| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Ryan Newman may be considered an interloper among contenders for the 2014 NASCAR Cup Championship.
He doesn't have a victory in 35 races this season, a glitch in the revised championship format that may have purists lamenting on the grave of their...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:09 PM
— It was a bittersweet achievement for Jeff Gordon as he won his first pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway for Sunday's season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400.
The favorable spot on the starting grid won't give the veteran a shot at the Sprint Cup title...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
There were several reasons why TV ratings should have jumped for NASCAR's race at Charlotte a week ago.
The Charlotte race was part of NASCAR's revamped Sprint Cup Series' Chase for the Cup title playoff, with a new knockout format that eliminates...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Matt Kenseth said Friday he had no regrets for attacking fellow NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski in the garage after last weekend's race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway.
"I don't regret my actions," Kenseth told reporters at Talladega (Ala.)...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Anyone who thought a decision last month by an upstate New York grand jury not to charge NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. would be the end of the issue was sadly mistaken.
First, there has always been the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Claiming his last couple laps at Talladega were the most nerve-racking of his life, four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon survived the unpredictable Alabama track to move on to the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Six races into the 10-race Chase title playoff, NASCAR's Carl Edwards hasn't reached victory lane, gotten into a brawl with another driver or otherwise made many headlines.
"We admittedly have not been a dominant team all year," despite two wins...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:21 PM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — If Kevin Harvick truly is one of the heavy favorites to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, he's going to have to prove it on Sunday.
Fighting a loose handling car during Friday's time trials, Harvick brushed the wall...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:26 PM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - One week after being eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Martinsville Speedway for the first time. Earnhardt grabbed the lead from Tony Stewart with three laps remaining and then held...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange
Earnhardt wins at Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. claimed his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, taking the checkered...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Apparently, Brad Keselowski can't stand prosperity.
Or perhaps he's just trying to extract every ounce of drama possible from the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format.
A week after keeping his championship hopes alive with a storybook victory at...