We answer that and give you the weekly NASCAR television listings here in the NASCAR TV schedule. Note: All times are ET. MORE: Get the NBC Sports App | How to find FS1 | Get FOX Sports App | How to find NBCSN Monday, June 17 5 p.m., […]

    NASCAR at Iowa Speedway: Why Sunday's race could be an entertaining, wide-open thriller

    (Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:53:09 GMT)

    Justin Allgaier, the defending June race winner at Iowa, explains why. NEWTON, Ia. — The entry lists change, but the annual chorus doesn't at Iowa Speedway. And it goes about the way veteran driver Justin Allgaier said it Saturday. “I feel like every time we come here, this place just oozes good

    Austin Hill to make NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Daytona

    (Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:23:20 GMT)

    Austin Hill is going to attempt to pick up a second consecutive NASCAR win at Daytona International Speedway this season.

    UPDATED: Rain stops Kyle Larson bid for fourth straight sprint car win

    (Sun, 16 Jun 2019 15:34:40 GMT)

    Larson has been on a roll in his sprint car, winning his last three starts.

    NASCAR Rumors: Kurt Busch Moving To Sports Cars To Run Le Mans Next Year?

    (Sat, 15 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    Kurt Busch's days as a full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver might be numbered. The soon-to-be 41-year-old currently is signed to Chip Ganassi Racing on a one-year deal. And once that deal expires, Busch might pack up his NASCAR bags and head for sports car racing. In particular, Busch

    Chandler Smith on NASCAR Truck debut: "Look where I am now"

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:32:24 GMT)

    Another one of Toyota Racing Development’s NASCAR prospects, Chandler Smith, will make his Truck Series debut at Iowa.

    Chase Elliott to run 'awesome' NASCAR paint scheme in Southern 500

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:14:41 GMT)

    Chase Elliott has once again dipped into the family archives for his throwback paint scheme for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. The fourth-year Hendrick Motorsports driver will fly a design that his dad, Bill Elliott, drove back in 1981. This paint scheme features the year the elder Elliott captured

    Updated entry lists for Xfinity, Trucks at Iowa Speedway

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:00:39 GMT)

    With the Cup Series off for Father's Day, Xfinity and Truck teams head to the .875-mile track.

    Joe Gibbs still doesn't understand why Carl Edwards retired from NASCAR

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:46:43 GMT)

    And in the 2.5 years since this development, Gibbs still hasn't been made aware of the reasons that played into Edwards' decision. "Never really ever really got to them," Gibbs said. "He said, 'I'm not going to share with you. I'm not going to share with anybody the

    Austin Dillon to be enshrined in Little League Hall of Excellence

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:02:02 GMT)

    Long before he was a Daytona 500 and Coca-Coca 600 winner, Austin Dillon enjoyed the stage of another sport – the Little League World Series. The Richard Childress Racing driver competed in the baseball tournament in the summer of 2002 playing for Southwest Forsyth County (North Carolina) Little League

    Roger Penske approves of shorter NASCAR schedule, Cup-IndyCar doubleheaders

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:25:13 GMT)

    Roger Penske sees benefits to shortening the NASCAR schedule.

    Friday 5: Xfinity driver's quest for success goes one call at a time

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:30:38 GMT)

    “Hey, my name is Brandon. What do you think of NASCAR?” While other drivers watch film, run laps on iRacing, work out or fulfill sponsor obligations during the week, Brown often is on the phone looking for sponsorship for his family's team. Through it all — and that includes Brown moving from his

    At 26, Ross Chastain relishing NASCAR opportunities

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:36:00 GMT)

    At 26, Ross Chastain relishing NASCAR opportunities Ross Chastain seems like the busiest driver in NASCAR. Chastain opened the season with 36 consecutive starts across the Cup, Xfinity and Truck series and has logged a staggering 7,501 laps since February, a streak that only came to an end when he sat

    2020 Daytona 500 tickets now on sale - get yours today

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:41:04 GMT)

