Tag Archives: Nascar

What Level of Political Activism Are We Comfortable With In Motorsport?

Deep breath, America. We’ve done it. We’ve survived another election cycle, and I bet everyone is pretty stoked that we aren’t going to be bombarded with political ads and commentary everywhere we look for a little while and take a breather. Right? Well—maybe not.

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Cheddar Chopped

People say that the old spirit of NASCAR is gone, and stock car ain’t what it used to be. All I know is that a car chief named “Cheddar” Smith just got suspended for cheating. Seems to me like the glory days never left.

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NASCAR Will ‘Put Procedures in Place’ to Avoid Mistakenly Sending Cars to the Back of the Field in the Future

NASCAR has a lot of rules these days, from races broken into segments to the severity of penalties categorized by “levels.” But even NASCAR gets those rules wrong sometimes, which led to seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson getting mistakenly shoved to the back of the field on Sunday.

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Buying an Old NASCAR Stock Car Seems Like a Good Idea

That is, it does until the engine blows up.

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Kasey Kahne Won’t Finish Out His Final Season in NASCAR Due to Health Concerns

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne announced in August that he would retire from full-time NASCAR competition after this season, but he won’t finish the season after all. Just two weeks after that announcement, bizarre complications with heat exhaustion sidelined him indefinitely.

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The Roval Was the Spectacle, and Change, NASCAR Needed

NASCAR’s made a lot of changes to its top levels in the past couple of years, like overhauling how its races and championships work. There’s a lot that still needs to change. But the impacts of competition changes NASCAR has made have been arguable at best, and largely targeting the wrong thing—until the roval, that…

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17-Year-Old Hailie Deegan Makes NASCAR History As The First Woman To Win A Race Since 1989

Hailie Deegan, the 17-year-old daughter of motocross and rallycross legend Brian Deegan, has become the first woman to win a high level touring NASCAR series since Shawna Robinson won three Dash Series races across 1988 and 89. Running in the K&N Pro Series West, Deegan has found quick success, winning in only her…

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Drivers Are Having So Much Trouble at NASCAR’s New Roval Track That Even the Pace Car Spun Out

NASCAR’s running the road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time ever this year, and drivers are spinning—and subsequently crashing—more than figure skaters at the Olympics. If this were Wheel of Fortune, do you know how many words we would have spelled out by now? All of them.

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NASCAR Driver Jordan Anderson Wanted for Possession of Stolen Truck

The Rowan County, NC Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson for possession of a stolen vehicle. Police claim Anderson purchased the truck despite having reason to believe it was stolen earlier this month.

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Brad Keselowski Secures Team Penske’s 500th Win in Las Vegas

The answer to the question many of us race fans have been wondering has been answered. Who’s going to be the driver to secure Team Penske’s 500th win? Brad Keselowski responded to the call.

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