Earnhardt to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in Nine Xfinity Races in 2019

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Jeffrey Earnhardt has definitely paid his dues. He has toiled around in the back half the garage area in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for nearly a decade. After struggling mightily to get his career launched in under funded equipment, Earnhardt has found his big break at Joe Gibbs Racing. Continue reading “Earnhardt to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in Nine Xfinity Races in 2019”

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Is Kyle Larson Actually Cole Trickle From Days of Thunder?

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Kyle Larson is obviously a super-talented race car driver, perhaps one of the best raw talents we have ever seen come through the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage. But is it possible that he is actually a fictional character from a movie that was released in theaters before his actual birth date?

Confused? Let me explain. Continue reading “Is Kyle Larson Actually Cole Trickle From Days of Thunder?”

Chastain Named Full-Time Driver of Ganassi’s No. 42 NXS Ride in 2019

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Ross Chastain continues to defy the odds of modern day big-time stock car racing as Chip Ganassi Racing and DC Solar have announced the 25-year-old as the full-time driver of the No. 42 DC Solar Camaro in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2019. Continue reading “Chastain Named Full-Time Driver of Ganassi’s No. 42 NXS Ride in 2019”

Rodney Childers Opens up on Spoiler Infraction on Twitter

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

We have heard a lot about the illegal spoiler that was on Stewart-Haas Racing’s race-winning No. 4 Ford Fusion in last week’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR’s Scott Miller has weighed in on it, everyone has formed an opinion about it one way or the other, but one thing we haven’t gotten is the crew chief’s thoughts.

Friday, while serving the first of his two week suspension from the race track, Rodney Childers sought to squash the endless speculation and opinions about the infraction as he opened up about the spoiler that spoiled the end of his season. Continue reading “Rodney Childers Opens up on Spoiler Infraction on Twitter”

Harvick Penalty Fall-Out: Who is the New Favorite to Win Championship?

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Man, I hate the final stretch of the NASCAR season. There doesn’t ever seem to be any big stories that break this time of year — oh, wait. That’s right. Kevin Harvick and his team were busted with one of the biggest most egregious examples of cheating we have seen in some time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

After utterly dominating the field by winning all three stages of the AAA Texas 500 and leading 177 of the 337 laps on the day in Texas, Harvick’s car was found to have an illegal spoiler at the NASCAR R&D Center during post-race tear down. But the crazy thing wasn’t just that Harvick’s spoiler was illegal, it was that crew chief Rodney Childers and the No. 4 team attempted to completely circumvent the NASCAR rule book. Continue reading “Harvick Penalty Fall-Out: Who is the New Favorite to Win Championship?”