Playoff Picture Heading to Bristol

By: Pete Pistone – @PPistone | MRN.com on August 17, 2017 | 10:19 A.M. EST Only three races remain in the regular season for drivers to grab a spot in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. As of now, Matt Kenseth is in though still winless in 2017. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: Only three

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Earnhardt Towers to be Dedicated at Darlington

August 16, 2017 | 4:35 P.M. EST Darlington Raceway is dedicating its Turn 3 suite towers in the names of Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in advance of next month’s Bojangles’ Southern 500. (Photo: Darlington Raceway) Share: DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway is dedicating its Turn 3 suite towers in the names of Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in advance of next month’s Bojangles’ Southern 500. “Earnhardt Towers” will feature an assortment of graphics that depict memorable moments in the careers of Earnhardt Sr. and Earnhardt Jr., adding to the tradition of historical names the track has given to its facilities…

Opinion: Weekend Update

By: Pete Pistone – @PPistone | MRN.com on August 16, 2017 | 10:05 A.M. EST MRN’s Pete Pistone says the trend toward more compact racing weekends that give fans greater access to drivers makes a great deal of sense. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: The trend toward more compact racing weekends makes a great deal of

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NASCAR Notebook: More Grip for Bristol

By: Pete Pistone – @PPistone | MRN.com on August 15, 2017 | 2:04 P.M. EST Look for additional tracks to use the PJI substance in an effort to create more racing options as the 2017 season winds down, including Bristol Motor Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: Wrapping up this past weekend’s racing at Michigan and

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Teams Testing at Chicagoland

By: Jeff Wackerlin – @JWackerlin Twitter and Instagram | MRN.com on August 15, 2017 | 6:30 P.M. EST Brad Keselowski, who is a two-time winner at Chicagoland, posted a lap of 29.479 seconds, 183.181 mph in the morning session. (Photo: Jeff Wackerlin) Share: Photos JOLIET, Ill. – Ten Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are

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Hendrick Promotes Eight Senior Leaders

August 15, 2017 | 2:20 P.M. EST Share: Hendrick Motorsports has elevated eight senior leaders into new positions designed to strengthen the 12-time and defending NASCAR Cup Series champions and enhance the team’s overall management structure. The eight executives, who will assume their new roles immediately, have more than 150 combined years of service with

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Patrick to Honor Yates at Darlington

August 14, 2017 | 12:45 P.M. EST Share: Darlington Paint Schemes | Darlington Tickets Stewart-Haas Racing will honor 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Robert Yates with a throwback paint scheme on the No. 10 Ford Fusion Danica Patrick will race during the Bojangles’ Southern 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Sept. 3 at

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Furniture Row Duo Just Short

By: Pete Pistone – @PPistone | MRN.com on August 13, 2017 | 7:18 P.M. EST Furniture Row Racing teammates Martin Truex Jr. and Erik Jones finished second and third, respectively, in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: Furniture Row Racing teammates Martin Truex Jr. and Erik Jones couldn’t hold

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Season Best for Bayne, Buescher

By: Pete Pistone – @PPistone | MRN.com on August 13, 2017 | 7:20 P.M. EST Trevor Bayne and Chris Buescher had their best finishes of the season in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: Trevor Bayne and Chris Buescher had their best finishes of the season in Sunday’s Pure

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DiBenedetto Returning to Go Fas Racing

August 12, 2017 | 12:30 P.M. EST 2018 will be DiBenedetto’s fourth season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: Go Fas Racing announced that Matt DiBenedetto and Gene Nead have agreed to a contract extension keeping them both with the No. 32 team for the 2018 season. 2018 will be

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