McDowell, Gilliland and Smith Hoping to Take Front Row Motorsports Back to Victory Lane

By Jerry Jordan, Editor In the category of – they deserved it and they earned it – the 2022 lineup of drivers at Front Row Motorsports is made up of three scrappy racers who all showed the world they have what it takes to be among the best in the business. Coming off a season-opening […]

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NASCAR Penalizing Mike Harmon Racing for Testing ‘The Rock’ is No Laughing Matter

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Unless he is successful with an appeal Mike Harmon Racing will begin the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season with a 75-point deficit in owner and championship points and the team’s crew chief, Ryan Bell, will be $50,000 lighter in his checking account and be forced to sit out six races. But […]

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Toyota Racing is Turning Heads in the NHRA World with New GR Supra Funny Car

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Things are going to look a lot different from the NHRA Toyota camp in 2022 as the auto manufacturer has decided to field for the first time ever the GR Supra in Funny Car competition, Kickin’ the Tires has learned. The first outing of the new GR Supra funny car will […]

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Austin Cindric comes up just short of winning back-to-back Xfinity Series titles. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

Austin Cindric Bumped Out of the 2021 Xfinity Championship At Phoenix Raceway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor AVONDALE, Ariz. – It looked like Austin Cindric would run away with the win and the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship in the season-finale at Phoenix Raceway but Daniel Hemric was tired of coming up one spot short and moved Cindric out of the way on the final turn to steal the […]

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It looked like Zane Smith might actually pull of the Camping World Truck Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway but fate had different plans. Photo by Rachel Schuoler/Kickin' the Tires

Zane Smith, Again, Comes Up One Spot Short in the NASCAR Truck Series Championship Battle

By Jerry Jordan, Editor AVONDALE, Ariz. – Zane Smith had nothing to lose and everything to gain going into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship finale at Phoenix Raceway and despite running near the Top 5 all night, he was outrun in the final laps and watched the title slip away for the second […]

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Phoenix Finally Gets to Show Off as Championship Host to NASCAR Fans

By Jerry Jordan, Editor PHOENIX, AZ. – It’s been 960-plus days since the decision was announced to move NASCAR’s Championship Weekend from Homestead-Miami Speedway to the Arizona desert but when COVID-19 changed the world in 2020, it hampered the celebrations and fan festivities planned at NASCAR’s jewel in the desert – Phoenix Raceway. But that’s […]

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Joey Logano waves goodbye to his 2021 NASCAR Playoff hopes with lackluster run at Martinsville Speedway. Nigel Kinrade Photography

Joey Logano’s trip to NASCAR Championship 4 in Phoenix stops short at Martinsville Speedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor After blown engine Texas Motor Speedway and a lackluster ninth-place run at Kansas Speedway in the first two races of #NASCAR’s Round of 8 playoffs, Joey Logano had only one option to make it to the finale at Phoenix Raceway. He had to win at Martinsville Speedway but he didn’t. Despite […]

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Team Penske driver, Austin Cindric, had a strong run at Kansas Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

Austin Cindric Drives Away From Kansas Speedway In Good Position for Martinsville Speedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor KANSAS CITY, KS – As it stands right now, Austin Cindric is feeling pretty confident as he leaves Kansas Speedway with a second-place finish in the Kansas Lottery 300 because his points from the race put him in a strong position to move on to the season finale and battle for […]

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Fans line the fence as Kyle Larson burns down the tires at Texas Motor Speedway after winning his eighth win of the 2021 NASCAR season. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

GALLERY: Kyle Larson’s Texas Motor Speedway Victory is 8th of NASCAR’s 2021 Season

By Jerry Jordan, Editor FORT WORTH – Heading into the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway Kyle Larson panned ideas that he was a lock to make it to the final round of NASCAR’s Championship Playoffs but when he left the track with the trophy at the end of the day, that is […]

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John Hunter Nemechek takes the win at Texas Motor Speedway in the Andy's 335 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

GALLERY: John Hunter Nemechek Drives Away With Victory at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth

By Jerry Jordan, Editor FORT WORTH – On the heels of announcing he would be driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, John Hunter Nemechek went out Saturday and drove away from the field to win the Andy’s 335 at Texas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

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