Weekend Preview: Martinsville Speedway

Joe Gibbs Racing has a math problem as the NASCAR Cup Series heads for Martinsville Speedway and Sunday’s Xfinity 500 (2 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The Round of 8 elimination race will complete the field of four drivers who will compete for the series title the following Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. JGR already has one driver in the Championship 4 — Christopher Bell, who advanced with last week’s victory at

Homestead-Miami Speedway to help decide the Championship 4

For more than two decades, the Homestead-Miami Speedway crowned the NASCAR Cup Series champion. This year, the South Florida 1.5-mile track again will contribute mightily to the championship cause, hosting Sunday’s 4EVER 400 Presented by Mobil 1 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) with an automatic bid into the season finale Championship 4 on the line. Kyle Larson earned the first position among the four drivers who will compete for the

Weekend Preview: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The opening two rounds of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs are complete, with the eight advancing drivers and teams now poised to race for their position in the Championship 4. The opening race of the final three-race Round of 8 — Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) — could decide the first driver to earn his place among those four drivers who will

Compelling NASCAR Cup Playoffs Round of 8 gets underway at Las Vegas

The second round of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs complete, the series moves West to the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway for Sunday’s penultimate round opener, the South Point 400 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). A win in this round is a ticket to race for the 2023 championship. A pair of former champions — Kyle Larson and Martin Truex Jr. — a highly motivated veteran in Denny Hamlin and