Drivers might need a good laundry detergent to clean up their firesuits after this weekend because they'll be racing in the dirt. Let Frontstretch.com's Joy Tomlinson get your fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups ready for Monday's Cup Series race at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track.
March Madness reigns supreme in the background of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ET, FOX). But while college basketball Cinderellas take center stage in Indianapolis, NASCAR's top seeds should establish themselves up front at this 1.54-mile quad oval.
For years, NASCAR President Steve Phelps promised changes in the season schedule, evolving the sport's national landscape in response to underwhelming competition at 1.5-mile, cookie-cutter ovals. The COVID-19 pandemic seemed to accelerate those plans, leading to quirks like three events at Darlington Raceway during a 2020 season defined by survival.
The theme of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is new heading into the Daytona 500: new drivers, new teams, new schedule, new numbers. We also have a new writer, Frontstretch.com's Zach Sturniolo, to preview the latest installment of the "Great American Race."
It's a new year but the same old complex qualifying mess for NASCAR when it comes to the 2021 Daytona 500. After both Duel qualifying races, the full 40-car field is locked in for the race (Sunday, 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX). But for new fans, the same question always comes up.
Yeehaw! It's time for NASCAR Cup Series drivers to strap in their saddles and drive 550 horses (er, horsepower) at Texas Motor Speedway. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday's (Oct. 25) second race in the Round of 8.
Talladega Superspeedway and its YellaWood 500 this weekend (Sunday, Oct. 4) serves as the biggest hurdle for all NASCAR playoff drivers inside the Round of 12. The final pack racing event of the year will keep most, if not all, drivers in the 39-car field superglued together, giving most of them a shot to draft to the lead on any particular lap.
The 2020 South Point 400 serves as Las Vegas Motor Speedway's second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. But boy, have things changed since the last time the sport visited this 1.5-mile oval in February.