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Kevin Harvick, left, and Denny Hamlin are the favorites to win Sunday’s Cook Out Southern 500. (Image: AP)

Cook Out Southern 500 Gives NASCAR Drivers Taste of Playoffs

The NASCAR Cup Playoffs begin on Sunday at the Cook Out Southern 500, and the same drivers who are the favorites to win the Cup Championship are top picks at Darlington Raceway. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick are the two top choices to win. Hamlin is the favorite at William […]

William Byron won the last regular season race at Daytona, and is a longshot that could win the NASCAR Cup Series Championship. (Image: Getty)

Can Long Shot Win NASCAR Cup Series Championship?

Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin have firmly established themselves as the favorites to win the NASCAR Cup Series Championship, but who are the long shots with a chance to upset them? There are several, if you ask the drivers. Even though Harvick is at 2/1 odds and Hamlin is at […]

Kevin Harvick is the favorite to win the NASCAR Cup Championship, which begins Sunday at the Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. (Image: Getty)

Harvick, Hamlin Top Picks to Win NASCAR Cup Championship

The field of 16 is set for the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs and the odds have shifted considerably on which driver is likely to win the Championship. Martin Truex Jr. was the top pick at 5/1 when the Westgate posted its opening odds on Nov. 19, 2019. Kyle Busch and […]

Jimmie Johnson saw his chance to make the NASCAR Playoffs end on Saturday when he was involved in a crash at Daytona and finished 17th. (Image: Getty)

Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR Playoff Hopes Come Crashing Down at Daytona

Jimmie Johnson won’t be in the NASCAR Playoffs for the second straight year after finishing 17th on Saturday at the Coke Zero Sugar 400. Johnson was involved in a crash at Daytona International Speedway near the end of the regular-season finale, ending any hope he had of making the postseason. […]

William Byron won his first Cup Series race at the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

William Byron Punches Ticket to Playoffs with Coke Zero Sugar 400 Win

William Byron entered Saturday’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 as the last driver with a legitimate chance to reach the NASCAR Playoffs. He took away any doubt of making the postseason by winning the final race of the regular season at Daytona International Speedway. The victory, the first Cup Series win […]

Matt DiBenedetto is the 15th spot of the NASCAR Playoffs, but knows that several drivers will be trying to knock him out of the postseason.  (Image: Getty)

Bubble Ready to Pop for Drivers Eyeing NASCAR Playoffs

Tyler Reddick knows what he has to do on Saturday at the Coke Zero Sugar 400 if he is going to make the NASCAR playoffs. He has to win at Daytona International Speedway. Reddick is one of three drivers on the outside looking in at the NASCAR playoffs. He is […]

Aric Almirola performs well at superspeedways and has attractive odds to win the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at 20/1. (Image: Stewart-Haas Racing)

Drivers Making Playoff Push at Coke Zero Sugar 400

The final race of the regular season is Saturday as the Coke Zero Sugar 400 is at Daytona International Speedway. Denny Hamlin is the favorite at 6/1, but the wide-open nature of Daytona allows several drivers an opportunity to win at the Florida racetrack. Which is good, because several are […]

Kevin Harvick dominated the field at Dover to pick up his seventh win of the NASCAR Cup Series season. (Image: Jason Minto/AP)

Kevin Harvick Dominates at Dover, Earns 7th Victory in 2020

Kevin Harvick blew away the field to win the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway, earning his seventh victory of the 2020 season and retaking the top spot in the NASCAR Cup Series standings. Harvick finished 3.525 seconds ahead of Martin Truex Jr. and, once again, pulled ahead of Denny […]

Jimmie Johnson has won 11 times at Dover International Speedway, and would like to break a winless streak that goes back to 2017 this weekend at the Drydene 311. (Image: AP)

Can Jimmie Johnson Break his Winless Streak this Weekend at Dover?

