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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Martin Truex Jr. Overcomes Pit Penalty for Richmond Top 5

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer Starting from pole and leading 107 laps, Martin Truex Jr. looked to be the favorite to challenge teammate Denny Hamlin for the checkered flag late Sunday at Richmond Raceway. Going for a third win and second in a row in the 2021 season, Truex has been fast where it counts… […]

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Jennifer Jo Cobb making Cup debut at Talladega with Rick Ware Racing

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her NASCAR Cup Series debut with Rick Ware Racing at Talladega Superspeedway. Cobb will drive the No. 15 Arrowhead Brass Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Rick Ware Racing at Talladega. She is a 14-year veteran in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. She has been […]

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Pit Road Penalty Derails Ryan Blaney’s Chances at Victory in Martinsville

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Ryan Blaney was scary dominant Sunday. Leading a season-high 157 laps, Blaney’s chances at victory were derailed by a pit road penalty during the final caution. “We had a really good Menards/Pennzoil Ford Mustang tonight,” said Blaney. “On the long runs we were really good. Denny was good on short […]

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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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Weather forces conclusion of Cup Series Blue Emu 500 to Sunday

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – For the second time in two days, Mother Nature bested NASCAR as persistent rain forced the postponement of the Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 after 42 laps. Denny Hamlin leads. The race will resume on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. ET on FS1. NASCAR attempted to dry […]

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