| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Let’s face it: Who hasn’t come up with a cheesy excuse to cut school?
But Chase Elliott -- son of NASCAR veteran Bill Elliott -- may have come up with one of the greatest excuses in recent memory.
Shouldn’t Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:57 AM
NASCAR's Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since breaking his right leg in an Aug. 5 crash, said Thursday he would be ready for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23.
"I'm 100 percent confident when I get here in February I'll be fine to drive and race and be able to...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Denny Hamlin set a Bristol Motor Speedway track record, then suggested that his Joe Gibbs FedEx Freight Toyota could be even better on Sunday in the Food City 500.
"I'm way more excited about it in race trim than the way we were in...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:15 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski on Friday won the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format in which large groups of drivers raced simultaneously for the first time in the...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- His qualifying laps finished, Dale Earnhardt Jr. climbed from his car and walked briskly down pit road toward the garage at Phoenix International Raceway.
Earnhardt moved quickly because he was instantly surrounded by a dozen fans...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:10 AM
NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Friday acknowledged he was concerned about who might replace his crew chief Steve Letarte after Letarte leaves at the end of this season.
"It's a guy that's going to be hard to replace," Earnhardt told reporters ahead of a...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:44 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It took nearly 10 hours to complete the Daytona 500 on Sunday and for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to complete his 10-year bid to return to Daytona's Victory Lane.
Earnhardt held off Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on a restart with...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:55 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart's attempt to win his first Daytona 500 fell short Sunday as the three-time NASCAR champion drove his first race since suffering a broken right leg in August.
After starting 21st, Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend with several leading drivers hoping to rebound from poor finishes in the season-opening Daytona 500.
While Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated his second Daytona 500 victory,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The signature photos from Daytona International Speedway are always the shots of drivers celebrating atop their car in Victory Lane after the race. Usually the confetti is falling and there is much screaming and joy.
Getting those pictures can be a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Like the psycho girlfriend or boyfriend who may pop up in your life, Juan Pablo Montoya and NASCAR were always a bad fit.
He was always an interloper — a guy from another country, for starters — who used to hang with the fancy-schmantzy...