By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
After Friday’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Austin Dillon’s attempt at doing what hasn’t been done since 2009 — sweeping the first two events of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season — doesn’t look great as he will roll from the 25th-position on the grid.
However, Richard Childress Racing is still in good position to collect more hardware this weekend.
Continue reading “Richard Childress Racing Aiming For Something They’ve Never Accomplished”
February 18, 2018
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon prevailed in a game of Survivor played at 200 miles per hour, winning the Sunday’s Daytona 500 fiercely and unapologetically after turning race leader Aric Almirola in the third corner of the final lap. Continue reading “Last-lap pass gives Austin Dillon dramatic Daytona 500 victory”
By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
Speedweeks 2018 is in the books. For the last couple of weeks, we were treated to a stunning display of brightly colored race cars driving two to three, and sometimes four-wide.
We saw breathtaking crashes, that luckily every driver walked away from.
In all, 58 machines were wadded up past the point of being able to finish the race between the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series events in Daytona. Continue reading “There’s More Than Wrecked Cars to Talk About After Daytona”
SHOW #447 – Guests: Austin Dillon and William Byron – We discuss the major changes to the racing format that NASCAR announced this week, hear from all the major players, News of the Week is on tap, and tons of fun. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
( Roughly 48:00 mins) Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #447 A. Dillon / Byron – 3 Stage Racing”
Aug. 19, 2016
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
BRISTOL, Tenn. – A remarkable chain of circumstances gave Austin Dillon the chance to win Friday night’s Food City 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Continue reading “Austin Dillon gets improbable win in wild NASCAR XFINITY race at Bristol”
1 3 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet 38.200 188.482
2 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 38.231 188.329
3 11 Denny Hamlin Sport Clips Toyota 38.372 187.637
4 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 38.446 187.276
5 19 Carl Edwards Subway Toyota 38.457 187.222
LISTEN: The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Podcast – #402 – Aric Almirola / Auto Club Speedway Preview
6 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota 38.459 187.212
7 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 38.520 186.916
8 24 Chase Elliott # NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 38.545 186.795
9 22 Joey Logano AAA Southern California Ford 38.594 186.557
10 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 38.638 186.345 Continue reading “2016 NASCAR Cup Series Fontana Starting Lineup – Austin Dillon On Pole”
After impressing with four wins running a partial NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule last season, Austin Dillon is on the verge of visiting Victory Lane for the first time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Continue reading “Dillon Primed For Breakout Year, First Career Win”
SHOW #366 – Austin Dillon describes his crash – We recap the Daytona race weekend, Larson turns Indy laps in a beater, New aero package is all the rage man, Dillon becomes an ice cube, Keelan turns laps…already, and Gordon is honored yet again. Plus a full Kentucky preview. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
( Roughly 48:00 mins)
Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly #366 Austin Dillon / Kentucky Preview”