NASCAR Articles

NASCAR may have been born in Daytona Beach, the result of a smoke-filled hotel in December 1947 but North Carolina is now its grown-up home base. Ninety percent of Cup Series teams make their home there, most with race shops just outside the...
Tom Bowles
18 hours ago
This week's daily fantasy tackles the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as they head to Charlotte Motor Speedway. One of the sport's crown jewels, the Coca-Cola 600, will run Sunday night at 6 p.m. Cars hit the track on Thursday at 2 p.m....
Tom Bowles
18 hours ago
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Schedule
The 2017 NASCAR season is going full speed, but fans and drivers alike are able to look ahead, thanks to a recently released 2018 NASCAR schedule. Long-time fans may notice that some races aren’t on their usual weekends, the most notable...
Ryan Nixon
1 day ago
Twenty-five years. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since I was a wide-eyed 11-year-old, watching the last lap of the most famous All-Star Race in NASCAR history unfold on television.     It was then the race...
Tom Bowles
1 week ago
Team Penske has been the NASCAR’s best team to start the 2017 season. The two-car outfit has seen Brad Keselowski win twice, Joey Logano take the trophy Sunday at Richmond, and has collected 15 top-10 finishes in 18 starts...
Tom Bowles
2 weeks ago
GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
Trying to pick your optimal DraftKings lineup for the NASCAR race on Sunday, May 7, at 2 pm ET on FOX: the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help.    Joey Logano ($10,700) He's hot right...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has just 29 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races left in his career. That much we know after Tuesday.   But for the sport’s retiring “Most Popular Driver,” it’s the next two that could prove...
Tom Bowles
3 weeks ago
Like most famous sons, Dale Earnhardt Jr. inherited a legacy. His father’s brilliance, a level of success that transformed NASCAR left him with unimaginable pressure, stress he has held for a generation.   It’s easy to forget...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
NASCAR can change plenty of things (as they’ve shown us) but there’s one aspect of racing always out of their control: Mother Nature. After a clean start to the season, one where rain has had minimal impact on the weekend, it looks like...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway
Trying to pick your optimal DraftKings lineup for the NASCAR race on April 23 at 2 pm ET on FOX: the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help.  Here's what our optimal driver lineup looks...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
“NASCAR repave.” It’s two words only asphalt companies seem to appreciate these days.   Everyone else?   They want to run far, far away. Hearing those words sends fans running, drivers frowning and crew chiefs...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Texas Motor Speedway's O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 logo
Trying to pick your optimal DraftKings lineup for this week's NASCAR race on April 9 at 1:30 pm ET on FOX: the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help.    Here's...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Talladega Superspeedway race track
The NASCAR season is a long and winding road held on 23 racetracks across America. The venues are diverse, with half-mile bullrings, twisting road courses, high-speed intermediates and white-knuckle plate tracks. Some thrill, some bore, some...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Talladega Superspeedway race track
The NASCAR season is a long and winding road held on 23 racetracks across America. The venues are diverse, with half-mile bullrings, twisting road courses, high-speed intermediates and white-knuckle plate tracks. Some thrill, some bore, some...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The first short track of the season, Martinsville Speedway, couldn’t come at a better time for NASCAR. The sport’s new aero package is under fire, limiting lead changes under green-flag conditions. The West Coast swing missed out on the...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway
Trying to find your optimal DraftKings lineup picks for this week's NASCAR race on April 2 at 2 pm ET: the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help.    Here's what our optimal driver lineup...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The focus in the sporting world is on college basketball, with the men’s NCAA Tournament determining its Final Four this weekend.   But NASCAR, a month into their season also is squarely focused on the number four.   The sport...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
In this age of NASCAR parity, it’s rare to find a driver head and shoulders above the rest at a particular track. Engineering, aerodynamics and even the gamble of double-file restarts make it near impossible to put together a winning streak...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Results for the Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
The Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway ended today with Martin Truex Jr. taking the checkered flag. Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top 5.   Below are the final results...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
As NASCAR and sports suffer through a set of modern-day challenges, from attendance to rights fees to relevance, the next chapter of growth has centered on Las Vegas. Sin City has been forgiven for its role as the center of gambling in America; the...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Las Vegas Motor Speedway's Kobalt 400
Trying to find your optimal DraftKings lineup picks for this week's (March 12, 3:30 pm ET on Fox) NASCAR race: the Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help.  Here's what our optimal...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
Trying to find your optimal DraftKings lineup picks for this week's (March 5, 2:30 pm ET on Fox) NASCAR race: the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help. (Updated March...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
For Monster Energy, their tenure as NASCAR Cup Series title sponsor couldn’t have gotten off to a better start. The car they sponsor, Kurt Busch, wound up in Victory Lane at the 500, the veteran breaking a 0-for-15 drought in the sport’...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
So much change has happened during a crazy NASCAR offseason it’s easy to forget about the part that puts fans in the stands every Sunday: the competition itself. Ford, Chevrolet, and Toyota have each flexed their muscle so far during a busier...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
Daytona 500 Starting Lineup
The starting lineup for the Daytona 500 is set. Final slots were filled in following Thursday's Can-Am Duels at Daytona, and now all that's left is to drop the green flag on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 pm ET.    Here's the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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