April 7 in NASCAR: Joey Logano earns overtime win vs Jeff Gordon

1974: David Pearson won the Rebel 450 at Darlington over Bobby Allison. Similar to many races that year, the race distance was cut by 50 miles due to the national energy crisis. Ironically, according to “Forty Years of Stock Car Racing: The Modern Era,” Pearson led the final 11 laps and had to coast across […]

Carl Edwards ‘stepping away’ from NASCAR, cites career satisfaction, desire to stay healthy and other pursuits

Edwards finished second in the Cup standings twice. Aside from his trademark victory backflips, Edwards will most likely be remembered for his battle with Tony Stewart in the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The two entered the finale with Stewart trailing Edwards by three points. The night ended with Stewart winning the race and […]

Jeff Gordon and the men who raced him

“I actually told him that story right after I signed with Hendrick Motorsports,” Busch said. “He couldn’t put it in his head. He couldn’t remember it. I think since then, me telling him that story, and me being right about I’ll see you one day … I don’t know if he was as happy that […]

Jeff Burton, Dale Jr., Carl Edwards on NASCAR Hall of Fame ballot for 2021

Under a new structure announced by NASCAR in February, there will be two entries chosen from 10 Modern candidates, one entry apiece from five candidates in the Pioneer and Landmark categories. Modern candidates are eligible to be on the ballot 10 times (which is retroactive to the start of the Hall of Fame vote in […]

Ryan: Carl Edwards’ bombshell move fits the career pattern of a guarded star

When Edwards takes the stage at JGR headquarters in Huntersville, North Carolina, the reasons he provides will be the first time that virtually anyone– even teammates and team members – will know why he elected to vacate the final year of a deal he signed in 2014 that seemingly set him up for several years.

With career shift to baseball, Elliott Sadler managing in more ways than one

“I decided to pull over and let him pass me under caution, which NASCAR won’t let you do that now but they weren’t paying attention back then (he laughed). I pulled over to let him pass me because I knew he was going to be so fast anyway, that way I could just follow him […]

For Carl Edwards, 2011 Chase battle vs Tony Stewart ‘as good as it gets’

“If I could have that battle every year, that would be my dream,” said Edwards, who is part of this year’s Chase, which continues this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “We fought down to the last lap at Homestead, it was awesome. That was fun.”

Carl Edwards leaving Joe Gibbs Racing, will not compete in 2017

Edwards’ title hopes ended when he went to block Joey Logano‘s move on a restart with 10 laps to go. Edwards hit the wall hard and his race was finished. He walked down pit road and went to Logano’s pit box to shake hands with Logano’s crew chief, Todd Gordon, and offer his best luck.

This In-Bed View Of A Stadium Super Truck Race Is Jump-Tastic

Along with a relaxed attitude towards contact, the series carries the same attitude towards track limits. With the off-road nature of these vehicles, it allows drivers to be creative and extend the track in areas that wouldn’t be possible in other series. In this bumper cam video we see two- and three-wide racing in areas […]

New York ‘Least Manly’ City in America?

According to some study dreamed up by Combos, the delicious snack that is actually fashioned in the form of a clogged artery just so that you know what you’re getting into, New York is at the very bottom of a list of the top 50 Most Manly Cities in America. We even lost out to […]