    Historic performances, spectacular finishes and amazing memories await you at "The Great American Race." And now, fans can officially make sure they experience the 62nd annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 16, 2020, in person. Tickets are officially on sale. MORE: Buy your tickets today Race fans travel

    NASCAR StatWatch: Joey Logano among historic company

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    Matt Willis ESPN Staff Writer Matt Willis has been a studio researcher at ESPN since 2006, working on "NASCAR Now" and "SportsCenter," among other shows. He graduated from Ithaca College in 2006 with a degree in journalism. While there, he worked on ICTV, on shows such as "Ya

    Athenian Motorsports – NASCAR Talk

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    “Hey, my name is Brandon. What do you think of NASCAR?” While other drivers watch film, run laps on iRacing, work out or fulfill sponsor obligations during the week, Brown often is on the phone looking for sponsorship for his family's team. Through it all — and that includes Brown moving from his

    This driver likes racing at Speedway 95 so much, he sponsored Sunday's race

    (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00:54 GMT)

    Mike Hopkins always circles the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Super Late Model race at Speedway 95 on his calendar. It is one of the highlights of his racing season since he is racing in his hometown of Hermon. When PASS founder and president Tom Mayberry expressed concern over last year's low car

    NASCAR America: Who can challenge the Xfinity Series’ Big 3?

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 22:32:28 GMT)

    Justin Allgaier and Chase Briscoe are looming threats in the Xfinity Series according to Parker Kligerman and AJ Allmendinger.

    Speedway stars Eddie Castro and Doug Nicol teaming up for common cause

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 22:20:12 GMT)

    The first of three events to determine the AMA National Speedway Motorcycle Championship is set for Saturday night at Ventura Raceway on the Ventura County Fairgrounds. The show starts at 7 p.m., although there will races for amateurs beginning at 5:30. On Aug. 22, the second round is set for The Grand

    Antioch Speedway: Chadwick takes first in Jerry Hetrick Memorial Race

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 21:43:14 GMT)

    Kellen Chadwick won the 20-lap All Star Series A Modified Main Event on June 8 at Antioch Speedway. This was the Third Annual Jerry Hetrick Memorial Race, and Chadwick had his hands full holding off Bobby Hogge IV. Despite dry, slick racing conditions, the drivers only had an early yellow flag and a

    Nationwide drops sponsorship of NASCAR's No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:05:29 GMT)

    Nationwide is ending its sponsorship of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car that used to be driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. The insurer has been the primary sponsor of the vehicle since 2015, part of an effort by Nationwide to deepen its ties to NASCAR and spending on other sports. "Since 2015, Nationwide

    Hailie Deegan has no regrets about spinning her teammate for third NASCAR win

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:42:26 GMT)

    Rising teen NASCAR star Hailie Deegan is brushing off criticism after she bumped her teammate Derek Krause in the last turn of the K&N Pro Series West Race in Colorado on Saturday to take her second win of the season. Deegan, who led 66 of 155 laps, had just moved into second place and was going for

    Monday NASCAR race at MIS draws 1.6 million TV viewers, fan approval split

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:17:43 GMT)

    BROOKLYN, MI – Rain delayed racing at Michigan International Speedway this weekend by more than 24 hours, but an estimated 1.6 million viewers tuned in once it started, per media reports. The FireKeepers Casino 400 drew a 1.0 Nielsen overnight rating, for its 5 p.m. Monday broadcast on FS1. Viewing was

    Dylan Lupton aims to 'contend for wins' in NASCAR Trucks return

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:00:13 GMT)

    Lupton, 25, will compete in at least six races this season with DGR-Crosley. He will make his debut with the team June 28 at Chicagoland Speedway in the No. 5 Toyota. “I am excited to finally announce my 2019 plans and join DGR-Crosley in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series,” said Lupton. “DGR-Crosley

    Time To Hop On The Bandwagon Of NASCAR's Latest Female Flash

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT)

    Just in case you missed all of the video clips zooming around social media, or maybe if you want to record the program for posterity, Hailie Deegan's latest NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory will be rebroadcast by the NBC Sports Network at 6 p.m. ET Thursday. Deegan is the 17-year-old female driver

