The Nationwide series started off with another Daytona win by Tony Stewart, but also had the scariest wreck of the season as a multi car wreck occurred on the final corner of the race that sent Kyle Larson and his car up in the air. It sent debris into the air and over 10 people to the hospital for injuries into the fence.
It was another year for the Sprint Cup drivers dominating the wins in the Nationwide Series. Kyle Busch picked off over 10 wins while Brad Keselowski picked off seven. At the end of the season around 4 full time drivers in the Natonwide series won a race.
In a comeback year of sorts for A.J. Allmendinger he was able pull off a couple wins in part time duty.
Austin Dillion won the championship this season and became the first Nationwide Series driver to win the championship without getting a win.
The Nationwide Insurance company said they were dumping sponsorship in the series.
Truck Series Year in Review.
This was a year for the young guns as Chase Elliott won at Bowmanville when he was only 17 years and nine months old and later on in the year Erik Jones won a race at Phoenix when he was only 17 years and five months old.
The Truck series made its first ever race at the dirt track in Eldroa. A race that pulled in some record ratings for the Speed TV network that was won by Austin Dillion.
Darrell Wallace Jr. became the first ever African American to win a NASCAR race in over 40 plus years as he won at Martinsville.
Matt Crafton won the Championship this year. His first championship in the series in over 10 attempts at it.