| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:21 PM
There are 19 drivers with a shot at securing the final two spots in NASCAR's 16-driver Chase for the Cup title playoff going into the race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway in Virginia.
Four of those 19 Sprint Cup Series drivers could...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Can anything top last year's chaos following the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway? Probably not — at RIR or anywhere else.
A late Clint Bowyer spin that brought out a caution flag cost Ryan Newman what appeared to be a...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Kasey Kahne is a bit of an accidental tourist to the NASCAR Chase.
He’s sitting at the Big Boy table now, along with three of his stout teammates after meandering around the standings without a victory all season.
His late-night push Sunday on...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The hype surrounding the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series late-summer stop at Richmond International Raceway is usually predictable. Being the 26th race on the Cup tour, its the field-finalizer for the 10-race Chase, and there is always plenty of talk about who...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:09 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. — Kasey Kahne is no longer chasing a spot in NASCAR’s 10-race championship playoff.
Kahne made a strong move on a green-white-checkered finish restart to overtake Matt Kenseth, whose care wiggled on the next-to-last lap, costing...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:59 PM
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Middletown native Joey Logano claimed his third victory of the season in the Irwin Tools Night Race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Logano took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 44 laps...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:10 PM
By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — A.J. Allmendinger held off Marcos Ambrose on three late-race restarts to win the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International.
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:54 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly 20 years to the day of his first triumph in the inaugural Brickyard 400, Jeff Gordon rallied to earn a record fifth Brickyard victory Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Gordon was 22 years old when he won the first...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Looking like vintage form, Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead on the final restart 16 laps from the end and held on to win Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It was a record fifth Brickyard win for Gordon, his second...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Until Fred Lorenzen came along, NASCAR was strictly Southern.
By the mid-1960s, the Elmhurst native's outsized impact as the first Northern champ helped propel the stock car series from a regional sport to national prominence.
On Saturday, Lorenzen,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:10 AM
DAYTONA BEACH _ Charlie Crist and NASCAR never seemed to be a good match. The mostly-conservative fan base wasn’t his target audience. And his co-pilot, driver Josh Wise, didn’t have the type of ride that seemed likely to win the Coke Zero...