Newman and Bowyer in “embarrassing” fight after NASCAR All-Star race – NASCAR

Ryan Newman called Clint Bowyer “embarrassing” after a fight following NASCAR’s All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Roush Fenway Ford driver Newman clashed with Stewart-Haas Racing’s Bowyer multiple times on the slowing-down lap, culminating in Bowyer making contact with the outside wall. Bowyer then approached Newman’s car in the pitlane and threw a series of punches through the open window. Newman confronted Bowyer again soon afterwards, but did not retaliate physically. Afterwards, Newman explained that he was frustrated with Bowyer due to an incident from earlier in the race and…

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Larson, Wallace and Byron race their way into the All-Star Race

Kyle Larson won the final stage to advance into the Monster Energy All-Star race after a thrilling race. The driver everyone expected to advance to the All-Star race from the Monster Energy Open did but it took him until the final stage to get it done. Kyle Larson passed Ty Dillon with five laps remaining in the final stage and held on to win the race and advance to the main event. “I felt like our (car) drove pretty good in traffic,” said Larson. “I had to be patient and…

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Kyle Busch goes 5-for-5 in NASCAR Trucks with Charlotte win

Busch passed Ben Rhodes with 39 of 134 laps remaining and held off Brennan Poole in a three-lap shootout at the finish to win Friday night’s N.C. Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch, a regular in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, is only allowed five starts a year in Trucks and he completed his 2019 schedule with a victory in each one. He also won at Atlanta, Las Vegas, Martinsville and Texas. “I wish I could do more,” Busch said in Victory Lane. “I can’t say enough…

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NASCAR Truck teams to honor Mike Mittler at Charlotte

Mittler, the owner of MB Motorsports, died last week after a battle with cancer and every NASCAR Truck Series team will honor him with a special decal during Friday night’s N.C. Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Mittler was instrumental in helping some of NASCAR’s biggest stars get their start in national series racing, among them were NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Rusty Wallace and his brothers Mike and Kenny. “I’ve always loved racing and got involved in 1968,” Mittler said in an interview in 2011. “Through local races…

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Full 2019 Charlotte All-Star race weekend schedule

The schedule is subject to change. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT). Friday, May 17 9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m., Truck Series first practice (TV: NASCAR.com) 10:35 a.m. – 11:25 a.m., Truck Series final practice (TV: NASCAR.com) 1:05 p.m. – 1:55 p.m., Cup Series (Open) practice (TV: NASCAR.com) 2:05 p.m. – 2:55 p.m., Cup Series (All-Star) practice (TV: NASCAR.com) 4:35 p.m., Truck Series qualifying (Fox Sports 1 – FS1) 6 p.m., Cup Series (Open) qualifying (US – TV: FS1; Radio: Motor Racing Network – MRN; Canada: The…

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Joe Gibbs Toyota ace Truex wins NASCAR Dover race from back of grid – NASCAR

Martin Truex Jr stormed from the back of the NASCAR Cup Series field to take his second victory of the season for Joe Gibbs Racing in the rescheduled Dover race. Truex had been sent to the back after his Toyota machine failed pre-race inspection prior to Sunday’s abandoned race. The 2017 champion made up 16 places in the first 20 laps and was running in 17th position when the competition caution flew on lap 40 of 400. The #19 then rose to 10th place by the end of stage one,…

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Get to know the eNASCAR Heat Pro League RCR drivers

The drivers, one each selected to participate in the PlayStation and Xbox divisions for all 14 participating NASCAR teams, will compete in the 16-race season. The next team to be feature is the Richard Childress Racing race team and their two first draft picks Jordan McGraw and Joey Stone. For more information on eNASCAR Heat Pro League please visit eNASCAR Heat Pro League. eNASCAR Heat Pro League Driver Bios Jordan McGraw Age: 31 Hometown: Bridgeport, Texas Team: Richard Childress Racing Console: Xbox How much has gaming expanded or added to…

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Bowyer and Jones in post-race spat over “dumb” NASCAR Kansas move – NASCAR

Clint Bowyer was involved in a post-race spat with Erik Jones after the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series round over a “dumb” move that Bowyer felt cost him second place. Stewart-Haas Ford driver Bowyer had a strong run at the leaders on the outside coming up to the final lap but was blocked by Jones’s Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. While Jones went on to finish third, Bowyer had to lift and fell to fifth. Bowyer showed his displeasure by making contact with Jones’s car on the slowing-down lap and then…

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Alex Bowman second again at Kansas: ‘This one hurts’

Bowman has been on fire lately, earning his third consecutive runner-up finish in Saturday night’s Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway. During that span, he’s moved from 21st to 12th in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings and put himself squarely back into the 2019 playoff picture. The problem? Saturday night’s race in particular, Bowman felt he had an excellent opportunity to pick up his first series win and thought he may have given it away on the final restart in overtime. Read Also: “I’ve never wanted something so…

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Kansas NASCAR Cup: Keselowski beats Bowman after late surge – NASCAR

Penske’s Brad Keselowski survived a thrilling overtime finish to take victory in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas. After failing to finish in the top 10 in the first two stages of the race, Keselowski was propelled into contention late on in the final stage when a caution was issued with 28 of the 267 laps remaining. Of the 13 drivers on the lead lap, Keselowski was one of five to pit for fresh tyres and surged through the field at the restart to challenge race leader Alex Bowman.…

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