Kurt Busch Out Of Cup Playoffs, Austin Dillon Races In At Daytona

The week started with the announcement that Kurt Busch was not going to make the start of the Cup playoffs and that his waiver request had been withdrawn, effectively giving up any hope of a return for the former champion. That announcement left the window open for Martin Truex, Jr. and Ryan Blaney to make the playoffs on points if neither won at Daytona. That is, unless no one NEW won at Daytona.

Big Implications For NASCAR Cup Series Regular Season Finale At Daytona

It all comes down to this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale, the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway, this Saturday, August 27 at 7 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, and if history is any indicator of what to expect this weekend, everybody has a shot at the win.

Kurt Busch To Miss Start of NASCAR Playoffs

Mooresville, N.C. (Aug. 25, 2022) — 23XI Racing announced today that Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 45 Toyota Camry TRD, will miss the start of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs as he continues to recover from an injury sustained at Pocono Raceway. Kurt’s health and well-being continue to be of utmost importance to 23XI and the team fully supports his decision to focus on taking the time to get better.

Daytona International Speedway To Fully Open Frontstretch Seating for Aug. 27-28 NASCAR Weekend

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 7, 2021) – When NASCAR returns to Daytona International Speedway for late summer night racing on Aug. 27-28, there will be no restrictions on the number of fans allowed to take in the action at the World Center of Racing. Fans will be treated to two races – the Coke Zero Sugar 400, NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale, on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. and the Wawa 250 Powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Friday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Supercross Series Delivers a Season of Groundbreaking Firsts

ELLENTON, Fla., (May 4, 2021) – The 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship was supposed to be a step back to normalcy after 2020’s incredible Responsible Return to Racing protocol that saw the racers and teams concluding the season – all seven remaining rounds – at a single venue. With new protocols, the 2021 season promised more venues, more traditional track variances, and a limited number of fans in attendance. The season delivered all that, but the racing wasn’t back to normal. It was extraordinary.

Watkins Glen International Names Aug. 6 ARCA Menards Series Race ‘Clean Harbors 100 at The Glen’

Watkins Glen, N.Y. (April 28, 2021) – Watkins Glen International announced a partnership that will name the Aug. 6 ARCA Menards Series race for Clean Harbors – North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. The 41-lap, 100-mile event will be called the Clean Harbors 100 at The Glen.

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 5, 2021) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia, going into the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 on Sunday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).

Grilling Season: NASCAR, Pit Boss Grills Announce Multiyear Extension

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 15, 2021) – NASCAR and Pit Boss® Grills announced today a multiyear extension, continuing the brand’s designation as the “Official Grill of NASCAR.” Pit Boss Grills, one of the fastest growing grill companies in the U.S., entered the sport as an official partner in 2018, marking the brand’s first professional sports property agreement.

Richmond Raceway & Sheetz Partner on the Naming Rights to RICHMOND NATION Season Ticket Program

RICHMOND, Va. (March 10, 2021) – Richmond Raceway and Sheetz extend their multi-year partnership to include the naming rights of the track’s long-time season ticket program, RICHMOND NATION. The nation’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailer will continue as the Official Convenience Store of Richmond Raceway. The official name of the season ticket program will now be RICHMOND NATION presented by Sheetz.

Sean Dylan Kelly Wins DAYTONA 200 Pole for Second Time

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 12, 2021) – For the second straight DAYTONA 200, Suzuki rider and Floridian Sean Dylan Kelly,18, became the youngest pole sitter for iconic event, posting a fast lap of 116.037 at Daytona International Speedway (DIS). Dylan Kelly, from Hollywood, Fla., received a special edition, one-of-a-kind Arai helmet during the trophy presentation in Victory Lane.