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
Kyle Larson was second to nobody in his home state. Larson persevered through four late restarts to win at Fontana, adding his second career victory to his overall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series points lead. ''Lots of fun to be Kyle Larson right now,'' Larson said with a grin.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s Sunday at Auto Club Speedway got off to an inauspicious start several hours before the green flag for his 600th in NASCAR’s premier series. The Hendrick Motorsports driver tweeted that his right-front tire has a puncture in it, and his No. 88 Chevrolet will start at the back and forfeit his 18th starting position. NASCAR.com confirmed with the Hendrick team that Earnhardt will go to the back. Earnhardt shared a photo of the tire on Twitter and noted that his team would be able to replace only the right tire, which could make for some wonky handling on the abrasive 2-mile oval. Under a new rule this season, NASCAR mandates that drivers must start the race on the tires they