NASCAR Eclipses 1,000,000 Miles on Electronic Fuel Injection

Last season, NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series transitioned to electronic fuel injection for the first time in the sport's history. Many Jalops scoffed, “Welcome to 1990 NASCAR!” For NASCAR, it wasn’t about a lack of technology or engineering in the sport to make this transition earlier, but more about keeping technology… » 10/16/13 11:16am 10/16/13 11:16am

What the Hell is a NASCAR Multi-Zone Tread Tire?

The “multi-zone tread” tire will make a return to the race track after setting records at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The multi-zone tread technology that can be found on passenger cars will guide one driver to Victory Lane during Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, the fourth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup (2… » 10/04/13 12:58pm 10/04/13 12:58pm

Ryan Newman Can't Escape From His Brickyard 400 Burnout

The Rocket Man is known for being one of the smartest guys in the garage, but that engineering degree from Purdue couldn't help him find his bearings on Sunday afternoon. Check out an in-car look from Ryan Newman's win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. » 7/30/13 5:41pm 7/30/13 5:41pm

NASCAR Drivers Recorded A CD In The '80s And It's The Best Thing Ever

When you think of Dale Earnhardt, you think of Talladega. You think of championships. You think of his nickname, "The Intimidator." But you don't think of him as a country music superstar. You should, and that's because he sings on a long lost 1983 album, along with other NASCAR drivers. It. Is. Amazing. » 4/17/13 3:16pm 4/17/13 3:16pm

Injured Afghan War Veteran Gets Free Ford Fusion From Richard Petty

Cpl. Sebastian Gallegos lost his right arm while serving in Afghanistan. He has since returned home and gotten a prosthesis. But his car was in bad shape, and he and his wife were having a hard time financing the repairs. He doesn't need to worry about it anymore. » 4/15/13 4:48pm 4/15/13 4:48pm

NASCAR's Youngsters Battle it Out in Rockingham

Nearly a third of the field for this weekend's Camping World Truck Series race in Rockingham will be under the age of 23. This is a staggering number for any national series, making Sunday's race a preview of the future Sprint Cup Series. » 4/12/13 4:55pm 4/12/13 4:55pm

Coca Cola Edits NASCAR Ad To Make It Really Awkward

NASCAR drivers Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano are former teammates. They don't much care for each other. They've been feuding recently, and a crash between the two broke Hamlin's back. They're also both sponsored by Coca Cola. And Coke is having fun with the feud. » 4/09/13 11:02am 4/09/13 11:02am

The Famous Victory Lane Hat Dance Explained

NASCAR drivers Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. each have participated in the post-race hat dance during their NASCAR Sprint Cup careers with Hendrick Motorsports. Together, the teammates combined to go pose in roughly 3,800 hats during a 10-win 2012 season alone.

Check out how Hendrick… » 4/05/13 4:23pm 4/05/13 4:23pm

3 Year Old Dominates NASCAR Roster

How many NASCAR drivers can you identify? Now name their car number. Name their sponsor. Even the biggest NASCAR fan has a difficult time with this challenge. » 3/28/13 4:04pm 3/28/13 4:04pm

Virtual Racing Taking You Into the Weekend

Since there is no on-track action in NASCAR this weekend, we thought we'd bring you a pretty cool video from our friends at iRacing that pits the Gen-6 Ford Fusion against the Chevy SS.

NASCAR is back on track next weekend in Martinsville, but until then, head over to iRacing to get your NASCAR racing fix. » 3/28/13 1:57pm 3/28/13 1:57pm

Behind the Scenes with Dylan Kwasniewski in Bristol

Watch Joey Logano Shove Denny Hamlin's Crew At Today's NASCAR Race

After Denny Hamlin spun out former teammate Joey Logano at today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Food City 500 race, things got a little physical. » 3/18/13 10:59am 3/18/13 10:59am

Jeff Gordon Really Knows How to Take a Test Drive

Jeff Gordon decided to show up to a car dealership in disguise and take an unsuspecting car salesman for one of the best test drives we've ever seen. » 3/12/13 2:10pm 3/12/13 2:10pm

What Is Jalop Gear?

Everyone on the Internet has an opinion — especially Jalopnik commenters. That's why when the new Ford Fusion aroused such an overwhelming commenting lovegasm it got me thinking. » 3/12/13 12:46pm 3/12/13 12:46pm

Widow Sues Church Because They Won't Install Her Husband's NASCAR…

Jason Carr was a man who loved NASCAR, football, hunting, and dogs. When he died in a car crash in 2009, his widow wanted to honor his passions by plastering them on his headstone. His granite, couch-shaped grave marker was to sit in the cemetery of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in North Vernon, Indianapolis with a… » 3/10/13 6:37pm 3/10/13 6:37pm

A Trip To The NASCAR Hall Of Fame And Our First Challenges On The Road…

Let's say you have a 470 horsepower Jeep and an open invitation from NASCAR to come hang out for a few hours. What do you do? You go play on their race simulators and make an ass out of yourself practicing a pitstop. That's what you do. » 3/06/13 7:55pm 3/06/13 7:55pm