| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:48 PM
NASCAR is defending the severity of the penalties levied against Joe Gibbs Racing for an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's engine.
NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton says series officials aren't charged with determining intent or if...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Matt Kenseth didn't wait long to get his pole award back.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver stripped of his pole award from last week at Kansas in a raft of penalties levied by NASCAR this week, set a track record with a lap at 130.334 mph Friday at...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:24 PM
There was no beating the Busches Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.
The 42nd of 45 drivers to make a qualifying run in time trials for Saturday night's NRA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Kyle Busch took advantage of the late draw and stole the pole from...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night to win the Sprint Cup race at Texas, completing a NASCAR weekend sweep.
Busch followed Martin Truex Jr. for...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Not so fast, says Michael Waltrip Racing.
A day after Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Mark Martin would replace Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry "while Hamlin recovers from an L1 compression fracture," MWR issued a release saying that...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The drivers replacing the injured Denny Hamlin view their opportunities differently. Mark Martin hopes jumping in Hamlin's No. 11 Toyota at Martinsville Speedway this weekend provides a chance to change his career of disappointment on the shortest,...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
In picking Brian Vickers to substitute for Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing got a driver who can
empathize with what Hamlin is feeling while he waits to return to his car.
Vickers will start a stint of indeterminate length in the No. 11 Toyota...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:19 PM
Joey Logano won the pole Friday for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with championship contenders Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson not far behind.
Keselowski will start third Sunday in the 400-mile race. He takes a 20-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Kyle Busch apologized Thursday for a profanity-laced rant toward manufacturer Toyota over fuel mileage.
Busch was upset during Sunday's race at Dover because a late stop for gas cost him the victory. Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin also had to...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:30 AM
NASCAR's heroes typically have been white males: Richard Petty was the inspiration for much of the previous generation and the late Dale Earnhardt is for many of today's stars.
There's plenty of admiration in the sport for Wendell Scott, the African-...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Those who know the history of the Royal Purple 300 also know that Kyle Busch's victory Saturday at Auto Club Speedway was all but a foregone conclusion.
Busch finished .834 seconds ahead of Nationwide Series leader Sam Hornish Jr. to claim his sixth...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday's Auto Club 400 -- allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win -- but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad.
Yes, it was Busch's 25th ...