| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Patrick Staropoli thought he would start 2015 with an agonizing decision: Quit medical school or give up his dream of becoming a NASCAR driver.
"The cards that were on the table made the decision for me," Staropoli, of Plantation, said last week....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:41 AM
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers plans to resume racing March 8 at Las Vegas after having corrective heart surgery last month, his Michael Waltrip Racing team said Wednesday.
The race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is the third race of the season in NASCAR's...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:23 PM
With NASCAR's season just a month away, a few drivers are still adjusting to new teams and several crew chiefs are adjusting to new drivers.
The most notable change in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series – which opens with the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22 –...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:49 PM
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will miss the start of next season after having corrective heart surgery, Vickers and his Michael Waltrip Racing team said Monday.
Vickers, 31, initially had an artificial patch inserted to fix a hole in his heart in 2010...
| May 11, 2014
| 1:26 AM
Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick during the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory by .112 of a second was the first win of the year for the four-time champion...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
RICHMOND — No one is more a poster boy for the new Chase qualifying system than Kevin Harvick. In 22nd place in the standings as the Sprint Cup Series rolls off at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night for the Toyota Owners 400, Harvick...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 4:57 PM
NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski remembers slamming into a rival's car in Phoenix a few years ago, only to be summoned after the race by officials who scolded him for being too aggressive on the track.
Then NASCAR Chairman Brian France, the third...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:39 AM
NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series heads back to Sonoma Raceway this weekend and no driver is more eager to return to the California wine country than struggling Martin Truex Jr.
Truex is the defending winner of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the 10-turn, 1.99-...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Part of the fun of the Sprint Cup Series regular season ending Saturday with the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway is that it gives us a chance to look ahead. During the next week, the Internet and Twittersphere will be filled...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Brad Keselowski routed the field Saturday night for his fourth victory this season, giving him the top seeding in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Keselowski led all but 17 of the 400 laps at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway in the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The uproar following the Federated Auto Parts 400 a year ago at Richmond International Raceway doesn't equate to the Black Sox scandal, but it is one of the biggest black marks credibility-wise for its sport.
And while Martin Truex Jr. is not to...