Kyle Larson comes full circle in winning NASCAR Cup Championship Race

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – At the end of an almost mythical season came the quintessential story of redemption. Taking advantage of an opportune caution and a blazingly fast pit stop by his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet crew, Larson held off Martin Truex Jr. during a 24-lap green-flag run to […]

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Kyle Larson, NASCAR Championship Weekend Media Day in 2021

Kyle Larson Embracing the Union of Dirt Racing and NASCAR

By Justin Schuoler, Staff Writer PHOENIX – Second chances for athletes are under the microscopes of fans across all sports. Some come out with great success, such as Michael Vick or Tyson Fury. Emerging from a past of poor choices or addiction makes returning to the sport they once loved nearly impossible in some cases. […]

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Alex Bowman took home the famed Grandfather Clock from Martinsville Speedway. Photo by Nigel Kinrade Photography

Alex Bowman triumphs at Martinsville, as Martin Truex Jr. gains Championship 4

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Denny Hamlin provided the perfect capstone to a day of banged-up stock cars, hurt feelings and crushed dreams. Alex Bowman took the checkered flag in Sunday’s Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway after sliding up into Hamlin’s race-leading Toyota on Lap 494 of 501 and knocking Hamlin’s […]

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Hamlin Advances to Championship 4 Despite Chaotic Finish

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – Denny Hamlin advanced to the Championship 4 at Phoenix Raceway despite a late-race crash at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin took the lead in the Xfinity 500 with 112 laps to go. The driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry battled with his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin […]

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Kyle Larson gets his third straight NASCAR win, snags the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

Kansas Win: Kyle Larson Continues NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Domination

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Kyle Larson did the heavy-lifting on Sunday, leading nine different times for a race-high 130 laps, ultimately crossing the finish line a hefty 3.619-seconds ahead of the field to earn a NASCAR Cup Series-best ninth win of the season (15th of his career) in the Hollywood Casino 400 at […]

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Kyle Larson secures spot in Championship Four after dominant Texas win

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service The Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway had dramatic ups-and-downs all Sunday afternoon with the victorious exception of Kyle Larson, who absolutely dominated the race – leading 256 of 334 laps and holding off the field on seven different re-starts in the final 125 laps alone. Larson’s […]

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Elliott Escapes Playoff Elimination at the Roval

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – Forced to overcome a case of payback, defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott escaped elimination from the NASCAR Playoffs. Early in the final Stage of the Bank of America ROVAL 400, contact between Elliott and Kevin Harvick sent the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro […]

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Kyle Busch Finishes Third in Milestone 600th Cup Start at Las Vegas

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer When the checkered flag waved for the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch earned a top-five finish in his 600th career NASCAR Cup Series start. Despite minor contact with the outside wall and debris, the driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Ethel M Toyota Camry ran […]

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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson is still leading the playoff points after a lackluster run at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Photo by Jerry Jordan/Kickin' the Tires

Kyle Larson Leaves Las Vegas Still Leading NASCAR’s Playoff Points

By Jerry Jordan, Editor LAS VEGAS – Despite getting caught up in a fuel mileage debacle during Stage 2 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kyle Larson was able to maintain a 14-point lead in NASCAR’s Cup Series Playoffs heading into a wildcard race next weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. “We were on the crap end of […]

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