| Feb 17, 2011
| 8:37 PM
What makes Daytona special from other races? It's the history, it's the pageantry, it's knowing that you are racing, where all the greats raced before you. That's why, generally speaking more people show up at this race than any other all season long....
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:31 PM
Unless you are a hard core racing fan, you may not know the name Trevor Bayne. And you my think that the road to the Daytona 500 was easy for the young 20 year old phenom.
In many ways you would be right. He never ran an ARCA or a truck race. He...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Mark Martin turned a lap of 158.297 mph on Saturday to win the pole at Dover International Speedway.
The 53-year-old Martin now has 54 career Sprint Cup poles. He has three poles this season in 10 races while racing a limited schedule for Michael Waltrip...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:04 AM
For the first time since joining a new team in the off season, Kansas native Clint Boywer found his way to victory lane. It has only been a little less than a year since Bowyer's last victory. Yet, there is no doubt moving to Michael Waltrip Racing was...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Tommy Baldwin Racing added NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David Reutimann to the team’s 2012 driver lineup alongside Dave Blaney. Still seeking sponsorship for both Reutimann and Blaney, details regarding car number, sponsors and team members...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Years ago, as a garage rat at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Paul Menard dreamed of winning a race at the vaunted Brickyard.
On Sunday, the dream came true. In a season full of improbable first-time winners in NASCAR’s foremost races, Menard, 30,...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Brian Vickers is back in a race car this weekend for the first time this season, but he's not viewing his five-race stint with Michael Waltrip Racing as a second chance.
Vickers is without a ride this season because his Red Bull Racing team closed at the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Hillman Racing and Aaron’s Inc. announced today that two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 40 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2012 Daytona 500 on Feb. 26.
The race will mark Waltrip’s 75th start at...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Welcome back on the Backstretch. We continue our countdown to the start of the season. Today we move to the Sprint Cup Series and a look at the best of the rest. Those are the drivers I rank 13-30, those that have a chance of winning a race and...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Kyle Busch used a last-gasp pass of defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to grab the first win of the 2012 season at Daytona International Speedway.
Busch pushed Stewart to the lead on the last lap of Saturday night's exhibition Budweiser...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:01 AM
NASCAR officials have announced that they will attempt to run the Daytona 500 at 7 p.m. ET Monday. Originally, the planned restart of the rain-postponed race was at noon Monday.
Heavy rains had already forced the postponement of the race, originally...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Crew chief Jerry Baxter has apologized for pulling Steve Wallace's hair after the Nationwide Series race in Montreal.
Baxter says in a statement that he was frustrated following Saturday's race and let his emotions get the best of him. Baxter says he...