| 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...
| 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 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 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 21, 2014
| 8:46 PM
The 1997 Courant story is framed and hanging in Joey Logano's North Carolina home.
It was a story about a 7-year-old Middletown boy who loved racing at the Quarter Midget tracks in Meriden and Thompson, a kid who imagined a future driving alongside his...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The Chase, version 2.0, is fast and furious, and unfiltered.
Who needs Vin Diesel when you have you have a reality-show with a bunch of wild and crazy guys ramming their cars into each other?
NASCAR fans not smitten by the new format aren’t...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:38 AM
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski — the guy on NASCAR's Most-Wanted List for much of the week – retaliated with the ultimate payback after all the sniper fire:
He won at Talladega, punched his ticket to the Chase, and helped squeeze...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Talladega is always a relentless and indiscriminate beast. Blink and you're spinning through the air at nearly 200 miles an hour.
Given the context, it's understandable why Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race has brought out a bunch of caution flags even...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson have been eliminated in the finicky dynamics of the new NASCAR Chase format, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
The best guy nor the best team does not always win. It is true of every single sport.