Race Weekend Central

‘It’s Been Chasing the Dollar to Get Into a Racecar,’ Moonshine Supplies Funding for Blake Jones to Race

2018 Mencs Bristol Blake Jones Face Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Just like in the early days of NASCAR, racing cars and selling moonshine go hand-in-hand for one driver. Tennessee Shine Company is owned and run by part-time NASCAR driver Blake Jones, who has in his career: four starts in the NASCAR Cup Series, five starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and 10 combined starts among …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Justin Haley’s Daytona Win Good for the Sport?

2019 Daytona Mencs Justin Haley Cup Victory Lane Christian Koelle

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Justin Haley scored his maiden victory at Daytona International Speedway this past weekend thanks to thunderstorms in the area, also marking Spire Motorsports’ first-ever victory. The result left fans divided on their feelings about how the underfunded team’s strategy paid off. Was the first victory for a part-time driver in his third start and a …

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