NASCAR Fans Robbed After Darlington Penalties

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. NASCAR is on the right track with encumbered wins, but I think they need to go a little bit further. For the fourth time in 2017, we have an encumbered race winner. Unfortunately, it happened in both races of the same race weekend at the same track. What does that mean? You saw Denny Hamlin sweep the weekend at Darlington Raceway, but it was a figment of your imagination. Both wins were encumbered meaning they don’t count. But,…

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Due To Loose Lugnuts at Darlington, Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Be Without Greg Ives This Weekend at Richmond

NASCAR announced three big penalties from Darlington, but a fourth one revealed wasn’t as surprising as the others. After the completion of last Sunday’s Southern 500, NASCAR found two loose lugnuts on Dale Earnhardt Jr’s No. 88 Chevrolet. In return, NASCAR announced penalties on Wednesday and that the Hendrick Motorsports team was handed a safety violation for lug nuts not properly installed following Earnhardt’s 22nd-place finish. Because of that, crew chief Greg Ives was fined $20,000 and suspended from the next race. That means that Earnhardt Jr. won’t have his…

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Both Of Hamlin’s Win at Darlington Encumbered, Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Lose Crew Chief For Richmond

Huge NASCAR news came out of Charlotte on Wednesday as both of Denny Hamlin’s victories last weekend at the Darlington Raceway are now deemed “encumbered.” That’s the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race to have an encumbered race winner (Joey Logano at Richmond in April) and the second NASCAR XFINITY Series encumbered race winner too. Unfortunately, Hamlin was on the wrong end of both XFINITY Series encumbered race winners. His photo finish at Michigan was deemed encumbered for him failing post race inspection. It was a huge slap in…

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5 Storylines For Friday Night’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) XFINITY Series Race

This weekend may be the last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2017 regular season, but the NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Friday night will be their penultimate event. They close out their regular season next weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. With that being said, there’s plenty of storylines surrounding Friday’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). Here are the top five. 

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Kyle Busch To Make Final XFINITY Series Start Of 2017 Season This Weekend at Richmond

Good news NASCAR fans, this weekend’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Richmond Raceway will be the final time that Kyle Busch will race in a NASCAR sanctioned event other than the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Due to the 2017 rules, Cup drivers can only compete in 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races and seven Camping World NASCAR Truck Series event. Busch, has raced in all seven of his eligible Truck stats, as he won three of them. His finishes were 26th, first, first,…

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Sadler Aiming To Clinch XFINITY Series Regular Season Title This Weekend at Richmond

JR Motorsport’s Elliott Sadler, from Emporia, Virginia, returns to his home state hoping to not only get his first win of the 2017 season, but also lock up the NASCAR XFINITY Series Regular Season championship this Friday night at the Richmond Raceway in the Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). To clinch the regular season title though, Sadler would need a 61-point lead over second-place in the driver standings following Friday night’s race.  He is currently 91 points ahead of second. The NASCAR XFINITY Series Regular Season championship is…

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Atlanta Motor Speedway To Open Camp Grounds To Evacuees From Hurricane Irma for Free of Charge

Atlanta Motor Speedway will open its camping facilities free of charge to evacuees seeking temporary refuge from the approaching Hurricane Irma. The Speedway, which is equipped to handle thousands of campers during its annual NASCAR weekend, will open both RV and tent campgrounds to any interested evacuees beginning tomorrow, Sept. 7. Located adjacent to its unreserved campground, AMS will also open The Rinnai Shower Station camper bath house, allowing evacuees free access to hot showers and restroom facilities.

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