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NASCAR

The organizing body for multiple racing series including the Sprint Cup (formerly known as the Nextel Cup and Winston Cup) featuring the Daytona 500 as well as the two smaller racing series, the Nationwide Series (formerly known as the Busch Grand Nationals) and the Camping World Truck Series (formerly known as the Craftsman Truck Series. The biggest names in NASCAR racing include Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin, Bill Elliott, Michael Waltrip, Darrell Waltrip, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Richard Petty, Lee Petty, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Rusty Wallace, Ned Jarrett, Dale Jarrett, Junior J... Show more »
The organizing body for multiple racing series including the Sprint Cup (formerly known as the Nextel Cup and Winston Cup) featuring the Daytona 500 as well as the two smaller racing series, the Nationwide Series (formerly known as the Busch Grand Nationals) and the Camping World Truck Series (formerly known as the Craftsman Truck Series. The biggest names in NASCAR racing include Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin, Bill Elliott, Michael Waltrip, Darrell Waltrip, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Richard Petty, Lee Petty, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Rusty Wallace, Ned Jarrett, Dale Jarrett, Junior Johnson, Fireball Roberts, Fred Lorenzen, Ricky Rudd, Terry Labonte, Jeff Burton, Bobby Labonte, Benny Parsons, Davey Allison, Buddy Baker, Geoffrey Bodine, Neil Bonnett, Carl Edwards, Marvin Panch, Greg Biffle, Denny Hamlin, Ernie Irvan and Ryan Newman. « Show less

Top NASCAR Articles

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  • The day that racing stopped

    The day that racing stopped
    I was covering motorsports for four years before I saw someone die in what might be considered a senseless crash. I didn't know Ricky Knotts, a 28-year-old driver who had spent every dime he and his parents could muster to qualify for the 1980 Daytona...
  • They'll be playing it safe

    Welcome to NASCAR's wild-card weekend. It's Talladega, baby, where wreckin' and racin' are part of the lore of one of NASCAR's famed superspeedways. For the handful of guys still in the hunt for a Cup title, it means a conservative approach for much...
  • Drive for Diversity is showing results

    NASCAR has been trying for a long time to change the complexion in the garage. For all those efforts, you don't see a lot of black or brown faces in the pits or behind the wheel. But you have to credit the organization for its continued push to change...
  • Peltz: In wake of Wheldon's death, wait is on for action from IndyCar CEO

    After watching the horrifying crash that killed IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, some quickly shifted their sights to a 44-year-old Californian: Randy Bernard. As chief executive of the Izod IndyCar Series, Bernard heavily promoted the race at Las Vegas Motor...
  • Ultimate victory on Edwards' radar

    Matt Kenseth took a lot of heat when he won a Cup title in 2003 despite never winning a race. For Kenseth, it was all about consistency, as he snagged a season-high 25 top-10 finishes. So it makes one wonder if Carl Edwards will endure the same type of...
  • Title chase takes backseat

    As years go, it hasn't been a great one for Jimmie Johnson. He still has a fighting chance to claim his unprecedented sixth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup title, but that's strictly an optimistic spin. Johnson's shot at winning the title would rely on...
  • Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list

    Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list
    Three months, one week and two days. That’s how long it took to shape a list, start to finish, of the 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. The Sun published the rankings today, from top to bottom. Me? I feel like I just completed a daunting...
  • The Bachelorette 2012 Best & Worst

    The Bachelorette 2012 Best & Worst
    With this season of "The Bachelorette," almost over, we break down some of the show's highs and lows. Best pirate beard: Ryan ("Fluff Head") Chris: It took weeks to cultivate and then hours of pre-date pruning to perfect. Jack Sparrow has nothing on...
  • Ravens' Oher takes in the Coca-Cola 600

    Ravens' Oher takes in the Coca-Cola 600
    Who knew Michael Oher was a big NASCAR fan? Oher, a starting offensive tackle for the Ravens, was a pre-race guest at the Coca-Cola600 in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, according to thatsracin.com. Also on hand were super model and actress Brooklyn Decker,...
  • Fundraiser, auto race expected to jam Bay Bridge this weekend

    A benefit motorcycle ride and a NASCAR race in Dover, Del., are expected to create heavy traffic this weekend at the Bay Bridge, the Maryland Transportation Authority said Wednesday. About 600 motorcyclists will cross the span at about 10 a.m. Saturday...
  • 7-year-old Ellicott City go-kart racer has always felt need for speed

    7-year-old Ellicott City go-kart racer has always felt need for speed
    When Zac Fowler was 3 years old and watched a NASCAR race on TV for the first time, he knew he would get behind the wheel one day. What he didn't know — even after firmly telling his parents, "I wanna do that," over and over again — was...
  • Is Earnhardt Jr.'s win a blip or is he better?

    Living up to his name George Diaz Orlando Sentinel This isn't a question of Junior getting better. He is already there. It's now a question of whether he can continue to fulfill his potential as the most consistent driver on the Cup circuit....