| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:25 PM
The love taps on Valentine’s Day piled up, a collection of shiny and battered sheet metal in the evening’s chill at Daytona International Speedway.
By the time Matt Kenseth won the Sprint Unlimited Saturday night, more than half the field of...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 2:05 PM
Joey Logano held off Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in an overtime finish to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
It was the first time that Logano won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' most celebrated race.
"I can't believe it," Logano, who drives for...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 1:54 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeff Gordon will race in his final Daytona 500 on Sunday afternoon free and easy, unburdened by all the demands that usually come along with the fire suit and driving the iconic No. 24 Chevy.
House money, baby. Let it ride....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:35 PM
Hendrick Motorsports swept Thursday night's qualifying races for the Daytona 500, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson winning their respective duel.
The Earnhardt and Johnson wins were anticlimactic, with the drama saved for Danica Patrick's...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:17 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasted little time establishing himself as the driver to beat during Sunday's Daytona 500.
The reigning champion began Thursday's opening Budweiser Duel alone on the back row, in 25th place, but needed fewer than...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:31 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chase Elliott answered his cellphone a week ago to pick up a call from his boss.
The future of NASCAR took a seismic and sentimental turn in that moment. Mr. H was asking Elliott if he was up to...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:09 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Darrell Waltrip has famously said, "You know what's NASCAR's favorite saying is? 'If it isn't broken, we'll work on it until it is.' ''
Anybody who watched The Bizarro World concept of Daytona 500 group qualifying Sunday...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:32 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Jeff Gordon won the pole Sunday afternoon for the 57th running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22.
Or maybe he hit bingo. Rock, paper, scissors. Or spun the roulette wheel and let it ride on his favorite number, 24.
That's kind of how...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:30 AM
True confession: I’m a big fan of Jeff Gordon.
As a extremely-talented driver. As a person who treated others with respect. As one of the greatest ambassadors in professional sports.
His annoucement that he will retire as a full-time driver ...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 12:36 PM
A five-car wreck involving Danica Patrick during Wednesday’s Sprint Cup practice session has turned up the pressure on the only female competitor at SpeedWeeks.
Patrick will be forced to her back-up car and to start from the back of the pack...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:56 PM
Maybe NASCAR has it right after all.
Maybe it should hold its version of the Super Bowl first on the schedule instead of last.
By the time NASCAR's Sprint Cup series ends in November only the racing die-hards seem to pay much attention considering we'...