Officially launching the 2017 Daytona SpeedWeeks, Austin Theriault won the ARCA Racing Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway, taking the win with only five laps to go under a red flag period.
It was a madcap last lap at the Advance Auto Parts Clash, with Joey Logano coming out of the smoke in first place at the Daytona International Speedway to start the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup season off with an exciting finish.
It turned out to be an all Hendrick Motorsports front row for the Daytona 500, with sophomore racer Chase Elliott and veteran Dale Earnhardt, Jr. locking in their starting 1-2 positions for the ‘Great American Race’ this Sunday.
It was a clean sweep at the season-opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals, with all the No. 1 qualifiers taking wins at the famed California dragstrip.
We’re in store for some of the best competition ever in 2017, especially in the Top Fuel and Funny Car ranks with incredible side-by-side racing.
In a dramatic turn from the traditional style of racing, for which NASCAR has been famous since its inception in 1948, NASCAR has changed their racing format to attract a new crowd of television viewers.
Doug Kalitta may be the quiet sort, not as expressive as some of his fellow NHRA Top Fuel competitors, but it’s his internal drive to win that makes him so deadly against all other drivers on the dragstrip.
The unpredictability of NHRA Drag Racing makes it a perfect subject for New Year resolutions.
NASCAR drivers in 2017, whether it’s the Cup, Xfinity or the Truck series, all place winning the championship on the top of their list for their season.
Although last Friday was J.R. Todd’s 35th birthday, he got his biggest present a couple of weeks ago when it was announced that he would be tapped to drive the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car.