The University of South Carolina will be represented in the Camping World Truck Series this weekend. Bolen Motorsports’ No. 66 truck will run a South Carolina paint scheme for Saturday’s race at Martinsville in honor of the Gamecocks’ Final Four appearances. Jeff Bolen, the team’s owner, went to South Carolina.
Kyle Larson started and ended the Auto Club 400 in first. The STP 500 is the first of three short track races in the next four weeks. In the equation of horsepower and handling, the balance tips in the drivers’ favor and fantasy owners can take a few risks on wild-card, dark-horse picks.
The most important line in NASCAR lately doesn’t involve when the checkered flag waves and definitively determines the winner of a race. No, this line is much hazier: The apparently nebulous border between being regarded a well-heeled, responsible citizen of NASCAR Nation who still gets a point across and (gasp!) an irresponsible scofflaw who indiscriminately commits revenge in the least noble of ways. In the wake of Kyle Busch and Austin Dillon escaping punishment for attempting to handle their own administering of justice, it seems everyone is searching for a line on where the line is in NASCAR … Or if it exists at all. These are desperate times, kids! (Especially with the Cup Series headed to Martinsville