| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:58 AM
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...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Aric Almirola took the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 with a lap of 192.940 mph Thursday night, giving Richard Petty Motorsports a front-row sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR's longest race.
Teammate Marcus Ambrose was second at 191.598 in...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:37 PM
DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson, who is used to being in fast company, joined a special group Sunday.
Johnson dominated the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway, winning on the Monster...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:33 AM
If Chrylser is your brand of choice, then the Chrysler Nationals at the Carlisle Fairgrounds is the place to be this weekend. Everything Mopar invades the fairgrounds with three days of displays, events, stars and of course, cars.
The three day event...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Separated by time and the sections of the newspaper or web, it's hard for readers to tell what assignments we cover on a single day.
Last Friday was an example of the extremes we sometimes experience while covering the news.
My morning began at the Walt...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:38 PM
The NASCAR Hall of Fame welcomed its most diverse class to date Friday night, when Dale Inman opened the ceremony as the first crew chief to be inducted.
Inman was introduced by seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty, a member of the first Hall...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:49 PM
AJ Allmendinger hit the jackpot Wednesday.
After losing his primary sponsor with Richard Petty's team, Roger Penske quickly hired the improving Sprint Cup driver to replace Kurt Busch in the No. 22 car.
To Allmendinger, it's a perfect pairing. To the...
| Apr 17, 2010
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...
| Jul 3, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Tony Stewart leads after 300 miles at the Coke Zero 400....
| Apr 26, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Tickets went on sale Saturday, April 24th through Ticketmaster for the Inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on May 23 at 1pm in the Charlotte Convention Center's Crown Ballroom at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in uptown Charlotte, N.C....
| Nov 20, 2009
Cale Yarborough liked to point out after last season that Jimmie Johnson hadn't made history. He'd simply tied Yarborough's mark of winning three consecutive championships.
That'll change this weekend unless disaster befalls the No. 48. Johnson needs a...