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My personal blog about the sport of NASCAR racing

Tyler Reddick to 23XI Racing in 2024

The announcement was made during a Toyota Racing video conference. As Hamlin was giving an update on his 2022 season, Reddick entered the call on a separate screen, then walked into the room and sat next to Hamlin.

Describing Reddick as a "franchise driver," Hamlin said very little is certain about Reddick's deal with his team right now, but that the biggest piece of that puzzle is now in place.

"Honestly, there are no hidden secrets here. We do not know who the sponsor will be. We do not know

Chicago Street Course Moves Closer to Reality for 2023

Jordan Bianchi of The Athletic is reporting that the publication has obtained a letter from Erin Harkey, commissioner, Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, City of Chicago, addressed to Ben Kennedy, NASCAR’s senior vice president of racing development and strategy, endorsing a stock car event to be held in the city for a three-year stretch beginning in 2023.

“Chicago is incredibly enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve as host of the 2023, 2024, and 2025 NASCAR Chicago Street C

Larson's Championship Rebound is One for the Ages

The night of April 12, 2020 was the night his career as a NASCAR Cup Series driver should have, for all intents and purposes, ended. After believing he had lost communication during an iRacing event that was streaming online, he asked if any of his fellow racers could hear him, then uttered a racial slur. A competitor radioed Larson to let him know that, in fact, they could hear him - and that those watching the event could as well.

The next day, he lost his ride, was suspended by NASCAR and th

Cup Series Gladiators Will Battle at the LA Coliseum in 2022

"Are you not entertained?!"

These immortal words were shouted to spectators at the Roman Coliseum by Russell Crowe's character Maximus in the 2000 film Gladiator. No doubt the NASCAR sanctioning body will be thinking this same after announcing that the Cup Series is scheduled to open their 2022 season in an exhibition race on a quarter-mile short track built inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, in an event dubbed the Clash at the Coliseum.