ARCA West driver with Sunrise Racing after earning his first series victory at Irwindale Speedway.
We’ll review the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Truck Series races at Circuit of the Americas COTA along with the ARCA West Series race at Irwindale Speedway. We’ll also include updates from the ARCA Menards and East Series with some short-track news. Then, it’s Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew!
Ross Chastain holds off AJ Allmendinger for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix on Sunday.
For the first road course race of 2022, the Circuit of the Americas put on a great event. After last year’s monsoon cut the race short, the course was able to show its true potential in great weather. This course is packed with 20 bruising corners that give drivers a challenge with holding momentum. It is tough for drivers to run a consistent line around the course, and with that, nobody has an advantage.
Ross Chastain and Trackhouse Racing grab their first NASCAR Cup Series victory at COTA in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix on Sunday.
AUSTIN, Texas – In exactly the kind of thrilling final lap, final-turn high-action finish NASCAR has so often provided on road courses, Ross Chastain persevered in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix to win his first career NASCAR Cup Series race at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas – the sixth different winner this season.
Allmendinger dominates with a NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at COTA for Kaulig Racing in the Pit Boxx 250 on Saturday afternoon.
AUSTIN, Texas – A.J. Allmendinger was fast and agile when he needed to be Saturday afternoon negotiating the famed Circuit of The Americas and reminding the field just why he’s considered one of NASCAR’s best road course superstars.
Zane Smith takes his second NASCAR Truck Series win at COTA for Front Row Motorsports in the XPEL 225 on Saturday afternoon.
AUSTIN, Texas – Ultimately, Zane Smith was out front when it paid off Saturday afternoon at the Circuit of The Americas road course. He led only 11 of the 46 laps – winning Stage 1, Stage 2 and then took the race lead with two laps remaining in the second overtime period to earn the victory in the XPEL 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.