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  • Hamlin holds off Truex to win at Kansas Speedway

    Hamlin holds off Truex to win at Kansas Speedway
    It was Denny Hamlin's day in the sun.  Taking advantage of changing conditions Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Denny Hamlin held offMartin Truex Jr.over the final 30 laps to win the STP 400, his second victory of the season, his first at the 1.5-mile track...
  • Once 'castoffs,' Mark McArdle, Regan Smith enjoy Sprint Cup success

    Once 'castoffs,' Mark McArdle, Regan Smith enjoy Sprint Cup success
    RICHMOND — Mark McArdle was fired as competition director for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2009, a week after Kasey Kahne won at Atlanta and the very day Kahne qualified the team for the Chase. Regan Smith lost his ride during the downsizing of...
  • Mike Ford named crew chief for Aric Almirola

    Mike Ford named crew chief for Aric Almirola
    Richard Petty Motorsports has hired veteran crew chief Mike Ford to take over Aric Almirola’s race team. Ford replaces Greg Erwin as crew chief for the No. 43 team. Ford had been out of work since December, when Joe Gibbs Racing replaced him as...
  • Coke Zero 400 facts & figures

    Get into the numbers of NASCAR's summer stop in Daytona Beach with a list off all the previous race winners, records, pole winners, track facts and more. The most... Most victories: David Pearson (5). Most consecutive victories: David Pearson (3; 1972-...
  • NASCAR unveils nominees for first NASCAR Hall of Fame class

    Here are the 25 nominees for the first NASCAR Hall of Fame induction class. The HOF's first inductees will be determined by the Voting Panel, which has 50 members -- the entire Nominating Committee, 14 media members, four manufacturer representatives and...
  • Want to meet The King? Here's where Richard Petty can be found at Daytona

    Richard Petty Appearances Daytona 500 Experience Daytona International Speedway Friday, July 03 11:00 AM Sprint FANZONE Daytona International Speedway Friday, July 03 3:00 PM Sprint FANZONE Daytona International Speedway Saturday, July 04 3:30 PM...
  • Texas Motor Speedway:Golden Moment During Rain Delay

    Texas Motor Speedway:Golden Moment During Rain Delay
    For the first time in the history of the Texas Motor Speedway, the Sprint Cup and Nationwide races will take place on the same day. Saturday's rain out of the O'Reilly 300 pushed the start of the race back to 8:00pm on Sunday, following the regularly...
  • Richmond International Raceway is kind to Cup champions

    Richmond International Raceway is kind to Cup champions
    — Talladega Superspeedway, site of last weekend's Sprint Cup Series race, is known for producing first-time, only-time winners. Eight drivers — including a who's who of who-the-heck-are-they such as Richard Bouchard and Ron Brickhouse —...
  • Determined to atone

    Maybe the biggest reason Kyle Busch wants to get the 2009 season started is so he won't have to keep answering the same questions. No, he doesn't consider NASCAR's 2008 Sprint Cup season a failure just because he and his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota...
  • Big Daytona boosts Petty team

    Elliott Sadler finished fifth in the Daytona 500, his best showing in over six months with a payday of more than $515,000. And he was devastated. Sadler had raced his way to the front of the field in Sunday's season-opener right when the weather radar...
  • J.J. chases history

    Jimmie Johnson is on a roll again, and whether he's willing to admit it or not, while everyone else in NASCAR is chasing him, he's chasing history. Johnson led 339 laps Sunday as he and his Hendrick Motorsports teammates again dominated at Martinsville...