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Matt Borland Named Crew Chief for Ty Dillon in 2018

Germain Racing named veteran crew chief Matt Borland as Ty Dillon‘s crew chief for the 2018 season on Monday. Borland will take over the role that Robert “Bootie” Barker had nailed down for the past eight seasons with the organization leading drivers Max Papis, Casey Mears and Dillon. According to …

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NASCAR Standardizes Team Rosters for 2018

On Wednesday morning, NASCAR announced new cuts in the number of team personnel that can be brought to the track on a weekly basis in 2018.  The most notable change to race fans will a cut in crewmembers that can go over the wall on pit stops from six to …

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Alex Job Racing Ceases Racing Operations

On Wednesday, Alex Job Racing announced that they will no longer race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (or any other series), effective immediately.  Team owner Alex Job will focus on a historic restoration business that already operated in parallel with the race team. Job is very proud of his …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Is NASCAR’s Next Female Star?

The echo from the microphone during Danica Patrick’s retirement press conference on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway said it all. Unlike most NASCAR press conferences, there was no murmuring in the room. Instead, no one’s lips moved as Patrick cried her eyes out, spilling a raw emotion so rare in NASCAR …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Homestead

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series finished off the 2017 campaign with a stellar championship battle this weekend. The finale has become an annual trip to the part of the country better known for alligators and pastel suits. South Florida set the scene and the title contenders delivered, with each …

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The Frontstretch 5: Ways to Say Goodbye

1. Dale Earnhardt Jr. More than 15 years after being thrust into NASCAR’s brightest spotlight after the untimely death of his father, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has grown up and come into his own. He connected with fans in a way that’s become increasingly rare in sports: as a genuine, relatable …

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Aston Martin Racing Unveils 2018 WEC Challenger

On Tuesday, Aston Martin launched their new Vantage model, the first revamp for the car since 2005.  Later in the day, Aston Martin Racing unveiled the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE racer. This new car will compete full-time in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s GTE-Pro class starting at Spa in …

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