Fights, wrecks, amazing racing and ridiculously close finishes. Darlington Raceway has seen it all over the years.
While the majority of NASCAR teams are going retro with their paint schemes for this weekend's Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, one car that will not have throwback colors is the No. 24 Chevrolet of Jeff Gordon.
Just when you thought NASCAR's baby boom so prevalent in recent years might be slowing down a bit, think again.
NASCAR took bold steps to curb loose wheels and ballast weight on Wednesday, issuing Draconian penalties for the two infractions, both of which will now carry a mandatory four-race suspension for the crew chiefs.
Darlington Raceway worked closely with NASCAR, teams, drivers and sponsors over a year-and-a-half to pull off its upcoming throwback weekend -- a major undertaking for all involved.
NASCAR: Shortly after a vicious wreck in 1970 that left Richard Petty hanging out of his car, the window net became mandatory equipment in all NASCAR race cars.
Ryan Truex will make his return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series for three races this season through a partnership between Richard Petty Motorsports and Biagi DenBeste Racing.
Ready to ball? Austin Dillon is hosting a a 3-on-3 celebrity basketball tournament to benefit the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma.
As we head to Darlington this weekend, we know no matter what happens there or next Saturday night at Richmond that we will have three drivers who will enter the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup based on points.
Earlier this week, NASCAR fined Jennifer Jo Cobb $7,500 for having a cell phone in her truck on track, a clear rules violation. Over the years, NASCAR has handed out plenty of penalties for a whole host of reasons. Following are some of the more noteworthy ones.
Kentucky Speedwayopened in 2000, but did not host its first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race until 2011. After the long awaited Top NASCAR series event was scheduled it was marred with many logistical problems. As many as 20,000 fans did not even get into the speedway due to a massive traffic jam. Many fans still en route by the halfway point of the race were asked to turn back in order to make it easier on those leaving the race. Due to inadequate parking, several fans were turned away, even though they had tickets. Those who made it to the race were only reported having to wait half an hour or more to use the restroom due to a shortage of facilities.
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