Christopher Bell takes NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title; Chase Briscoe gets first win

The tandem burnouts filled the frontstretch at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a thick cloud of smoke, as Chase Briscoe celebrated his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, and runner-up Christopher Bell exulted in his first NASCAR championship. In a Ford EcoBoost 200 that ran caution-free except for the planned breaks after the first and second stages, Briscoe, the pole winner,... Read More

William Byron Wins 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship

William Byron’s meteoric NASCAR rise continued Saturday, as the 19-year-old added two more superlatives to an already lengthy list – 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Champion and 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Byron is only the second driver to win the XFINITY Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott, 2014). Following an extraordinary rookie campaign, the... Read More

Special Edition Championship 4 News and Notes – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race: Ford EcoBoost 400 The Place: Homestead-Miami Speedway The Date: Sunday, Nov. 19 The Time: 3 p.m. ET TV: NBC, 2 p.m. ET Tickets: NASCAR.com/tickets Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 400.5 miles (267 laps), Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 80), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 160), Stage 3 (Ends on Lap 267) By... Read More

NASCAR News & Notes — Charlotte

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Round Of 12 Starts At Charlotte The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opens its Round of 12 with Sunday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The following drivers advanced following last weekend’s cutoff race at Dover: Martin Truex Jr. (enters Sunday’s race 51... Read More

Clint Bowyer’s Darlington Throwback Paint Scheme Honors NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin

When you make a list of the most successful NASCAR drivers in the last three decades, it doesn’t take long for Mark Martin’s name to rise to the top. The Batesville, Arkansas-native won 40 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, finished second in the championship standings five times and notched five titles in the IROC Series during the course of... Read More

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins second straight plate race in wild Coke Zero 400

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla./July 1, 2017 – The major story of Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final run at his beloved Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet – turned out to be a footnote to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s masterful victory in a war of attrition... Read More

William Byron wins long, action-packed NASCAR XFINITY race at Daytona

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla./July 1, 2017 – In a wild race that ended more than 21 hours after it started, William Byron won his second NASCAR XFINITY Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on... Read More