September 09, 2017
Well, here we are.
Tonight’s race at Richmond closes the book on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season, which — to me, at least — seems to have flown by.
The field of 16 drivers for NASCAR’s 10-race playoffs will be set after one final 400-mile tilt at the 3/4-…
September 06, 2017
For the second time, Rick Ware Racing is searching for help to put an East Carolina-decaled car on the track in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Eight weeks after the race team was forced to punt on the second race of a planned three-race deal between the two entities, RWR now may have to…
September 03, 2017
On a weekend where NASCAR is once again going all out celebrating retro paint schemes at Darlington, it’s kind of fitting that perhaps the biggest news of this week is represented in one of the throwback cars that will be on the track tonight.
Hendrick Motorsports’ announcement this…
August 27, 2017
It’s rare to get a glimpse at a sport’s past and present the way I got to last weekend.
I spent last Saturday night in Bristol, making my first trip to the night race that used to be among the hardest tickets to get in NASCAR. The trip was a blast.
Bristol is a venue unlike anything…
August 18, 2017
This seemed inevitable.
Brad Keselowski’s announcement Thursday that he will be shutting down Brad Keselowski Racing, which fields two full-time Camping World Truck Series teams, at the end of this season is a big one for many reasons.
For one, it shakes up the driver lineup for that series…
August 13, 2017
Kevin Harvick always will have a fascinating connection to the Earnhardt family.
It was Dale Earnhardt’s death in February 2001 that suddenly propelled Harvick into a ride in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Many of Earnhardt’s fans immediately tabbed his son Dale Earnhardt Jr., as…
August 06, 2017
In February, Kurt Busch was basking in the biggest race win of his career, having just added a Daytona 500 victory to his resume.
Six months later, it appears he is out of the No. 41 car at Stewart-Haas Racing at the end of the season.
Life comes at you fast, right?
NBCSports.com and Motorsport.com…
July 30, 2017
NASCAR fans in Greenville have seen plenty of a recognizable local brand on the track this summer.
Today marks the second time in three weeks that Overton’s, the watersports and marine accessory dealer founded in Greenville in 1976, is the title sponsor for a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series…
July 30, 2017
I’m not sure exactly how I would describe this year’s Brickyard 400, but the phrase “beautiful disaster” comes to mind.
For a race with a reputation for being a dud on the schedule, partially due to circumstances I wrote about in this column last week, the 2017 edition…