    Craig Lutz Rolling Under The Radar Through Seven Races

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    He's the only driver in the top five in the championship standings that hasn't visited Victory Lane, but that doesn't mean the season hasn't already been a success for Craig Lutz. The Miller Place, New York, driver has three finishes inside the top five in the last four races, including

    Support System Stays Strong with Lacrosse Speedway's Eckelberg Racing Family

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    Curt Eckelberg started Eckelberg Racing in 1987, before either of his children, Jonathan and Mandi Eckelberg, were even born. The eldest Eckelberg drove late models at Lacrosse Speedway, in West Salem, Wisconsin, for nearly three decades before stepping out of the car two years ago and into a role as

    Five drivers to watch Friday night when the ARCA national tour races at Madison

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:05:36 GMT)

    The annual ARCA Menards Series one-day show at Madison International Speedway is scheduled for Friday. Practice is set for 1:15 p.m. at the half-mile track in the Town of Rutland, with qualifying at 5 and the Shore Lunch 200 at 8. Tickets are $30 at the gate but available at many area Menards stores

    Nationwide leaving Hendrick Motorsports and Alex Bowman at end of 2019

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 21:26:10 GMT)

    The company has sponsored the No. 88 car at Hendrick since it started sponsoring Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2015.

    Nationwide ending sponsorship of Hendrick Motorsports after this season

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:48:45 GMT)

    Nationwide Insurance will end its sponsorship of Hendrick Motorsports after this season, the team has confirmed. Nationwide is a primary sponsor of Alex Bowman's No. 88 Chevrolet and has been a sponsor of Hendrick since 2014 when it sponsored Dale Earnhardt Jr. in September at Richmond. Nationwide

    Bump & Run: Who really needs this weekend off in Cup?

    (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:08:10 GMT)

    The NBC Sports writers also discuss what driver has impressed them the most this year and what winless team is about to break through.

    Sprint Car Challenge Tour ventures to Keller Auto Speedway

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT)

    The Keller Auto Speedway has long been one of the Golden State's top dirt tracks and the two events last year provided no shortage of thrills. A couple off-seasons ago the surface saw a total rehaul with numerous loads of clay brought in to help rejuvenate the “King of the Dirt Tracks.” It was also

    National Series Drivers To Gain Road-Course Experience In K&N West Race At Sonoma

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    One of the biggest races of the season is right around the corner. The Carneros 200 at Sonoma Raceway in the K&N Pro Series West always brings out some of the biggest names in the sport. Whether it's some extra seat time around the challenging California road course or a fun race during a grueling

    Wylie brothers honor late dad with fine Oswego finishes

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    This Sunday is Father's Day and for brothers Jake and Scott Wylie it will be the first without their dad, the late seven-time Holland Speedway NASCAR Late Model champion Rick Wylie. Rick died May 3 from health complications at age 59. Since his passing and still very much in mourning, the Wylie brothers

    New Hampshire Motor Speedway Adds Night Dirt Track Races For Cup Weekend

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT)

    Do you like dirt racing? Do you like night races? Do you like night dirt races?! If so, then you'll want to get to New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday, July 19. NHMS will host a pair of dirt races — one for U.S. Legend Cars International, the other for the USAC Dirt Midget Association — under

    Should NASCAR allow cheating? How about bending the rules? Let the controversy begin.

    (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 02:38:45 GMT)

    Nobody likes a cheater, right? But... what if we actually do? Now, the idea of that just sounds wrong. Understandably so, since most of us are taught from a young age that cheating is unethical. It's a form of lying, stealing, or whatever other “bad” thing you want to call it. From grade school to

    Opinion: The unhappiest NASCAR season ever | Get the latest car news, car reviews, auto show updates, and racing news from Autoweek. News for the auto enthusiast. - Autoweek

    (Tue, 11 Jun 2019 21:45:35 GMT)

    To that point, this is ultimately the biggest point of contention for everyone on both sides of the 2019 package debate: No one is having the same conversation with each other, creating the toxic environment in which we all currently reside. NASCAR touts passing statistics each week as evidence that