Thursday, October 01, 2020

News in NASCAR

Big Changes Proposed for 2021 NASCAR Schedule

Matt DiBenedetto led eight laps in Sunday's South Point 400, but finished second again at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Photo courtesy of Harold Hinson Photography.

DiBenedetto Sweeps Second Place at Vegas in 2020

Cover photo by Harold Hinson Photography. Matt DiBenedetto has openly shared his list of circled tracks for the 2020 season with his move to Wood Brothers Racing. Tracks that require drivers to lift off the throttle have been his strength, including the 0.5-mile short track of Bristol Motor Speedway where he earned his first career […]

Justin Allgaier gets service on pit road during the 2020 Alsco 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Photo courtesy of Jim Fluharty with Harold Hinson Photography.

Allgaier Makes a Vegas Comeback to Finish Fourth in Alsco 300

Photo courtesy of Jim Fluharty with Harold Hinson Photography. When you think of comeback stories, it’s usually something like a football team coming back to win after being down by 28 points, an unlikely vote going to an underdog or an Olympics ‘miracle’ for a young American hockey team. But for Justin Allgaier, he was […]

Too Few Laps for Denny Hamlin to Win Las Vegas

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer With a slew of cautions in the final 20 laps of Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, opportunity was shaping up for Denny Hamlin, the race’s dominator. Chasing Alex Bowman following a green-flag pit stop with 32 laps to go, an untimely caution put the No. 11 […]

Noah Gragson Misses on Hometown Xfinity Win

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer Saturday night was a happy night for Noah Gragson. But if you ask him, it could have been better. Running at his home track of Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the Xfinity Series Alsco 300, Gragson came home second, trailing race winner Chase Briscoe by 1.37 seconds. With a fast […]

Daly bests Pastrana in LCQ League bet in Vegas Truck race

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer An iRacing grudge match between motorsports legend Travis Pastrana and NTT IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly turned into a real-life bet at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Daly and Pastrana have joined other drivers including Parker Kligerman, Landon Cassill, and Ricky Carmichael in the LCQ League on iRacing since the start […]

Features Only From Kickin' the Tires

Ryder Wells gets first career micro-sprint win

By Jerry Jordan, Editor When you’re 13-years-old it can be hard to juggle school, extra-curricular activities and personal time but when you combine those with being an up-and-coming star in the auto racing world, things get even more hectic as Lumberton’s Ryder Wells found out this past weekend. Had it not been for some quick […]

No rest for Ryder Wells as he preps for big race weekend … and soccer

By Jerry Jordan, Editor It’s been 13 days since Ryder Wells sat behind the wheel of the No. 24 Preferred Contractors/Kickin’ the Tires micro-sprint car but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been getting ready for the doubleheader race weekend that lies ahead of him, or the tournament he’ll compete in with the Houston Dynamo Dash […]