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Busch Takes Another Step Toward Hall, But…
Thursday, 5 Dec, 2019 – 20:39 | One Comment
Busch Takes Another Step Toward Hall, But…

Kyle Busch takes bows. Also can be hard to stomach. (RacingToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacingToday.com

Kyle Busch is the driver you hate to love.

And now, after winning a second Cup Series championship, there is so much more to hate to love.

You’re aggravated by the guy because he comes off as a […]

NASCAR Takes Its Act Back To Music City
Wednesday, 4 Dec, 2019 – 17:14 | No Comment
NASCAR Takes Its Act Back To Music City

The NASCAR victory celebrations in Nashville have come to an end. But the sport had kinda returned this week. (File photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

So, Nashville, eh?

I guess moving the annual season-capping banquet, awards ceremony and dress-up party makes some sense. Country music – the Rascal Flatts version if […]

NHRA Slaps Torrence With Big Fine
Tuesday, 26 Nov, 2019 – 8:54 | One Comment
NHRA Slaps Torrence With Big Fine

Steve Torrence’s big push resulted in a big penalty from the NHRA.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Steve Torrence’s second NHRA Top Fuel world championship now carries an asterisk, courtesy of a five-figure fine.

NHRA officials docked Torrence $25,000 for a physical altercation with Cameron Ferre after their first-round pairing during the season-ending 55th annual Auto Club NHRA […]

Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right
Friday, 22 Nov, 2019 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right
Retiring Jimmie: It Just Feels Right

Jimmie Johnson talked about his decision to retire after the 2020 season on Thursday.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he felt he needed to make a decision regarding retirement from full-time NASCAR competition by year’s end, but it wasn’t until October that he knew 2020 would be his final […]

Jimmie Says 2020 Will Be His Final Cup Season
Wednesday, 20 Nov, 2019 – 14:39 | Comments Off on Jimmie Says 2020 Will Be His Final Cup Season
Jimmie Says 2020 Will Be His Final Cup Season

Jimmie Johnson said Wednesday that he will take one more shot at winning No. 8. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson annnounced on Wednesday that he will retire after the 2020 season.

Johnson made the announcement by way of a video he posted on […]

Riddick Is Xfinity Champ
Saturday, 16 Nov, 2019 – 20:20 | Comments Off on Riddick Is Xfinity Champ
Riddick Is Xfinity Champ

Tyler Reddick is the 2019 is the 2019 Xfinity Series champ.

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Tyler Reddick finished 1.038 seconds ahead of Cole Custer at Homestead-Miami Speedway, to win his second consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series championship on Saturday.

After switching rides to Richard Childress Racing, Reddick celebrated the organizations 50th anniversary by delivering his second straight title to team owner […]

Oldster Crafton Wins Truck Title
Saturday, 16 Nov, 2019 – 9:41 | Comments Off on Oldster Crafton Wins Truck Title
Oldster Crafton Wins Truck Title

Matt Crafton hoists his championship trophy. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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Matt Crafton, a 43-year-old veteran of 19 full seasons in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, took home his third championship with a second-place finish in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Crafton claimed the title without winning a race this season, but that […]

Custer To Drive SHR’s No. 41 Car
Friday, 15 Nov, 2019 – 9:57 | Comments Off on Custer To Drive SHR’s No. 41 Car
Custer To Drive SHR’s No. 41 Car

Cole Custer will moved up to the Cup Series next year. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

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Daniel Suarez is out and Cole Custer is in as driver of the Stewart-Haas Racing team’s No. 41 Ford Mustang.

Suarez, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, has gone winless at SHR in 2019 and has four top-five finishes. He also […]

Driving Race Cars Is Not Tifft’s Biggest Concern
Thursday, 7 Nov, 2019 – 21:01 | Comments Off on Driving Race Cars Is Not Tifft’s Biggest Concern
Driving Race Cars Is Not Tifft’s Biggest Concern

Matt Tifft has not had a wonderful last couple of years. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Tifft’s courageous battle against his self-described medical “demons” has placed his NASCAR Cup Series career with Front Row Motorsports on hold, perhaps permanently.

Tifft, who suffered a seizure at Martinsville […]

Texas’ Woes Reflect NASCAR’s Woes
Wednesday, 6 Nov, 2019 – 16:06 | 9 Comments
Texas’ Woes Reflect NASCAR’s Woes

There used to be butts in them thar seats. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

There is that old saying that is usually attributed to moms or aunts or somebody who bakes really good pies: If you can’t say something good about someone, don’t say anything. Glad mom won’t be reading the […]