| Apr 28, 2011
Trevor Bayne was virtually an invisible man when he came to Richmond International Raceway a year ago, another non-descript Nationwide Series youngster he says few fans recognized unless he wore his racing suit.
So he was thrilled that weekend while...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Through most of his time at Tabb High, Kyle Turner had no interest in stock-car racing and, in fact, dissed his uncle for watching it. That changed in September 2002, when he attended the Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway for his 18th...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 10:43 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Gordon has one win in his last 103 races and is mired in the longest losing streak of his illustrious NASCAR career. Yet as he heads into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, he likes his title chances.
Why? Because the...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:24 PM
After a stellar qualifying run, Jimmie Johnson said there was some speed left in Darlington Raceway -- and Greg Biffle found it.
Biffle toured the 1.366-mile Lady in Black in 27.281 seconds (180.2557 mph) to win the pole for Saturday night's Bojangles'...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Tony Stewart may not think it's a national holiday, but Junior Nation sure isn't hearing that. People I didn't even know were NASCAR fans were Facebooking and tweeting about Dale Earnhardt, Jr's win on Sunday. And tv outlets that never even give NASCAR...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Marcos Ambrose had never won a Sprint Cup Series pole before last week.
Now he has two in a row.
Ambrose won the top starting spot for Sunday's race at Sonoma with a fast lap around the 1.99-mile road course. He knocked off Jimmie Johnson,...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Clint Bowyer's victory in Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma was a surprise to the driver who chased him for more than 20 laps -- Kurt Busch -- but in retrospect, history may have been on Bowyer's side.
"I just kept thinking, 'He's a dirt Late Model...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Matt Kenseth has won the pole at Phoenix International Raceway, grabbing the top spot late in Saturday's qualifying session.
Kenseth's lap of 137.101 mph gives him the top starting spot in Sunday's race. AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose qualified...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 10:17 AM
It was Ali-Frazier in the Garden. It was Celtics-Lakers with Bird and Magic.
It was NASCAR’s dream. Punch and counterpunch—the top two drivers in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup trading shots in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
After falling back to 40th early in the race due to damage on his car, Tony Stewart stormed back to win the Ford 400 and the Sprint Cup Championship.
The two actually ended up tied in points, but Stewart won the title due to the tie breaker, which is...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:41 PM
David Morway resigned Tuesday as general manager of the Indiana Pacers amid reports that Larry Bird is on the way out, too.
Morway was hired by the Pacers in 1999 and had been GM since 2008. The Indianapolis Star reported Tuesday that Bird is expected to...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. just couldn't wait.
Despite being sworn to secrecy, he just had to tell someone the night before the announcement that Roush Fenway Racing would be moving him into Matt Kenseth's spot when Kenseth leaves after the season.
He told his...