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Hamlin: 'Nothing I could have done differently' at Martinsville

Hamlin led a race-high 276 laps and had the speed to retake the lead on the final restart, but just couldn't hold back Martin Truex Jr. as the laps ticked away."I thought it was a matter of time," he admitted. "With about 25 to go or so, he already got into my rear bumper, kind of beating the back end off. It was just a matter of time."He added that Truex...

Chase Elliott is just fine with 'uneventful' Martinsville race

Elliott, the reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion, got off to a strong start this season with a runner-up finish in the Daytona 500 and was in position to challenge for a win at the Daytona Road Course until a late-race spin.Since then he’s struggled at Homestead and Las Vegas, ran well at Phoenix, lost an engine at Atlanta and rallied to a 10th place...

Truex bests Hamlin to win rain-delayed Martinsville Cup race

Only 42 of 500 laps were completed Saturday night before the remainder of the Cup race was postponed until Sunday afternoon.But a late-race red-flag for a multi-car wreck pushed the race into the night and it was then that Truex’s No. 19 Toyota came to life.Truex ran down his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin – who dominated much of the race –...

Josh Berry scores first NASCAR Xfinity Series win at Martinsville

After rain forced the postponement of Friday's NASCAR's Xfinity Series race, the event got back underway Sunday.Berry led 95 of 250 laps on his way to capturing the checkered flag.Brandon Jones led the way at the Lap 97 restart, and it didn't take long for contact on the half-mile short track. Ryan Vargas sustained significant nose damage after a brake...

Persistent rain postpones Martinsville Cup race until Sunday

Due to persistent rain showers and thunderstorms, Saturday night’s Cup Series race at Martinsville was halted after 42 laps and has been postponed until 4 p.m. ET Sunday. The race will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1. In addition, the remainder of Friday night’s Xfinity Series race will run at noon ET Sunday and broadcast live on Fox Sports 1. The...

NASCAR commentators: NBC and Fox commentary teams for 2021

The TV rights to broadcast NASCAR in the U.S. is one of the most expensive in all of American sports. The current contract, which was renegotiated in 2015, is split between NBC Sports and Fox Sports and is worth $8billion in total. How has NASCAR’s live TV coverage evolved?All NASCAR Cup races have been broadcast live since 1985, with up to six networks...

Remainder of Martinsville Xfinity race postponed until Sunday

Friday night’s race was halted by rain with 29 of 60 laps remaining in Stage 2 and following nearly a 3-hour delay it was finally called.The remainder of the race has been postponed until 12:25 p.m. ET Sunday and will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1.When the race resumes, Brandon Jones will lead the field followed by Josh Berry, Daniel Hemric, Brett...

Keselowski "feels strong and optimistic" a win will come soon

Through the first seven races of the Cup season, the series has produced seven different winners and yet only one – Joey Logano’s victory at the Bristol Dirt Race – has come from the four drivers who competed for the 2020 season title.Together, reigning champion Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin and Keselowski amassed 16 victories last year yet all are still...

ARCA driver Taylor Gray hospitalized, Truck debut on hold

Gray, the 16-year-old brother of Camping World Truck Series driver Tanner Gray, drives for David Gilliland Racing and was scheduled to make his first Truck Series start next week at Richmond (Va.) Raceway, but that has now been put on hold.The accident occurred in Statesville, N.C., according to a press release from his team.Sources confirmed to Motorsport.com...

Darlington Next Gen test shows "the car respects the track"

NASCAR and Goodyear conducted a tire test this week with Cup Series driver Tyler Reddick at Darlington, primarily to gather data to develop race tires to be used next season.The new car was originally set to debut in the Cup Series this season but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed its on-track arrival until 2022.In all the testing thus far, the cars have...

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