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Cole Custer's rookie season produces "unimaginable" first win

Transitioning from any of NASCAR’s lower series up to Cup is a tall order – the competition is much higher, both in driver talent and team resources, the races are longer and many of the tracks unfamiliar.This season has been especially more difficult with the COVID-19 pandemic. Ever since NASCAR restarted its season in May after a two-month hiatus,...

Truex admits he 'took away Harvick's chance to win' with contact

Truex fought from the rear of the field to lead 57 laps Sunday at Kentucky. But after losing the lead for two late restarts and failing to protect the outside at the white flag, he was forced to settle for second place.In the end it was all about momentum. Truex, Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney battled three-wide as the field raced towards the white flag....

Kevin Harvick: Final two-lap restart "got wild" at Kentucky

Harvick truly had an up-and-down day at Kentucky Speedway, one of two race courses on the current NASCAR Cup Series schedule on which he’s never won.Midway through Sunday’s race, Harvick fell as low as 24th in the field as his No. 4 Ford developed serious handling issues.Harvick found his way back into contention late in the third stage by remaining...

Cole Custer grabs shock Cup win at Kentucky in four-wide finish

Custer, 22, lined up sixth on a restart with two of 267 laps remaining and on the final lap took the field four-wide and came away with the lead, just clearing Martin Truex Jr.’s bumper. Kevin Harvick, who led on the restart, developed a bad tire rub and dropped out of contention as Custer held off Truex to win Sunday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky...

What time and channel is the Kentucky NASCAR race today?

What time is the NASCAR race today?NASCAR caps off a busy weekend at Kentucky Speedway with the Cup Series Sunday. Kurt Busch enters as the defending winner of the event, who beat his brother Kyle in a thrilling last-lap duel in 2019.The Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart will go live at 2:30 p.m. EST. Jimmie Johnson makes his return after sitting...

Sheldon Creed wins rain-shortened Truck race at Kentucky

Creed, 22, was declared the winner of Saturday night’s NASCAR Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway when NASCAR called the race after the completion of 71 of a scheduled 150 laps due to persistent rain in the area.Almost immediately after the conclusion of Stage 2 – which Creed won – the race was red-flagged for lightning in the area as thunderstorms...

Austin Cindric sweeps Kentucky Xfinity doubleheader, fight erupts

One night after grabbing a victory at Kentucky Speedway in overtime, Cindric dominated Friday night’s Alsco 300, leading 181 of 200 laps as he cruised to his fourth series victory.“I’m just so excited. This is all a credit to my team. What we did tonight was really impressive because we ran one set-up last night and won the race and came with another...

Johnson "a smarter, stronger person" after COVID-19 experience

Johnson, in his final fulltime season as a NASCAR driver, received a positive COVID-19 test result on Friday, July 3 and missed last weekend’s Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.It was the first race the seven-time Cup Series champion has missed after a streak of 663 consecutive starts.But following consecutive negative test results this...

Austin Cindric earns first Xfinity oval win at Kentucky

Cindric's win is the third of his NXS career and his first on an oval. “I don’t care what shape the track is -- if it’s dirt, oval, I don’t care," he told FS1. "I’m just so happy this Snap-On Ford Mustang is in Victory Lane.  We’ve come so close all year.  These guys have given me so many awesome race-winning cars. "With Snap-On celebrating their 100th...

NASCAR to equip cars with underglow lighting for All-Star Race

The look was first seen during 2019 Champion's Week festivities in Nashville with Chip Ganassi Racing. This decision by NASCAR is the latest change for an exhibition race where a choose rule will be implemented for all restarts and car numbers will be moved further back on the door.The All-Star Race will also take place on the Bristol short track for...

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