NASCAR to Use Restrictor Plates In July’s XFINITY Race at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR has confirmed reports that they will use restrictor plates for July’s XFINITY Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The series announced the move on Thursday mornig. Also among those reports, are that if things go well enough for the XFINITY Series’ Lilly Diabetes 250 this year, that they will use the restrictor plates at the Brickyard 400 in 2018. 

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Start to 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Season Pretty Even Among Manufacturers

It’s been a great start to the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for all three of the series’ manufacturers. After four races so far, each of the three manufacturers have won a race already, and each of the three have a driver in the top four of the Cup points standings as he head to race No. 5 at the Auto Club Speedway this weekend. At the start though, it appeared that maybe Fords were going to run away with this thing as Ford drivers won the first…

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Kevin Harvick Hoping 2 Straight Runner-Ups at Fontana Lead to a Win on Sunday

Kevin Harvick has had some bad luck this season. He was caught up in a crash at Daytona and finished 22nd. He led nearly the entire race at Atlanta before a pit road speeding penalty occurred with 15 laps-to-go and relegated him to a ninth place effort. At Las Vegas, he was running in the top five before a cut tire forced him into the wall with a 38th place finish. Then, last weekend at Phoenix, he wasn’t his usual self there and finished sixth after starting 23rd. Now, he’s…

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Kyle Larson Hoping to Cash In Runner-Up Finishes With Win at Fontana

At this point of the season in any of Kyle Larson’s first three years in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, he would have ,oved to have the start to a year that he’s having in 2017. In his rookie year in 2014, Larson’s first four finishes out the gates were 38th, 20th, 19th and 10th respectively. In 2015, he had runs of 34th, 26th, eighth and 10th respectively. Last year, he finished seventh, 26th, 34th and 12th respectively. This year? 12th (leading on the last lap of the Daytona 500…

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Kyle Busch Hoping to Get Back to Victory Lane Sunday in Fontana

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been a very frustrating one for Kyle Busch. At Daytona, a cut tire left him frustrated with Goodyear and a 38th place finish in the season opening Daytona 500. The next week in Atlanta, they just never got a handle on his No. 18 Toyota as he finished a disappointing 16th. Then, at Las Vegas, his home track, Busch was running third on the final lap in the final turn, but contact with Joey Logano sent him spinning towards a 22nd…

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NASCAR Wrapping Up West Coast Swing This Weekend in Fontana

After two weeks out west, the NASCAR three week west coast tour comes to an end this weekend at Fontana. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams as well as the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will wrap up the early season west coast tour this weekend at the Auto Club Speedway before heading back to the eastern time zone for the next few weeks after. What makes this part of the schedule so perfect is instead of going out west then back east to only go back west and then…

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Busy IndyCar Testing Schedule Over Next Couple Weeks, Including 2 Tests at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – The Verizon IndyCar Series may not race again for another couple of weeks, but it doesn’t mean they will be silent until they show up to Long Beach on April 7. The drivers and teams have a bunch of upcoming tests scheduled including on Tuesday of this week when all of them will show up at the Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Alabama for an open test. This will be just like the open test at Phoenix back in February where all the teams will be able to hit…

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