Martin Truex Jr.

The Truex Retirement: By The Numbers

Martin Truex Jr.’s retirement announcement today prompts a review some of his career highlights. Truex is not leaving racing: He will still work with JGR on projects to be announced. Bass Pro Shop has been […]

Chase Elliott

2024 Darlington I Race Report

The 2024 Darlington race report is a great example of how numbers never tell the entire story of a race. We’ve got side-by-side racing but not a lot of official lead changes, and bold moves, some of which worked and some of which didn’t. […]

Timing and Scoring

Photo-Finish Technology

Photo-finish technology has spawned a handful of articles on how NASCAR determined the winner in a 0.001 second margin of victory at Kansas. I thought I understood the technology, but it turns out I hadn’t quite entirely gotten it. […]

Next Points Race: Sonoma

A photo showing the location of the new restart zone for the Indy Road Course
Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indy Restart Zone Moved in Attempt to Prevent Chaos in Turn One

NASCAR moved the restart zone at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course from just before the start-finish line to between turns 13 and 14. They hope that lengthening the distance between the restart zone and the tight Turn 1 right hander will decrease the chaos that has become a track signature. […]

Martin Truex Jr.

2023 Sonoma Lead Change Report

The 2023 Sonoma Lead Change Report features Martin Truex Jr. and… And, well, that’s pretty much it aside from Denny Hamlin getting into the wall and a couple of spins at the end of the race. […]