Alex Bowman’s day ended early at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Bank of America 500, after he blew a left-front tire on lap 62.
After a wild and action packed first race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sunday’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 saw title contender Martin Truex Jr. steal his third win of the season after a late-race caution fell over Chicagoland Speedway.
For the past 14 years, nobody has been more dominate in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, quite the way Jimmie Johnson has. Whenever a new challenger would present themselves to the fight, Johnson would seem to find a way to end up leaps and bounds better than his competition, almost turning on a switch and lighting a fire so bright it could be seen from space.
Wednesday afternoon NASCAR announced stiffer penalties for teams that fail post race inspection for the Chase and beyond for all three major touring series, in the wake of the amount of failures in post race inspection teams have been presented with this season.
Monday afternoon, Team Penske unveiled the paint schemes that will be raced by its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers through the duration of this year’s 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
RICHMOND, Va. — When Chris Buescher’s tire went down with 90 laps to go in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400, there no was panic in the No. 34 camp. Buescher came down pit road for four tires and hung on to easily qualify for his first Chase for the Sprint Cup in his rookie campaign. With David Ragan’s tire …