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NASCAR

The organizing body for multiple racing series including the Sprint Cup (formerly known as the Nextel Cup and Winston Cup) featuring the Daytona 500 as well as the two smaller racing series, the Nationwide Series (formerly known as the Busch Grand Nationals) and the Camping World Truck Series (formerly known as the Craftsman Truck Series. The biggest names in NASCAR racing include Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin, Bill Elliott, Michael Waltrip, Darrell Waltrip, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Richard Petty, Lee Petty, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Rusty Wallace, Ned Jarrett, Dale Jarrett, Junior J... Show more »
The organizing body for multiple racing series including the Sprint Cup (formerly known as the Nextel Cup and Winston Cup) featuring the Daytona 500 as well as the two smaller racing series, the Nationwide Series (formerly known as the Busch Grand Nationals) and the Camping World Truck Series (formerly known as the Craftsman Truck Series. The biggest names in NASCAR racing include Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin, Bill Elliott, Michael Waltrip, Darrell Waltrip, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Richard Petty, Lee Petty, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Rusty Wallace, Ned Jarrett, Dale Jarrett, Junior Johnson, Fireball Roberts, Fred Lorenzen, Ricky Rudd, Terry Labonte, Jeff Burton, Bobby Labonte, Benny Parsons, Davey Allison, Buddy Baker, Geoffrey Bodine, Neil Bonnett, Carl Edwards, Marvin Panch, Greg Biffle, Denny Hamlin, Ernie Irvan and Ryan Newman. « Show less

Top NASCAR Articles

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  • Syrupy sodas rev up Coke Zero 400 tailgate

    The holiday week's food festivities continue with Saturday's Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway. I think cola cuisine is the best tailgate theme for the 2013 stock-car race. Call it pop culture or perhaps pop cuisine, but...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Plate races, AKA The NASCAR Draft

    The Backstretch Blog: Plate races, AKA The NASCAR Draft
    And you thought NASCAR didn't have a draft. Oh sure at Daytona and Talladega there is drafting, but restictor plate racing is also as close to a draft as we get in NASCAR. How you might ask? Because speed, horse power, driving have very little to do...
  • NASCAR's Kurt Busch climbs into title contention -- for now

    NASCAR's Kurt Busch climbs into title contention -- for now
    Despite driving for one of NASCAR's smaller teams, Kurt Busch has moved into title contention -- for now. Busch, who drives the No. 78 Chevrolet for Furniture Row Racing, climbed to ninth in the Sprint Cup Series point standings after his sixth-place...
  • Behind the scenes with Dale, Danica, and the intern

     Behind the scenes with Dale, Danica, and the intern
    Our photo intern, Megan May (from the esteemed University of Missouri school of Journalism), was inducted into the NASCAR world as we assigned her to photograph the July races at Daytona. She, Joe Burbank and I covered the races and the events leading...
  • Get revved up for Dickie Betts and Great Southern at Pocono Raceway festival

     
    NASCAR and Southern rock go together well, so having Allman Brothers founding member Dickey Betts and his band Great Southern headline the fifth annual Pocono Raceway Festival in downtown Stroudsburg the day before the Fan Driven 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup.......
  • Morgan Shepherd's run at NASCAR history deserves asterisk

    Morgan Shepherd's run at NASCAR history deserves asterisk
    News item: Morgan Shepherd is set to become the oldest driver ever to start a Sprint Cup Series race when he drives for Brian Keselowski Motorsports at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend. Question: Why should anyone care? It would be neat to...
  • Miss You Can Do It: HBO documentary spotlights special girls, special pageant

     
    Because I am the mom of a bright, beautiful daughter who lives stylishly with severe cerebral palsy, I watched the screener for HBO's new documentary Miss You Can Do It at home, just in case of emotional overload. And, as I expected it would, the film &#...
  • Earnhardt sets record to take Kentucky pole; Bowyer will start 15th

    Earnhardt sets record to take Kentucky pole; Bowyer will start 15th
    The questions during NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying Friday were how many drivers would raise Kentucky Speedway's record and by how much.     Dale Earnhardt Jr. provided the answer of the eight that broke it, clocking 183.636 mph to wrest the mark from...
  • Keselowski wins rain-shortened Nationwide race at Kentucky

    Keselowski wins rain-shortened Nationwide race at Kentucky
    Brad Keselowski took his final lead on the 156th lap and went on to a rain-shortened victory Friday night in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.     Showers halted the race at lap 170 in the scheduled 200-lap event, but drivers were...
  • The Backstretch Blog: NASCAR is not a popularity contest, it's a RACE

    The Backstretch Blog: NASCAR is not a popularity contest, it's a RACE
    So I promised myself I wouldn't write about Danica Partick anymore this season unless she actually did something. I feel like if you want to race with the boys, you should be treated like them and none of the others hanging around 27th place in the points...
  • NASCAR race at Kentucky postponed until Sunday

    NASCAR race at Kentucky postponed until Sunday
    Rain has struck again at the Kentucky Speedway. The Sprint Cup Series race scheduled for Saturday night was delayed for more than an hour before NASCAR made the call to run the race Sunday at 11 am Central time. Friday's Nationwide was called early for...