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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 Martinsville Pit Selection & Track Position with Jason Ratcliff

Credit : Mike Neff

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the only track on the circuit that has been part of every season since the beginning of NASCAR. The half-mile track in Martinsville, Va., has been called two drag strips connected by two U-turns. It will be close quarters racing with tempers sure …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Regan Smith On… Hockey?

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Regan Smith is the elder statesman at JR Motorsports, paired with “young gun” and reigning XFINITY Series champ Chase Elliott. This year, though it’s the old dog teaching everyone else new tricks, currently sitting third in points just 34 behind Chris Buescher. Smith finished fifth on Friday night and gained …

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Austin Dillon Wins Race for the Cure 300, Sweeps Charlotte XFINITY Races

Austin Dillon Race for the Cure 300 2015 Charlotte Burnout 1 Mike Neff

Austin Dillon earned the pole for Friday night’s XFINITY race at Charlotte Motor Speedway but when the green flag flew he had anything but a dominant car. Dillon led the first five laps but surrendered the lead to Kasey Kahne, as his car simply wasn’t handling to his liking and he drifted back …

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