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TALLADEGA, AL – APRIL 28: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Dow Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 28, 2019 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Something peculiar happened when Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team hauler arrived at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Thursday. The gold rig was void of any Dow Chemical branding. Continue reading “Dow Chemicals not returning to RCR?”


The rumors have been persistent all season long. Kyle Larson has been partnered with many soon-to-be open rides at the end of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.

The most intense Larson rumors have involved Stewart-Haas Racing. Continue reading “Kyle Larson Heading Back to Chip Ganassi Racing in 2020 According to Report”

Apparently, rumors have been swirling around the NASCAR Xfinity Series garage that the No. 86 Brandonbilt Motorsports team is close to shutting down. The team, which is owned by the Brown family, isn’t going anywhere according to rookie of the year candidate Brandon Brown. Continue reading “Shutting Down the Rumors: Xfinity Series team Brandonbilt Motorsports is Here to Stay”

Last week, Matt Kenseth took home the Slinger Nationals trophy for the record eighth time. Kenseth skillfully utilized a last-lap pass for the win over Ty Majeski. The win was stirring, but it looked like it would be Kenseth’s only racing start of 2019.

However, according to a report at Short Track Scene, Kenseth will add the ARCA Midwest Tour’s Howie Lettow Classic 100 at his home track Madison International Speedway. Continue reading “Matt Kenseth Set to Run Another Race in August”

Earlier this year, Nationwide Insurance announced that that they will not return to be the primary sponsor on Alex Bowman’s No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in 2020, but it has not stopped the company from wanting to go out with a bang.

For the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nationwide has apparently invited 15 prominent NASCAR paint scheme designers to a contest to see who can come up with the best paint scheme for the brand and it’s No. 88 car for that event. Continue reading “15 Designers Competing to Design Alex Bowman’s Paint Scheme For Vegas Playoff Race”