Stories tagged: nascar
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Joey Logano busted up The Big Three and captured an improbable first NASCAR title by soundly beating a trio of champions.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
Kyle Busch won for the eighth time this NASCAR season to tie Kevin Harvick for the most victories this season and set up a head-to-head battle for the championship.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Kevin Harvick was penalized by NASCAR this week for using an illegal car to win at Texas. The punishment cost him a berth in the championship race. But Harvick is …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
Kevin Harvick earned a shot at another NASCAR Cup championship, rocketing past polesitter Ryan Blaney in overtime Sunday to win at Texas.
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 4 p.m.
Kurt Busch knows he would appreciate winning a second NASCAR Cup championship 14 years later. Busch won his title in 2004. He is now 40 years old and has an …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Joey Logano earned a shot at NASCAR’s Cup title by using an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Jr. to win at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. Truex slid sideways …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Chase Elliott first had to figure out how to win at NASCAR’s top level. Now that he’s got that handled, the son of 1988 champion Bill Elliott is chasing a …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Joey Logano won the pole for the Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway. He heads into Sunday’s event in solid position to advance to the round of eight, but …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Aric Almirola capped an absolute Stewart-Haas Racing rout at Talladega Superspeedway with an overtime victory that earned him an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
Chase Elliott pulled away to win in overtime Sunday at Dover (Delaware) International Speedway for an automatic berth into the next round of the NASCAR Cup playoffs.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Rain has washed out NASCAR Cup qualifying at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick will start 1-2 to kick off the round-of-12 playoff race on the mile concrete …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Ryan Blaney won the debut race on the “roval” at Charlotte Motor Speedway in a chaotic finish in which he slid past leaders Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson when …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Kurt Busch felt like a kid again this week. He spent two full days in a testing simulator, trying to figure out the best way to maneuver around the new …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
NASCAR has promoted Steve Phelps to president, the latest leadership change for the slumping auto racing series. Phelps will replace Brent Dewar. Phelps will oversee all competition and business operations. …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Brad Keselowski raced to his third consecutive NASCAR Cup victory Sunday, persevering through a wreck-filled Sunday afternoon and roaring away from the field in overtime to claim the playoff opener. …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Persistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR’s regular season.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Brad Keselowski beat leader Kyle Larson out of the pits with 22 laps to go, then pulled away on a restart to win the Southern 500 on Sunday night and …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Kevin Harvick capped off his father-son weekend by dominating a race and putting 6-year-old son Keelan in the passenger seat to hold the flapping, checkered flag out of the window.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
NASCAR mogul Brian France was arrested in New York’s Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone after he was seen blowing through a stop sign, police said.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Mired in a confounding losing streak since the start of his NASCAR Cup career in 2016, Chase Elliott finally broke into the win column Sunday, holding off road course ace …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Kyle Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing team were in sync everywhere on the track but victory lane. When it was time to snap photos of the winners, some members …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Daniel Suarez made NASCAR history when he became the first Mexican driver to win a pole in the elite Cup series.
Sun., July 22, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Kevin Harvick used a bump-and-run on Kyle Busch with seven laps left to win a thrilling battle of two of NASCAR’s dominant drivers Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in …
Sun., July 1, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Kyle Busch outdueled Kyle Larson on a wild final lap Sunday in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, earning his fifth victory of the season.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
After 120 laps and two stages, the race could now be official. Any driver in the lead might conceivably win if rain intervened. Clint Bowyer had finished second to teammate …
UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
Kyle Busch led 377 of 400 laps in a dominating Coca-Cola 600 run at Charlotte Motor Speedway to finally break through with a points-race victory at the only NASCAR Cup …
Tue., May 22, 2018, noon
When Jeff Gordon’s name is presented to panel of voters for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the debate should be short and simple. Yes, Gordon gets a slot.
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Kevin Harvick won yet another race with a victory in the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It’s his 6th victory of the season and third in a row. This …
UPDATED: Sun., May 6, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Kevin Harvick dominated a race interrupted by rain and drove to his Cup Series-high fourth victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway.
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Joey Logano had a clear race track in his windshield and a pack of fellow Ford drivers on his bumper. That combination helped the Team Penske driver snap a nearly …