News and Analysis
The NASCAR Cup Series is changing. Whether it be the gradual morphing out the seasoned drivers of yesterday as the next generation step up, a radical calendar shake-up featuring more road courses than ever before and the prospect of an all-new car on the horizon, stock car racing’s highest level is nearing the end of a huge facelift.
1990 Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope has vowed that his NASCAR Cup rivals will “know I am there” during Sunday’s running of the 500, and that “if they want to play, we’ll play” – despite being 62-years old.
NASCAR president Steve Phelps says he would be “surprised” if a new car manufacturer opted to enter the top level of stock car racing, without some sort of electric hybrid system being incorporated in future.
From a disgraced NASCAR exile, Kyle Larson has been given a chance of redemption by the powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports squad. Effectively replacing seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson is no easy billing, but Larson has every intention of repaying the team's faith...
Kurt Busch has pinpointed the exhaust system of the Next Gen NASCAR car currently undergoing testing as an area that needs development through its “venting and cooling”.
Denny Hamlin has shed light on how he intends to split his workload between racing for Joe Gibbs in the NASCAR Cup Series and be co-owner of the new 23XI Racing squad.
Chase Elliott's late charge to the 2020 NASCAR Cup title defied predictions that it would be a Kevin Harvick versus Denny Hamlin showdown. While the two veterans are showing no signs of slowing down, Elliott's triumph was a window into NASCAR's future…
While Formula 1 rejected the chance to trial reversed grids at double-header races in 2020, NASCAR rolled the dice by flipping the top 20 for the second legs at Darlington, Charlotte and Pocono. Motorsport.com crunches the data to assess whether F1 missed a trick.