Earnhardt’s neighbor, fellow NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney, lit into him over a radio at Phoenix Raceway. “I didn’t anticipate that from Ryan,” Earnhardt said later of the neighbor who occasionally joins him for a beer.
The country road at Lake Norman near Mooresville where NASCAR driver Kyle Busch was caught driving 128 mph is getting a roundabout to slow speeders and cut the number of wrecks. State highway officials say roundabout will reduce the frequency and severity of wrecks at the intersection of Perth Road and Cornelius Road at Lake Norman near Mooresville.
Ryan Newman gambled and skipped a tire-changing pit stop to move from seventh place to the lead and held on for the final two laps for a surprise victory in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series race.