Dale Earnhardt Jr. is winding down a difficult final season as NASCAR's Most Popular Driver. He’s had a miserable year on-track, failing to make the postseason while earning just one top-5 finish in 30 starts.
It’s been a monstrous news week in sports, almost none of it about what happens on the field. A national anthem protest that started with the NFL enveloped virtually every sport after President Trump brought it into the political conversation.
Once upon a time, Hendrick Motorsports was an unstoppable force in NASCAR Cup Series racing. It’s the home of Jimmie Johnson, whose seven championships have tied a series record; Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport’s Most Popular Driver and its biggest financial draw; and Chase Elliott, perhaps the most popular name of the next generation.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend for the ISM Connect 300. This race marks the second event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR contest heads to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the Tales of the Turtles 400. This event marks the start of the 10-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.
NASCAR’s first regular season finale at Richmond Raceway was also its most memorable. On that fateful Saturday night in 2004, Kasey Kahne crashed himself out of the Chase while teammate Jeremy Mayfield snuck in the back door. Leading 151 laps, he won the race and pulled ahead of Jamie McMurray by 15 points to vault himself into the postseason.
Darlington Raceway, host of the Southern 500 since 1950 is one of the oldest, most unique tracks on the NASCAR schedule. The Track Too Tough To Tame remains a special piece of stock car history, an egg-shaped, 1.366-mile oval impossible to replicate nestled inside rural South Carolina.
The DraftKings daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to the midwest this weekend for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will make its second stop at Bristol Motor Speedway this Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m.