| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:18 AM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Even though it was approaching 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was happily answering reporters' post-race questions at a now empty Daytona International Speedway.
After a 6 1/2-hour rain delay, Earnhardt had just won...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:42 AM
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- No sooner had Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night than the popular NASCAR driver finally joined Twitter.
Less than one week later, he has more than 526,000 followers and Earnhardt has been busy tweeting on the...
| 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...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:44 PM
One moment NASCAR's Tony Stewart was doing what he loves, racing a high-powered sprint car at a small dirt track on a summer night, and the next moment his right leg was shattered.
Stewart crashed at full speed into a stalled car in Oskaloosa, Iowa,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:12 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Drivers hardly needed another reason to win NASCAR's Daytona 500 because it's stock-car racing's most prestigious race.
NASCAR gave them one anyway.
The 56th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday will be the first race under...
| 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 20, 2014
| 6:46 PM
NASCAR returns to Fontana this weekend with a tough act to follow.
Last year's Sprint Cup race with its wild ending at Auto Club Speedway was viewed by many as the most exciting race of the season.
As the drivers battled side-by-side for the lead on...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The season-opening Daytona 500 was less than an hour old when Barney Visser saw his latest $1-million NASCAR investment literally go up in smoke.
Visser owns Furniture Row Racing, which fields one car — the black No. 78 Chevrolet — driven by...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
LAS VEGAS — "I love coming back here," Jimmie Johnson said of Las Vegas, but it's not to gamble or take in a show.
"Vegas is fun but it's really, just in my mind, a racing town," he said. And Johnson, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, might...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Like many storied rivalries from the past, the careers of Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will be forever linked.
Although Brady is 10-4 in games against Manning’s teams — Indianapolis and Denver — since the 2004 playoffs they have...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
NASCAR on Wednesday abandoned single-car qualifying for a group format that features elimination or "knockout" rounds to determine a race's starting lineup.
The changes apply to all three of NASCAR's national series: its premier Sprint Cup Series, the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It's mostly been rough sledding for Danica Patrick in her first full season in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series.
But this Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama offers Patrick a strong opportunity to make history as the first woman to win...