Almirola scores first top-10 of 2021 season at Richmond

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After a miserable start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Aric Almirola finally scored a top-10 finish at Richmond Raceway. Prior to the Toyota Owners 400, the best finish for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver this season came at Phoenix Raceway. That day, Almirola’s No. 10 Ford Mustang took the […]

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Alex Bowman steals Richmond win from dominant Hamlin

April 18, 2021  By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service An emotional Alex Bowman could only shake his head and give kudos to the crew of his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet following a dramatic victory over Denny Hamlin Sunday in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway. Bowman took the lead for the first time […]

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Denny Hamlin Posts Solid Showing at Martinsville, Earns Third Third-Place Finish of 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Denny Hamlin again showed he will be a championship contender this season on Sunday at Martinsville.  Hamlin had the lead late but with the continuous pressure by eventual race winner Martin Truex Jr. and lapped traffic, he didn’t have enough to hold onto the lead. “That’s just the cards we […]

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Reddick rebounds for top-10 finish at Martinsville

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – Despite dropping to the rear for unapproved adjustments, Tyler Reddick clawed his way back into the top-10 at Martinsville Speedway. Reddick spent the first two Stages climbing through the field. In the second Stage, he edged closer and closer to the top-10. Two cautions at the end […]

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Martin Truex Jr. Makes Late Pass on Denny Hamlin for Third Career Martinsville Victory

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va.: Martin Truex Jr. passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin on Lap 485 of Sunday’s rain-delayed Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and pulled away to win for the third time in his last four starts at the .526-mile short track. The victory was Truex’s […]

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Joey Logano Earns Victory in First Cup Series Race on Dirt Since 1970

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service – Cover Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images/NASCAR Media BRISTOL, Tenn.: Joey Logano made history on Monday afternoon. Leading the final 61 laps in the face of a determined charge by Denny Hamlin, Logano won the rain-delayed Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the first dirt-track race for the […]

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