Race Weekend Central

NASCAR 101: Joe Gibbs Racing’s Short-Track Dominance

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With NASCAR in the midst of its short-track swing and on the heels of Joe Gibbs Racing’s sweep at Richmond Raceway, Denny Hamlin‘s win continued the trend of the Toyota stable’s dominance at tracks less than a mile in length. Saturday (April 3) afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 was all JGR through and through, …

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Sam Mayer Scores Best Career Xfinity Result, Dash 4 Cash Bonus

2022 Xfinity Richmond Sam Mayer check

(Photo: Adam Cheek)

RICHMOND, Va – Saturday (April 2) at Richmond Raceway didn’t just end with Sam Mayer scoring his best career Xfinity Series finish in the ToyotaCare 250. He also walked away with $100,000, represented by an oversized check presented to him and the No. 1 JR Motorsports team after the race. Mayer’s 24 previous starts, over …

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Stock Car Scoop: How Did NASCAR’s Reconfigured Atlanta Fare?

(Photo: NKP)

NASCAR returned to the East Coast for a date with the newly reconfigured Atlanta Motor Speedway, which provided viewers with more superspeedway-style racing and a winner in Hendrick Motorsports’ William Byron. However, with a number of tires failing, the reconfiguration itself and more, there’s plenty to discuss after a wild Sunday (Mar. 20) afternoon in …

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