Mother Nature is apparently not a NASCAR fan. Due to snowfall that began Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, all racing activities have been postponed to Monday. This is the first time in 25 years a race has been delayed by snow.
After substituting for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. the second half of last season, it's been announced Alex Bowman will take over the no. 88 car in 2018. Junior is retiring at the end of this Monster Energy Cup Series season.
In the beginning it was the Winston Cup. In 2004, the series was was turned over to Nextel. Just eight years ago, Sprint became the title sponsor. Now, Monster Energy drink will be the elite racing cup sponsor in 2017.