| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Stock-car racing at Irwindale Speedway on Saturday night will include an event featuring three generations of Gilliland drivers competing against each other for the first time.
They are David Gilliland, who races in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series;...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Defending Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson was one of two drivers to not return following Sunday's 16-car Lap 21 wreck in the Coke Zero 400 and was awarded only two points in the standings.
"I don't know what triggered it or what...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:05 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Last month many NASCAR fans criticized the Sprint Cup Series event at the Dover International Speedway for poor attendance and near-empty grandstands.
NASCAR chairman Brian France addressed that concern at a media conference on...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:25 PM
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- NASCAR's elite are gathered in the heart of Alabama for its bi-annual scrum known as restrictor-plate racing. But they may as well grab a passport and jaunt to a casino in Monte Carlo.
These are the days of wild odds and crapshoots and...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The cloud of controversy hanging over the start of NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff continues to linger.
Three days after NASCAR slammed Michael Waltrip Racing with massive penalties for allegedly cheating at Saturday's race at Richmond (Va.)...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Penske Racing may have cut a deal with Front Row Motorsports in the closing laps at Richmond for track position to help get Joey Logano in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
In radio communications reviewed Wednesday by The Associated Press...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Capping a historic week with another unprecedented move, NASCAR on Friday added Jeff Gordon as the 13th driver in the Chase for the Cup in what is normally a 12-driver championship playoff.
NASCAR found that the cumulative effect of a series of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:57 PM
NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field Friday, a stunning and unprecedented step in the fallout from at least two attempts to manipulate the results at the season-ending race at Richmond last weekend.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup on Friday, the latest unprecedented twist to this year's playoff after questionable actions by some of Gordon's rivals at the prior race.
It was the second time in five days that the sanctioning...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Front Row Motorsports will bring back drivers David Gilliland and David Ragan in 2014.
Gilliland will be back for a fifth season with Front Row, and Ragan will be returning for his third year with the team. Ragan earned Front Row its first victory in...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with the Sprint Unlimited (formerly the Bud Shootout) and officially next weekend with the Daytona 500. With that in mind it is time the annual countdown if my predicted finish for the season. Take this with...