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39-year old Denny Hamlin is having a season for the ages, as he has already racked up six victories so far in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Now, he heads into Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway as the odds-on favorite to win yet another race.

According to, Hamlin leads the field with +480 odds to win the race and for good reason. Continue reading “Denny Hamlin is the Odds-On Favorite to Win Bristol Night Race”

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It’s been one week since 46-year old George Floyd was murdered at the knee of former police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Floyd, the latest case of police brutality in the United States targeting African-Americans has set off a wave of protests and riots all across the nation.

Since the incident, NASCAR drivers — who usually stay away from hot topics such as this — have begun to voice their displeasure for the racial inequality being shown to African-Americans in the USA. Continue reading “Jimmie Johnson Headlines NASCAR Drivers Taking a Stance Against Racial Inequality in America”

AVONDALE, ARIZONA – MARCH 06: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, practices during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway on March 06, 2020 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Chase Elliott took the pole for Sunday’s Fan Shield 500 at Phoenix Raceway with a lap of 138.116 mph, which equates to 26.065 sec.

Elliott’s lap, which secured his first pole of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, and ninth of his career, was just 0.045 sec. faster than Kevin Harvick, who will start from second. Continue reading “Chase Elliott Takes Pole at Phoenix, First Pole of 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Season”

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There has been a lot of speculation about whether NASCAR would continue to utilize a five-lug nut wheel when the NextGen car comes to the NASCAR Cup Series for the 2021 season. On Monday, NASCAR confirmed that the NASCAR Cup Series will move to a single-lug nut wheel next season. Continue reading “NASCAR Ditching Five Lug Nut Wheel Design For Single Lug Nut Wheel in 2021”

FONTANA, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 01: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Cincinnati Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 01, 2020 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Post-race technical inspection following Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway has been completed. Alex Bowman’s race-winning No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE has passed.

RELATED: Alex Bowman Delivers Signature Moment, Dominates at Auto Club For Second-Career Cup Win

As a result, NASCAR has declared Bowman the official winner of the race. Continue reading “Alex Bowman Declared Official Auto Club 400 Winner After Passing Inspection”