Erik Jones Keeps it Clean With Tide Earning Second Top-10 Finish of 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Richard Petty won the last dirt race the NASCAR Cup Series raced on 50 years ago.  On Monday, the No. 43 car came home ninth as Erik Jones tallied his second top-10 finish of 2021. With the help from Tide, Food City, and the U.S. Air Force, Jones pushed through […]

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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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Erik Jones Earns First Top 10 With Richard Petty Motorsports

By Matt Courson, Staff Writer Erik Jones claimed his first top-10 of 2020 Sunday in the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his first with new team owner Richard Petty. The 10th-place result comes after finishes of 39th in the Daytona 500, 14th at the Daytona Road Course, and 27th last week at Homestead. […]

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RP Funding sponsoring Erik Jones in the Clash at Daytona

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today a partnership with RP Funding, Florida’s No Closing Cost refinance lender. RP Funding will serve as the primary partner on the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE driven by Erik Jones in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) Busch Clash At DAYTONA. The Busch Clash at DAYTONA will open the […]

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Smith narrowly beats Crafton for final Championship 4 spot

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Avoiding the mayhem, Zane Smith clinched the final Championship 4 spot and 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Rookie-of-the-Year honors. Despite a caution-filled final Stage for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200, Smith stayed out of trouble. The GMS Racing driver kept his No. 21 LaPaz / MRC […]

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Rudy Fugle named crew chief for William Byron in 2021

Hendrick Motorsports has named Rudy Fugle as the crew chief for William Byron and the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. He will join the organization in mid-November. The 36-year-old Fugle is one of the most successful crew chiefs at the NASCAR national series level. He has […]

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Rain Postpones Cup Series Race at Texas Motor Speedway to Monday at 9 am CST

Jerry Jordan, Editor JUSTIN, TX – First, it was a heavy fog and mist that brought the NASCAR Cup Series race to a halt at Texas Motor Speedway on Lap 52, then a light rain set in. The combination was too much for NASCAR’s track drying team consisting of 10 Toyota Air Titans, a half-dozen […]

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Weekend Preview: Texas Motor Speedway

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Kevin Harvick seeks fourth straight victory in Texas Playoff race Success tends to breed success in NASCAR Cup Series Playoff races at Texas Motor Speedway. From 2012 through 2015, seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson dominated the fall race at the 1.5-mile track, winning four straight Playoff events there. Kevin Harvick […]

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Erik Jones joins Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021 with multi-year deal

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer It’s official. Erik Jones will drive the iconic No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the NASCAR Cup Series for Richard Petty Motorsports beginning in 2021. The deal announced on Wednesday morning will see 24-year old Jones with the team on a multi-year deal. “Erik is an exceptionally talented driver, […]

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NASCAR not likely to change yellow line rule despite continued controversy

By Jerry Jordan, Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – A controversial finish at Talladega Superspeedway that left many fans unhappy and resulted in two drivers being penalized for forcing competitors below the yellow line on the final turn of the final lap led NASCAR to address a number of questions after the checkered flag fell. Matt DiBenedetto […]

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