Jimmie Johnson is hoping his familiarity with the Dover International Speedway will help him break a long and frustrating winless streak. The 44-year-old hasn’t won a Cup Series Race since 2017 when he captured the AAA 400 Drive For Autism at Dover. It was his 11th career victory at the […]

Martin Truex Jr. has had success at the Drydene 311 and Dover International Speedway, finishing second last year.  (Image: Getty)

Chevy Drivers Look to Extend Drydene 311 Dominance

NASCAR is at Dover International Speedway this weekend for two Cup Series races, both called the Drydene 311. The races will be held on the one-mile concrete layout nicknamed the “Monster Mile” on Saturday and Sunday. Chevrolet cars have had the most success in Dover, winning 41 of the last […]

NASCAR driver Chris Buescher said he is looking forward to the Dover doubleheader this weekend at the mile-long track. (Image: Getty)

NASCAR Drivers Ready for Dover Doubleheader Weekend

NASCAR will host its third doubleheader of the Cup Series season with weekend races at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. The contests, both named the Drydene 311, will happen on Saturday and Sunday. That’s a departure from the two races’ usual dates. The first race, the Autism Speaks 400, […]

Chase Elliott won the first ever NASCAR race on the Road Course at Daytona International Speedway. (Image: Nigel Cook/Daytona Beach News-Journal)

Chase Elliott Continues Road Course Dominance with Daytona Win

Chase Elliott picked up his third straight NASCAR Cup Series road race win, beating Denny Hamlin to the line by .202 seconds to win the GoBowling 235 at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. Elliott earned his second win of the season and continued a road course winning streak that […]

Kevin Harvick won the Consumers Energy 400 on Sunday to cap off a sweep of two races over the weekend in Michigan. (Image: Paul Sancya/AP)

Harvick Wins Consumers Energy 400 to Complete Michigan Sweep

Kevin Harvick held off Denny Hamlin down the stretch to win the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, completing a sweep of the two NASCAR races held at the track over the weekend. Harvick also won Saturday’s FireKeepers Casino 400, beating out Brad Keselowski in overtime after […]

Aric Almirola has seen his odds go down as bettors believe he can win the FireKeepers Casino 400. (Image: AP)

FireKeepers Casino 400 Kicks Off NASCAR Double Header

Michigan International Speedway will be the sight of NASCAR’s second weekend doubleheader with Saturday’s FireKeepers Casino 400, followed by the Consumers Energy 400 on Sunday. Joey Logano is the defending champion at Michigan International Speedway, and has won two of the last five races there. But the FireKeepers Casino 400 […]

Owner Joe Gibbs, right, announced on Thursday that Erik Jones would not be returning to the team in 2021. (Image: Getty)

Joe Gibbs Racing to Drop Erik Jones After 2020 Season

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Thursday that it will not resign driver Erik Jones for 2021. Jones, who was on a one-year contract extension, drives the No. 20 Toyota car for JGR. Owner Joe Gibbs didn’t give a reason for not bringing the 24-year-old Jones back to a team that includes […]

After winning in New Hampshire on Sunday, Brad Keselowski signed a new contract with Team Penske after uncertainty he would return to the team earlier in the year. (Image: Getty)

Brad Keselowski Gets Contract, Bubba Wallace Could be Car Owner

If Roger Penske needed any prodding to resign Brad Keselowski to a new contract, the driver gave it to him Sunday in New Hampshire. Keselowski, with odds of 12/1, won the Foxwoods 301 for his third victory of the season. Keselowski also won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway […]

Kyle Busch is winless in 2020, and on Sunday at New Hampshire, blew a tire and crashed, finishing last. (Image: Getty)

Kyle Busch’s Winless Season Continues with New Hampshire Crash

So far, the 2020 NASCAR season has been one Kyle Busch would like to forget. The defending Cup Series champion has yet to win a race this season, his longest winless streak since 2014-15 when he went 37 races without a victory. Busch’s misery continued on Sunday when he blew […]

Officials at Dover International Speedway announced on Monday that fans will not be allowed this year’s Aug. 21-23 NASCAR races. (Image: Dover International Speedway)

No Fans for NASCAR Races at Dover International Speedway

Officials at Dover International Speedway announced Monday that fans won’t be allowed at the six NASCAR races from Aug. 21-23 because of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The races, which include two Xfinity contests and two Cup Series affairs, will go on as planned. The decision not to have fans at […]

Austin Dillon won the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. (Image: Chris Graythen/Getty)

Austin Dillon Picks Up First 2020 Win at O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

Austin Dillon survived three late restarts to hold onto the lead and win Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Dillon picked up his first win of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, and the third of his career. The victory puts him firmly in the NASCAR playoffs, […]

Kyle Busch has not won a Cup Series race since November 2019, but hopes he can break the slump at the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. (Image: Getty)

Can Busch Break Winless Streak at O’Reilly Auto Parts 500?

Probably the most shocking thing in NASCAR this season is Kyle Busch not winning a Cup Series Race, but that could change at Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. At least that is what Busch is hoping. Busch hasn’t won a race since November when he claimed victory at Homestead-Miami to […]