| 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...
| 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,...
| 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
| 8:29 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. held off Denny Hamlin and Jeff Gordon to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday night after a rain delay of nearly 6 1/2 hours.
It was the second Daytona 500 victory for perhaps NASCAR's most popular driver; his...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:53 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 was halted after 38 laps Sunday because of rain.
The field was under a caution period in NASCAR's season-opening race when the rain arrived at Daytona International Speedway at 2:12 p.m. EST.
[Update: The race...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:44 AM
After NASCAR announced an overhaul to its qualifying format that sets each race's starting grid, reaction among some track operators was swift.
--The changes mean "even more excitement" on qualifying day, said Richmond (Va.) International Raceway...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Brad Keselowski proved once again Saturday night that quality and timing trump quantity.
Keselowski led 11 laps in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kasey Kahne led 138. Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson led...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Turn on the lights and let's get this party started, the Kansas Speedway is getting a night race. I have to say, I'm pretty partial to racing under the lights. Not only do the cars look prettier and faster, but the atmosphere is just far more festive. I...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Jeff Gordon won the pole Thursday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Gordon turned a lap at 194.308 mph to edge Kevin Harvick for his ninth pole at Charlotte, the second most in track history.
Greg Biffle qualified...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:37 PM
Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party.
Kyle Busch simply crashed-at a track that continues to bedevil him.
And with a bizarre power failure in the last two laps, Johnson failed to cash in decisively on Matt Kenseth's...