Kyle Larson dominated the NASCAR Cup Series’ Round of 8 opener at Texas, leading 257 of 334 laps en route to his eighth win of the year. He also locks a spot into the Championship Round.
The second/final day of the NASCAR Cup Next Gen test at the Charlotte Roval saw the shared Denny Hamlin/Martin Truex Jr. car set the best time (after missing a chicane), while Jacques Villeneuve had a wild save in his first time in a Cup car in years.
21 drivers from 17 teams kicked off the NASCAR Cup Series’ two-day Next Gen car test at the Charlotte Roval on Monday.
As Kyle Larson celebrated his seventh NASCAR Cup win of the year at the Charlotte Roval, Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick re-ignited their feud. Again.
Rick Ware Racing has joined forces with Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Performance, and Roush Yates Engines. While the alliance will begin in 2022, RWR is already fielding an SHR-built car for Ford driver Joey Hand at the Charlotte Roval.
Dutch organisation Team Hezeberg, newly formed by Toine Hezemans and Ernst Berg with Reaume Brothers Racing, will run part-time in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022 with Euro Series ace Loris Hezemans. Jacques Villeneuve will test their Next Gen car next week.
Bubba Wallace made the right moves to end up in the right place at the right time when the rain hit Talladega Superspeedway, which secured his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory.
James Davison will compete on a superspeedway for the first time when he runs Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega. He will race for MBM Motorsports.
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Big NASCAR Cup news day for Justins: Justin Haley will run the Talladega race in the #16 for Kaulig Racing, while Justin Allgaier will fill Haley’s spot at Spire Motorsports’ #77.
Denny Hamlin dominated the Las Vegas Round of 12 opener, leading 137 of 267 laps, en route to his first NASCAR Cup Series victory at the Nevada track.
As 12 drivers caught their breaths in advancing to the next round of the Cup playoffs, Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott had choice words after tangling late.
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Bubba Wallace’s crew chief Mike Wheeler will become 23XI Racing’s director of competition on a permanent basis. Bootie Barker, who last worked as Ty Dillon’s CC in 2017, will take over the crew chiefing position.
The Busch Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the arrival of World Wide Technology at Gateway are the major additions to the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series calendars, among other schedule changes.