During his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career, Rusty Wallace was no stranger to victory lane, especially at Bristol Motor Speedway. Wallace captured nine checkered flags, 22 top-five and 29 top-ten finishes at the Last Great Coliseum in 44 starts. His nine wins at Bristol is tied with NASCAR Hall of Famers Cale Yarborough and the late Dale Earnhardt. The only driver to surpass...
Via Rubbings Racing
7 days ago
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor A fixture on the NASCAR schedule since 1949, Martinsville Speedway has provided numerous memorable moments over the years and in this week’s edition of “Throwback Thursday Theater”, we’ll take a step back three decades to the running of the 1987 Goody’s 500 and the wild finish that would follow. Geoff Bodine would start the 500 lap event...
Via Motorsports Tribune
March 30, 2017
After watching the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, I really don’t know what else you could look for in a championship race.It was the culmination of nine months and 36 weeks of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing. I likened it to Game 7 of the World Series from a few weeks ago. It was similar like the great storylines of the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland...
Via FOX Sports
November 21, 2016
It's always difficult to think about losing someone so special like we did Monday with the passing of Buddy Baker. He was a man that was so full of life and had meant so much to our sport. I was blessed to work with Buddy through a lot of years. He was very kind to me when I first came in the sport and gave me lots of advice. He was the absolute master of the big tracks and so he...
On the loss of Baker: “We have lost another NASCAR legend. Another driver from my era has gone to be with the Lord. I miss every one of them -- (Dale) Earnhardt, Benny Parsons, all of the number of guys we’ve lost in in recent years. It’s just heartbreaking.” On his last conversation with Baker: “I talked to Buddy just two or three weeks ago when Doug Richert went...
Following NASCAR's announced rules package changes in effect for the July 11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway, FOX NASCAR analysts Darrell Waltrip and Andy Petree offered their thoughts on what effects the changes might have. WALTRIP ON WHAT HE EXPECTS DRIVER REACTION TO THE NEW PACKAGE WILL BE AFTER THE KENTUCKY RACE: "When all is said and done, I expect drivers...
Three-time NASCAR premier series champion Darrell Waltrip and younger brother Michael, a two-time winner of the Daytona 500, have been named fourth-quarter recipients of the National Motorsports Press Association Spirit Award for 2014. The two were recognized for their annual Waltrip Brothers Charity Championship event, which raised $450,000 through a dinner, auction and golf tournament...
NASCAR on FOX's Darrell Waltrip is a living legend who's seen it all. But in 2012, DW got in the passenger seat of Tony Stewart's Modified dirt late model at Eldora Speedway for the ride of his life.
Racing took a backseat to family for NASCAR on FOX analysts Darrell Waltrip and Jeff Hammond on Saturday, May 24 as both men walked their daughters down the aisle in separate wedding ceremonies. Shake and Bake has pictures from the 'double wedding.'
Darrell Waltrip Educates Samford University Students on Talladega Superspeedway’s Incredible $19 College Ticket
Four-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University in Birmingham on Tuesday, showcasing his historic No. 88 Gatorade Monte Carlo that won many races in the late 1970s and letting students know that Talladega Superspeedway has the best ticket in any sport for college students – the $19 College Party...
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