One year after Ryan Blaney's breakthrough Pocono win, perhaps NASCAR's brightest new young talent returns to the track stuck on that single victory. Rival Chase Elliott still hasn't visited Victory Lane after 90 career Cup Series starts. And best friend Bubba Wallace?
Last May at Dover seemed like business as usual for Jimmie Johnson. A top-five run most of the day turned victorious on a restart in NASCAR Overtime cut short by a crash on the backstretch. Two good turns negated a dominant performance by Kyle Larson and put the No. 48 in Victory Lane for the third time in 13 races.
NASCAR heads to Dover International Speedway this weekend for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism. The high-banked concrete track, known as the Monster Mile poses a unique set of challenges for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
One of NASCAR’s biggest problems in 2018 is also one of its most frustrating. It’s a woman wreaking havoc on their races, viewership, and reputation; she strikes without mercy and is all-powerful. There’s little, if anything, the sport can do about her other than pray.
Until Friday night, UMBC might have been confused for your local bank. Instead, it’s an honors university in Maryland that turned honorable as perhaps the greatest Cinderella story of all time. Even NASCAR fans enthusiastic over qualifying couldn’t help but get caught up in March Madness fever that became the first ever 16-seed upsetting a No.
What’s that NASCAR was saying about young guns? Kevin Harvick has shown thus far in 2018 old dogs aren’t ready to learn new tricks just yet. Two dominating Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series performances the past two weeks have the 42-year-old front and center as this year’s championship favorite.
Last season’s finish stung Kyle Larson. That was plain to see after he finished five consecutive races in the second half of the playoffs with either a blown engine or a crash that sabotaged his championship aspirations. But Larson seemed to be over the disappointment even before the final race of the season took the green flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway.