Blaney Adds to Family Tree’s Roots as NASCAR Champion

The name Blaney has a long history in racing. Now, thanks to its latest generation, that history includes: NASCAR Champion. Ryan Blaney, 29, the son of former Cup Series driver Dave Blaney and the nephew of sprint car champion Dale Blaney and grandson of Midwest sprint legend Lou Blaney, won the 2023 premier series championship in stock car racing on…

Whew! Blaney Wins Talladega in Photo Finish

Winning is fun. Winning at Talladega is a thrill. Winning at Talladega by a nose is the ultimate blast. Winning at Talladega by a nose more than once? Ryan Blaney would know. The Team Penske driver claimed his third win on the 2.66-mile superspeedway on Sunday, by .012 seconds, in the second race of the Round 12 in the NASCAR…

Hamlin Riding High After Victory at Bristol

Denny Hamlin has it all — Daytona 500s, Southern 500s, a Coca-Cola 600, an All-Star Race win, wide acclaim, a spot on NASCAR's 75 Greatest Drivers list and a near-certain reservation in the Hall of Fame. Almost all. He just needs that one championship. And the way he feels after winning at Bristol in the playoffs on Saturday night, that…