Written by Monte Dutton Mon, 2019-08-26 11:17
We, as NASCAR, or auto racing, or just auto enthusiasts, or citizens of this blue marble of a planet, tend to think it’s never been as good or bad as it is right now.
Right now. This instant.
Written by Monte Dutton Tue, 2019-08-20 16:06
For what it’s worth, I have never known anyone killed in a commercial airline crash. On the other hand, I’ve had several friends whose lives were lost in private crashes. It may be a coincidence.
At this stage of my life, I don’t much care to fly. I don’t have the slightest bit of fear. With the airlines, I flew a lot of USAir, Delta, American and Continental over the years, and my main misgiving is based on ease of travel. Convenience, comfort, courtesy and timeliness went slowly down the tubes for 20 years. Every single one of them seemed worse than the year before.
Mon, 2019-08-19 11:26
Less than ten laps. That’s all Matt DiBenedetto needed to get his first career NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series win at the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway and but wouldn’t come to be as Denny Hamlin would come and the hopes for driver trying to prove he deserves a high-profile ride next year, As he is being replaced by Leavine Family Racing for 2020, and that he belongs with the best of them.
Thu, 2019-08-08 11:26
Race fans visiting Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sept. 29 will party in the fast lane prior to the second running of the historic Bank of America ROVAL™ 400. Chris Lane – PLATINUM-selling Country hitmaker and a native of Kernersville, North Carolina – will crank up the excitement for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with a must-see concert at 12:30 p.m. on the speedway’s frontstretch.
Thu, 2019-08-08 09:46
After experiencing a difficult learning curve in the inaugural Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL™, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace got a head start on the speedway’s new backstretch chicane on Tuesday.
Wed, 2019-08-07 15:47
Atlanta Motor Speedway has completely transformed atlantamotorspeedway.com into a new, more fan-friendly web experience.
The redesign is the fifth improvement announced in the Speedway’s 20 in 20 initiative, focusing on improving the menu and navigation of the website. For fans this means making informed decisions as they plan their 2020 NASCAR weekend at AMS will be simpler and quicker than ever before.
Written by Monte Dutton Tue, 2019-08-06 09:03
It’s NASCAR’s state-fair week. The sport has its Speedweeks, its participation in the glorious racing month of May, its Bristol Night Race and its Labor Day Weekend at the Granddaddy of Them All.
Incredibly, NASCAR still has tradition left, even though, in Darlington’s case, it took it away, then gave it back.
Traditionalists have to take what they can get in this day and time.
by Zachary Hinson; Photos by Getty Images Mon, 2019-08-05 07:18
Chase Elliott has been looking forward to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series return to Watkins Glen for the chance at a repeat all season and when it came back around, he wasted no time picking up where he left off.
Written by Monte Dutton Fri, 2019-08-02 09:48
Yes, as the old song notes, “Time changes everything.”
That may be a bit of exaggeration, but change takes some getting used to, and one of NASCAR’s problems is that it changes too fast for its fans to keep up. The fans could use a caution flag. The sport’s leadership wanted to bring it into the 21st century and found out the rest of the world was already there.
by Zachary Hinson; Photos by Getty Images Mon, 2019-07-29 19:38
Last week at New Hampshire, a disappointed Denny Hamlin felt like he didn’t do enough to prevent Kevin Harvick from picking up his first win of the season. At Pocono, Hamlin did everything right to pick up his third.