Everything was hot pink in the media center at Charlotte on Saturday (May 28); pink show cars, pink-and-white checkered flags, even pink cupcakes.
The Daytona 500 and Coca-Cola 600 provide something that fantasy owners don’t get in any of the other 34 races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule: a test race.
Even on a quiet All-Star night, enough contenders pulled away from pretenders for our panel of NASCAR experts to switch up the poll.
Four-hundred miles at Dover looked like it was going to be a battle with Mother Nature; instead, Sunday (May 15) turned into a war with Goodyear.
Now the schedule shifts to another tough track on drivers and equipment: Dover. Chances are we won’t see an upset like last week.
Cinderella was dressed as the Lady in Black in Darlington Saturday night as Regan Smith scored the first win of his Sprint Cup career..
Regan Smith, driving for an underfunded single-car team based out of Colorado, scored the second big upset win of the season at Darlington.
After setting a new Darlington qualifying record on Friday, Kasey Kahne had the car to beat for a long stretch early on.
In the end, the conditions were just right for Kasey Kahne, who laid down a blistering lap of 27.131 seconds, a new track record for Darlington Raceway.
Kahne is coming off his best run of the season at Richmond and heads into the weekend as the only NASCAR driver to win at Darlington this season.
Check out this week’s Power Rankings to see if your driver drove responsibly or if they over imbibed during the Crown Royal event at Richmond.
Ryan Newman threatened Juan Pablo Montoya within an inch of the NASCAR hauler and Jeff Gordon reminded NASCAR which tracks need to install SAFER barriers.