NASCAR Next Gen race car debuts, brings the sport into the 21st century

The top NASCAR Cup Series has just taken a massive leap out of the dark ages. On Wednesday, the NASCAR Next Gen race car debuted as a clean-sheet rethink of what the stock car is. The structure, design, suspension, materials, wheels, and transmission are all new. The clean-sheet design has a lower greenhouse, a shortened …

Noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage turns out to be garage door pull rope

Bubba Wallace, the NASCAR driver whose call to remove the Confederate flag from NASCAR spurred the racing series to ban it from its races and properties, appeared to be threatened with a hate crime at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama, on Sunday. According to NASCAR, a noose was found in Wallace’s garage. “Late this afternoon, …

Bubba Wallace to race with Black Lives Matter livery, stands against Confederate flag now banned by NASCAR

As protests continue around the country, NASCAR’s only black full-time driver is speaking out against racism. In a Monday CNN interview, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, Jr. called for a ban on Confederate flags at NASCAR events. Wallace’s no. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will also wear a #BlackLivesMatter livery for Wednesday night’s Cup Series race …