Before making his Xfinity Series debut at Richmond Raceway in Virginia, teenager Noah Gragson predicted he was in for “a rude awakening.” He finished second.
The score is tied 3-3 between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick in the race for hottest driver in NASCAR. Each has won three races in a row and has been nearly unbeatable through the first nine races of the season.
Kyle Busch raced to his third straight victory, celebrated, and then got yelled at by his boss.
Las Vegan Spencer Gallagher finished a career-high fifth in last week’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol, Tennessee, adding to his season-long string of solid results.
It is Busch’s 45th career Cup win and marks the fifth time in his career that he has won back-to-back races.
The race at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed until Monday because of heavy rain with Larson out in front.
Seven-time Indy 500 winning crew chief George Bignotti, who spent most of his retirement in Las Vegas before he died in 2013 at age 97, will be inducted into the West Coast Stock Hall of Fame on June 21.
It was billed as twice as wide and twice as loud but it was 10 times the fun for DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals winners Steve Torrence, J.R. Todd and Vincent Nobile.
Richie Crampton was driving for well-heeled Morgan Lucas Racing and appeared headed for NHRA stardom when the team folded, leaving him to watch drag racing on TV.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway debuted its four-lane format Friday for the NHRA Four Wide Nationals.