By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie

One of the greatest safety innovations in racing history is the SAFER barrier, or the metal walls, with energy absorbing foam that sit in front of the existing concrete walls at race tracks around the country. Fans, drivers and members of the NASCAR industry have called for tracks to add SAFER barriers at every section of the track inside and out, but every now and again cars in severe accidents find exposed concrete walls.

This weekend, at Sonoma Raceway during the Toyota / Save Mart 350 we were reminded once again how important the softer SAFER barrier walls are.
Continue reading “Opinion: Sonoma Reminds Us That SAFER Barriers Need to Be Everywhere”

ims_nscs_kybusch_victorylane_072416NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race – Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Speedway, Indiana
Sunday, July 24, 2016

1. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 170.
2. (18) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 170.
3. (13) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 170.
4. (4) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 170.
5. (10) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 170.
6. (7) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 170.
7. (14) Joey Logano, Ford, 170.
8. (8) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 170.
9. (12) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 170.
10. (23) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 170. Continue reading “2016 NASCAR Race #20 Results, Indianapolis – Kyle Busch Wins”

ims_nscs_kybusch_celebrates_072416Kyle Busch makes history in final Brickyard run for Stewart and Gordon

July 24, 2016

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service

SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Mission accomplished, a record set, and a torch passed to the next generation.

Kyle Busch set a Brickyard record for laps led and became the first driver to sweep both a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series race from the pole in the same weekend, but the real symbolism of Sunday’s Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn’t come until the event was over. Continue reading “Kyle Busch makes history in final Brickyard run for Stewart and Gordon”