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Sam Mayer spoils playoff opener with Bristol Truck win

Mayer, the 17-year-old son of former IndyCar and road course driver Scott Mayer, has been running a partial Truck schedule this season with GMS Racing while also competing in ARCA.Mayer grabbed the lead from his teammate Brett Moffitt with 29 of 200 laps remaining and never looked back, cruising to a more than 4.4-second advantage over Moffitt at the...

Keselowski: "Tiny little things" define great NASCAR seasons

Keselowski, 36, has won at least one race for 10 consecutive seasons in the Cup Series and during eight of them he has won at least three or more races.His lone series championship came in the 2012 season, a year when he tallied five wins. Yet two seasons later, when he collected a career-high six victories, he ended up fifth in the series standings.“It...

Sam Mayer to rejoin JR Motorsports in 2021 for Xfinity ride

Mayer, who competed with JR Motorsports’ Late Model program in 2018, will return to the organization next season will drive a JRM Chevrolet in the Xfinity Series in the second half of the year before transitioning to a fulltime competitor in the series in 2022.“Having the opportunity to return to JR Motorsports after racing late models with them in...

Bubba Wallace could join Gaunt Brothers after Suarez departure

Gaunt Brothers Racing has emerged as the front-runner to land Wallace for the 2021 season, Motorsport.com has learned. Wallace, 26, announced last week he would be leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the year.Gaunt Brothers is in its first season fielding a fulltime Cup team, currently with driver Daniel Suarez in the No. 96 Toyota. It has...

First-time NASCAR Truck winners eyeing chance at championship

Creed, 22, and Smith, 21, are teammates at GMS Racing, and along with Brett Moffitt, the organization fills three spots in the 10-driver, seven-race playoff which opens Thursday night at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.Creed’s inaugural win came in a rain-shortened race at Kentucky in July and he added wins on the Daytona Road Course and at Gateway to...

Austin Dillon's message to skeptics: "Keep doubting us"

For the second consecutive week – and with the best possible timing – Dillon turned in one of the his top performances of the 2020 season in Saturday night’s Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) Raceway.Dillon opened the 2020 playoffs at Darlington with an impressive runner-up finish to winner Kevin Harvick. Saturday night, Dillon once again showed race-winning...

Clint Bowyer: “We can’t run lap-after-lap with no cautions"

Over the course of three days, NASCAR ran a 250-lap Truck race, a pair of 250-lap Xfinity Series races and a 400-lap Cup race.That’s 862.5 miles of racing on the ¾-mile track and afterwards one would be hard-pressed to see where the track had changed color. In other words, no rubber wore off the tires and on to the surface.Three of the four races run...

Brad Keselowski tops Truex in dominant Richmond Cup win

Keselowski, led 192 of 400 laps, including the final 48 on his way to the win in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway. Keselowski and most of the field utilized a two-stop pit strategy during the final stage, went green the entire way. He ended up taking the checkered flag nearly 2.6 second ahead of Martin Truex Jr.The...

Justin Allgaier sweeps NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Richmond

Allgaier collected his 14th career win and third of the 2020 season in another impressive showing at the Virginia short track, leading 78 of 250 laps."I knew how good our car was all day," Allgaier said. "I knew at the end there, I knew we had speed. I knew when we needed to go, we could. I just didn't know how fast. My teammates did a fantastic job...

What time and channel is the NASCAR Cup race at Richmond today?

What time is the NASCAR race today?Coverage of the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway will begin at 7:30 p.m. EST.The race will be 400 miles, 400 laps and split into three stages (80-155-165). This race is the second of three in Round 1 of the playoffs where the field of 16 will be cut down to 12 in two weeks time.Kevin Harvick locked himself...

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