Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018 Richmond Race Info
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs continue on Saturday, September 22 at Richmond Raceway. Green flag: 7:43pm/et.
Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Federated Auto Parts 400
A look at some of the top statistical performers and top-10 driver ratings at Richmond
The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. against Tony Stewart was officially dismissed Tuesday. At a settlement hearing in April, the judge approved the confidential settlement pending any procedural issues in New York estate court. The judge issued an order of dismissal Tuesday but did allow for 30 days for the case to be re-opened if the settlement was not consummated or if either side wanted the court involved in the enforcement of the settlement.
NASCAR CEO France pleads not guilty to DWI
Brian France, on an indefinite leave of absence from his role as NASCAR chairman and CEO, has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.
"The Walking Dead" actor Tom Payne to serve as honorary starter at Kansas
Payne's character is beloved in the comic book series and his debut in the middle of season six was met with both fan and critic approval.
Talladega's Saturday pre-race pass gives fans up-close access for Cup, Truck prep
The new Saturday Pre-Race Pass, will allow fans to witness the action and activities from "pit alley," a designated fenced area behind pit road, for both the Cup and Truck Series.
Las Vegas TV ratings
NBCSN earned a 1.3 overnight rating for Sunday's race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Alon Day to drive for BK Racing at Richmond Raceway
He made his Cup debut last year at Sonoma, also running for BK Racing.
Brad Keselowski wins a Vegas race that trips up most Playoff contenders
Keselowski held the top spot through three tension-laden restarts to beat runner-up Kyle Larson to the finish line by 1.276 seconds on the final two-lap shootout.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018 Las Vegas Race Info
Brad Keselowski won the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for his third consecutive win and the 500th win for Team Penske. Kyle Larson finished 2nd.
Las Vegas TV commercial breakdown
For those of you NASCAR fans that like stats and love to hate commercials, here is the breakdown for Sunday's race.
Virginia Governor named honorary pace car driver at Richmond
Governor Ralph Northam will be behind-the-wheel of the Official Toyota Camry Pace Car with the field of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers in his rearview mirror.
Sunday Las Vegas Notebook
Late cautions foil Kyle Larson's winning chances at Las Vegas; Jimmie Johnson finds speed in Vegas but can't shake bad luck; Austin Dillon is a survivor in war of attrition in the desert.
Gene Haas says team continues search for No. 41 driver
He believes that Kurt Busch has signed with Chip Ganassi Racing and says Stewart-Haas has talked to Daniel Suarez.
Team Penske earns 500th all-time win
ed by "The Captain" Roger Penske, Team Penske was formed in 1966 after Roger Penske walked away from his promising career as a race car driver to focus on his developing automotive business and forming his own race team.
Kevin Harvick comments on the blown tire that put him out of the race at Las Vegas: “Well, there was something wrong from the time we put the tires on. It was like Russian roulette every time you put these piece of crap tires on and try to drive around the race track. One time it is tight, one time it is loose, one time they are blistered. We had a great car and then you put a set of tires on it and you can’t hardly make it through the field.”
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FRR owner: Not worth restarting without Truex
Team owner Barney Visser says the difficult decision to close the doors of Furniture Row Racing, which won the 2017 championship with Martin Truex Jr., has weighed on him, but he is most concerned that his employees find work.
Newman announces he is leaving RCR
Richard Childress Racing says a new driver will be announced for the No. 31 "in the near future".
Ross Chastain scores career-changing victory at Las Vegas
Chastain led 180 of 200 laps and swept the first two stages at the 1.5-mile track. To cement the victory, he held of five-time winner Justin Allgaier, who clinched the regular-season championship.
Talladega releasing the bat-signal for Kids Movie Night
The Lego Batman Movie headlines Kids Movie Night on Saturday, Oct. 13, during the track's doubleheader NASCAR Playoff weekend.
Kenseth may return for partial schedule
Roush Fenway Racing is still plotting sponsor, driver lineup for 2019; could include a return by Matt Kenseth.
Hendrick talking to Lowe's about possible return in limited role
The team reportedly has at least one other separate lead for No. 48 team sponsorship that is progressing.
Premium seating upgrade options still available at Talladega Superspeedway
The Paddock Club is the ultimate fan package. Located just behind pit road, the covered Paddock Club provides fans an up-close, bird's-eye view of their favorite drivers and teams executing in their pits.
Thursday Media Day Notebook
Newfound speed has Kyle Larson optimistic for Playoff run; Austin Dillon tries to build a sinister alliance among young guns; Kurt Busch's contract status for 2019 is still in limbo.
Statistical Advance: Analyzing the South Point 400
A look at some of the top statistical performers and top-10 driver ratings at Las Vegas.
Cole Pearn expects to remain with Martin Truex, Jr. next season
The pair has won 17 times in 133 races together dating back to 2015.
Trevor Bayne will not return to Roush Fenway Racing next season
Jack Roush told SiriusXM NASCAR that the team is in negotiations with other drivers to run the No. 6 in 2019.
NASCAR, race teams and Twitter unveil new hashtags and emojis for the Playoffs
For the first time, the Twitter hashtags and emojis will be displayed on the drivers' race cars.
Ryan Newman to Roush Fenway Racing?
Newman has reportedly been exploring options with other teams, but could stay at RCR.
Grant Lynch to retire from Talladega Superspeedway next year
Lynch, the Speedway Chairman who joined the staff at the 2.66-mile venue in January of 1993, will retire after more than a quarter century of service to the track.
Richmond Raceway brings back iconic state of Virginia trophy
The new trophy returns the historic wooden shape of the Commonwealth as the main component of the piece.
Kasey Kahne to sit out at least three more races
Regan Smith will drive the No. 95 at Las Vegas, Richmond, and Charlotte.
Ganassi offered McMurray a Daytona 500 ride, then leadership role at CGR
McMurray has not decided if he will stay with the team or seek a full-time driving job elsewhere.
DiBenedetto will not return to Go Fas Racing
He says he does not have anything lined up for 2019 yet.
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Saturday, September 22, 2018. Stages: 100/200/400. Green flag 7:43pm/et. TV=NBCSN.
Sunday, September 16, 2018; Stages end on laps: 80/160/267; green flag scheduled for 3:16pm/et, TV=NBCSN
Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick were fastest.
Round-by-round results of qualifying.
Erik Jones won the pole; Joey Logano starts second.
Ryan Newman and Ryan Blaney were fastest.
#20-Jones and #12-Blaney were fastest.
Brad Keselowski won the race; Kyle Larson finished second.
Martin Treux, Jr. leads Kyle Busch by 2 points.
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