Ty Dillon Takes Name Out Of The Hat To Join RCR In 2019

Take one name off the potential drivers list for the seat left vacant by Ryan Newman with Richard Childress Racing. Some people have just assumed that Ty Dillon will move over from Germain Racing to join his brother Austin Dillon with their grandfather’s team at RCR. Instead, the younger Dillon said that he’s not going to be an option due to his commitment that he’s made with Germain. 

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McMurray Takes A Wild Race In Practice Crash at Talladega, Fastest Cars On Friday All Go To Backup Cars For Sunday’s Race

TALLADEGA, Ala – We didn’t see the “big one” yet, but rather the “wild one” already at the Talladega Superspeedway. The difference is, this one was in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice on Friday afternoon. The crash, well it took out the fastest cars of the day too. Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman, Daniel Suarez and Ty Dillon had four of the top five speeds on Friday, as each were involved in a crash on the backstretch of the 2.66-mile Alabama Superspeedway in final practice, which sent McMurray’s No. 1 Chevrolet…

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Top 10 Surprising Drivers In NASCAR For 2018 – Good and Bad

Now that we’re heading into the annual Easter holiday break, we’ve had enough of a sample size to see who the main contenders will be for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. We’ve also seen who likely won’t be contending for the title as well. Another thing we’ve seen are drivers who are surprising us. Some are exceeding expectations, some aren’t living up to the expectations that were set forth coming into the year. Here are the 10 drivers that are either surprising us in a good way,…

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Top Rides Filled By Young Talent In NASCAR For 2018

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is hurrying upon us. We’re just a mere four weeks away from the season opening Daytona 500. One thing that occurred to me lately is that we have just six drivers in the entire field that has ever won a Cup championship. In fact, just one of those six have won multiple titles (Jimmie Johnson 7). Do we see another new champion in 2018? The odds are good for that and that’s because of this new found youth movement in NASCAR. Just…

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Ty Dillon Signs Extension With Germain Racing, Geico

There were some rumors that Ty Dillon would move to the open seat with Richard Childress Racing for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. After all, with Paul Menard heading to the Wood Brothers next year, the No. 27 Chevrolet seat is open. But, most in the NASCAR garage have said that the Dillon to RCR move wouldn’t necessarily happen just yet. On Tuesday, that news was solidified. Dillon, will remain with Germain Racing as he and Geico have signed contract extensions with the team. Dillon, will continue…

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Strong Southern 500 For Richard Childress Racing, They Show They Won’t Be an Easy Out in Playoffs

I don’t think anyone is giving Richard Childress Racing much hope for this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. With four drivers being eliminated from playoff contention after the first three races in the playoffs, most thought both Richard Childress Racing drivers that are eligible right now would be among two of the first four drivers that are eliminated. But, the last few weeks show that maybe RCR will be a tougher out than most think. 

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Kyle Busch Dominates XFINITY Series Race at Bristol

Bristol, TN – The Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway is proving to be Kyle Busch’s playground. On Wednesday night, Busch won his fifth career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the .533-mile track by leading 109 of the 203 laps en route to the dominating victory. He overcame a pit road speeding penalty to reach the front with ease. He came from 17th to first in 50 laps. On Friday night, it was nearly an identical race for Busch. 

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Penske Duo Keselowski/Logano And Cup Regulars Lead Both XFINITY Series Practices Friday in Watkins Glen

It should come to no surprise at all that Team Penske was strong in the two NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions at Watkins Glen International on Friday. Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have combined to win two of the last three XFINITY Series races on the upstate New York track and dominated the speed charts this year as well. So, to no avail, Keselowski led session No. 1 and Logano quickest in final practice. Keselowski, turned a lap of 122.200 in his No. 22 Ford in the first practice, as…

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Kyle Busch Wins Rain Delayed Alsco 300 at Kentucky, Cup Regulars Dominate Race

Sparta, KY – Kyle Busch decided to stay out and not pit on a late race caution, that moved proved to be the winning one. When Ray Black Jr. spun his No. 07 Chevrolet on Lap 168, the eighth and final caution flag flew. That was a time for the leaders who were close on fuel to hit pit road at the Kentucky Speedway for the final time for Sunoco fuel and fresh Goodyear tires. Busch, bet on himself and his car. 

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