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Ty Gibbs’ Xfinity Career Off To Fast Start
Monday, 22 Feb, 2021 – 9:18 | No Comment
Ty Gibbs’ Xfinity Career Off To Fast Start

When Ty Gibbs entered the Super Start Batteries 188 at the Daytona Road Course the 18-year-old had never competed in a NASCAR Xfinity race nor had he ever driven one of the series’ cars.
Yet, the …

Journeyman’s Journey Takes Him To Victory Lane At Daytona
Monday, 15 Feb, 2021 – 18:36 | No Comment
Journeyman’s Journey Takes Him To Victory Lane At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During Michael McDowell’ childhood the Arizona native dreamed of becoming a race car driver, but the 36-year-old NASCAR competitor never thought about being a Daytona 500 champion. 
However, that is now the …

McDowell Emerges From 500 Chaos To Get Win
Monday, 15 Feb, 2021 – 11:23 | No Comment
McDowell Emerges From 500 Chaos To Get Win

Journyman driver Michael McDowell won his first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday and it was a biggie.
With a group of wrecking and burning cars just behind him, McDowell was awarded the victory in the …

Earnhardt’s Death Has Saved Others’
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2021 – 10:50 | No Comment
Earnhardt’s Death Has Saved Others’

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Twenty years ago in the fourth turn on the final lap of the Daytona 500, stock car racing died for thousands of fans when Dale Earnhardt’s Chevrolet slammed head-on into the …

Crash at 2020 500 Stirs Big Memories
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2021 – 21:14 | No Comment
Crash at 2020 500 Stirs Big Memories

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – One year ago Ryan Newman was a few hundred feet from his second Daytona 500 victory when suddenly a push Ryan Blaney thought would help his fellow Ford driver backfired and …

Cindric, DiBenedetto Are Cool With Their Situation
Sunday, 7 Feb, 2021 – 10:38 | Comments Off on Cindric, DiBenedetto Are Cool With Their Situation
Cindric, DiBenedetto Are Cool With Their Situation

 
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Austin Cindric and Matt DiBenedetto find themselves in a unique and seemingly awkward position with the beginning of the 2021 NASCAR season.
They already know that in 2022 Team Penske’s Cindric is replacing …

Grosjean Excited About New U.S. Gig
Saturday, 6 Feb, 2021 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Grosjean Excited About New U.S. Gig
Grosjean Excited About New U.S. Gig

Romain Grosjean’s star-crossed Formula One career ended last November during a YouTube moment defined by a halo, assisted perhaps by a guardian angel.
A veteran of 179 F1 starts, Grosjean is transitioning to the NTT IndyCar …

The Hendrick Band Re-assembles For The 24
Monday, 1 Feb, 2021 – 14:27 | Comments Off on The Hendrick Band Re-assembles For The 24
The Hendrick Band Re-assembles For The 24

For one day and one night, the band got back together and it came tantalizingly close to producing in a smash hit.
The band was composed of past and present superstars at Hendrick Motorsports and it …

Flat Spot On: The Brilliant, Star-Crossed Paul Jr.
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2021 – 11:02 | 7 Comments
Flat Spot On: The Brilliant, Star-Crossed Paul Jr.

A long time ago, I decided not to write about John Paul Jr. except for race reports at events where he was competing. There was plenty to write about, no doubt. He was famous – …

Pandemic Forces Cancelation of Arizona NHRA Event
Tuesday, 19 Jan, 2021 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Pandemic Forces Cancelation of Arizona NHRA Event
Pandemic Forces Cancelation of Arizona NHRA Event

COVID-19-related restrictions in the Phoenix area have prompted NHRA officials to cancel the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The national event in Chandler, Ariz., originally was scheduled for April 23-25 as …