| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The NASCAR Nation is mourning the loss of MIT Patrol Officer Sean Collier, shot and killed after confronting the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects on-campus Thursday night. Collier’s brother Andrew is an engine shop machinist with Hendrick...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Brandon Gdovic will get a vacation day Thursday. Well, not really, because he’ll be driving in the K&N Pro Series East’s Blue Ox 100 at Richmond International Raceway.
But race days feel almost like a vacation for Gdovic, a 21-year-old York...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:48 PM
It's hard to deny that a dropoff usually comes with finishing second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.
The past five drivers to finish in the runner-up spot have fallen significantly the next season, with the past two, Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The phrase "NASCAR qualifying" may be the next best thing to Ambien.
It's a snoozefest. Important, of course, to the pole-setter who gets some nice publicity out of the deal and a little bonus cash. Beyond that, it's a mostly boring exercise of taking a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:33 PM
After a weekend where all three of NASCAR's national touring series were in action, NASCAR handed down penalties to three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams and one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver.
The No. 56 car of Martin Truex Jr., who...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Excluding Rick Pitino, Jimmie Johnson just may be the King of the World right now.
He won his eighth race at Martinsville last Sunday, holding off Clint Bowyer and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon.
He leads defending champion Brad...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Once upon a time, in a land of make believe, Texas Motor Speedway officials didn’t think that securing a sponsorship with the NRA for a NASCAR race would be such a controversial deal.
Strictly business. Good for the brand. A perfect marriage. That...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:46 AM
A national outdoors retailer calling for responsible gun ownership will sponsor Clint Bowyer's car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup NRA 500 in Texas next week.
Gander Mountain Co. said Wednesday it will sponsor Bowyer's car in the April 13 race. The paint...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:28 PM
As far as Clint Bowyer is concerned, what happened in Vegas, can just stay in Vegas. Early tire trouble and a pit stop left him two laps down and regulated him to a 27th place finish. He also slipped to fifth to ninth in the points standings.
| May 15, 2013
| 8:47 AM
NASCAR has suspended two crew members for failing random drug tests. One of the two suspensions issued Tuesday was to Lee Dodson, a mechanic on Clint Bowyer's car. Michael Waltrip Racing fired Dodson upon learning he'd failed a drug test. The other...