Kyle Weatherman talks ‘Back The Blue’ and his 2020 season

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer NASCAR Xfinity Series and Mike Harmon Racing driver Kyle Weatherman has sported a ‘Back The Blue’ scheme on a number of occasions this season, it’s a scheme very important to the driver. Weatherman continues to have a career year and he recently spoke to Kickin’ the Tires about Back The […]

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Ross Chastain to drive No. 42 for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021

Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that Ross Chastain will pilot the organization’s No. 42 entry in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) beginning in the 2021 season. Chastain, a CGR development driver since 2018, is currently competing full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), where he qualified for the playoffs for a second time following […]

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Emotion fuels Chastain to high performance level

By Matt Courson, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. — An emotional Ross Chastain climbed from his race car after finishing second for the fifth time in 2020. Through 26 races, Chastain has earned 23 top-10s and has finished inside the top-five 13 times. “It’s tough,” Chastain told NBC Sports. “[I’m] fighting for everything. I want this […]

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Kyle Weatherman to debut new helmet donated by Rich Mar Florist at Bristol

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Kyle Weatherman will sport a new helmet on Friday evening at Bristol Motor Speedway. The new helmet designed by North Carolina’s own Off Axis and generously donated by Rich Mar Florist will see Weatherman driving in style. Back in August, Weatherman coming off a 17th place […]

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NASCAR’s Steve Phelps looks ahead as sport’s return gave guidance to others following lockdown

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Calling 2020 an “extraordinary, unprecedented year for our sport,” NASCAR President Steve Phelps told a group of media this past week he is “proud of how our industry has come together as one.” He proclaimed that past criticisms of the sport regarding its inability to get along and play well within […]

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Xfinity Series underdogs come through with solid finishes on Daytona Road Course

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series UHOH188 on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course held a lot of unknowns. In a historic first for the series, and with no practice – drivers were left wondering what would unfold during the 52-lap event. While Austin Cindric went on to win his fifth race […]

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Scott Lagasse Jr returns to the Truck Series with On Point Motorsports at Daytona

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Scott Lagasse Jr, On Point Motorsports, and Brantley Gilbert along with Big Machine Records, Screen Your Machine will pay tribute to race engineer Gary Grossenbacher this weekend at Daytona. This Sunday’s event marks the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. […]

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OPINION: Christopher Bell expected to the No. 20 and Erik Jones out is no surprise

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer When it was confirmed on Thursday that Erik Jones would indeed be departing the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota following the 2020 season, some were surprised. I wasn’t. It’s expected that Christopher Bell will take over the No. 20 Toyota in 2021, and if you think that’s a surprise, […]

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Brennan Poole talks Kansas, NHMS and the fans

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer NASCAR driver Brennan Poole recently competed in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas, as well as both NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series events. Kickin’ the Tires recently spoke to Poole about Kansas, the upcoming race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, his season and racing in general. Kansas Speedway […]

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