Category Archives: NASCAR

Chase Elliott prevails at Texas Motor Speedway for first win since 2022

Chase Elliott broke a 42-race winless streak by holding off Ross Chastain in the second overtime on Sunday to win the NASCAR Cup Series’ caution-filled AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Elliott and Denny Hamlin restarted on the front row twice in the final laps of regulation, but Hamlin…MORE

Kyle Larson captures third consecutive pole in Texas

For the third consecutive NASCAR Cup Series race, Hendrick Motorsports driver Kyle Larson will lead the field to green after capturing the pole position Saturday afternoon for Sunday’s AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FS1, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Texas Motor Speedway. Larson, the last of the 10 Round 2 qualifiers to make…MORE

2024 AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400: Preview, Best Bets, Longshot Pick

The NASCAR Cup Series moves from Virginia to Texas for Sunday’s AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. TMS first played host to NASCAR events in 1997, and Chevrolet drivers have won the past three races at the track. That includes William Byron, who passed Bubba Wallace in a six-lap shootout…MORE

Chase Elliott close to ending drought as NASCAR heads to Texas

Winless through his past 42 races, Chase Elliott can almost taste Victory Lane after his strong showing last Sunday at Martinsville Speedway and probably does not want to leave Virginia. Following a Cook Out 400 that was practically a coronation celebrating Hendrick Motorsports’ 40 years of winning, Elliott and his three teammates will head to…MORE

William Byron captures third victory of season at Martinsville

William Byron won a two-lap shootout in NASCAR overtime Sunday afternoon, claiming the Cook Out 400 Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in a banner day for Hendrick Motorsports in Martinsville, Va. Through 297 laps at NASCAR’s shortest track, Byron’s No. 24 team brought his Chevrolet in first, pitting with 103 laps left and cruising…MORE

Kyle Larson edges nemesis Bubba Wallace for Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va.–Kyle Larson and Bubba Wallace renewed their rivalry on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway — without contact between their cars. Six days after Wallace turned Larson with fewer than two laps left to cause the final caution at Richmond and take a likely win from Martin Truex Jr., Larson edged Wallace for the pole position…MORE

Tempers simmering as Cup Series action moves to Martinsville

When NASCAR’s most unflappable and respected driver becomes slightly unhinged at the end of a race, you know the action is heating up on the short-track portion of the Cup Series schedule. After stops in Phoenix, Bristol and Richmond, the first half of the regular season’s collection of short-track points races comes to an end…MORE

Denny Hamlin wins at Richmond in wild finish

Virginia native Denny Hamlin ran away in a green-white-checker shootout to win the NASCAR Cup Series’ Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway on Sunday night. After Bubba Wallace brought out a caution by spinning Kyle Larson with two laps to go and Martin Truex Jr. seemingly headed to victory, the 16 lead-lap cars pitted…MORE

Kyle Larson captures Cup Series pole at Richmond

Kyle Larson claimed his first pole position of the 2024 season Saturday afternoon to lead an all-Hendrick Motorsports front row for Sunday’s Toyota Owner’s 400 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway (7 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Larson’s time of 22.438-seconds (120.332 mph) narrowly bettered his teammate Chase Elliott’s mark of 22.440-seconds (120.321)…MORE

William Byron heads to Richmond chasing 3rd win of season

Just as he did last year, William Byron is setting a blistering pace to a NASCAR Cup Series season, but he has a strong collection of contenders who will be looking to dethrone him on Easter Sunday in Virginia’s capital. The Hendrick Motorsports driver will seek his second consecutive victory and third in seven races…MORE