Question 48 – Who Fills Jimmie Johnson’s Shoes?

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CONCORD, N.C. – Photo Credit Jared C Tilton/Getty Images  – By now most of you have probably heard today’s big NASCAR news. Jimmie Johnson announced through a video on his social media that 2020 would be his last full season in NASCAR Cup Series competition.  The 7-time Cup series champion will leave a legacy that will likely never be repeated, …

Jimmie Johnson Fastest In Crash Filled Opening Roval Practice

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CONCORD, N.C. – Chris Trotman/Getty Images Photo – Jimmie Johnson saved his fastest lap for the very end of today’s opening practice for Sunday’s Bank Of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Johnson turned a lap of 103.152 MPH to set his Ally Chevrolet atop the scoring pylon. The practice was halted numerous times for spins and crashes.  Denny …

Menard Retiring, DiBenedetto To Join Wood Brothers Racing In 2020

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STUART, VA  – Photo Courtesy Stacy Revere/Getty Images — Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest active NASCAR team and one of the winningest teams in series history, announced today that driver Paul Menard will transition from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) racing after the 2019 season. Matt DiBenedetto will join the team next season and will race the iconic …

RADIO: Motorsports Madness – Debates: Joey Logano, Hallie Deegan

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In this lively episode of Motorsports Madness, Murdock has restart issues, the group reviews Michigan, debates Joey Logano restart move and Jacob tees off on Hallie Deegan’s third bump and run in three winning efforts.

RADIO: Lead Lap: Coby, Bonsignore Talk Modifieds, Reviews of CARS Tour, NASCAR

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We love it when we can talk Modifieds, and this week on Lead Lap Radio we had a pair of Modified champions join us to help us do just that.  Doug Coby and Justin Bonsignore were their usual conversational selves, and we also talked NASCAR, CARS Tour and more.

Brenda Jackson, Mother Of Dale Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Passes Away

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. —  JR Motorsports announced Monday afternoon that Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died at age 65 following a battle with cancer. Jackson joined her son’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race team as an accounting specialist in 2004. Her sarcastic sense of humor injected a brand of humor at JR Motorsports that became …

Raceday Roundup: Sunshine, Warmth, and Unknowns

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ATLANTA, Ga. — Photo Courtesy Chris Murdock — The good news from Atlanta Motor Speedway on this raceday morning is that the sun is shining brightly and there is hardly a cloud in the sky.  Temperatures are expected to climb into the 60’s by the time the green flag drops on the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.  This, after two …

PENALTY: DGR Crosley Assessed With Level 6 Penalty For KNPSE Testing Violation

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Car owner (David Gilliland) has been fined $5,000; a loss of 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship Car Owner points for the 2019 NKNPSE Season; has been suspended from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East until the completion of the third NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event; and placed on NASCAR Probation through December 31, 2019. …

GMS Racing Teams With JR Motorsports For Driver’s Edge Development Program

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.–RC Media Photo–Building on a successful technical alliance, JR Motorsports and GMS Racing jointly announced today the establishment of Drivers Edge Development, a program presented by Chevrolet aimed at grooming the next generation of racing superstars through a tiered competition pipeline coupled with comprehensive off-track education. Drivers Edge Development will give participating drivers, all with differing levels of experience, …

McMurray To Race In Daytona 500 With Chip Ganassi Racing, Spire Motorsports

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CONCORD, N.C. — Parade.com Photo –Spire Motorsports, through a partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR), announced today that 2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray will drive the No. 40 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2019 Daytona 500. McMurray will be making his 17th start in the “Great American Race”, when the Daytona 500 kicks-off the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup …

Ryan Truex To Pilot Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet In Daytona 500

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Photo by Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images– Ryan Truex will pilot the No. 71 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener, DAYTONA 500, at Daytona International Speedway. Taking after family history, Ryan Truex has ascended to the top of the motorsports ladder in just a few short years competing throughout the …