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Alan Cavanna sits down with the Champ
NASCAR.com's Alan Cavanna sat down on Monday with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick to recap his championship run, his bond with crew chief Rodney Childers and celebrating a title with his family.
Cavanna updates testing and MWR changes
Alan Cavanna brings you up to speed with the latest from the Charlotte testing session and the changes at Michael Waltrip Racing.
Labonte, Cavanna break down Richmond
Bobby Labonte and Alan Cavanna teardown the top stories, including the fight, from Richmond and look ahead to the weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.
Larson posts 'credit card' number online, freaks out Twitter
RELATED: Read more Inside Groove In celebration of winning his first 2017 Coors Light Pole Award at Auto Club Speedway, Kyle Larson took the No. 42 team out to dinner on Friday. A solid start to the season and the pole at @ACSupdates calls for a team dinner. Thanks @CreditOneBank for supporting the 42! pic.twitter.com/s1K7cdHMRt — Kyle Larson (@KyleLarsonRacin) March 25, 2017 Notice anything unusual? Yup, that looks like a credit card on display for Twitterverse, which promptly freaked out. @KyleLarsonRacin you didn't really just tweet your credit card number did you? — Alan Cavanna (@CopaCavanna) March 25, 2017 @KyleLarsonRacin @ACSupdates @CreditOneBank Oh no! Don't put your card number on the internet man!!! Haha — Chris Harvey (@ChrisHarvey33) March 25, 2017 @KyleLarsonRacin @ACSupdates @CreditOneBank just charged my chili bowl tickets! Lol — Greg H. (@gregherrera71) March 25, 2017 @KyleLarsonRacin @ACSupdates @CreditOneBank Hey bud!!! Cool for getting the pole. Better pull this pic, your card number is readable! — Mike McMillan (@McMillanMike) March 25, 2017 @KyleLarsonRacin @ACSupdates @CreditOneBank well, thanks for the tuition payment... — I'm gonna be a Dr... (@Jgmfan) March 25, 2017 But looks like the joke's on everyone else, as the numbers on the credit card read "1234 5678 9010" -- a promotional card. Oops. So, Kyle outsmarted Twitter and will start from the pole this Sunday at Auto Club Speedway -- but looking more closely at the bill, it also appears that the pizza and taco-loving driver is still not eating his vegetables.
Alan Cavanna headlines FOX all-star lineup
Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski also aboard
Bell celebrates in Victory Lane
Christopher Bell catches up with FS1's Alan Cavanna in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Junebug gets feisty with Junior, more tweets
Editor's note: Every Friday, "Tweets You Might Have Missed" will present eight of the best NASCAR-related tweets from the week. 1. Chillin to some @Alanis with Junebug. It was all good till last beer. pic.twitter.com/WWCC0Rr6Jy — Dale Earnhardt Jr . (@DaleJr) May 24, 2016 2. How about that #CoorsLightPole , @MartinTruex_Jr ?! #CocaCola600 #FurnitureRow pic.twitter.com/eY7LTyiQwF — Furniture Row Racing (@FR78Racing) May 27, 2016 3. Even Jack go into the fun at #RFRFanDay pic.twitter.com/QRyT23LAe0 — Roush Fenway Racing (@roushfenway) May 26, 2016 4. How do you celebrate getting into the @NASCARHall ? Take a cruise in your sweet convertible. Congrats, Mr. H pic.twitter.com/ST1czuSrFZ — Alan Cavanna (@CopaCavanna) May 26, 2016 5. Had the privilege to take Mr. Edsel Ford on a drive this morning in my 1924 Model T to kick off #CocaCola600 weekend pic.twitter.com/Htc5jrDvDm — Joey Logano (@joeylogano) May 27, 2016 6. Good time at @TeamJJF this morning for the 5k great to see so many people and everyone taking the wellness challenge pic.twitter.com/udSpSZ3spr — Ben Kennedy (@BenKennedy33) May 22, 2016 7. Taking some lessons today thanks to @mcboatcompany @cltskiboats & @ArodCltski This going to be a sweet summer! pic.twitter.com/aRBpVSSX3a — Brad Keselowski (@keselowski) May 24, 2016 8. . @RedNoseDayUS is tomorrow? Hope you have your #RedNose ! Tanner has his! pic.twitter.com/5qLmobv3yJ — KaseyKahneFoundation (@KaseyKahneFndn) May 25, 2016
Bubba, Blaney had front-row seat at WWE's Monday Night Raw
A queen and a boss battled, Ric Flair made an appearance and plenty of fists were being thrown. Safe to say, Ryan Blaney and Darrell Wallace Jr . weren't at the race track. NASCAR's dynamic duo took a trip to WWE's Monday Night Raw, where they got front-row seats to the big show in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event saw Sasha Banks -- "The Legit Boss" -- defeat the hometown wrestler Charlotte -- "The Queen" and Ric Flair's daughter -- to become Raw Women's champion for the third time. Blaney and Bubba not only got a close view of all the action-packed drama, they also went behind the scenes before the show. Take a look at their night: @NASCAR Drivers @Blaney @BubbaWallace race into Monday Night #Raw and snap a photo with @TitusONeilWWE ! pic.twitter.com/PH4iSwcVu7 — WWE (@WWE) November 29, 2016 See us on Monday night raw, coming up soon!!!! @WWE pic.twitter.com/cWY5rsDoJr — Darrell Wallace Jr (@BubbaWallace) November 29, 2016 Look close. You'll recognize some #NASCAR people pic.twitter.com/L34PKrOvej — Alan Cavanna (@CopaCavanna) November 29, 2016 My eyes are up... @Blaney is questionable. #bachelor https://t.co/2A09Vqqz6Y — Darrell Wallace Jr (@BubbaWallace) November 29, 2016
Gordon headlines FOX's NASCAR roster for 2016
RELATED: Gordon to join FOX's NASCAR coverage in 2016 With just one race remaining until the season's end, FOX Sports has announced its broadcaster lineup for 2016, which is highlighted by the previous addition of Jeff Gordon as an analyst for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Gordon, who is competing for his fifth Sprint Cup Series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend before ending his career as a full-time driver, will join play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and analyst Darrell Waltrip. Joy and Waltrip have been in the booth together for 15 years. Former crew chief Larry McReynolds will remain part of the network's coverage providing in-race analysis. Reporters Jamie Little, Chris Neville, Vince Welch and Matt Yocum will handle pit road duty for the FOX Sports' 16 Sprint Cup telecasts. FOX will televise 10 races, while FS1 will televise six. Welch will also serve as the new full-time play-by-play announcer for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series after being a part of a rotation for this role in 2015. Welch has been a FOX pit reporter for the Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2015, and has served in a similar capacity for ABC Sports and ESPN. Analysts Michael Waltrip and Phil Parsons will flank Welch in the booth. Hermie Sadler , Kaitlyn Vincie and Yocum will handle pit road reporting in that series. FS1 is broadcasting 22 of the 23 Truck races and FOX has the October race at Talladega. The network also announced Adam Alexander and Michael Waltrip will continue to team together for the FOX Sports' portion of the XFINITY Series schedule, along with a rotation of drivers from the Sprint Cup Series. Neville, Sadler, Little, Welch and Yocum will alternate to cover pit road for this series. NASCAR RaceDay, FS1's prerace show for Sprint Cup races, will return with Chris Myers, Danielle Trotta and John Roberts sharing the hosting duties. Analysts Kenny Wallace , Jeff Hammond and Wally Dallenbach as well as reporters Alan Cavanna , Andrew Doud and Vincie. Trotta will host NASCAR RaceDay- XFINITY with McReynolds and Wallace as analysts while Roberts will host NCWTS SetUp with two-time series champion Todd Bodine providing insight and features reports from Ray Dunlap. NASCAR Race Hub will air live at 6 p.m. ET every Monday through Thursday on FS1 with Alexander, Trotta and Roberts co-hosting the hour-long program. McReynolds, Hammond and Dallenbach will serve as analysts as will a rotation of active drivers and crew chiefs. Cavanna , Doud and Vincie will have daily reports from around the circuit, while Dunlap will have Truck Series feature reports and analysis. There will be a weekend edition of the program on Friday and Saturday with at-track updates as well as NASCAR Victory Lane to recap each Sprint Cup Series race.
