Erik Jones was told not to pass Denny Hamlin late at Martinsville

Denny Hamlin’s spot in NASCAR’s “championship four” could’ve been jeopardized by his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Erik Jones. But radio communication indicates that Jones was told not to pass Hamlin late in Sunday’s race at Martinsville. Hamlin and Jones were running in the 12th and 13th positions at the Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway with about 15 laps to go. At that […]

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NASCAR playoff standings 2020: Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott & others battling for Championship 4 bid

Four Cup Series playoff contenders are staring down the prospect of elimination after NASCAR’s eventful week at Texas, which culminated in a Kyle Busch victory on Wednesday.  Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott, Martin Truex Jr. and Kurt Busch sit below the cutoff line that determines who advances to the Championship 4 race at Phoenix. But an outright victory by one of them Sunday at Martinsville — or […]

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NASCAR at Texas live updates, results, highlights from delayed 2020 Cup Series playoff race

Drivers, start your engines — again. Consistent rain forced NASCAR to postpone Sunday’s Round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway after just 52 laps. The race is now set to restart at 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday with Clint Bowyer in the lead. The rest of the top five includes Jimmie Johnson, Erik Jones, Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. Here are the playoff standings entering […]

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