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  • Joey Logano wins pole for Sunday's Pocono 400

     
    Joey Logano will be on the pole for Sunday's Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway after recording a track record qualifying time of 50.112 seconds and 179.598 miles per hour. But Logano was hardly alone in obliterating the old track record of 172.533 mph set by...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Talladega Nights have nothing on the Days

    The Backstretch Blog: Talladega Nights have nothing on the Days
    You've all heard the stories about the crazy things that have gone on in the Talladega infield at night. But to me they pale in comparison to what I have seen with my own eyes at the track during the day. Dale Earnardt, Junior going from 15th to first...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Red Rover, Red Rover Send NASCAR to Dover

    The Backstretch Blog: Red Rover, Red Rover Send NASCAR to Dover
    After two straight weeks at NASCAR's home base in Charlotte, it's time to take this traveling circus back on the road. This week's stop Dover International Speedway, also known as the Monster Mile and with good reason. It's is the fast mile long track...
  • Jeff Gordon: Big wheel

    Jeff Gordon: Big wheel
    Any sport is ultimately all about the numbers, right? Here's Jeff Gordon -- four-time winner of what's now called the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, three-time Daytona 500 winner, first driver to reach $100 million in series winnings -- and all I really want...
  • NFL concussion fallout raises red flags in NASCAR

    NFL concussion fallout raises red flags in NASCAR
    Michael Waltrip doesn't have an exact count of the concussions he has sustained over his NASCAR career. He knows it's more than 10.     Safety improvements since Dale Earnhardt's death in 2001 have greatly reduced the chances of a driver getting a head...
  • A wrinkle in NASCAR's Chase: Repaved Phoenix track

     
    Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway often is called the wild-card track in NASCAR's 10-race Chase for the Cup title playoff, owing to the multi-car wrecks that often occur on the high-banked speedway that can shuffle the championship standings. But this year's...
  • IndyCar launches probe of Dan Wheldon crash, plans memorial Sunday

     
    The Izod IndyCar Series said Tuesday it launched an investigation into the horrific 15-car wreck that claimed the life of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon in Las Vegas. "We hope to have preliminary findings to report within the next......
  • NASCAR's Jeff Gordon on Dan Wheldon crash: 'Big changes coming'

     
    There are likely "big changes coming" to the IndyCar series after the death of Dan Wheldon in a massive 15-car crash in Las Vegas, NASCAR stock-car driver Jeff Gordon said....
  • Consider Tony Stewart favorite to win 3rd NASCAR title

     
    Tony Stewart’s victory at Martinsville on Sunday certainly made things a bit more complicated for Carl Edwards, as he feels the pinch at the top of the standings....
  • NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick, wife escape serious injury in plane crash

     
    A Gulfstream jet carrying Rick Hendrick, one of NASCAR's most successful team owners, his wife Linda and two pilots ran off a runway in Key West, Fla., on Monday night but "there were no serious injuries," Hendrick Motorsports said. The......
  • NASCAR's Rick Hendrick breaks collarbone, rib in hard landing

     
    NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick suffered a broken clavicle and rib, and his wife Linda had cuts and bruises, in the hard landing of their team's business jet Monday night in Key West, Fla., Hendrick Motorsports said in an updated......
  • NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. on his dad and hanging back in a race

     
    Trying to avoid wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and teammate Jimmie Johnson, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, hung back in the field for much of the race last weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. But the strategy misfired when the......