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Hamlin: NASCAR needs "F1-style approach" to race weekends
Elliott "confused" by tyre issues in crucial Texas NASCAR race
Texas NASCAR: Larson wins to secure final four playoffs place
Logano: Next Gen NASCAR ready to race on road courses
How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022
Hamlin: NASCAR needs "F1-style approach" to race weekends
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NASCAR Cup star Denny Hamlin says he’s been paying more attention to Formula 1 racing and thinks NASCAR could benefit from how it showcases its product on race weekends.

Reigning NASCAR Cup champion Chase Elliott was left "confused" by repeated tyre problems at Texas which dented his playoff hopes, but accepted the outcome could have been worse than seventh.

Kyle Larson booked his place in the final four of the NASCAR Cup playoffs with victory at Texas, holding off Hendrick team-mate William Byron to the line.

Joey Logano said he could be ready to race the Next Gen NASCAR car on the Charlotte Roval, despite heat and steering issues which are still to be worked out.

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022 Plus

It’s not just Formula 1 that’s set for upheaval in 2022, as the NASCAR Cup Series adopts its Next Gen cars that will cast any in-built advantages aside and require teams to adopt a totally new way of operating. Far more than just a change of machinery, the new cars amount to a shift in NASCAR's core philosophy

Hamlin: NASCAR needs "F1-style approach" to race weekends
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Hamlin: NASCAR needs "F1-style approach" to race weekends

NASCAR Cup star Denny Hamlin says he’s been paying more attention to Formula 1 racing and thinks NASCAR could benefit from how it showcases its product on race weekends.

Elliott "confused" by tyre issues in crucial Texas NASCAR race

Reigning NASCAR Cup champion Chase Elliott was left "confused" by repeated tyre problems at Texas which dented his playoff hopes, but accepted the outcome could have been worse than seventh.

Texas NASCAR: Larson wins to secure final four playoffs place

Kyle Larson booked his place in the final four of the NASCAR Cup playoffs with victory at Texas, holding off Hendrick team-mate William Byron to the line.

Logano: Next Gen NASCAR ready to race on road courses

Joey Logano said he could be ready to race the Next Gen NASCAR car on the Charlotte Roval, despite heat and steering issues which are still to be worked out.

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022 Plus

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022

It’s not just Formula 1 that’s set for upheaval in 2022, as the NASCAR Cup Series adopts its Next Gen cars that will cast any in-built advantages aside and require teams to adopt a totally new way of operating. Far more than just a change of machinery, the new cars amount to a shift in NASCAR's core philosophy

Why NASCAR's explanation of no-call on Elliott bumper falls short

OPINION: Once again on Sunday, NASCAR disregarded its standard operating procedure when it came to making a call against a high-profile driver and its explanation falls woefully short.

NASCAR to make Next Gen car changes after crash test

NASCAR’s Next Gen car will receive new parts and pieces as soon as next month based on findings from a crash test conducted earlier this year at Talladega.

Elliott wishes Harvick a "merry offseason" after Roval run-in

Reigning NASCAR Cup champion Chase Elliott wished rival Kevin Harvick "a merry offseason" after their Charlotte Roval clash, which preceded a race-ending accident for Harvick that curtailed his title hopes.

Charlotte NASCAR: Larson rallies to win chaotic playoff race
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Charlotte NASCAR: Larson rallies to win chaotic playoff race

Kyle Larson survived a lost alternator belt to remain in contention before charging to victory in a chaotic NASCAR Cup playoff race at the Charlotte Roval.

NASCAR Euro team to join Cup Series in 2022, Villeneuve to test

The owners of a NASCAR Whelen Euro Series team will make the move into the Cup Series from 2022.

Keselowski let Talladega NASCAR victory "slip away"

Brad Keselowski says he let victory "slip away" at Talladega, after deciding to hold back a move on Bubba Wallace at Talladega before the NASCAR Cup race was rained off.

Former Le Mans class winner Joey Hand to make Cup debut

Veteran sports car racer Joey Hand will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut at the Charlotte Roval this weekend, driving Rick Ware Racing's Ford Mustang.

Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR Plus

Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR

Bubba Wallace claimed his maiden NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega on Monday to become the first Black victor in the category since Wendell Scott in 1963. Both Wallace and Scott had faced obstacles and racism in their paths to their breakthrough wins, and NASCAR is trying to put it right with its range of diversity programmes

Hamlin: Wallace's Talladega NASCAR victory "more special" than my own

Denny Hamlin says he is "more happy" with Bubba Wallace's maiden NASCAR Cup victory at Talladega than with his own wins.

