Kyle Busch is in a terrible slump, winless this Cup season and his 15-year streak of at least one victory a year in danger. The reigning Cup champion struggled to contain his frustration after finishing second last week at Bristol to title favorite Kevin Harvick and his losing streak was extended to 29 races. Busch predicted his bid to win back-to-back titles will soon be over.
Brandon Brown knows he's the underdog heading into the playoff opener Saturday at Las Vegas, but he's not satisfied with just making the playoffs.
Hendrick Motorsports was assessed an L2-level penalty by NASCAR on Thursday afternoon for exceeding its 2020 wind tunnel test time -- a violation of Sections 5.3.e in the NASCAR Rule Book. As a result of the penalty, the organization has been fined $100,000 and hit with the loss of 10 hours of wind tunnel testing […]
Over the last month, America has been having a long-overdue conversation about race, justice and equality in our society. At NBC Sports Washington, we wanted to further the dialogue by providing a forum for DMV-area sports figures who are thought leaders on these important issues.
NASCAR.com's Jonathan Merryman and Alex Weaver dive into the playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and give their picks on who can win in the desert.
TikTok and JD Motorsports announced a six-race deal to sponsor Ryan Vargas' No. 6 Chevrolet for the last six Xfinity Series races of the year.
The National Motorsports Appeals Panel upheld a behavior penalty to NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Mike Wallace for violating its member conduct guidelines. NASCAR issued an indefinite suspension to Wallace on Sept. 10 for a social media post that the 61-year-old driver made. According to the original penalty report, Wallace violated NASCAR Rule Book Sections 12.1, […]
The NASCAR Cup Series returns to the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for the Round of 12 opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night at 7 p.m. ET (NCBSN/NBC Sports App, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Before this weekend's Sin City showcase, check out a few important things to know. RELATED: Full Las […]
The most anticipated NASCAR team in years started with a joke. Denny Hamlin said he was only kidding about owning a Cup team with Michael Jordan after reports linked the two in such an endeavor. “Looks like we’re owners together, ha, ha,” Hamlin told Jordan. “Congratulations. He said, ‘Fake news, but if you want to
For the past handful of years, The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation has auctioned off race-used, autographed steering wheels as a fundraising program to generate awareness and funding for childhood and ovarian cancers. Like with many things in 2020, COVID-19 had other plans. “We planned on doing that again and keeping that going but with COVID […]
Kevin Harvick won the Busch Pole Award for Sunday's South Point 400 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (7 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The lineup was determined using NASCAR's competition-based formula, which is a total number based on the previous event: 15% of a […]
Bubba Wallace hopes to see Lewis Hamilton at the 2021 Daytona 500 after the F1 champion supported Wallace's new Michael Jordan-Denny Hamlin ride.
As the playoffs kick off this weekend, Ross Chastain can't afford to lose sight of his season-long goal: the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship. It's just seven races away now. On Monday, however, Chip Ganassi Racing announced Chastain will take over its No. 42 Chevrolet for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. RELATED: Chip Ganassi […]
We can be cynical and criticize Jordan for taking so long to come around, or we can be happy that he’s here now.
Majority owner Michael Jordan and minority owner Denny Hamlin announced Sept. 22 their formation of a single-car team, with Bubba Wallace as the driver. Jordan and Hamlin have agreed to purchase a Charter, paving the way for the team's creation. RELATED: Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin to start team with Bubba Wallace It was on Feb. […]
Denny Hamlin has joined Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to form a NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as the driver, a high-profile pairing of a Black majority team owner and the only Black driver at NASCAR's top level. The partnership was announced Monday night in coordinated social media posts by Jordan and Hamlin, with Wallace adding his own comment. The posts showed a picture of Jordan alongside a firesuit-clad Hamlin in a motorhome at a race track.
NBA legend Michael Jordan and NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin have formed a team for 2021 that will feature Bubba Wallace as its driver
Michael Jordan's role as a NASCAR owner is 'a big momentum shift for this sport culturally,' says Brad Daugherty, co-owner of JTG Daugherty Racing.
Basketball icon Michael Jordan announced Monday he has purchased a NASCAR Cup series charter team and recruited trailblazing black driver Bubba Wallace to race for the new outfit next season.