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NASCAR reinstates suspended Hendrick Motorsports spotter

NASCAR reinstated spotter Eddie D’Hondt on Friday, about three weeks after he was suspended indefinitely following an arrest in North Carolina. D’Hondt is the spotter for the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports team and defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott. “We are pleased about the resolution of this matter and look forward to Eddie D’Hondt […]

  • Weekend Preview: Nashville Superspeedway

    The NASCAR Cup Series holds its second track debut weekend of the season with Sunday’s Ally 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Nashville Superspeedway. Only five current series drivers have won previously at the 1.333-mile track — Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski each won a pair of NASCAR Xfinity […]

  • Kyle Larson wins second All-Star race in three years

    Kyle Larson took the lead with eight laps to go in the 10-lap shootout portion of Sunday evening’s non-points NASCAR All-Star race at Texas Motor Speedway and went on to collect his second career victory in the annual event. Larson, who has won three Cup races this season, including the last two, won the All-Star […]

  • Aric Almirola, Ross Chastain among those to shine at All-Star Open

    Four drivers advanced into Sunday evening’s annual non-points-paying NASCAR All-Star Race as a result of successful runs in the All-Star Open qualifying event late Sunday afternoon at hot and humid Texas Motor Speedway. Ross Chastain of Chip Ganassi Racing, Tyler Reddick of Richard Childress Racing and Aric Almirola of Stewart-Haas Racing advanced to the main […]

  • Weekend Preview: Texas Motor Speedway

    The NASCAR All-Star Race makes its Lone Star state debut Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) with a new six-round, 100-lap format and a cool $1 million paycheck for the race winner. The starting lineup for the first ever NASCAR All-Star event at the 1.5-mile Texas […]

  • Kyle Larson wins 2nd straight in taking Sonoma in OT

    Kyle Larson won for the second straight week on Sunday when he got the overtime victory in the Toyota/SaveMart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road course in Northern California. For the second week in a row, Larson’s win came in dominating fashion as he led a race-best 57 of 92 laps. […]

  • Weekend Preview: Sonoma Raceway

    If your name isn’t Truex, Busch or Harvick, you haven’t won a NASCAR Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway in the past decade. NASCAR’s premier division returns to the 2.52-mile road course north of San Francisco for the first time since 2019, given that the scheduled 2020 race there was squelched by the coronavirus pandemic. […]

  • Kyle Larson wins Coca-Cola 600 as Hendrick breaks record

    Kyle Larson put on a show in primetime on Sunday as he streaked to a dominating victory in Sunday’s crown-jewel Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Larson led 327 of 400 laps, won three of four stages and beat runner-up Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott to the finish line by more […]

  • Weekend Preview: Charlotte Motor Speedway

    The magic number is 269, and four drivers have a vested interest in getting there. Hendrick Motorsports’ next NASCAR Cup Series victory will be the organization’s 269th and will break a tie with Petty Enterprises for most all-time. That tie that has existed for one week, since reigning series champion Chase Elliott picked up the […]

  • NASCAR suspends Hendrick spotter following assault charges

    NASCAR indefinitely suspended Eddie D’Hondt, the spotter for the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports team, on Wednesday after learning more about his arrest in North Carolina earlier this month. D’Hondt was arrested May 12 in Hickory, N.C., on charges of battery of an unborn child and assault on a female, per the NASCAR website. NASCAR rules […]

  • Chase Elliott wins rain-shortened, crash-filled messy race in Austin

    Chase Elliott solidified his reputation as the king of the road courses on Sunday by winning the rain-shortened EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix NASCAR Cup Series race at the Circuit of the Americas road course in Austin, Texas. Elliott was in the lead but in fuel trouble with 14 laps to go when heavy rain […]

  • Weekend Preview: Circuit of The Americas

    A large part of the intrigue to an exciting and revamped 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule was the addition of new races — specifically new road-course races like Sunday’s EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas (2:30 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) — a place that traditionally has […]

  • Justin Haley clears protocol ahead of Austin race

    Kaulig Racing confirmed Wednesday that driver Justin Haley has been medically cleared to race this weekend. Haley, 22, missed two races last weekend in Dover, Del., due to COVID-19 protocols. On Saturday, he will be behind the wheel of the No. 11 Chevrolet at the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Circuit of the Americas […]

  • Alex Bowman breezes to win in Dover

    Alex Bowman used a hyper-fast pit stop during a caution with 99 laps to go to take the lead from teammate Kyle Larson and used clean air from there to win Sunday’s Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway in Delaware. The victory was Bowman’s first at the Monster Mile, the fourth […]

  • Charlotte Motor Speedway to sell out Coca-Cola 600

    Capacity seating with no mask requirements is the expectation for racing events at Charlotte Motor Speedway this month. “In accordance with (North Carolina) Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest executive order, grandstand seating limitations have been lifted, opening the door for more race fans to enjoy an action-packed month of May, including this weekend’s NGK NTK NHRA […]

  • Justin Haley to miss Dover due to COVID-19 protocols

    NASCAR driver Justin Haley will miss two races this weekend in Dover, Del., due to COVID-19 protocols. In the Xfinity Series’ Drydene 200 on Saturday, has been replaced by Zane Smith in the No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet at Dover International Speedway. In the Cup Series’ Drydene 400 on Sunday, Haley’s spot went to Josh […]

  • Weekend Preview: Dover International Speedway

    Historically speaking, when Martin Truex Jr. is “on,” he is ON. And his dominating showcase at Darlington Raceway last week in South Carolina — leading 248 of 293 laps — is indicative of the kind of run this Joe Gibbs Racing driver can have again this week. Sunday’s venue for the Drydene 400 (2 p.m. […]

  • Texas Motor Speedway chief Eddie Gossage set to retire

    Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage announced his retirement Thursday and will step down after the June All-Star race at the track. Gossage was with Speedway Motorsports for three decades, including the last 25 at Texas Motor Speedway. “The timing just feels right after 32 years with the company,” Gossage said in a statement. “The […]

  • Martin Truex Jr. dominates at Darlington for third win of season

    Martin Truex Jr. won for the third time in the 2021 season Sunday when he captured the Goodyear 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. And a dominating win it was for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver as he led 248 of 293 laps. At times, his margin over the closest […]

  • Weekend Preview: Darlington Raceway

    In a week of contrasts that featured the unveiling of NASCAR’s sleek Next Gen Cup Series cars, Darlington Raceway hosts its immensely popular Throwback Weekend, where race teams pay homage to the past. But while race fans will see a panoply of paint schemes dedicated to bygone heroes of the sport, drivers will be looking […]

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to race on 9/11 anniversary

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Tuesday that his annual NASCAR Xfinity Series start will take place on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Go Bowling 250 is scheduled for Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. ET at Richmond Raceway. Earnhardt’s No. 8 Chevrolet will sport a blue-and-white “United for America” paint scheme featuring four […]

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