Live blog: Charlotte Media Tour
RELATED: Full Charlotte Media Tour schedule " Fast facts: All changes coming in 2016 The 2016 NASCAR season is upon us. Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour is here, kicking off with Toyota Tuesday. Be sure to follow along by tuning into today's press conferences . NASCAR.com will also be keeping a live blog covering all the Media Tour news. So, check back right here for periodic updates throughout the day. 5 p.m. ET FOX Sports NASCAR announcers on stage. We see you, "Four-time". Here are your @NASCARONFOX announcers. pic.twitter.com/yS0kqImlKg — Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) January 19, 2016 4:15 p.m. ET Next up at Charlotte Media Day is FOX Sports at 5 p.m. ET. " Watch here 3:35 p.m. ET Take a look at Martin Truex Jr .'s 2016 ride. New look for @MartinTruex_Jr in 2016 @BassProShops @FR78Racing pic.twitter.com/nq0tcdNIZd — Alan Cavanna (@CopaCavanna) January 19, 2016 3:22 p.m. ET Furniture Row Racing announces its deal with Bass Pro Shops for 2016 " READ: Furniture Row lands Bass Pro sponsorship "It's good to have Bass Pro in my car again." - @MartinTruex_Jr #CMSmediatour #NASCAR #Bass … https://t.co/BRPSMjyMky pic.twitter.com/6MfQ6VyDDf — Furniture Row Racing (@FR78Racing) January 19, 2016 3:16 p.m. ET Furniture Row Racing takes the stage. Now it's @FR78Racing 's turn to take the stage at #MediaTour pic.twitter.com/3PNCjmuIOB — Kaitlyn Vincie (@kaitlynvincie) January 19, 2016 1:59 p.m. ET Check out a Periscope stream of Joe Gibbs Racing 's break-out sessions here . Next up is Furniture Row Racing at 3:15 p.m. ET. " Watch here 1:50 p.m. ET Joe Gibbs Racing shares a cool photo of its drivers from 25 years ago, when the racing team orginiated. Pretty cool, @JoeGibbsRacing . #NASCAR #CMSMediaTour pic.twitter.com/9P6VoPGCQx — Pat DeCola (@Pat_DeCola) January 19, 2016 1:31 p.m. ET First up on #ToyotaTuesday ? @JoeGibbsRacing ! LIVE: https://t.co/txKyAV9iLL pic.twitter.com/0zhQnCYU1e — NASCAR (@NASCAR) January 19, 2016 12:28 p.m. ET Stay tuned -- Joe Gibbs Racing coming up at 1:30 p.m. ET. " Watch here 12:01 p.m. ET Renovations coming for two of NASCAR's most unique tracks. Less France Kennedy says they are looking next at @RIRInsider & @PhoenixRaceway for renovations in the future. — Kaitlyn Vincie (@kaitlynvincie) January 19, 2016 11:55 a.m ET Full details on the new Caution Clock here. 11:52 a.m. ET Now, this ... this is exciting. More big #NASCAR news for @NASCAR_Trucks #CountdownClock pic.twitter.com/HcBKbyYM91 — Ray M. Smith (@RayMSmith) January 19, 2016 11:40 a.m. ET Cut to The Chase. Hey, that's pretty good. #NASCAR layout of the Chase format for all three series for 2016 - can't wait! pic.twitter.com/u4F9qY4uoz — Mike Zizzo (@Ziz007) January 19, 2016 11:25 a.m. ET Safety first. France says SAFER barriers will ever "wherever they need to be". No clear timetable given, but France says it's the tracks working on it — Alan Cavanna (@CopaCavanna) January 19, 2016 11:22 a.m. ET Major news. XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series shifting to Chase elimination format for 2016. Full details here " Watch: NXS, NCWTC get Chase format 11:15 a.m. ET Can't. Wait. NASCAR expanding Chase format into Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series! — Holly Cain (@_HollyCain) January 19, 2016 11:10 a.m. ET And all signs point to 2016 being even more exciting. "Without question 2015 was one of our most exciting seasons ever...We had a lot of great things happen in the Chase." - Brian France — Kaitlyn Vincie (@kaitlynvincie) January 19, 2016 11:05 a.m. ET First look at your 2016 XFINITY Series championship winning team? The season has officially started! pic.twitter.com/nuUpg7jTTC — Daniel Suárez (@dnlsuarez) January 19, 2016 11:02 a.m. ET Green flag on Charlotte Media Tour. It's time for the #NASCAR press conference to kick off the Charlotte Media Tour! Watch it: https://t.co/txKyAVqTDj pic.twitter.com/59VgWNc2wZ — NASCAR (@NASCAR) January 19, 2016 10:58 a.m. ET Gotta stay fresh. Making sure @mattkenseth 's @DGRacing firesuit looks great for his 2016 portrait! #ToyotaTuesday #CMSMediaTour pic.twitter.com/uN5TqqsYGC — Toyota Racing (@ToyotaRacing) January 19, 2016 10:50 a.m. ET Who's ready? We're ready. Let's do this thing. #CMSMediaTour https://t.co/3UcZ1AMDCw — NASCAR (@NASCAR) January 19, 2016 10:41 a.m. ET Gotta be one of the coolest paint scheme promotions we've seen in the past few years. #HeroFaceOff Glad to know I have the Caped Crusader in my corner for the #HeroFaceOff pic.twitter.com/1ZnfBoDAmj — Dale Earnhardt Jr . (@DaleJr) January 19, 2016 Looking forward to running a Batman car for #HeroFaceOff . That worked out well for us last time. — Dale Earnhardt Jr . (@DaleJr) January 19, 2016 10:30 a.m. ET It's not even lunchtime yet. Get it together, 'casm. #NASCAR #MediaTour pic.twitter.com/IDbPl7snP7 — nascarcasm (@nascarcasm) January 19, 2016 10:23 a.m. ET Ah, picture day. Hope Mom remembered to pack a comb in everybody's backpacks. #CarlEdwards is in the house! @ARRIS Racing getting ready for the season. #NASCAR (Even more on joegibbsracing) pic.twitter.com/jJTo4Klnl4 — Joe Gibbs Racing (@JoeGibbsRacing) January 19, 2016 10:17 a.m. ET Hendrick Motorsports announced some pretty cool paint schemes for Dale Earnhardt Jr . and Jimmie Johnson before the festivities even got underway. Check 'em out. Coming March 20, 2016. #HeroFaceOff @TeamHendrick @JimmieJohnson @DaleJr @LowesRacing #AutoClub400 pic.twitter.com/BTVenzSPLg — Auto Club Speedway (@ACSupdates) January 19, 2016 Exclusive: @DaleJr and @JimmieJohnson pick sides in @BatmanvSuperman duel: https://t.co/uIRTOCaLEJ #HEROFACEOFF pic.twitter.com/vGqpyTdDLs — Entertainment Weekly (@EW) January 19, 2016 Well I sure hope it's faster than a speeding bullet #HeroFaceOff @LowesRacing @TeamHendrick pic.twitter.com/17LeodUQB6 — Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) January 19, 2016 10:15 a.m. ET Kicking us off with a few links courtesy of @NASCAR to get you in the Charlotte Media Tour mood. Stay tuned for more. Tomorrow marks the start of Charlotte Media Tour. Let's take a look back: https://t.co/5cO8LZGySD pic.twitter.com/WEyWi0CSPa — NASCAR (@NASCAR) January 18, 2016 Don't miss a thing from the Charlotte Media Tour. We've got the full schedule: https://t.co/krIeGiOMNY pic.twitter.com/QV8bIMMqdt — NASCAR (@NASCAR) January 19, 2016 It's #ToyotaTuesday ! Plus, we have our own presser today. Catch 'em all: https://t.co/krIeGj6nFw pic.twitter.com/UlQ6kyRZIm — NASCAR (@NASCAR) January 19, 2016