Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still recovering from slight injuries sustained in a plane crash this past Thursday at Elizabethton Municpal Airport in Tennessee.On Wednesday, Earnhardt answered a fan on Twitter who asked if he still planned on racing at Darlington next week in the wake of the plane crash.

Earnhardt gave a very honest answer. Continue reading “Following Plane Crash, Will Dale Jr. Still Race Darlington Xfinity Series Race?”

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Kevin Harvick had a fast car Saturday night in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol. It may not have been a winning car — or it very well could have been — but he looked much stronger than the last place finish he was credited for.

Harvick’s night came to an end right at the end of Stage 2, when it appeared that his clutch gave out and he was unable to get the car in gear to go anywhere. Continue reading “Not Clutch: Turns Out it Was Something Else That Ended Harvick’s Night at Bristol”

The Off Axis 500 at Go Pro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina is tonight. The charity go-kart event, will feature a grand total of 111 drivers, including numerous drivers from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Continue reading “A Lot of NASCAR Drivers Are Competing in the OffAxis500 Tonight, Here’s How to Watch”

Kyle Busch speeds around Bristol Motor Speedway in his No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry. Photo Credit: Jonathan McCoy/RubbingsRacing.com

Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway was an uncharacteristic struggle for Kyle Busch — who has eight wins at the half-mile track throughout his career.

He qualified 31st. Went a lap down early. Was able to get it back and battled tooth-and-nail all night long. In the end, Busch was rewarded with a fourth-place finish for his efforts. But after climbing from the car, Busch was less than satisfied. Continue reading “Has Kyle Busch Really Been Getting Beat by His Joe Gibbs Racing Teammates Lately?”

Aug. 17, 2019

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The first thing Denny Hamlin did after winning Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race at Bristol Motor Speedway was apologize to the man he beat to the finish line in the 24th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. Continue reading “Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol, denies Matt DiBenedetto a statement victory”