TALLADEGA, Ala. – Riding the crest of a three-race winning streak, Kyle Busch comes to Talladega with a chance to join elite company. Continue reading
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Jimmie Johnson showed up for his news conference Friday morning at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway dressed nicely in a ‘Lowe’s’ emblazoned polo shirt and ‘Lowe’s’ cap. The defending champion of Sunday’s Food City 500 [2 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio] greeted reporters, laughed a little and fully confronted the elephant in the room. Continue reading
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are amped up for their season-opener, the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, February 18th at 2:30 pm ET. Pre-race coverage begins at 1 pm ET on FOX with radio coverage on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Continue reading
A few days after the 1979 Daytona 500, Donnie Allison’s wife Pat called him to the phone.
“Hello?” Allison said.
He didn’t recognize the voice on the other end of the line, and the caller didn’t identify himself, saying simply, “They have a film that shows the wreck. Make ‘em show it to you.”
“Who is this?” Allison insisted.
“They have a film that shows the wreck,” the voice repeated. “Make ‘em show it to you.”
Click. The line went dead. Continue reading
Note: This is the third in a five-part series of features detailing the careers of each of the five inductees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The inductees, who will be officially enshrined on Jan. 19 (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), are Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates.
Ken Squier, the man who coined the phrase “The Great American Race” to describe the Daytona 500 will formally join NASCAR’s “Greatest” later this week. The co-founder of Motor Racing Network (MRN) and longtime voice of the sport will become the first broadcaster among the Hall of Fame’s legendary list of inductees. Continue reading