| 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 27, 2012
| 9:19 AM
NASCAR was battling the elements again Monday -- a day after rain postponed the Daytona 500 for the first time since the event began in 1959.
After hours of intermittent showers Sunday, race officials decided to pull the plug and give it another try on...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 12:27 PM
NASCAR has confiscated the front windshields from Michael Waltrip Racing's two cars and a third car affiliated with the race team.
The windshields were taken from the cars of MWR drivers David Reutimann and Martin Truex Jr., as well as Bobby Labonte from...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Two Sprint Cup Series teams are shaking up their crews ahead of the Brickyard 400 this weekend.
JTG Daugherty Racing said Tuesday that Bobby Hutchens is the new general manager for its one-car team and driver Bobby Labonte. He replaces Todd Berrier,...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Jeff Gordon, one of NASCAR racing's biggest rainmakers, got a shower just when he needed it in Sunday's Pennsylvania 400.
Gordon didn't lead a lap under the green flag, but he notched a critically important victory at Pocono Raceway, thanks to an...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:01 PM
On a track too greasy to provide traction, Marco Ambrose surged from third to first on the final lap of Sunday's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International and won the race in a slugfest with runner-up Brad Keselowski.
Keselowski had grabbed the lead...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Despite a late draw on a slick track that warmed throughout Saturday's qualifying session, AJ Allmendinger claimed the pole for Sunday's STP 400 at Kansas Speedway, posting a lap at 175.993 mph (30.683 seconds).
In winning the second Coors Light pole...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:43 PM
It was Denny Hamlin's day in the sun.
Taking advantage of changing conditions Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Denny Hamlin held offMartin Truex Jr.over the final 30 laps to win the STP 400, his second victory of the season, his first at the 1.5-mile track...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:25 PM
— Michael Waltrip Racing has boosted its position in the Sprint Cup points standings, but when actual victories are factored in, Toyota's success still begins and ends with Joe Gibbs Racing. In 2012, that's Denny Hamlin.
Hamlin, who won at...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Pulling away from Dale Earnhardt Jr. after a restart with eight laps left in Saturday night's Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway, Kyle Busch streaked to his fourth straight victory in the spring race at the .75-mile track.
The win was...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Kevin Harvick wins Coke Zero 400....