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Mike Neff

Mike Neff
What is it that Mike Neff doesn’t do? The writer, radio contributor and racetrack announcer coordinates the site’s local short track coverage, hitting up Saturday Night Specials across the country while tracking the sport’s future racing stars. The writer for our signature Sprint Cup post-race column, Thinkin’ Out Loud (Mondays) also sits down with Cup crew chiefs to talk shop every Thursday with Tech Talk. Mike works as track announcer for Millbridge Speedway and East Lincoln Speedway, local bullrings based outside of Charlotte, and pops up everywhere from Athlon Sports to SIRIUS XM Radio.

Tech Talk: Talking Phoenix Sun, Sand & More with Matt Puccia

Credit : Mike Neff

The season is winding down, and teams who aren’t in contention for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title at Homestead-Miami Speedway are already starting to get ready for 2016. That is especially true for Matt Puccia, who switches to a different role next season within the Roush Fenway Racing organization after serving …

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Tech Talk: Tony Gibson Talks Grooves, Pit Stops & Restart Ratios

(Photo: Mike Neff)

The No. 41 team of Kurt Busch and Stewart-Haas Racing was poised to lay a solid foundation for getting out of the penultimate round of the Chase at Martinsville last weekend before Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth got together on a late-race restart. The resulting contact heavily damaged the car and …

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Matt Crafton Holds Off Tailgate Mob for Kroger 200 Victory

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Matt Crafton spent much of his career running strong and finishing well but remaining unable to capture wins in the Camping World Truck Series. Over the last couple of years, that has all changed. On Saturday afternoon, Crafton set a personal best with his fifth victory of the season in …

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Timothy Peters Leads Final Truck Series Practice

Credit : Mike Neff

Timothy Peters backed up his quick time from the first practice with a late session run of a lap at 96.083 mph in 19.708 seconds. Cameron Hayley, who was third quick in the first practice was the second fastest in the final session. Hayley’s lap took 19.712 seconds that translated …

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Timothy Peters Holds Top Spot at 1st Martinsville Truck Practice

Credit : Mike Neff

Timothy Peters picked up where he left off at Martinsville Speedway on Friday. Peters, fresh off of his victory at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, led the Camping World Truck Series’ first practice at Martinsville with a 96.020 mph lap in 19.721 seconds, besting Matt Crafton by half a tenth of a second. …

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