Mike Bumgarner Named Crew Chief for JRM’s No. 1 Team

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 10, 2020) – JR Motorsports announced today that Mike Bumgarner will be the crew chief for driver Michael Annett on the No. 1 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet in 2021. The 45-year-old North Carolina native returns to the pit box after a seven-year stint as the team’s director of race operations from 2014-20. Prior to assuming that position, Bumgarner was a full-time crew chief for the team in 2013.

NASCAR Announces NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021, Landmark Award

Earnhardt Jr., Farmer, Stefanik make up first three-person class DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 16, 2020) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik make up the Hall of Fame’s 12th class, and first with three members. In addition, Ralph Seagraves was named as the recipient of the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met virtually to debate and…


Weekday Episodes and Post-Race Analysis on NBCSports.com and Motorsports on NBC YouTube Page Matt Kenseth Joins The Dale Jr. Download Today at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN “It’s going to be a steep learning curve. I’m already a little anxious about that first lap at Darlington.” – Kenseth on The Dale Jr. Download STAMFORD, Conn. – May 13, 2020 – NBC Sports covers the return of NASCAR and provides post-race analysis of upcoming races at Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway with new digital editions of NASCAR America At Home on NBCSports.com and the Motorsports on NBC YouTube page.

What Happened to NASCAR? Why No One Cares About Appalachia’s Sport Anymore

I was ten-years-old wearing a Chevy t-shirt and Dale Earnhardt hat, laughing at my uncle who was a Rusty Wallace fan as the black number-three car nudged the number-two Miller car out of the way and speeded toward the checkered flag at a racetrack that could have been any number of places: Maybe North Wilkesboro, maybe Bristol, maybe even Martinsville. 

Daytona Nibbles: DAYTONA 500 Honorary Pace Truck Driver… A Familiar Face

Dale Earnhardt Jr., the two-time DAYTONA 500 champion, will serve as the Honorary Pace Truck Driver for the 61st annual running of “The Great American Race.”