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  • Jeff Gordon wins pole position for NASCAR race in Las Vegas

    Jeff Gordon wins pole position for NASCAR race in Las Vegas
    Jeff Gordon won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR race in Las Vegas, the third race in Gordon's final full-time season in the Sprint Cup Series. The four-time Cup champion turned a lap of 194.679 mph -- a track record -- on a clear, warm Friday in...
  • Kevin Harvick's NASCAR Sprint Cup victory is a Las Vegas showstopper

    Kevin Harvick's NASCAR Sprint Cup victory is a Las Vegas showstopper
      A three-race stretch of NASCAR racing in the West that opened here Sunday might need to be billed as the Kevin Harvick Swing. Harvick, the reigning Sprint Cup Series champion, won the Kobalt 400 in dominating fashion at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his...
  • Jeff Gordon continues NASCAR farewell tour with trip to Las Vegas

    Jeff Gordon continues NASCAR farewell tour with trip to Las Vegas
    There's a massive sign atop the grandstands in Turn 4 of Las Vegas Motor Speedway this week that reads: "Thank You Jeff 24." It's the track's nod to Jeff Gordon's decision to stop full-time racing in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series after this year. Gordon...
  • Three young drivers appear to be on fast track in NASCAR's elite series

    For three promising young drivers in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, there's nowhere to go but up. And that makes for a pressure-packed season. Kyle Larson, Austin Dillon and Trevor Bayne — all in their early 20s — are highly touted because they...
  • Ex-NASCAR Champs See Stars Quitting Earlier

    LOS ANGELES — At 3:44 on an August morning in 2007, former NASCAR champion Dale Jarrett suddenly woke from a sound sleep. "It hit me then," he recalled. "It's time to retire." Jarrett was 50 at the time. He was struggling to recapture his past...
  • Jeff Gordon crash underscores gaps in NASCAR safety

    Jeff Gordon crash underscores gaps in NASCAR safety
    The hits keep coming for NASCAR. And not in a good way. Jeff Gordon’s crash in Atlanta on Sunday – when his Chevy slammed into an unprotected wall – underscores an escalating issue concerning driver safety. In a sport where speed...
  • Diaz: Wendell Scott's NASCAR Hall of Fame honor is one to cherish

    It's easy to measure greatness in victories, trophies and championships. But what about standing up to prejudice and people who think the color of your skin makes you less worthy? What about going about your business in the face of death threats? What...
  • Brad Keselowski is OK clashing, crashing with NASCAR's A-listers

    Brad Keselowski is OK clashing, crashing with NASCAR's A-listers
    Brad Keselowski isn't one of the cool kids. No one is inviting him over to their motorhome for dinner, even as he celebrates his 31st birthday on Thursday. No one is asking him to ride shotgun while they make a run for beer and snacks while the gang...
  • NASCAR Media Day: Dale Earnhardt Jr. feels old

    NASCAR Media Day: Dale Earnhardt Jr. feels old
    DAYTONA BEACH – His name may end with "Junior," but the second Dale Earnhardt is feeling anything but. At NASCAR Media Day on Thursday, Earnhardt Jr. talked about how Jeff Gordon's retirement and the declining careers of NFL quarterbacks Peyton...
  • Jeff Gordon wins pole for final Daytona 500 of his career

    Jeff Gordon wins pole for final Daytona 500 of his career
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jeff Gordon will start from the pole in his final Daytona 500 of his career. Gordon announced last month this will be his final full-time season, and he's been adamant next Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500 will be the last of...
  • NASCAR's Chase Elliott, 19, to succeed Jeff Gordon in Cup series

    NASCAR's Chase Elliott, 19, to succeed Jeff Gordon in Cup series
    Racing prodigy Chase Elliott, 19, will succeed Jeff Gordon as driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series starting in 2016, their Hendrick Motorsports team said Thursday. Hendrick said Elliott also would drive in five Cup races this...