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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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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NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney helping make race fans for life

By Jerry Jordan, Editor HAMPTON, Ga. – “I got the flag.” For five-year-old Duncan Howard, the day couldn’t have ended any better this past Sunday as one of his two favorite drivers won the Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and he got to take home the checkered flag. The young race fan is […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: A photographic journey through the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Photos by Jerry Jordan/Kickin’ the Tires HAMPTON, Ga. — Kyle Larson took the NASCAR Cup Series field out to the woodshed at Atlanta Motor Speedway and gave them a good whoopin’ but then Ryan Blaney took away his switch and used it to whip his Mustang into Victory Lane. In the closing laps, Blaney was […]

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Ryan Blaney Passes Kyle Larson Late for First Victory of 2021

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service – Cover Image by Getty Images / Kevin C. Cox / NASCAR Media HAMPTON, Ga.: You can call Ryan Blaney “The Spoiler.” With a pass for the lead with eight laps left in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Blaney took the air out of […]

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Kyle Busch picks up his first top-five of the season at Las Vegas

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After struggling early, Kyle Busch fought back to score his first top-five finish of the season at his hometrack. The two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion didn’t break into the top-10 until the second Stage. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver was the lowest of the JGR contingent throughout the first half […]

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Kyle Busch Steals Victory in the 2021 Busch Clash at Daytona

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The night began with some of the 21 drivers in the 2021 Busch Clash looking like they forgot a few driving skills in the off-season and ended with an epic side-by-side battle between Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott into the final chicane on the front stretch – […]

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