Stories tagged: nascar
Mon., April 16, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Kyle Busch passes Kyle Larson to win rain-delayed race at Bristol
Kyle Busch was all smiles and Kyle Larson was all scowls. Busch passed Larson with five laps remaining at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday to win his second straight Cup …
Sun., April 15, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Kyle Larson leads at Bristol; race postponed to Monday
Kyle Larson will have to wait another day to try to capture his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
Commentary: IndyCar on an upswing as NASCAR stumbles over itself
IndyCar and NASCAR, the top two series in the United States, seem as if they are headed in opposite directions at the start of the 2018 season. IndyCar has had …
Sun., April 8, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Kyle Busch wins at Texas for Joe Gibbs’ 1st victory of year
Kyle Busch’s return to Victory Lane only 10 races after his last win just seemed to take much longer. There were all those runner-up finishes in between, one in particular.
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
Kevin Harvick snapped his Texas drought. Can Martin Truex Jr. follow?
Kevin Harvick snapped his career-long drought last fall at Texas Motor Speedway. The veteran driver finally won in his 30th Cup start at Texas.
Mon., March 26, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Clint Bowyer snaps 190-race losing streak with Martinsville win
When snow at Martinsville Speedway gave NASCAR a rare day off, Clint Bowyer loaded his car with kids and drove them to North Carolina for a day at the Hall …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Snow forces NASCAR to postpone Cup race at Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed until Monday because of inclement weather. Rain and light snow started falling Saturday afternoon and continued …
Sun., March 4, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Kevin Harvick dominates Vegas for back-to-back NASCAR wins
From his dynamic opening laps to his comfortable cruise to the checkered flag, Kevin Harvick was the safest bet in Sin City this weekend.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Harvick adds Cup win to dominant weekend at Atlanta
Kevin Harvick completed his weekend mastery of Atlanta Motor Speedway by holding off Brad Keselowski on Sunday in the rain-delayed NASCAR Monster Energy Cup race.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
No fairy-tale ending for Danica Patrick at Daytona 500
There was no fairy-tale ending for Danica Patrick. There was no checkered flag; no trip to Victory Lane and no Cinderella story in her final NASCAR race.
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Wallace in 2nd: Best Daytona 500 finish for black driver
Darrell Wallace Jr. let the weight of his milestone in the Daytona 500 wallop him once he saw mom. He sobbed as Desiree Wallace bounded onto the dais and wrapped …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Austin Dillon drives No. 3 car back to glory in Daytona 500
Austin Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won in the car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt and won 17 years to …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
Bubba Wallace tops Daytona 500 speed chart in final practice
Darrell Wallace Jr. turned heads again Saturday at Daytona International Speedway and topped the speed chart in the final practice for NASCAR’s season opener.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Tyler Reddick needs 5 overtimes to win Xfinity race at Daytona
Tyler Reddick needed five overtimes, a brief red flag and the closest finish in NASCAR history to take Dale Earnhardt Jr. to victory lane.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites
Team Penske again dominates at Daytona as Ryan Blaney wins qualifying race for the Daytona 500. Penske has 2 wins at Speedweeks. Chase Elliott won the 2nd qualifying race in …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
NASCAR team owner Roger Penske confirms new Ford body coming in 2019
In 2017, it was Toyota’s turn for a remodel. This season, it’s the new Chevrolet Camaro. It appears 2019 will be Ford’s turn to update its product.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
‘Grandpa’ Jimmie Johnson determined to win 8th NASCAR championship
Jimmie Johnson has never hitched a ride for an afternoon on a champion’s float that snakes down closed city streets. The professional sports teams bask in the celebration of hundreds …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Kurt Busch sets aim on becoming 4th repeat Daytona 500 champ
Kurt Busch is ready for his close-up outside the car. Busch signed with an entertainment agency in the offseason and may soon make the leap from stock cars to the …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to race at least one more time, and at his lucky track
After retiring in November from NASCAR’s Cup Series, Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulled a stunner over the weekend and announced plans to drive in an Xfinity series race at Richmond (Va.) …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame
Robert Yates has been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame and was able to write his own speech for the ceremony. The championship-winning car owner and engine builder was …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
2017 Daytona 500 champ Kurt Busch returns to SHR
Kurt Busch will return to Stewart-Haas Racing for the 2018 season. Busch will start his fifth season with SHR with a new crew chief. Busch will be paired on the …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
From D-Day landing in WWII to NASCAR champion, Walter ‘Bud’ Moore Jr. accomplished plenty
Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated World War II veteran and Hall of Fame NASCAR owner, died Monday night at the age of 92.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Danica Patrick crashes in final NASCAR race as full-time driver
Danica Patrick climbed out of her burning, smoke-filled, wrecked race car and trudged toward pit road. She pulled off her gloves and helmet in frustration before being taken to the …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Party time! Dale Earnhardt Jr. throws epic retirement party after finale
Dale Earnhardt Jr. threw his own retirement party on pit road. Earnhardt popped out of his car, flashed a thumbs-up sign and chugged a Budweiser. Drenched in sweat and suds, …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title
Martin Truex Jr. capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion. Truex wrapped up his first Cup title Sunday night by winning at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
William Byron gives Dale Jr.’s race team Xfinity title
Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the best retirement gift he could have asked for when William Byron won the Xfinity Series championship for JR Motorsports on Saturday, one day before Earnhardt’s …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Coach quits over racist tweets aimed at black NASCAR driver
A Wisconsin high school golf coach has resigned and apologized for a series of racist tweets aimed at NASCAR driver Darrell Wallace Jr.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Chase Elliott falls just short of earning championship spot
Chase Elliott needed a victory to reach NASCAR’s championship finale and had it in his sights, taking a late lead Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Jimmie Johnson’s title chase ends with wreck in Phoenix
Jimmie Johnson’s bid for a record eighth NASCAR championship is over.