Rubbings Racing

  • MENCS: Austin Dillon Wins Daytona 500, Returns No. 3 to Daytona Victory Lane

    MENCS: Austin Dillon Wins Daytona 500, Returns No. 3 to Daytona Victory Lane

    Daytona Beach, Fla — Austin Dillon won the 60th running of the Daytona 500, bringing the iconic No.3 Richard Childress Racing car back to Daytona International Speedway’s victory lane 20 years after Dale Earnhardt’s win. In overtime, with the w…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 2:54am -
  • NXS: Stephen Leicht Earns Best Series Finish Since 2009
    Stephen Leicht is a name that hasn’t been heard much in recent years as the 31-year-old was without a steady ride in any of NASCAR’s three series, or was only slated to do start and parks on multiple occasions last season. That all changed on Jan…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 6:36pm -
  • NXS: JD Motorsports Has Solid Day at Daytona
    The JD Motorsports with Gary Keller teams all had nothing short of a solid day in the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener, the PowerShares QQQ 300 from Daytona International Speedway. In a race filled with multiple wrecks and cautions that had only 2…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 1:42am -
  • NXS: Reddick Wins NASCAR’s Closest Finish in History

    NXS: Reddick Wins NASCAR’s Closest Finish in History

    Daytona Beach, Fla — Winning by 0.000 seconds, Tyler Reddick won his second career NASCAR Xfinity Series race in quintuple overtime. NASCAR officially called it a “photo finish.” Inside the media center winning team owner, Dale Earnhardt Jr. sa…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 1:28am -
  • NCWTS: Jordan Anderson Scores First Career Top-10 at Daytona
    Jordan Anderson has been a driver with a lot of drive and passion over the last year and the NASCAR Camping World Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway was no different. The 26-year old South Carolina native started th…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:30pm -
  • MENCS 2018 Season Preview: Corey LaJoie
    Corey LaJoie will embark on his second season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Series and is hoping for a better showing than last season. The 26-year old son of two-time NASCAR Busch Series Champion, Randy LaJoie will pilot the No. 72 Chevrolet ZL1 Cama…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 5:21pm -
  • NCWTS: Sauter wins for third time at Daytona

    NCWTS: Sauter wins for third time at Daytona

    Daytona Beach, Fla — The average NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway is akin to the running of the bulls – chaos ensues from the onset. Johnny Sauter capitalized on an ever weakening field to win his third NCW…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 5:01pm -
  • Flashback Friday: Trevor Bayne Wins 53rd Daytona 500

    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 5:17pm -

Google: Nascar

  • Broadcom Lowers Offer for Qualcomm, Citing 'Value Transfer'
    Broadcom Lowers Offer for Qualcomm, Citing 'Value Transfer'  Wall Street JournalBroadcom lowers bid for Qualcomm, accuses company of acting against the interests of shareholders  CNBCBroadcom cuts Qualcomm bid to $117 billion  ReutersFull cover…
    - 26 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:38pm -
  • Billy Graham, America's pastor, has died

    - 29 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:35pm -
  • Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall
    Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall  ReutersNew Strikes Kill 10 in Rebel-Held Suburbs of Syrian Capital  U.S. News & World ReportThe Latest: Victims overwhelm doctors in Damascus suburb  Washington PostWestern howls of out…
    - 37 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:27pm -
  • SpaceX scrubs Wednesday launch attempt due to high upper-level winds
    SpaceX scrubs Wednesday launch attempt due to high upper-level winds  Ars TechnicaSpaceX is about to quietly launch the first 2 of nearly 12000 satellites to blanket Earth in high-speed internet  Business InsiderSpaceX puts first Starlink interne…
    - 49 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:15pm -
  • Second Netanyahu confidant turns state's witness in graft probes
    Second Netanyahu confidant turns state's witness in graft probes  CNNIsraeli media: Netanyahu confidant to testify against him  CNBCConfidant of Israel's Netanyahu turns state witness in corruption case: media  ReutersBefore Netanyahu Departs,…
    - 59 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:05pm -
  • North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South
    North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South  BBC NewsNorth Korean Speed Skater Tries to Take Down His Japanese Rival After Spectacular Fall  NewsweekPence Planned To Meet North Koreans At Olympics, But Pyongyang Canceled  NPRWhy Nort…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:47pm -
  • Mark Cuban 'embarrassed' by allegations of 'corrosive' Mavericks workplace culture
    Mark Cuban 'embarrassed' by allegations of 'corrosive' Mavericks workplace culture  Chicago TribuneHow Mavericks enabled a sexual harassment monster: employees  New York PostDallas Mavericks investigating sexual misconduct claims detailed in 'Spo…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:22pm -
  • Trudeau "assures" India Canada won't support Sikh separatists
    Trudeau "assures" India Canada won't support Sikh separatists  ReutersJustin Trudeau Ignored In India Because Donald Trump Jr. Is Also Visiting  NewsweekTrudeau reiterates denial of Sikh separatists in cabinet  CBC.caWhy India is being really r…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:18pm -

