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”

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By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie

It has been a rough curtain call season so far for Dale Earnhardt Jr. After 16 races, the 42-year-old driver is mired 22nd in points, but he is riding the momentum of two straight top-10 finishes heading into possibly his best track — Daytona International Speedway.

Earnhardt always seems to be a factor when it comes down to the win at restrictor plate races, and this time around — possibly his final race at Daytona — he has a really fast car.
Continue reading “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Has Great Car For What Could Be Last Daytona Race”

By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced his retirement from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing earlier this season, he was emphatic that he would not be completely done driving.

The 14-time most popular driver will have at least two NASCAR Xfinity Series starts for his JR Motorsports team in 2018, but what about a one-off Cup Series start?
Continue reading “Could Dale Earnhardt Jr. Really Run the 2018 Daytona 500?”

The Final Lap Weekly Podcast LogoSHOW #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”