Race Weekend Central

Spencer Pumpelly Fastest in Thursday Pilot Challenge Practice

With Wright Motorsports’ withdrawal early Thursday morning, 41 cars were ready to take to the 3.56-mile road course in Daytona for 60 minutes of practice.  BGB Motorsports’ Spencer Pumpelly ended up fastest overall with a lap at 112.956 mph. Pumpelly’s lap was nearly a half-second faster than the Audi of McCann Racing’s Andrew Davis. Rebel …

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Jon Morley Rejuvenates Career in TCR With Roadshagger Racing

2020 Daytona Impc Jon Morley Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

In Michelin Pilot Challenge’s TCR class in 2020, much of the season was dominated by Hyundai Veloster N TCRs.  Often times, the only team that truly able to take the fight to the Velosters fielded by Bryan Herta Autosport was a small Las Vegas-based team, Roadshagger Racing that fielded an Audi RS3 LMS Club Sport.  …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Daniel Suarez Debuts in the Booth, FOX Overhypes 2012 Fracas

Erik Jones, Christopher Bell and Kyle Larson compete in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway March 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Phoenix is an interesting place. NASCAR seems to be placing outsized importance on the tri-oval these days, knowing that the track will host the season finale in November. It just doesn’t make sense to have it there, especially since the banquet is no longer in Las Vegas. The past couple of weeks have seen a …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: A Wrap-up Of NBC Sports’ NASCAR Coverage

The 2021 season is now complete.  We’ve had two weeks to reflect upon the NASCAR season and Thanksgiving is coming up.  Now, it’s time for us to reflect on NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage. Normally, this would have been done last week.  However, I spent the weekend after Phoenix in Georgia, covering the IMSA finale, which …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Does Not Do Cutoff Races Well

The ROVAL at Charlotte Motor Speedway always brings in some shenanigans and Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400k was no exception to the rule. Since the Bank of America ROVAL 400k was only six days after the YellaWood 500 at Talladega, Bubba Wallace’s victory was still fresh on everyone’s mind.  To that end, there were …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Taking A Look At Streaming With NASCAR Heading to FLORacing

2021 ARCA Salem Taylor Gray, No. 17 David Gilliland Racing Ford (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

During the NASCAR Awards festivities Thursday in Nashville, NASCAR announced that they have entered into a new partnership with FLOSports that starts in 2022.  As a result, live streaming of ARCA Menards Series races that air on MAVTV, along with ARCA Menards Series East, ARCA Menards Series West, Whelen Modified Tour and Pinty’s Series races …

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K-PAX Racing Secures 3rd Straight Weekend Sweep At VIR

Michele Beretta takes the checkered flag to win Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS Race No. 2 at VIR, 6/19/2022 (Photo: Regis Lefebvre/SRO Motorsports Group)

(Photo: Regis Lefebvre/SRO Motorsports Group)

K-PAX Racing’s Michele Beretta and Andrea Caldarelli snatched the lead with a half-hour to run and held on for the weekend sweep at VIR.