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.

First Time Ever: Daytona International Speedway’s Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire ARCA Menards Series Race Part of a Saturday Doubleheader, Feb. 13, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2020) – ARCA and Daytona International Speedway officially announced today, that for the first time in history, the 2021 Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire – the season-opener for the ARCA Menards Series – would be held the day before the DAYTONA 500 on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

No. 10 Smithfield Ford Racing: Aric Almirola Charlotte I Race Report

Date: May 24, 2020 Event: Coca-Cola 600 (Round 7 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 400 laps, broken into four stages (100 laps/100 laps/100 laps/100 laps) Start/Finish: 40th/16th (Running, completed 405 of 405 laps) Point Standing: 11th (207 points, 82 out of first) Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 400-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 3 Winner: Joey Logano of Team Penske (Ford)   Stage…

HaasTooling.com Racing: Cole Custer Coca-Cola 600 Race Report

Date: May 24, 2020 Event: Coca-Cola 600 Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 400 laps, broken into four stages (100 laps/100 laps/100 laps/100 laps) Start/Finish: 28th/13th (Running, completed 405 of 405 laps) Point Standing: 22nd with 118 points, 171 out of first Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 400-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Race Winner:       Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner:  Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner:  Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 3 Winner: Joey Logano of Team Penske…

No. 14 Rush Truck Centers/ Mobil Delvac 1 Ford Racing: Clint Bowyer Charlotte 600 Race Report

Date: May 24, 2020 Event: Coca-Cola 600 (Round 7 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 400 laps, broken into four stages (100 laps/100 laps/100 laps/100 laps) Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 400-lap distance due to an overtime finish. Start/Finish:      20th/40th (Running, completed 96 of 405 laps) Point Standing:  15th with 171 points, 118 out of first   Race Winner:      Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner:  Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner:  Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 3 Winner: …