Enterprise: Race in and get the same deals drivers and teams use
NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Amen & Thank You

2020DaytonaNCSChaseElliottRacingNKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This may come as a shock to some, although not as much after Monday night, but racing is dangerous. Strapping into a conglomeration of metal and moving parts that hurtles down the track at speeds around 200 mph can sometimes lead to catastrophic failures. When those failures happen, the potential for injury is quite significant. …

Read more

2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Austin Dillon

Austin Dillon Dover

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

“We’re getting the band back together!” That statement has long evoked memories of getting a group back together who had past success. For 2019, that was the call for the No. 3 NASCAR Cup Series team of Austin Dillon. While he’d won the Daytona 500 in 2018, that was his only win and one of …

Read more

2019 NASCAR Top Storylines: Spec Engines Spectacular or Suspect?

2019TalladegaNGOTSThorSportRacingCCK

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

2019 was the first year the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series utilized the spec engine package. It was a direct challenge to one of racing’s modern ideologies: “How fast can I go? How big is your checkbook?” Since the second car was produced and people started racing against each other, people have tried to squeeze …

Read more

Fans Deserve the Best Title Race Possible

2019DoverMENCSKyleLarsonCheckersNKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The discussion at the beginning of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was the package. After short tracks and road courses, it was apparent that a change was needed. After last weekend at ISM Raceway, it isn’t just needed — it is necessary. With that said, this column is not about the package. …

Read more

Let Them Fight!

LET THEM FIGHT! Racing is an emotional sport. When you throw a half-mile, tight-cornered racetrack into the mix, the odds of drivers running into one another are very heightened. Once drivers start making contact, the anger and hostility are going to continue to ramp up. Add the intensity of battling for one of four spots …

Read more

The More Rules, the More Mistakes

2019MichiganMENCSKyleLarsonPitStopNKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR continues to try to parallel stick-and-ball sports with its playoffs and crew member numbers. Unfortunately, it has also started to mimic its more traditional sport partners with its ridiculous number of rules and poor enforcement of said rules. The NFL has been getting bashed over the first six weeks of the season for its …

Read more

We Want Passion — Not Just Experience — in Our Drivers

2019LasVegasMENCSKyleBuschRacingNKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

We want raw emotion from our racing stars. The frontstretch, post-burnout interview spawned from that desire. When the drivers get out of the car, we don’t want them to cool down, we want to see and hear that raw emotion. Then when a driver gives it to us and it goes against our ideals or …

Read more

Reviving The Xfinity Series Will Take Time & Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is Helping

2019DarlingtonNXSDaleEarnhardtJrCarNKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The throwback concept has been a huge shot in the arm for NASCAR since its debut years ago. Different teams harkening back to sponsor liveries of days gone by have stirred long lost emotions that some people who follow the sport thought were lost forever. NASCAR history buff Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been at the …

Read more

We Need More Bob Leavines

Bob Leavine Chicago 2018

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In the last two weeks, Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine has been crucified on social media, especially Twitter, for the decision to let Matt DiBenedetto go from his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race team. DiBenedetto has given LFR more top fives in one year than it scored in its previous eight years of …

Read more

Saying Goodbye to Family

Harrison Nick

Obituary photo for Nick Harrison from Spring Hill Memorial Park and Funeral Home

You hear it all the time when people talk about racing and especially the NASCAR garage: racing is a family. Most of us who are involved in the sport spend more time with the people at the track than we do with our biological families. When something happens to one of our racing family members, …

Read more

Changes Are A-Comin’ (On the Manufacturer Side?)

Ryan Newman wins Whelen Modified All Star race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway 2014 Getty Images

Ryan Newman gets an invite to the Whelen Modified All-Star Shootout and takes the win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Credit: Getty Images

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is about to have myriad changes take place over the next couple of years — or so it’s said. In 2020, the schedule is rumored to be drastically different, and in 2021 the Gen-7 car is set to hit the track. Reports describe the vehicles as everything from more …

Read more

Frontstretch