| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:21 PM
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service
Distributed by The Sports Xchange
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - The fastest driver doesn't always win a race -- or a championship -- but on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kevin Harvick did both.
Driving a No. 4 Stewart-...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Six races into the 10-race Chase title playoff, NASCAR's Carl Edwards hasn't reached victory lane, gotten into a brawl with another driver or otherwise made many headlines.
"We admittedly have not been a dominant team all year," despite two wins...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:21 PM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — If Kevin Harvick truly is one of the heavy favorites to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, he's going to have to prove it on Sunday.
Fighting a loose handling car during Friday's time trials, Harvick brushed the wall...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:20 PM
CONCORD, N.C. — When the clock hit all zeros on the final round of Sprint Cup Series qualifying Thursday night, the usually even-keeled Dave Rogers almost sounded excited:
"The fastest boys in Charlotte!" Rogers said to his No. 18 Joe Gibbs...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:20 AM
NASCAR's Danica Patrick is a middling 28th in the point standings -- the same spot she held seven months ago -- but to hear her tell it, she's getting better.
"It's all going in the right direction," Patrick said Wednesday in a telephone interview...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend with several leading drivers hoping to rebound from poor finishes in the season-opening Daytona 500.
While Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated his second Daytona 500 victory,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:12 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Drivers hardly needed another reason to win NASCAR's Daytona 500 because it's stock-car racing's most prestigious race.
NASCAR gave them one anyway.
The 56th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday will be the first race under...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — If NASCAR's championship battle were a major golf tournament, the two title contenders would be about to play the 17th hole of the final round.
Only two races remain to decide NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series championship, with...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:10 AM
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Matt Kenseth said Friday, "I'm as optimistic as I've ever been" this season about his chances in Sunday's NASCAR race and catching Jimmie Johnson for the Sprint Cup title.
"I feel like my race team and my race cars are capable on any...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Looking like vintage form, Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead on the final restart 16 laps from the end and held on to win Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It was a record fifth Brickyard win for Gordon, his second...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Matt Kenseth opened this season with a second victory in the Daytona 500, and it didn't take him long to establish himself as a legitimate championship contender.
But before the midpoint of the season, Kenseth had decided he no longer wanted to drive for...