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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief With the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season looming, it’s time for a new star to be born and that star is Kyle Larson. The timing just seems right. The 2014 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year is coming off of a strong performance in the season finale at Homestead last season. Larson was poised for his first win on NASCAR’s premier tour, but a late caution left the team’s strategy in shambles, losing the lead and falling to fifth at the finish. Larson fell victimRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor As previously reported, a burst fracture of the L1 vertebra will keep Tony Stewart out of the car for some time. Some are already saying its a horrible end to an illustrious career, but before we get carried away just remember this injury will not end Stewart’s 2016 season and it does not prevent him from possibly having the ultimate send-off in his final season. According to a report from Dave Moody, Stewart is responding well to surgery and his team expects a possible return around the timeRead More
Guest: Ryan Newman Q&A - We recap the Rolex 24, hear from Kyle Larson and AJ Allmendinger, latest about Tony Stewart, Chase Elliott is full, Rick Hendrick likes #001, and a whole bunch of fun packed into this show. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby ChristieRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Michael Waltrip announced on NASCAR Race Hub that he will be driving the No. 83 Maxwell House Toyota for BK Racing in this year’s Daytona 500. “It’s a great opportunity for us to expand our team and go racing,” Waltrip said on the FS1 program. The opportunity to drive with BK Racing has Waltrip teamed with Matt DiBenedetto and David Ragan, who raced for him at Michael Waltrip Racing last season. Waltrip also took to social media following the announcement. Looking much forward to reuniting w/ manyRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor It’s not the news that NASCAR fans wanted to hear, but indeed NASCAR will kick off Tony Stewart’s final season without the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion behind the wheel, according to a statement from Stewart-Haas Racing on Thursday. The statement from the race team read as follows: Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, sustained a burst fracture of the L1 Vertebra in an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday while vacationing on the WestRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Following the unfortunate accident in an all-terrain vehicle on Tuesday that has left Tony Stewart hospitalized with a back injury, the NASCAR community continues to wait on the status of the three-time Sprint Cup champion. With no word on the severity of the injuries, many wonder what this could mean for Stewart, who declared 2016 would be his last in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Stewart, 44, has missed a combined 18 races dating back to 2013, breaking bones in his right leg that season inRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Chase Elliott is entering his rookie campaign in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this season, and he will do it with tons of sponsorship backing. We already knew that NAPA Auto Parts would be on board the No. 24 Chevrolet SS for 24 races. Additionally Elliott had deals in place with 3M, Kelley Blue Book and Mountain Dew, but there were still four races that the No. 24 team needed to fill sponsorship-wise for this season. Wednesday we found out through a Hendrick Motorsports teamRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor We’re supposed to be drumming up the fact that Tony Stewart is heading into his final Daytona 500. It’s supposed to be a fun year-long send off for one of NASCAR’s all-time greats. Unfortunately it starts off with the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, and winner of 48 races stuck in a hospital room. We don’t know Stewart’s status for the Daytona 500 just yet, we won’t find that out likely until Thursday afternoon or later, but regardless it’s not the news the sports worldRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor When a clean sweep of the Front Row Motorsports team was announced a few weeks ago, it placed Chris Buescher and Landon Cassill into full-time rides for the 2016 season. However it also meant that Cole Whitt was left searching for a ride. Tuesday, it was announced that Whitt’s search is over and he has landed at Premium Motorsports. The Premium Motorsports team which bought assets from the former No. 40 Hillman Racing team in the off season, will remain their familiar No. 98 this upcomingRead More