Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag at Richmond to put himself into the next round of the playoffs. It was a dominating victory.
We'll discuss that & Justin Allgaier's impressive weekend, winning both Xfinity Series races. We'll talk about those races and preview the race at Bristol.
Plus, Grant Enfinger impressed in the truck race on Thursday. We'll preview the playoffs and discuss who we think will win the championship.
Finally, Daniel Suarez and Gaunt Brothers Racing has announced that they will part ways at the end of 2020. What does that mean for the two's future? We'll discuss.
Kevin Harvick held off Austin Dillon to win the 2020 Cook Out Southern 500 from Darlington Raceway. It was a finish that happened because Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr got together in the closing stages leaving both drivers with some damage and ending any shot at victory. We'll discuss that event and who has put themselves in a tough spot entering Richmond.
Plus, Brandon Jones went to victory lane in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday after another late race battle took the leaders out of contention. This time it was Denny Hamlin & Ross Chastain. We'll discuss that finish and we look ahead to Richmond.
Plus a late race caution put Ben Rhodes at the front of the field and he was able to capitalize to win the truck race at Darlington.
We'll also talk about Auto Club Speedway being turned into a short track and Ty Majeski is out at Niece Motorsports. Trevor Bayne will drive the No. 45 this weekend. We'll give our thoughts.
Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin were the winners this past weekend at Dover on the Cup side of things with Chase Briscoe and Justin Allgaier winning the xfinity races & Zane Smith's second truck victory of the year on Friday. We'll break down all the action.
Plus controversy at Indy. Was it right to end the race under caution? We'll discuss that.
Also, Corey LaJoie our at Go Fas Racing. Where does he wind up? Plus we'll talk about who may drive the No. 32 Ford next year.
And Daytona is on the horizon again...this time it's the standard 2.5 mile track. We'll preview the final regular season race for the Cup guys and discuss what we expect to see!
Chase Elliott went to victory lane on Sunday to record his 8th career victory. He dominated the event but had to hold off Denny Hamlin on a late race restart.
Sheldon Creed won the truck race & Austin Cindric found victory lane again in the xfinity race. We'll break down those two events as well.
Plus rumor has it the Daytona road course may be here to stay. We'll get the guys thoughts on that.
Kevin Harvick won two races at Michgian this weekend both in pretty dominating fashion. We'll discuss everything you need to know from the weekend at Michigan.
Truck Series Dawson Cram joins the show to discuss his 14th place finish from Michigan & how he is helping the community off the track by the Helping Hands campaign.
Plus Erik Jones & Christopher Bell will have new rides for 2021. Bell will drive the No. 20 Toyota next season. Where will Jones go? We'll discuss what we think and if it was the right move for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Plus, we'll take your phone calls - 917-889-8280!
Brad Keselowski dominated the event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. It was his third win of the second and the 33rd of his career. We'll discuss what this means for him and his changes on being the champion in 2020.
Plus, a few drivers had big days on Sunday and some struggled. We're getting to the point in the season where teams outside of the playoff bubble have to start making headway. We'll discuss the entire event & look at the playoff picture.
Also, we'll discuss what we expect to see in the truck race on Friday at Michigan & the double header weekend in the Cup Series at Michigan. Plus, we'll also talk about the first of back to back road course events for the xfinity series, this weekend at Road America.
Denny Hamlin puller off the victory in Thursday night's race at Kansas Speedway. We'll discuss the entire event, including Ryan's Preece's big wreck & who struggled and who performed the way they needed to.
Plus, the NASCAR Xfinity race took place Saturday evening with Brandon Jones scoring the win after starting 7th on a late race restart. Austin Cindric finished 2nd and had a big day. Is he now considered a championship favorite?
Plus Matt Crafton and Austin Hill won the truck races on Friday night and Saturday. It was Crafton's first win in over three years and Hill's first win in 2020. We'll break it down as well.
Plus we'll discuss the rest of the news and notes from NASCAR!
Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Blaney...all those names were the favorites heading into Texas. Austin Dillon was not. However, it was a day to remember for the 30-year-old North Carolina native pulling off an upset victory for his 3rd career win. His teammate Tyler Reddick finished 2nd in RCR's first 1-2 finish since 2011.
Ryan Blaney dominated the event, winning the first two stages. However, a late race caution caused by Quin Houff (we'll discuss that as well) put several leaders deep in the field, setting up the wild finish.
We'll discuss the entire event & talk about who needs a solid run in the next couple of weeks to lock themselves in the playoffs.
Austin Cindric won his third consecutive Xfinity race but he didn't cross the line first. Kyle Busch was disqualified for his car being too low, and Cindric was ruled the winner. We'll talk about that race as well.
Although Busch didn't win the Xfinity race, the truck race was dominated by Busch, although teammate Christian Eckes showed his strength as well with a very good run. The trucks have two races this weekend, so we'll look back at Texas & talk about what we expect to see at Kansas.
Plus - Iowa sold? & the random draw may be different in the playoffs? We'll talk about it all!
Chase Elliott took the checkered flag for the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star race. It's Elliott's first career win in the all-star race & Elliott took the last three stages.
