Dover’s Legit Monster: Jimmie Johnson wins for the 11th time at the Monster Mile and ties his childhood hero at 83 wins

Jimmie Johnson becomes the first three-time winner in 2017, tying Cale Yarborough for sixth all-time Cup victories No active driver has won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series circuit at least 10 times besides Jimmie Johnson at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Now, not only Johnson won for the 11th time at Dover Sunday, …

Indy Vengeance: Takuma Sato wins the 101st Indianapolis 500

Gut wrenching crashes, engine disintegration and revenge sums Sunday’s Indy 500 as ex-Formula One driver Takuma Sato wins the Greatest Spectacle in Racing Unpredictability has defined the rich history of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. Sunday’s 101st installment lived up to the unpredictable nature of the race and featured another …

Midnight Slayer: Austin Dillon brings the No. 3 back to victory lane as Jimmie Johnson ran out of fuel

Jimmie Johnson’s fuel outage gave Austin Dillon his first Cup win in 133rd start, the first win for the No. 3 car since October 2000. Severe weather, fuel mileage and a near 17-year drought was snapped in a span of two days. North Carolina native Austin Dillon passed four-time Coca-Cola 600 winner Jimmie Johnson with …

Unsung West Coast Icon: Ron Hornaday, Jr.’s induction goes beyond numbers

Ron Hornaday, Jr.’s induction into next year’s NASCAR Hall of Fame gives other series standouts hope long-term Leader of the Ford powerhouse (Robert Yates). The mastermind behind the Rainbow Warriors (Ray Evernham). Multimedia pioneer (Ken Squier). World War II pilot turned champion (Red Byron). Unsung West Coast icon (Ron Hornaday, Jr.). Those five new individuals …

Pocket Full of Goods: Kyle Busch finally conquers Charlotte with his first All-Star Race victory

Kyle Busch adds another accomplishment to his illustrious Cup career by winning the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Saturday. Charlotte Motor Speedway hasn’t been kind for Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch, particularly the track's annual Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race. The race has eluded Kyle from being involved in a two-car accident …

INDYCAR: Sebastien Bourdais undergo surgery after 230 mph qualifying crash

Sebastien Bourdais’ quest for Indy 500 glory abruptly ended after a violent crash exiting turn one. Bourdais will undergo surgery after being diagnosed with a fractured pelvis and right hip (via IndyCar). Fighting for the fastest four-lap average at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana became an afterthought Saturday after Dale Coyne Racing driver Sebastien …

Wrong Kind of Heat: 704Games in dire straits of winning NASCAR fans over

NASCAR Heat 2 needs to deliver to regain any confidence gaming fans have left before its release September 12. Racing and gaming go hand in hand when executed properly. It seems NASCAR gaming developers hasn’t produced the ideal game since its previous developers, EA Sports and Papyrus lost their rights of making NASCAR games. Poor …

Overshadowed Night: Truex Jr. conquers Kansas after years of shortcomings, three-car pileup sends Almirola to the hospital

Martin Truex, Jr.’s second win of 2017 overshadowed by Aric Almirola’s injury after brutal lap 199 crash Shortcomings has defined Martin Truex, Jr.’s luck the past few years at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. This time around, Truex, Jr. redeemed himself by not only leading the most laps (104 of 267 laps) once again …

Mississippi King: Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. slayed his foes for maiden win at Talladega

Avoiding late race carnage, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. capped off a dream weekend with his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win at Talladega. Headlines in the state of Mississippi will not read Ole Miss football or NFL draftee Chad Kelly. Instead, it'll read NASCAR driver and Olive Branch native Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. capping off a …

Penske Sweep: Joey Logano leads the parade with a win in 300th start

NASCAR’s most consistent driver came from worst to first at Richmond, joining an elite group of drivers who won in their 300th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start. Starting from the back of the field adds tension to a driver’s day, often failing their goal of winning a race. Team Penske driver Joey Logano not …