Tag Archives: Nascar

Weekend Motorsport Roundup; June 9-10, 2018

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?

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NASCAR’s Smart Fix For Its All-Star Race Could Actually Make Other Races Better

NASCAR used a vastly different aerodynamics package for the All-Star race this year, and the racing showed it. It went from the typical racing style of 1.5-mile tracks like All-Star host Charlotte Motor Speedway, which resembles a conga line full of folks who don’t want to touch each other, to race full of passes and…

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NASCAR Fan Pulled Off Charlotte Catch Fence By His Pants

Hold on, folks—we’ve got a climber. A NASCAR fan just had to get that perfect view (like the other views, only more likely to get you killed) from on top of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s catch fence during this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600, and that went just about as well as you’d expect.

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Trump Praises NASCAR Fans for Standing for National Anthem, Area Blogger Praises Herself for Not Drinking Yet Today

In an address at the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump praised NASCAR fans for standing up for the national anthem at sporting events.

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NASCAR Can’t Even Get Cheating Right

NASCAR teams cheat, or “bend the rules,” to say it nicely. They always have, and it’s kind of hilarious. But a “far more thorough” inspection system this year is causing all kinds of problems. Teams are mad that they keep failing, and NASCAR’s mad that teams can’t just bring legal cars.

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Weekend Motorsports Roundup; May 12-13, 2018

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?

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Watch NASCAR Officials Use Power Tools To Extract Water Trapped Under Kansas Speedway

Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas developed a large bump hours before the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race scheduled for this evening. So officials simply drilled and sawed into the bump, only to find a bunch of water underneath.

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Watch NASCAR Officials Use Power Tools To Extract Water Trapped Under The Kansas Speedway

The Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS developed a large bump hours before the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race scheduled for this evening. So officials simply drilled and sawed into the bump, only to find a bunch of water underneath.

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I’d Like To Take A Moment To Thank Coke For All Of My Major Life Events

#Brands are important. And because sponsors don’t forget about us on a casual Saturday afternoon while we’re sitting in our multi-million-dollar mansions or wrecking our brand-new race cars, we cannot forget about them during all of our major life events. It’s just common courtesy.

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NASCAR’s Founding Family Definitely Isn’t Acting Weird About Those Sale Rumors

Somewhere in their large, expensive North Carolina homes, NASCAR’s founding family is nervously laughing, hoping no one notices the beads of sweat rolling down their faces as they dodge the question of whether their long-held stake in the sport is for sale. Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.

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