Awesome Race Fans

  • Dale Earnhardt JR To Retire At The End Of Season
    DALE EARNHARDT JR. TO RETIRE FROM NASCAR CUP SERIES COMPETITION FOLLOWING THE 2017 SEASON CONCORD, N.C. (April 25, 2017) – After 18 seasons and more than 600 races behind the wheel, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will bring his NASCAR Cup Series driving career…
    - 25 Apr 17, 3:18pm -
  • Watch Carl Edwards Press Conference
    AS you have probably heard NASCAR driver Carl Edwards is retiring from full time cup racing. He pointed out 3 reasons for doing so. 1 – He accomplished everything he wanted to and was satisfied. 2 – Interest in other things besides racing. 3 –…
    - 11 Jan 17, 7:22pm -
  • Carl Edwards To Retire ASAP
    Image Courtesy of NASCAR Media According to breaking news reports it appears that Carl Edwards will be retiring ASAP. Details are still not in on why. At 37 years old this comes to a shock to the racing community. We wish Carl well and hope he enjoys…
    - 10 Jan 17, 4:03pm -
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr To Miss The Rest Of The Sprint Cup Races
    Hendrick Motorsports just announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr will miss the rest of the NASCAR racing season. I am glad that Dale Jr is taking the time off to get healthy. Without our health we have nothing. The rest of the season will be a combination…
    - 2 Sep 16, 6:25pm -
  • 5 Questions With Danica Patrick
    I love this video. I hope they do more just like it.
    - 4 Aug 16, 8:38pm -
  • Jeff Gordon Police Chase Video
    I think this is one of the greatest videos that Fox has put out. You have to make sure you watch it all the way through.
    - 12 Feb 16, 4:32am -
  • NASCAR News – Daytona Racing Soon
    Bold Predictions for the 2016 NASCAR Season The NASCAR season has a way of feeling like it just happened, you know? It feels as though Kyle Busch crossed the finish line at Homestead yesterday, Jeff Gordon won at Martinsville (again) and Kevin Harvi…
    - 9 Feb 16, 4:13am -
  • News and Notes From Texas Motor Speedway