Talladega NASCAR: Wallace takes landmark win in rain-shortened race

Bubba Wallace scored his maiden NASCAR Cup Series victory in a rain-shortened race at Talladega, becoming the first African-American to win a premier level NASCAR race since 1963.

Talladega NASCAR Cup race postponed until Monday

Due to persistent rain and impending darkness, Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega has been postponed to Monday.

Bowman: NASCAR Cup playoffs 'a little frustrating' so far

Hendrick Motorsports' Alex Bowman has been left "frustrated" by the way his NASCAR Cup Series playoffs have unfolded, after coming from behind to make it through the first round.

Toyota: Everybody will be learning on the go with Next Gen NASCAR

While the Next Gen NASCAR Cup car is on schedule for its 2022 debut, Toyota Racing president David Wilson says teams will still be learning it while racing next year.

Las Vegas NASCAR: Hamlin beats Elliott for victory
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Las Vegas NASCAR: Hamlin beats Elliott for victory

Denny Hamlin advances to the semifinal of the 2021 NASCAR Cup playoffs after scoring victory in Las Vegas ahead of defending champion Chase Elliott.

Bristol NASCAR: Larson grabs win after Elliott and Harvick tangle

Kyle Larson snatched a NASCAR Cup victory at the Bristol Motor Speedway's night race, arguably helped by Chase Elliott who stopped the win going to Kevin Harvick.

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022 Plus

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022

It’s not just Formula 1 that’s set for upheaval in 2022, as the NASCAR Cup Series adopts its Next Gen cars that will cast any in-built advantages aside and require teams to adopt a totally new way of operating. Far more than just a change of machinery, the new cars amount to a shift in NASCAR's core philosophy

NASCAR
Oct 12, 2021
Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR Plus

Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR

Bubba Wallace claimed his maiden NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega on Monday to become the first Black victor in the category since Wendell Scott in 1963. Both Wallace and Scott had faced obstacles and racism in their paths to their breakthrough wins, and NASCAR is trying to put it right with its range of diversity programmes

NASCAR
Oct 5, 2021
Why NASCAR's most resilient driver has landed on his feet at 23XI Plus

Why NASCAR's most resilient driver has landed on his feet at 23XI

In a career that has had many ups and downs, Kurt Busch has been written off many times before. But facing career uncertainty after the sale of Chip Ganassi's NASCAR team, the 2004 Cup champion has found a new berth at Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan's 23XI organisation - which underlines his enduring value

NASCAR
Aug 31, 2021
The F1 nearly-man winding back the clock in NASCAR’s European cousin Plus

The F1 nearly-man winding back the clock in NASCAR’s European cousin

A multiple F3000 race winner, Marc Goossens was on the precipice of making Formula 1 in the 1990s - but a lack of budget left him without a path to the promised land. Turning to an illustrious racing career in sportscars, Goossens left the endurance circuit to try his hand at racing stock cars - and now calls the NASCAR Euro Series home

NASCAR
Jul 1, 2021
Why a British prospect is trying to make it in NASCAR Plus

Why a British prospect is trying to make it in NASCAR

There has never been a full-time British driver in the NASCAR Cup. But Alex Sedgwick, who is rising through the stock car ranks, wants that to change and could be a trailblazer for European talents to reach the top echelons of the NASCAR ladder

NASCAR
Feb 28, 2021
How Earnhardt’s death changed American motorsport Plus

How Earnhardt’s death changed American motorsport

It's 20 years since legendary driver Dale Earnhardt Sr died at the Daytona 500, but the legacy of his crash continues today through the pioneering safety work done by NASCAR

NASCAR
Feb 18, 2021
The NASCAR subplots to keep an eye on in 2021 Plus

The NASCAR subplots to keep an eye on in 2021

This weekend's Daytona 500 kickstarts a NASCAR Cup season that promises plenty of intrigue courtesy of new owners and a refreshed calendar. Here's what you need to know ahead of the new season

NASCAR
Feb 12, 2021
How a second-chance NASCAR ace is rebuilding his career Plus

How a second-chance NASCAR ace is rebuilding his career

From a disgraced NASCAR exile, Kyle Larson has been given a shot at redemption by the powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports squad. Replacing seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson is no easy billing, but Larson has every intention of repaying the team's faith

NASCAR
Feb 11, 2021