Pressure Builds as Playoff Round of 16 Concludes Sunday at Dover

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As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to the Dover International Speedway for Sunday’s running of the Apache Warrior 400, several teams are feeling intense pressure to advance into the next round of the playoffs. Following the first two playoff races at Chicagoland and New Hampshire, only 12 drivers will advance to the next round following playoff race number three at Dover this Sunday, meaning four teams are in jeopardy of elimination from playoff contention. Continue reading

Kyle Busch Dodges Disaster to Win Playoff Race at New Hampshire

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Kyle Busch didn’t need a smokescreen to win Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – he simply had to survive one.

Driving unscathed through a cloud of smoke on the backstretch on the final lap of the second stage, Busch, the polesitter, took control of the race at the halfway point and beat Kyle Larson to the finish line by 2.641 seconds. Continue reading

Kyle Busch Speeds to Second Straight Playoff Pole

Kyle Busch, the driver of the #18 M&M’s Caramel Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying in the pole position for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 22, 2017, in Loudon, New Hampshire Photo – Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Kyle Busch went from the top of the chart to near disaster and back to the top again in winning the pole position for Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (2 pm ET on NBCSN), the second race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff. Continue reading

Tony Stewart Looks for Positive Ending to Sprint Cup Series Career

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Photo – Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

Ever since Tony Stewart won his last Sprint Cup Series championship in 2011, life has been awful rocky. Stewart let his crew chief, Darian Grubb, go after the 2011 season and picked up Steve Addington as his crew chief. He won three races in 2012, but was nowhere near the success he had, finishing ninth in points. With only three wins, 12 top-five and 16 top-ten finishes, Stewart’s downward spiral had actually begun. But not in the way anyone could have ever imagined. Continue reading

Fan4Racing News Now: For the Week of January 4th, 2016



Introducing a new feature for the 2016 season – Fan4Racing News Now – highlighting breaking news for each week leading up to NASCAR season openers at Daytona International Speedway in February.

Check back throughout the week for new updates.

South Boston Speedway Announces $1 Million Capital Improvement Plan

Three-Year Plan Includes Track Repaving, Upgrade To Lighting

South Boston Speedway officials announced a three-year, $1 million capital improvement plan Saturday night that will include repaving the 4/10ths mile oval and the renovation of grandstands. Continue reading