Keep Your Friends Close: Dale Jr. and Matt Kenseth finished their accomplished NASCAR careers together at Homestead

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Matt Kenseth finished their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series careers in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead. Kenseth quietly finished 8th while Dale Jr. finished three laps down in 25th. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Matt Kenseth started their NASCAR careers together and most likely ended their careers together in Sunday’s Ford […]

Last Driver Standing: Brad Keselowski wins attrition-filled Alabama 500, Dale Jr. finishes 7th in final Talladega start

In his 300th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start, Brad Keselowski escaped Talladega with his fifth victory after a last lap pass over Ryan Newman. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. finished seventh after surviving madness filled with crashes and pit road woes in his final start in Alabama. Attrition was the word as Brad Keselowski survived the […]

One Last Dale Call: The Earnhardt legacy at Talladega

October 15 will mark the end of arguably the best family-racetrack combos in NASCAR history as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is set to make his final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at Talladega Superspeedway. Sunday will be the end of an illustrious chapter for Talladega Superspeedway as fan favorite and six-time winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr. […]

Racing’s Blurred Lines Reignited: Dirty Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

The annual last lap drama at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park sparked another debate of what’s hard racing. The “dump and run” heard around North America. Austin Cindric—in dire straits of making the playoffs—took his front bumper and turned Kaz Grala around in turn five for his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Canadian […]

Rushing the Fountain of Youth: William Byron to join Hendrick Motorsports in 2018

William Byron moving up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will either break or continue the curse of drivers under the age of 25 being moved up to Cup after lower series success. It has been speculated for a month 19-year-old William Byron will replace Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet owned by […]

Daytona’s Storybook Ending: Dale Jr. to make final Daytona start as full-time driver Saturday

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. must stay out of trouble in Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona to keep playoff hopes alive as he’s winless after 16 races and currently 22nd points. Earnhardt and Daytona. Both go together like bread and butter but it has also been a love-hate relationship. The Earnhardt family has seen the highest […]

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 […]