Jenson Button: One Race on the Calendar is by our Fan4Racing contributor Brian Eberly, He is covering NASCAR’s inaugural Chicago Street Race.
Suffice it to say there is no lack of chatter when it comes to the stars and cars of NASCAR taking to the Windy City’s most infamous streets amid a holiday weekend filled with tourists and traffic. And when it comes to the course layout, it’s very narrow, tight, and bumpy, and has certainly resulted in some sleepless nights for drivers, crew chiefs, and engineers. Not to mention NASCAR and city officials that have been working tirelessly to ensure this first-of-its-kind event is a success.
Tyler Reddick wins his first 23XI NASCAR Cup Series race at COTA on Sunday in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas – Tyler Reddick prevailed in three overtime restarts to claim his first trophy of the year – and first with his new team, 23XI Racing, with a 1.411-second victory over two-time series champion Kyle Busch in the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix – the NASCAR Cup Series’ first road course race of the season.
NASCAR leadership is optimistic about the future of the sport during Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway
PHOENIX, Ariz. – In a wide-ranging hour-long question and answer session Friday morning at Phoenix Raceway, NASCAR President Steve Phelps and Chief Operating Officer Steve O’Donnell addressed the media, delivering an upbeat update on the state of the sport and addressing issues from scheduling, leadership, diversity and the status of the Next Gen car heading into the 2023 season, which marks the sport’s 75th anniversary.
On the Hot Seat: Brad Keselowski is the second installment in a series examining drivers who might be in a different spot for next season. This may be due to contract prospects, developments in the sport, or evolving interests.
By all accounts, Brad Keselowski is in the prime of his career. The 2012 NASCAR Cup Series Champion currently drives the No. 2 Ford for Team Penske, where he has been their driver since 2010. All but one of Keselowski’s 34 Cup Series wins are with Team Penske, as well as his 2012 Championship. Keselowski is a premier driver in the sport and can be counted on for several wins per year. He also has two appearances in the Championship 4, most recently in 2020. Despite all of this, there is significant uncertainty as to the prospects for Keselowski at Team Penske.