| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Matt Kenseth won the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup race as NASCAR's new knockout-style qualifying format was used at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana for the first time.
Kenseth, a three-time winner at Fontana when he drove for Roush Fenway Racing,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The season-opening Daytona 500 was less than an hour old when Barney Visser saw his latest $1-million NASCAR investment literally go up in smoke.
Visser owns Furniture Row Racing, which fields one car — the black No. 78 Chevrolet — driven by...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:21 PM
It was a stunning moment when open-wheel racing star Juan Pablo Montoya announced in 2006 that he was moving to NASCAR stock-car racing.
Here was a celebrated Colombian who had won the Indianapolis 500 and several races in the international Formula...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the first pole position of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career by posting the fastest qualifying speed for Sunday night's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Stenhouse, 25, turned a lap of 189.688 mph in his No. 17 Ford on Friday...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has won the first Sprint Cup pole of his career at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Stenhouse turned a lap of 189.688 mph Friday night on the 1.54 tri-oval. His previous best qualifying run was third at Kansas this season.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Jack Roush won NASCAR's first Chase for the Cup title playoff with Kurt Busch at the wheel in 2004.
But the co-owner of the Ford team now called Roush Fenway Racing hasn't won the championship since then. Now, with two of this year's 10 Chase races in...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Richard Petty Motorsports has fired Todd Parrott for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy.
Parrott was crew chief for the No. 43 car driven by Aric Almirola for the last year. NASCAR suspended him indefinitely last week for failing a random drug...