Saturday was Clay Valley Speedway’s grand opening and featured racing on a dirt surface for the first time in the storied venue’s history.
Clay Valley Speedway in Coeburn made its official debut as a dirt track on Saturday. The former Lonesome Pine Raceway first opened in 1972 and has been closed and reopened multiple times since, but previously always as an asphalt oval.
Kres VanDyke led every lap of the 60-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock feature on Saturday at Kingsport Speedway.
Dale Earnhardt was a 28-year-old NASCAR Cup Series driver from Kannapolis, N.C., when he won his 15th career start and the seventh of his rookie season, driving the No. 2 Chevrolet for California car owner Rod Osterlund.
Kingsport Speedway has its season opener set for Saturday, the same day the former Lonesome Pine Raceway makes its debut as the Clay Valley Speedway dirt track.
Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s record with his 200th career victory in NASCAR on Sunday, using an impressive late surge through the field following a speeding penalty to win at Auto Club Speedway.
Kyle Busch scored his 199th NASCAR national event victory Sunday at ISM Raceway, drawing the inevitable comparisons to Richard Petty’s 200 Cup Series wins.
Kyle Busch tracked down Ryan Blaney over a long green-flag run, passed him for the lead with 16 laps to go, then made his fuel and tires last to the checkered flag Sunday to add a Cup Series victory to his Xfinity triumph at ISM Raceway.
Saturday, April 6 is the busiest day of the spring race weekend at BMS with Cup Series practice, Xfinity Series qualifying, the Xfinity Alsco 300 and the Zombie Auto 150 for the NASCAR K&N Series.
“There’s been plenty of times here when we’ve led a lot of laps here, but we’ve never won, and that’s the most important stat to have.”
As expected, the Joe Gibbs Racing organization and two Ford teams have sprinted out of the gate the first two races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
Team Penske driver Brad Keselowski gave Ford’s new Mustang its first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory with Sunday’s win at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The nasty, wet weather outside wasn’t able to dampen the spirits of those at the ninth annual Kingsport Speedway Mall Show on Saturday.
Tony Stewart is racing more and enjoying the sport more than ever these days. Now retired from NASCAR, the three-time Monster Energy Cup Series champion has 99 dirt-track races on his schedule this season.
Sunday’s season-opening Cup Series race featured an accident on pit road, a 21-car crash, 12 cautions and five wrecks in the final 20 laps of regulation.