This is what happens to old or wrecked race cars in NASCAR

A sport known for its mechanical extravagance is very frugal when it comes to throwing things away. And while efforts to recycle should excite environmentalists, the biggest reason is it makes good business sense. “Nothing off a race car should ever end up in a landfill,” said Louis Gordon, whose company, L. Gordon Iron and…

Why NASCAR new point system confused the drivers

No sport enjoys messing with its points system more than NASCAR, and it reached new heights in confusion this time around. Drivers don’t even know how it’s going to work. Something about stages and playoff points and more arbitrary phrases like “carryover to the Round of 8” are being tossed around all in the name…

NASCAR updates concussion protocol procedures for 2017

NASCAR officials announced on Friday a revised concussion protocol that will require drivers to visit the infield care after an incident even if they were able to drive their cars into the garage area under power. That hasn’t been the case in recent years as a driver could bypass infield care if he or she…

NASCAR Launches High-Definition Video Content

NASCAR and DeskSite have jointly announced the official launch of the NASCAR DeskSite, an interactive and personalized video app that delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to NASCAR fans… for free. NASCAR is the first professional sports league to launch DeskSite, which has partnerships with individual NFL, NHL and MLS team franchises. Described as a…

You must focus on these NASCAR drivers in 2017

The 2017 NASCAR season begins soon. Check out five drivers to watch throughout the action throughout the season. It was a memorable 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Many drivers impressed, while others disappointed. In the end, Jimmie Johnson came away with his seventh title in the Cup Series. With Monster Energy now holding naming rights for…

2017 pre-season and F1 calendar

Formula 1’s pre-season kicks off in February with Renault the first team to launch their car before all 10 teams head to the Circuit de Catalunya for day one of testing. Launch schedule February 21: Renault February 22: Force India February 23: Mercedes February 24: Ferrari February 24: McLaren February 26: Toro Rosso Pre-season test…

NASCAR: Stewart-Haas made a bad move or not?

Stewart-Haas is one of NASCAR’s elite organizations, just behind Joe Gibbs Racing and Hendrick Motorsports among Sprint Cup teams. It has the championship favorite in Kevin Harvick and another driver in Kurt Busch capable of winning races and making the Chase. Striking a manufacturer’s deal with SHR is a coup for Ford and should help…

Details For A Million Modernization Project Of Phoenix Raceway Unveils

Phoenix Raceway and parent company International Speedway Corporation Announced the much-anticipated details of a $178 million modernization project at the track, highlighted by a variety of enhanced amenities and a new location for the start/finish line.   DC Solar, entitlement partner of Phoenix Raceway’s spring NASCAR XFINITY Series will serve as the title sponsor for the…

What We Expect To See As Chevy’s Next NASCAR Race Car

The Chevrolet SS was always an odd choice for Chevy’s entry in the top division of NASCAR, seeing as nobody—seriously, almost nobody—in the U.S. bought the thing. But it was a nice enthusiast car to have in NASCAR, racing alongside the vanilla Fusions and Camrys of the world. Sadly, this will be its last year….

Biggest Fights In NASCAR History

NASCAR drivers are stuck in their cars driving at speeds of 165+ MPH for hours at a time. Sometimes things go wrong and sometimes it leads to drivers being upset with other drivers. Here is a look at the biggest fights in NASCAR history   Greg Biffle vs. Jay Sauter   Kurt Busch vs Jimmy…