    - 8 Nov 15, 8:56am -

The NASCAR Insiders

  • A Quick Update on New Pit Road Technology
    As a follow up to my blog post last month regarding the new pit road regulations (see it here), I wanted to post a quick update. Lee Spencer from Motorsport.com posted a story yesterday that includes a complete rundown of the system, including specif…
    - 15 Jan 15, 2:56pm -
  • Lugnuts Only Part of New Pit Road Regulation
    There was a meeting this week between NASCAR and the sport’s various pit crew coaches regarding the new pit road rules for 2015. The main story line we’ve seen emphasized this week is the fact that NASCAR is no longer going to enforce a lug nut r…
    - 12 Dec 14, 9:23pm -
  • Teams To Blame For Dega Qualifying Mess
    I was up in the air about whether or not I should write anything about the ridiculousness that was Talladega qualifying a week ago, but I saw today that there were more comments from drivers about it, so I’m getting on my soapbox. This one is on th…
    - 24 Oct 14, 8:52pm -
  • NASCAR Closes Fueling Loophole
    NASCAR issued a technical bulletin to teams this week with some new language regarding where fuel filler cans could be filled at the track. The new rule basically states that fuel cans can only be filled at the designated Sunoco fueling stations in t…
    - 25 Jul 14, 5:51pm -
  • Thank you Barney!
    I grew up listening to Barney Hall on MRN, and just wanted to say thank you! An iconic voice that will be missed every week. For more on Barney’s retirement, click here. (MRN Photo) TheNASCARInsiders.com Follow the Insiders on Twitter or be a fan o…
    - 12 Jul 14, 12:59am -
  • The Future For Edwards & Biffle
    As has been reported nearly everywhere, both Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle are in play on the free agent market. Nobody on either side is saying much, and that silence is deafening. What Biffle does will likely be dictated by the move Edwards makes, b…
    - 2 Jun 14, 3:21pm -
  • Pit Gun Technology Speeding Up Pit Stops
    It’s been a common thread this year; a driver has a shot to win, but a bad pit stop or two derails the whole day and somebody ends up getting called out on the radio or national television. Yes, the pressure is as high as it’s ever been on the pi…
    - 27 May 14, 5:44pm -
  • These. Kids. Are. Good.
    I really, really, really hope you’ve been paying attention this season to what is happening in the lower series and with a few upcoming young drivers. Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, and Ryan Blaney may be three of the best young drivers we’ve had co…
    - 20 May 14, 5:10pm -

Racing Fashionistas

  • For a Different View of the Rolex 24: A Taste of the 24
     After a successful pre season Thunder, Daytona roars its engines once again officially for the first time in 2013 for the 51st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Can you believe it?? The off season was seconds long!! The Rolex is an racing…
    - 23 Jan 13, 11:47am -
  • NASCAR Drivers Wish Sammy Gonzalez A "Speedy" Recovery with Special Decal
    As NASCAR races in Michigan this weekend, several NASCAR drivers will be honoring a member of  their own. Sammy Gonzalez, a crew member for the Earnhardt Ganassi's #1 team (driven by Jamie McMurray) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer the first wee…
    - 19 Aug 12, 12:17pm -
  • Why this Sport Needs Trevor Bayne
    After a crazy week in Daytona, and waiting in Victory Lane with no television access (need to work on that, guys) I finally just saw the last couple of laps and the win for Trevor Bayne. I have to say for the first time in a long time, I have goosebu…
    - 21 Feb 11, 11:27pm -
  • NASCAR New Garage Dress Code: PIT-iful and Inappropriate
    Even as I write this, I realize that I am being a hypocrite. The reason why we started this website is to make what we hope to be a valid point that the females that follow this sport have all their teeth and own proper undergarments (like a bra). On…
    - 20 Feb 11, 12:25pm -
  • Lap 3
    February 18 2011 will mark the 10 year anniversary since NASCAR lost Dale Earnhardt Sr. At the 53rd running of the Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway is paying tribute to the man in black. They are asking for a moment of silence on the third…
    - 16 Feb 11, 6:55pm -
  • NASCAR children coming to a garage near you
    If you're a NASCAR fan, you would have to be living under a rock if you weren't aware of the latest fad on pit road - no we aren't talking the latest designer jeans....we're talking babies. NASCAR's baby boom was mentioned over this past weekend almo…
    - 15 Feb 11, 6:55pm -
  • and...We are Back!!
    We have made an executive decision to bring our baby back from hiatus just in time for the 2011 Race Season! We have missed writing and interacting with our wonderful friends that have supported  us since we began years ago.So, stay tuned for some…
    - 6 Feb 11, 12:13pm -
  • Blog Abuse!!!
    NO, we aren't dead! And yes, we are still NASCAR fans.I will start with a huge apology for disappearing. We never thought this would happen to our precious blog but it was the first thing we both had to let go of when our worlds went cray busy in ear…
    - 29 Oct 10, 6:09am -