| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:47 PM
On a speedway with a fresh coat of asphalt, Joey Logano may just have gotten a fresh start.
After reclaiming the lead from veteran Mark Martin on Lap 157 of 160, Logano pulled away to win the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR at Pocono Raceway, his...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Clint Bowyer's victory in Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma was a surprise to the driver who chased him for more than 20 laps -- Kurt Busch -- but in retrospect, history may have been on Bowyer's side.
"I just kept thinking, 'He's a dirt Late Model...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Joe Gibbs Racing announced Friday that Darian Grubb has been named crew chief for its No. 11 FedEx Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team.
"Darian is a great addition to our organization and person to lead our No. 11 FedEx team," said Joe Gibbs, owner of...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth has won the pole for the Saturday night race at Daytona International Speedway.
Kenseth turned a lap at 192.386 mph Friday in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford to earn the top starting spot. He's trying to become the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Welcome back on the Backstretch. We continue our countdown to the start of the season. Today we move to the Sprint Cup Series and a look at the best of the rest. Those are the drivers I rank 13-30, those that have a chance of winning a race and...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 12:47 PM
It was a Ford kind of day in Daytona with the Blue Ovals grabbing four of the top five spots in qualifying for the 500.
Carl Edwards starts on the pole, with his Roush Fenway Racing teammate Greg Biffle also starting on the front row next Sunday. Dale...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 10:35 AM
So the Chase is set and Kansas' favorite son is on the outside looking in. More dishearteningly, Clint Bowyer is also 10 weeks away from the end of the season and he still has no ride for next year.
To no one's big surprise the news broke last weekend in...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:51 PM
I should have written this blog two hours ago. But honestly, I've had a hard time coming to grips that this has actually happened. I've cried a lot, spent a lot of time on twitter watching the condolences roll in for his family, poured through photos on...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Ok, first I have to put out their my obvious bias. I grew up a Rick Mears fan. And before I set my sights on being a NASCAR journalist, I was a Casey Mears fan. I unapologetically root for one of the nicest people in the garage area.
That being said,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Rain has washed out qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway, which means Casey Mears will start from the pole Saturday night in the Sprint Cup Series race.
The lineup was set by speeds from Friday's first practice session. Brad Keselowski will start second,...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Jeff Gordon, one of NASCAR racing's biggest rainmakers, got a shower just when he needed it in Sunday's Pennsylvania 400.
Gordon didn't lead a lap under the green flag, but he notched a critically important victory at Pocono Raceway, thanks to an...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:01 PM
On a track too greasy to provide traction, Marco Ambrose surged from third to first on the final lap of Sunday's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International and won the race in a slugfest with runner-up Brad Keselowski.
Keselowski had grabbed the lead...