| Mar 8, 2015
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:02 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:51 AM
DAYTONA BEACH — It is early morning in Daytona Beach, and you pull your Ford into the drive-through at Smoothie King. You pause, and do a double take. There is a man in front of you in a golf cart.
That would be Joey Logano, a guy who drives...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:30 PM
Love makes the world go round, even in NASCAR, where the bottle always spins left in all affection-inspired games and festivities.
That said, congratulations to Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer and Kyle Larson as Valentine's Day weekend...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:59 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Matt Kenseth, coming off a winless 2014 season, has opened the new year with a victory.
Kenseth won Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited, which was a crash-filled kickoff to the NASCAR season for the second consecutive year....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 7:42 PM
Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24.
Well, it's time to buckle up...