The all-star open provided one of the most memorable moments of the night when Bubba Wallace and Michael McDowell got together causing Wallace to hit the wall. We'll discuss the open & what we thought of that moment.
Plus, we'd preview all three races from Texas.
On the morning of July 12, 1993 Davey Allison was on top of the world. By the end of the day, he would be clinging to life. He passed away the next morning and in doing so left a void that could never be filled.
Clayton Caldwell discusses the impact Davey Allison had on not only the NASCAR world but the world in general and what everyone missed out on.
It was a sad day 27 years ago and Clayton Caldwell reminisses about what might have been.
It was a trend of firsts at Kentucky Speedway this weekend.
Sheldon Creed took home the checkered flag in the Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway after rain shortened the event on Saturday.
Thursday and Friday saw the NASCAR Xfinity Series at the facility with Austin Cindric taking home his first two oval victories in that series.
The weekend was capped off with rookie Cole Custer going to victory lane in the Cup Series after an amazing run to the checkered flag saw his first Cup Series victory.
The weekend also featured some less than exciting racing to put it mildly and leaves many wondering what can be done to help the racing at Kentucky Speedway in the future.
Wednesday marks the first time since 1986 that the All-Star race will not be at Charlotte Motor Speedway. We'll preview that event, with what we expect to see & discuss who will transfer & win one million dollars at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Kevin Harvick won again on Sunday, his 53rd career victory and the 4th of his 2020 season. Harvick held off Matt Kenseth to get the victory, in Kenseth's best run of the year.
The race had three major points, tire wear, a big pit road accident and lack of passing. We'll discuss who had a great weekend at Indy and who struggled.
Plus, another week and another impressive victory for Chase Briscoe in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in Saturday. It as his fifth win of the year and came on a road course. We'll talk about the finish, who struggled and who ran well.
Also, the Choose Cone is a thing as NASCAR announced the rules for the All-Star race. We'll discuss what we think about that & the rules themselves.
Plus a triple-header weekend at Kentucky. We'll preview it all.
The silly season has been put on hold because of COVID-19 but that's doesn't mean nothing is going to happen.
On this edition of Clayton in the Car, I discuss all the news and notes you need to know for predicting the silly season. What could happen? Who goes where? Who is available and what I think will happen will all be discussed in this segment!
Pocono Raceway had a lot of racing on Sunday and Saturday and we talked about it all. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick to victory lane this weekend and we talked about all the racing.
Chase Briscoe won the NASCAR Xfinity race and was very impressive on Sunday. We'll discuss whether or not he is the favorite for the NASCAR Xfinity Series title. Plus, we'll talk about the deal with RSS Racing & Reaume Brothers Racing.
Also, Brandon Jones went to victory lane on Sunday in the truck series event. There are a few truck series drivers that are in rough shape after six races. We'll talk about which drivers could be in trouble and which drivers could make the playoffs.
Ryan Blaney won his fourth career race on Monday at Talladega Superspeedway. The victory locks Blaney into the playoffs and gives the team momentum moving forward.
We'll also talk about the wild finish at Talladega Superspeedway and who had solid days and who struggled.
We'll also discuss the pre-race ceremony and the situation that happened Saturday night at Talladega Superspeedway.
Plus we'll talk about the NASCAR Xfinity Series event from Talladega one that saw Justin Haley go to victory lane and the celebration with his Kaulig teammates.
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Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag for Sunday's Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It was his 40th career victory & the 3rd of the 2020 season.
We'll discuss the entire weekend from Homestead including Chase Briscoe & Harrison Burton's wins in xfinity, Dale Jr's performance on Saturday. Plus, Kyle Busch won the truck race on Saturday night but the good news is, he's got one race left before the limit is used up.
Also, we'll talk about NASCAR moving the all-star race to Bristol Motor Speedway & what it means for the future of that race.
We'll also preview the Cup and Xfinity races at Talladega.
It was a historic night at the Martinsville Speedway on Wednesday as they ran their first ever night race at the historic track. Martin Truex Jr battled back from a rough start and a penalty to pull away with the victory, his first of the 2020 season.
We will discuss the race, whether or not the new short track package helped the racing and who had a good night and who struggled.
Plus, we'll take a brief look back at the NASCAR Xfinity & Truck Series events from Atlanta and preview those events from Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend.
Brad Keselowski won the Cup race at Bristol on Sunday for his second win of the season. We'll discuss the closing stages & what the win means for Keselowski.
Plus, the Nashville Superspeedway is back in action for 2021.
We'll talk about it.
Plus - the new schedule announcement!
Brad Keselowski & Chase Elliott won three Cup races with Kyle Busch & Chase Elliott winning the xfinity and truck events.
We'll break it all down & discuss what we think we'll see at Bristol.
Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag in Wednesday's 500k race at Darlington Raceway. Hamlin was in front when an accident involving Chase Elliott occurred and the rains came ended the event early. Hamlin got the victory.
The incident with Elliott caused a ton of controversy after contact with Kyle Busch sent him into the inside retaining wall. Elliott was second at the time of the incident. We'll discuss what we think happened during the incident & whether or not NASCAR handled the situation correctly.
Plus, we'll review the NASCAR Xfinity race from Thursday and discuss the week ahead from Charlotte Motor Speedway.