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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.

Kyle Larson Claims Pole Position For Monster Energy All-Star Race

Kyle Larson said he almost changed out of his driver suit once he thought he no longer had a shot in qualifying Friday for the Monster Energy All-Star Race. Good thing he didn’t. Larson wound up not just advancing but thriving. He earned the pole position after qualifying concluded for Saturday …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Talladega

The high banks of Talladega Superspeedway were the site of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event this past weekend. The GEICO 500 brought much of what we’ve come to expect from the 2.66 mile tri-oval in Alabama. Close action. Different faces at the front of the field. Airborne cars. …

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Blake Koch, Brandon Jones Fastest in Talladega XFINITY Practices

The NASCAR XFINITY Series hit the high banks of the Talladega Superspeedway on Friday (May 5) for two practice sessions in preparation for Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300. Ordinarily, practices at restrictor plate races don’t hold much weight. But when the same cars top the charts in both rounds, there might …

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Martins Motorsports Announces Switch to XFINITY Series

Martins Motorsports has announced a return to running part-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series with driver Tommy Joe Martins. The change comes after fielding a full-time entry in the Camping World Truck Series last season. The team will begin at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 on …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Texas

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series two-stepped into the wide open spaces of Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Or, shall we say, the wider open spaces. The track was repaved since the tour last visited the 1.5-mile quad-oval, and, among other enhancements, the racing surface in Turns 1 and 2 …

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