| May 25, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Jimmie Johnson started Sunday as one of the drivers facing scrutiny for a winless NASCAR Sprint Cup season after 11 races.
He will wake up Monday morning with no such worries.
Johnson overtook Matt Kenseth with eight laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:40 PM
HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation.
There is one big difference...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:08 AM
DAYTONA – Danica Patrick shook off comments by Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty earlier this week questioning her abilities saying “everybody is entitled to their own opinion.”
Patrick was at Daytona International Speedway Thursday...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Like the psycho girlfriend or boyfriend who may pop up in your life, Juan Pablo Montoya and NASCAR were always a bad fit.
He was always an interloper — a guy from another country, for starters — who used to hang with the fancy-schmantzy...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Danica Patrick has passed the 1-million mark in Twitter followers, something no other NASCAR driver has even come close to doing.
I will now pause for you hard-core NASCAR fans to make your snide comments about Patrick never even coming close to winning...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:50 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Harvick crashed Junior Nation's party on Sunday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. tried everything he could to give his fans another win after his Daytona 500 victory a week ago, but Harvick would have none of it.
Harvick won the...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The race was Jimmie Johnson's to lose, and he unknowingly found a way to lose it.
Johnson was sailing toward a record sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup win in Fontana on Sunday when his No. 48 Chevrolet blew a left-front tire with only six laps remaining.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Another NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, another rain delay.
For the fourth time in seven races this season, rain has intervened to keep cars off the track, with Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway the latest event to be delayed by inclement weather. ...
| 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 21, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Matt Kenseth won the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup race as NASCAR's new knockout-style qualifying format was used at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana for the first time.
Kenseth, a three-time winner at Fontana when he drove for Roush Fenway Racing,...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:45 PM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kyle Busch has seen it time and again at Martinsville Speedway.
Driving down pit road, heading back onto the track and in contention for the lead, Busch is used to seeing the pole-sitter gun the engine just off the jack and reassume...