NASCAR Nuggets: Chicago Street Race Closer to Reality

An official announcement of NASCAR racing on the streets of Chicago could come this month (Photo: Sherryl Creekmore/NASCAR) Last weekend at Road America, the prevailing question about NASCAR racing at the 4-mile road course was: How long is this going to last? Will NASCAR continue to visit the Wisconsin track, or as multiple reports have … Read more

NASCAR closer to adding Chicago street racing while competing with Formula 1

Chicago, the nation’s third-largest city, has reportedly agreed to allow NASCAR to hold a race on downtown streets as part of a three-year deal, a major sports news site reported Thursday. The addition of a street race in a major market would be an important step for NASCAR in its fight to increase fan interest … Read more

NASCAR set to make its first visit back on the 22nd at Atlanta

This weekend marks the first repeat track visit of the 2022 season for the NASCAR Cup Series with the Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart (Sunday, 3 p.m. ET on US Network, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports driver William Byron won the first race at Atlanta’s newly reconfigured 1.54-mile oval … Read more

Alfa Romeo’s roll ring impact exceeded FIA requirements

The C42’s roll ring was lost early in the Chinese driver’s spectacular crash seconds after the start of the British GP when his car rolled over after contact with George Russell’s Mercedes. However, he was protected by the Halo, which remained intact as he skidded down the track and into the gravel trap before bouncing … Read more

NASCAR docks points and fines JR Motorsports driver Noah Gragson for ‘intentionally’ causing crash that led to multi-car crash in Xfinity Series race at Road America

NASCAR penalized Noah Gragson on Wednesday for a deliberate and dangerous accident he caused in the Xfinity Series race at Road America. Gragson, who turns 24 this month, received 30 points and a $35,000 NASCAR fine for intentionally crashing into Sage Karam on Saturday at the Wisconsin speedway. NASCAR cited a rule against “intentionally destroying … Read more

Multiple teams in the mix for victory when Sprint returns: 5 stories we’re excited about ahead of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix

After an absolute cliffhanger at Silverstone, it’s headed to another classic venue to try to continue that momentum as the season reaches its mid-stage, so here are some of the topics to look forward to as the teams meet. They head to the Red Bull Ring. 1. Another three-way fight? Carlos Sainz finally took his … Read more

What Mercedes updates say about its F1 development path

Although helped in part by a smooth circuit, which reduced the occurrence of bouncing, the promise shown by the changes to the car has left him confident that he is now on the right development path with his car. As track engineering director Andrew Shovlin said: “The route we want to take now is becoming … Read more

Should Ty Gibbs run in Cup full-time in 2023?

Ty Gibbs. Regardless of how you feel about him, one thing is for sure. The boy is an extremely talented runner. Take last Saturday (July 2) for example. At Road America, Gibbs went out and beat defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson on a road course, proving that his talent is not only real, … Read more

How do we preserve the intangibles of NASCAR?

The history of racing (and other sports, too) seems remarkably simple. It is both black and white. In an age where information is available to everyone, everything is in front of us. Sports are a unique part of our history because they can be broken down into numbers. Stats and box scores fill the sports … Read more

Pocono Raceway NASCAR Weekend packs a punch for fans

Pony rides. Morning yoga on the infield. Neighborhood night parties. Access to legendary drivers and chocolate galore. Racing fans will enjoy all of that and more when NASCAR returns to Pocono Raceway for a weekend packed with activities on and off the track, July 22-24. On the way, fans will enjoy four main events in … Read more