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Frank Velat

Frank Velat has been an avid follower of NASCAR and other motorsports for over 20 years. He brings a blend of passionate fan and objective author to his work. Frank offers unique perspectives that everyone can relate to, remembering the sport's past all the while embracing its future. Follow along with @FrankVelat on Twitter.

Christopher Bell Scores XFINITY Series Pole at Las Vegas

Christopher Bell picked up his second consecutive NASCAR XFINITY Series pole this season with a 183.686 mph lap ahead of Saturday afternoon’s Boyd Gaming 300. It’s also the third time in the rookie’s short NXS career that he’ll lead the field to the green flag. “Jason (Ratcliff, crew chief) is …

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Kyle Larson Fastest In Opening Cup Practice at Las Vegas

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took to the track Friday (March 2) for opening practice in preparation for Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Kyle Larson posted the quick time of the initial round on the 1.5-mile oval. His Chevrolet Camaro topped the charts at 190.658 …

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2-Headed Monster: Is It Time To Say Goodbye To The Yellow Line Rule?

NO NEED FOR THE LINE In 2001, NASCAR implemented it’s now notorious “yellow line” rule at its two restrictor plate tracks, Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. Simply put, any driver who gains an advantage by putting their tires below the yellow line separating the racing surface from the apron …

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Jordan Anderson Reveals Full-Time 2018 Plans, New Team

Jordan Anderson has been a NASCAR driver for a few years, and now he’s also a team owner. Jordan Anderson Racing, officially formed for the 2018 season, will run full-time in the Camping World Truck Series with its owner behind the wheel. Anderson will pilot trucks featuring the No. 3 in …

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2017 NASCAR Cup Team Review: Team Penske

Mooresville, N.C., has long been considered the main hub of stock car racing. But just north of Race City, USA, the scenery begins to look better suited for farming or raising cattle than building championship racecars. If you were to drive down Mazeppa Road, there’s a good chance you’d fly …

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