Charlotte native and NASCAR Cup Series rookie William Byron is unlikely to make the playoffs this season for Hendrick Motorsports, but he has been improving each week and has a shot to win Rookie of the Year over Bubba Wallace.
NASCAR: Charlotte Motor Speedway’s new Roval layout gets a second round of testing Tuesday. The unique road course within an oval was modified last week after drivers “cheated” by running through a chicane.
Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Toronto for his third title at the event The New Zealand native finished the 85-lap course on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place first, with Simon Pagenaud of France finishing second.
NASCAR Cup Series results from Kentucky Speedway: Martin Truex Jr. won the Quaker State 400 for the second straight year, in Sparta, Ky. The No. 78 Toyota Camry swept the stages after starting on the pole.
At past Cup Series races at Kentucky Speedway, fans in Dale Earnhardt Jr. hats and shirts appeared to outnumber backers of all other drivers combined. With Dale Jr. now retired and working as a NBC race analyst, who does his massive fan base now root for instead?
In 2008, Will Power almost gave up on his IndyCar dream before a call from Roger Penske changed his career. Now, this Team Penske driver, who lives in Mooresville with wife Liz, is the Indianapolis 500 winner.