NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Darlington Raceway

The Next Gen car is a collaboration of the brightest engineering minds in racing, with contributions coming from all sides of the NASCAR and automotive industries. The design of the Next Gen car gives the drivers greater control while putting an emphasis back on race strategies, team personnel and vehicle setups. While wind tunnels and computer simulations play an important role in racing, we want the competition to remain focused on the racetrack.

NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Darlington Raceway

After another off week for the NASCAR Xfinity Series last weekend, the series is back in action this weekend for the Steakhouse Elite 200 at Darlington Raceway (1 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on Saturday, May 8.

Swanson Shows Poise in Early Season, Wins First-Career Pole Award at Stafford

Acton, MA (May 4, 2021): On Friday night, April 30, Matt Swanson of Acton, MA, earned his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour pole award during qualifying for the prestigious Spring Sizzler.  Swanson, driver of the famed Ole Blue for Mike Boehler Racing Enterprises of E. Freetown, MA, turned a lap of 18.008 seconds, nearly eclipsing an average speed of 100 (99.956) mph, to earn the Mayhew Tools Dominator Pole Award.

NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Kansas Speedway

After a wild race at the behemoth that is Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series prepares for this Sunday’s Buschy McBusch Race 400 (3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Kansas Speedway, its fourth event of the 2021 season on a 1.5-mile track.

Bryson Byrnes Earns Fifth-Annual Steve Byrnes Memorial Broadcasting Award

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 — Charlotte Christian School senior Bryson Byrnes was presented the Fifth-Annual Steve Byrnes Memorial Broadcasting Award today. The award, in honor of late FOX Sports broadcaster Steve Byrnes, is given annually to a Charlotte Christian graduating senior interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting.

Valvoline Expands Hendrick Motorsports Sponsorship to Larson and Byron

CONCORD, N.C. (April 27, 2021) – Valvoline has expanded its partnership with 13-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports by adding primary sponsorship of playoff-contending drivers Kyle Larson and William Byron for the next two seasons.

2021 Season Preview at Seekonk Speedway – Darling Looks To Grab Eighth Title In Pro Stocks

It’s David Darling’s world and we all seem to just be living in it. After a year off due to COVID-19, Pro Stock drivers will begin their chase to try and beat Darling beginning on NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Opening Day on Sunday, May 2.

American-Canadian Tour Makes Next Stop at Thunder Road on May 2

Waterbury, VT — The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) keeps its early 2021 season rolling with a trip to Barre, VT’s Thunder Road Speedbowl on Sunday, May 2. The 23rd Community Bank N.A. 150 pits the stars of the ACT Late Model Tour against the track’s Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model weekly standouts in a showdown that will be broadcast live on FloRacing.

NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Talladega Superspeedway

Known as the most competitive track on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway is the perfect stage for the wild side-by-side action NASCAR fans love and this weekend’s GEICO 500 (Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) should produce just that.

Stephen Kopcik Ready for Breakout Season in Stafford’s SK Modifieds

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway’s weekly race teams are gearing up for the start of another season with NAPA Opening Day on April 24 and the NAPA Spring Sizzler® on April 25.  SK Modified® driver Stephen Kopcik is familiar with winning as he was the 2015 SK Light track champion and 2016 SK Modified® Rookie of the Year.  The 23 year old Newtown, CT native heads into his 6th season of SK Modified® competition looking to add to his win list.