| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson visited the White House on Wednesday where President Obama called Johnson "pretty much the Michael Jordan of NASCAR."
"Like Mike, Jimmie has won six championships in eight years," Obama, a well-known...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
SPARTA, Kentucky (AP) — Brad Keselowski set a track record speed for claim pole position on Friday for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Keselowski had a lap of 303.83 kph (188.791 mph) in the third knockout qualifying...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:08 AM
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Brad Keselowski won't soon forget an eventful Saturday night in which the same right hand that held the winner's trophy was soon bloodied and bandaged after he broke a champagne bottle celebrating.
"We were playing around with...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Bankers, start your engines: City National Bank is opening a branch just north of Daytona Beach, Fla., where NASCAR reigns supreme, to serve the auto-racing industry.
L.A.'s largest bank, noted for its many Hollywood clients, said Wednesday that the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Denny Hamlin won the pole the first time he ever raced at Pocono Raceway. Eight years later, Hamlin still had the speed in the No. 11 Toyota to take the top spot at the triangle track.
Hamlin turned a track record-lap of 181.415 mph Friday to win the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:45 PM
What: The Profit on CNBC 500.
Where: Phoenix International Raceway (one-mile oval), Avondale, Ariz.
When: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 11-11:30 a.m. PST), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 3:30-5 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 8-9 a.m.; Fox...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:15 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski on Friday won the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format in which large groups of drivers raced simultaneously for the first time in the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:44 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It took nearly 10 hours to complete the Daytona 500 on Sunday and for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to complete his 10-year bid to return to Daytona's Victory Lane.
Earnhardt held off Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on a restart with...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:55 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart's attempt to win his first Daytona 500 fell short Sunday as the three-time NASCAR champion drove his first race since suffering a broken right leg in August.
After starting 21st, Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:22 PM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time victor to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002.
Johnson, with eight wins in 25...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:10 PM
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kevin Harvick has a second straight shot at winning from the pole at Kansas Speedway.
Harvick was back on top at the 1.5-mile track, posting a track record to help propel him to his second pole of the season. Harvick posted his...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:35 PM
NASCAR's Matt Kenseth knows Auto Club Speedway well, having won three Sprint Cup races at the Fontana track.
But he earned the victories driving for Roush Fenway Racing and is still looking for his first win on the two-mile oval since moving to the...