| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:29 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. held off Denny Hamlin and Jeff Gordon to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday night after a rain delay of nearly 6 1/2 hours.
It was the second Daytona 500 victory for perhaps NASCAR's most popular driver; his...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Danica Patrick, responding to comments by NASCAR legend Richard Petty that questioned her racing skills, said Thursday that "everyone's entitled to their own opinion."
Petty, who won a record 200 races and now co-owns a NASCAR team, said last...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:31 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Joey Logano won the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway under NASCAR's new format of knockout qualifying.
Logano's teammate Brad Keselowski qualified second Friday, giving Team Penske...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:59 PM
LAS VEGAS — Just as predicted, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his team took a big gamble Sunday in hopes of winning another race.
This time they lost.
Earnhardt was leading on the last lap of the Kobalt 400 because his team opted not to bring his No. 88...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:52 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday after the car of Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel on the final lap.
Earnhardt entered the last lap with the lead and Keselowski on his bumper....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.
Hamlin set a track record Friday with a lap at 129.991 mph to earn the top starting spot and ensured...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:13 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. -- On a night when the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski saw his hopes of making this year's Chase for the Championship all but go up in smoke, Kyle Busch came out of nowhere Sunday to win the Advocare 500 at Atlanta Motor...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Jimmie Johnson, shrugging off a misstep that cost him last week's Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis, won the pole position for the next race Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Johnson, the five-time Cup champion, turned a lap in his No. 48...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:04 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. — In a feisty and long night Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch won the AdvoCare 500.
The next-to-last race before the Chase field is set greatly ratcheted up the pressure — and the stakes — for drivers on the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Kyle Busch finally has that elusive second win at Watkins Glen International, atoning for a year ago when he lost a certain victory on the last lap.
On a two-lap dash to the finish in the caution-filled Sprint Cup race Sunday,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — If NASCAR's championship battle were a major golf tournament, the two title contenders would be about to play the 17th hole of the final round.
Only two races remain to decide NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series championship, with...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including Brad Keselowski's win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte and Sebastian Vettel's Formula One victory in Japan, five things come to mind:
--The issue of non-Chase drivers winning Chase...