Author: Les Grossman

This article is over 3 years old. Front wheel changer for Ryan Preece (37) JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE works on the car during a late racing pit stop during the NASCAR Cup Series Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV. (Photo by Will Lester/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)Sportswire Icon via Getty Images In a month (approximately), NASCAR will unveil its long-awaited and possibly reconfigured 2021 Cup schedule, in which a new race car will be used. That sounds pretty exciting. But as last week…

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RANDOLPH COUNTY, North Carolina — From the painful loss of a son came a special gift for others.NASCAR driver Kyle Petty and his wife Patti built a special camp in Randolph County in honor of their son Adam, who died in a racing accident six years ago.The camp is called Victory Junction Gang Camp and serves children with serious illnesses and disabilities. This week, patients at UNC Hospitals’ Jaycee Burn Center are at camp enjoying what could be described as the Disneyland of all summer camps.With its colorful buildings and NASCAR theme, new campers’ first reaction usually resembles that of…

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Readers help support Windows reporting. When you make a purchase using links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read the affiliate disclosure page to find out how you can help Windows Report effortlessly and without spending money. Learn more NASCAR Heat 5 is one of the most popular sports racing video games available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows via Steam. Being a widely played game, it has a multiplayer feature that allows up to 40 players to compete against each other online. The NASCAR Heat 5 multiplayer error can occur for various reasons. This…

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NASCAR Driver pay is a topic that has come up several times recently. William Byron has now spoken out on the subject. So how do Byron and other Cup Series drivers compare to the Jeff Gordons and Tony Stewarts of old? On the Conversation with Kenny with Kenny Wallace, William Byron spoke about driver pay. His teammate Hendrick Motorsports Kyle Larson raised the subject with Wallace when he was on the show not long ago. So, has driver pay fallen, even for sports stars? “No, I think a lot of it is false,” Byron said when asked by Kenny Wallace.…

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Cars don’t run without gasoline.Yes, it’s the obvious statement of the century, but it seems like fuel has never been more important to success in the Sprint Cup Series than it has been so far in 2011.While the result of Heluva Good! 400 at Michigan didn’t depend on which driver had the most gas in the tank, fuel was once again a major topic thanks to the team’s ongoing issues with the self-venting gas can introduced before the start of the 2011 season.Fuel issues robbed a potential top-10 finish from Kasey Kahne, who ran out of gas with 45 laps…

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When a cable from Fox Sports’ CAMCAT broke and fell into the grandstand at Charlotte Motor Speedway (10 fans injured) and was run over by several race cars, you knew the discussion would spill over into the weekend of next race.The overhead camera, which debuted without incident during Daytona Speedweeks, was the next big thing for Fox broadcasts of NASCAR events. The same type of system is used for NFL games. The race continued for a few laps before NASCAR realized the problem.“I couldn’t see what it was and I drove past it twice,” Jimmie Johnson said. “It was a…

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Denny Hamlin said he believes the penalty that sent Joey Logano to the rear of Sunday’s Ambetter Health 400 was the result of “snitching” from another team – something Hamlin believes is ubiquitous in the NASCAR Cup Series.On his Harmful actions podcast, Hamlin talked about the race, including the photo finish involving Kyle Busch, Ryan Blaney and Daniel Suarez that saw Suarez take a historically close victory.At the end of the podcast, Hamlin brought up the topic of Logano and the webbed glove that violated a safety rule. “I’m willing to say there was a whistleblower,” Hamlin said. “These teams…

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One of the most curious questions surrounding NASCAR is whether drivers actually pee in their racing suits during the race. Of course, there have been cases in the past where drivers have openly admitted to surrendering to the call of nature. But do great pilots do it too? It turns out that’s the case. Enter Dennis Hamlin. Joe Gibbs Racing driver recently admitted on his podcast that during the race in Atlanta he had to do something he had never done before. “I don’t have to go to number 2, I have to go to number 1. My bladder is…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is extremely connected to NASCAR. Although he retired from full-time racing in 2018, the Hall of Fame remained involved in sports as an announcer with NBC’s coverage and on its weekly podcast on Dale Jr.Download. On the latter, he occasionally drops nuggets of information that cannot be found anywhere else. This happened recently when he was asked a question about Xfinity Series and its lack of identity. Junior’s response completely surprised those present in the studio. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Reveals NASCAR Talked About Racing SUV Dale Earnhardt Jr. interviews some of the biggest names in motorsports on…

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FORT WORTH, Texas: Tires remained the hot topic at Texas Motor Speedway, where NASCAR and Goodyear took the unprecedented step of discussing the compound selected for Sunday’s race before a single lap was run.Goodyear’s multi-zone tread tire makes its season debut in Texas, where speeds reached 200 mph during Friday’s opening test session.There was a major incident, 100 minutes into training, when Kurt Busch crashed violently into the outside wall. Busch, winner of last week’s race at Martinsville, appeared to blow a left rear tire before losing control of his Chevrolet and crashing.His car caught fire and as his Stewart-Haas…

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