2012 featured many interesting, exciting and shocking events in the NASCAR world. Some of the most extreme events were a jet dryer blowing up, a huge brawl in the garage and a champion who had a tad bit much of Miller Lite in victory lane, after winning his first Sprint Cup championship. Continue reading
By Jordan Dodson
Tuesday and Wednesday Sprint Cup teams got their first crack at the new “Generation Six” car since NASCAR released the official rulebook for 2013. Teams tested at Charlotte Motor Speedway for two days as they figured out their new race car.
The “Generation Six” cars have received overwhelming positive feedback on its slick looks and similarities to the manufacturer’s street cars. But what do drivers have to say about how it drives? Continue reading
By Jason Schultz
Many NASCAR fans feel the Sprint Cup Series has an excess number of mile-and-a-half tracks on the schedule. Mile-and-a-half tracks don’t seem to feature the close, competitive racing that super speedways, short tracks and road courses have offered fans. NASCAR is always looking for fan input on the series, but one suggestion it seems is not being addressed, is that some fans are no longer wanting as many mile-and-a-half tracks on the schedule. Continue reading
By NASCAR Wire Service
No. 48 team extends Chase points lead to seven with two races remaining
The haymaker Jimmie Johnson delivered Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway turned out to be an eight-point swing.
Taking advantage of a late caution and four fresh tires to Brad Keselowski‘s two, Johnson pulled away from Keselowski in a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win the AAA Texas 500 and tighten his grip on a possible sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. Continue reading