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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Ruling robs DiBenedetto of runner-up finish at Talladega

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Wood Brothers Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto finished runner-up to Denny Hamlin until NASCAR penalized the No. 21 driver for a final lap violation. In multiple attempts at overtime, DiBenedetto found himself up front at Talladega Superspeedway. The chaotic scramble to the finish of the YellaWood 500 saw the No. 21 Menards […]

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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 […]

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Preece scores his first top-10 of 2020 season at Bristol

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The Bass Pro Shops / NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway was a bright spot amidst a rough season for Ryan Preece. The JTG-Daugherty Racing driver climbed into the top-10 late in the 500-lap race. Preece outlasted many of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers as they made green […]

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Comments From the Eliminated Playoff Drivers After Bristol

By Matt Courson, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. — Four drivers were eliminated from Playoff competition following Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Matt DiBenedetto, Ryan Blaney, Cole Custer, and William Byron’s title hopes went up in smoke. Matt DiBenedetto entered Saturday night’s race 25 points below the cutline and was essentially […]

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DiBenedetto in, Johnson out of Playoffs Following Byron Victory

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer For the three drivers on the playoff bubble, the pressure couldn’t have been much higher in the final laps of Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Multiple late restarts, two Big Ones and only handfuls of points to spare. What else can you expect from a regular season […]

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Johnson avoids disaster, closes Playoff gap in his penultimate Dover race

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In his penultimate race at Dover International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson narrowly avoided disaster as he closed the points gap to the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The Race What Johnson and his No. 48 Ally Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE team needed to get back into playoff contention was a quietly solid […]

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Leavine Family Racing sold; team will compete the rest of 2020

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer After much speculation, Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine has announced the sale of the team, assets, and charter. The NASCAR Cup Series team fields the No. 95 Toyota for rookie driver Christopher Bell. Owner Bob Leavine has stated the team will finish out the remainder of this season. “It’s […]

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