Martin Truex, Jr. put on a clinic at the NASCAR Cup Series throwback race at Darlington, leading 248 of the race’s 293 laps and winning both stages to score this third win of the 2021 season and his second career win at the speedway.
Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race started with NASCAR Hall-of-Famer Dale Earnhardt, Jr. pacing the field in his father’s restored 1987 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Nova and ended with three of the top-four finishers being from Earnhardt, Jr.’s team, including race winner Justin Allgaier who scored his second win of the season.
NASCAR kicked off its 2021 Darlington throwback weekend with the Camping World Truck Series LiftKits4Less.com 200, which set a record number of cautions before the reigning series champion, Sheldon Creed, scored his first win of the 2021 season.
As the NASCAR Cup Series closes in on the halfway point of the regular season, teams will head to one of the toughest race tracks to celebrate the sport’s history and stars of the past.
NASCAR officials revealed the specs of the seventh-generation NASCAR Cup Series car, dubbed the Next Gen car, as well as the bodies for all three original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Kyle Busch won stage 1 and took the lead from Kyle Larson on a late-race restart to win Kansas Speedway’s Buschy McBusch Race 400 on Sunday, completing the weekend sweep after winning the Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday night.