Seven races remain until the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin. For five drivers, it will likely take a flawless seven-race stretch to secure a berth. After the Quaker … Continue Reading It’s Shaping up to be a Tight Fight to the Playoffs For Five Drivers
To call Justin Haley’s win in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona an upset would be a massive understatement. Okay, it would be more … Continue Reading Is Justin Haley’s Victory at Daytona on Sunday the Biggest Upset Win in NASCAR History?
Kyle Busch drives for Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the two organizations who have combined to win 11 of the 12 races in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series … Continue Reading Morgan Shepherd’s Record Seems Even More Impressive After Kansas
A lot of negative words have been said about NASCAR’s new aerodynamic package so far in 2019, but Saturday night at Kansas Speedway the planets aligned and the package worked … Continue Reading Aerodynamic Package Produced Epic Show Saturday in Kansas
We are 11 races into the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and there is one glaring thing missing when you look at who has visited victory lane so … Continue Reading Is it Time For a Stewart-Haas Breakthrough in Kansas?
By Toby Christie, Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie *NOTE: This is just a fraction of the conversation with Kyle Petty from this week’s The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. To hear the … Continue Reading Kyle Petty: Driver Personalities in NASCAR Need to Get Bigger For Sport to Grow Again
By Toby Christie So far, it’s been a 2019 season that has been dominated by just two race teams (Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske). However, as we come out … Continue Reading Talladega is the Perfect Site of Return From NASCAR Off Week
I have to admit it, since the age of four I have been an absolute junkie for NASCAR. As a kid it was always fun to see the dominant drivers … Continue Reading Who Would Win a Race Among the Best Winless Drivers in NASCAR History?
FORT WORTH, Texas — Denny Hamlin had two pit road penalties, missed pit road another time and also ran out of gas in Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas … Continue Reading Texas Race Was Much Closer With New Package, But Tires Left Drivers Frustrated
FORT WORTH, Texas — In theory, having several cars on track at the same time in a pack battling for the pole position sounds like a great way to set … Continue Reading After Latest Embarrassment, Can We Do Away With Group Qualifying Yet?
NASCAR unveiled their 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule on Tuesday (Click here to read all about the changes and see the full schedule), after many had complained about a stagnant … Continue Reading Deep Opinionated Thoughts on the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule
By Toby Christie Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is not making friends each week when he drives onto the race track. Better yet, he doesn’t seem to care. He’s … Continue Reading Ricky Stenhouse Jr.: The Black Hat That the Sport Desperately Needs
By Toby Christie Remember when people were saying that the Ford teams would struggle after changing to a new body in 2019? Let’s just say Team Penske … Continue Reading CXT (Cup, Xfinity, Truck) Power Rankings: It’s a Team Penske World After All
CXT (Cup, Xfinity, Truck) Power Rankings: How Does Keselowski’s Gutty Atlanta Performance Affect His Rank?
By Toby Christie Okay, so I know the talk was about that new competition package but honestly things looked quite the same in Atlanta. However, after a … Continue Reading CXT (Cup, Xfinity, Truck) Power Rankings: How Does Keselowski’s Gutty Atlanta Performance Affect His Rank?
By Toby Christie While drivers like Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch loudly complain about common incidents within the confines of the racetrack, Brad Keselowski … Continue Reading Keselowski Showcases Toughness — Again — in Winning Atlanta
By Toby Christie The Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500 at Atlanta will be our first live race action test of the new NASCAR rules package for 2019. … Continue Reading Who Will Reign Supreme With New Package in Atlanta?