| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Joey Logano boosted his chances of reaching the Chase for the Sprint Cup, winning for the first time this season in a fuel-mileage race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
Logano and Kevin Harvick both breezed past Mark Martin with just...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Monday that Brian Vickers will drive the team’s No. 55 Toyota in 12 of the 13 races remaining in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
The announcement follows the mutual decision by MWR and Aaron’s Inc. to...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing said Monday it signed Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series.
Newman currently drives the No. 39 Chevy for Stewart-Haas Racing but was not re-signed by that team for 2014....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:10 AM
NASCAR's Brian Vickers, one of three Michael Waltrip Racing drivers hit with major penalties this week for attempting to help a teammate qualify for the Chase title playoff, wrote Friday that he has no regrets about what happened.
Vickers also blasted...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:35 PM
This week NASCAR is heading to Loudon, New Hampshire home of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This track used to be the first race in the chase until two seasons ago. Now it's race number two. A second chance to make a chase statement.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Not so fast, says Michael Waltrip Racing.
A day after Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Mark Martin would replace Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry "while Hamlin recovers from an L1 compression fracture," MWR issued a release saying that...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:03 PM
I know the eyes of the sports world will be on that little basketball tournament in Atlanta this weekend. But on the in between day, don't sleep on the race at the little track in Virginia.
The Martinsville Speedway IS "madness" and we aren't in March...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Johnny Sauter grabbed the lead from rookie polesitter Jeb Burton with 17 laps left in Saturday's Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway and pulled away to keep his 2013 perfect record intact.
Sauter won the season...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Sammy Houston dialed the six-digit code to his weather-beaten black briefcase and clicked open the snaps to a white envelope bearing the letters "NTR" in all capitals. It stands for "New Track Record."
Houston, the crew chief for the No. 77 Late Model...