NASCAR penalizes Cole Custer, No. 41 SHR team

[ad_1] Jared C. Tilton Getty Images NASCAR officials penalized driver Cole Custer and his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford team Tuesday for their actions in Sunday’s Cup Series Playoffs race at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course. The team was penalized under Section 5.5 of the NASCAR Rule Book, which requires competitors to race at 100% … Read more

Custer penalized, Shiplett suspended indefinitely over Roval finish

[ad_1] NASCAR has penalized Cole Custer and his Stewart-Haas Racing crew chief Mike Shiplett under the member code of conduct and performance obligation of the rule book after reviewing the last lap of Sunday’s race at the Charlotte Roval. The behavioral penalty equals a $100,000 fine for Custer, while the No. 41 teams have been … Read more

NASCAR pondered removing Chase Briscoe from playoffs but didn’t

[ad_1] CONCORD, NC — While Christopher Bell celebrated in Victory Lane after his must-win performance at the Charlotte Roval, Chase Briscoe stood on pit road and couldn’t stop smiling after his ninth-place finish moved him into the Round of 8. “This means more to me, I think, then even winning in the Cup Series at … Read more

NASCAR fines Cole Custer $100,000, suspends his crew chief

[ad_1] CONCORD, NC — While Christopher Bell celebrated in Victory Lane after his must-win performance at the Charlotte Roval, Chase Briscoe stood on pit road and couldn’t stop smiling after his ninth-place finish moved him into the Round of 8. “This means more to me, I think, then even winning in the Cup Series at … Read more

INSIGHT: Bell back on track after Roval rally

[ad_1] Christopher Bell appropriately described the final laps of Sunday’s race on the Charlotte Roval and his relentless drive to the front as mind-blowing. Bell needed to win the elimination race to advance into the next round of the playoffs. A straightforward mission that others have found themselves facing in the past but failed to … Read more

NASCAR Cup playoff grid resets after Charlotte Roval

[ad_1] CONCORD, NC — While Christopher Bell celebrated in Victory Lane after his must-win performance at the Charlotte Roval, Chase Briscoe stood on pit road and couldn’t stop smiling after his ninth-place finish moved him into the Round of 8. “This means more to me, I think, then even winning in the Cup Series at … Read more

NASCAR teams say ‘broken’ economic model needs to be fixed

[ad_1] NASCAR President Steve Phelps says that he will tell drivers this weekend that “we care” about them and safety. Phelps and other series officials are scheduled to meet with drivers Saturday morning to discuss safety measures with the Next Gen car. Three drivers will miss Sunday’s Cup playoff race at the Charlotte Roval because … Read more

Chase Elliott on an Island for NASCAR Cup Playoff Cutoff Race at Charlotte Roval

[ad_1] Jonathan BachmanGetty Images Heading into Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America Roval 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course, just one driver can rest easy. Chase Elliott, the 2021 Cup champion, is the lone driver locked into the Round of 8, thanks to his win at Talladega last Sunday. As for the … Read more

NASCAR teams claim series has ‘broken’ economic model

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, NC — The most powerful teams in NASCAR warned Friday that the venerable stock car racing series has a “broken” economic model that is unfair and has little to no chance of long-term stability, a stunning announcement that added to a growing list of woes. The Cup Series is heading into the Charlotte … Read more

NASCAR appeals panel overturns William Byron’s 25-point penalty for spinning Denny Hamlin

[ad_1] William Byron’s 25-point penalty has been overturned by a NASCAR appeals panel. Hendrick Motorsports’ appeal of Byron’s penalty was successful on Thursday after it lobbied that Byron did not deserve a 25-point penalty for spinning Denny Hamlin under caution during the Texas Cup Series race on Sep. 25. While Byron’s fine for his spin … Read more