Stories tagged: nascar
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Kyle Larson snatches another win at Michigan on final restart
Kyle Larson slipped between cars on an overtime restart, capping his wild weekend with a victory in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Truex wins fuel-mileage gamble at The Glen
One by one they passed him as the laps dwindled at Watkins Glen International, and Martin Truex Jr. stuck to the plan. In the end, he was the one laughing …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Kyle Busch snaps losing streak with first career win at Pocono
Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Christopher Bell wins Truck Series race at Pocono; Kyle Busch wrecks
LONG POND, Pa. – Kyle Busch dominated another NASCAR race and was clearly the driver to beat until a late wreck knocked him out of the race. Kyle Busch Motorsports …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Ryan Preece wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway
Ryan Preece had waited his whole career for a chance to race in a car as strong as the No. 20 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. headed to NBC broadcast booth in 2018
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have a new way to voice his racing opinions next season – on television. NASCAR’s most popular driver will join NBC Sports Group’s coverage of stock …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Kasey Kahne ends victory drought at marathon Brickyard 400
Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in nearly three years.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 11 p.m.
Auto racing: Denny Hamlin, Josef Newgarden, Lewis Hamilton win featured races
Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and send Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane for the first time this season. …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
NASCAR promotes Brent Dewar, names him president
NASCAR has promoted Brent Dewar from chief operating officer to president. Dewar becomes the fourth person ever to hold the title of NASCAR president. Dewar joined NASCAR as a chief …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. makes it look easy in dominant Kentucky Speedway win
Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
George Diaz: At 80, Richard Petty remains King of the Road
Sometimes, ever so rarely, someone doesn’t recognize The King as he walks along NASCAR’s assorted security checkpoints. “Excuse me sir, I need to see your credential,” they will say. Richard …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Stenhouse surging for rebuilt Roush Fenway Racing
When Ricky Stenhouse Jr. first made the switch from sprint cars to stock cars, he wrecked an awful lot of Jack Roush’s inventory.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma for 1st victory of season
Kevin Harvick returned to victory lane for the first time this season with a dominating run Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
John Hunter Nemechek wins at Iowa for 2nd straight NASCAR Truck victory
John Hunter Nemechek raced to his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck victory, taking the lead with his six laps left at Iowa Speedway. Nemechek took four new tires during …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Tifft back in Iowa after missing ‘16 race with brain tumor
NASCAR driver Matt Tifft was simply dealing with back pain at the start of last season in the eyes of the outside world. But a series of painful and increasingly …
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Kyle Larson outlasts Elliott at Michigan again to score NASCAR victory
Three times, Kyle Larson needed to outrace the rest of the contenders on late restarts.
Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
John Hunter Nemechek wins NASCAR Truck race at Gateway
John Hunter Nemechek took the lead with four laps remaining and pulled away to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park. Nemechek grabbed the top …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Ryan Blaney’s success has Ford riding high in Michigan
Ryan Blaney won for the first time in NASCAR’s Cup Series when he prevailed last weekend at Pocono. That victory gave Ford a lot to feel good about before this …
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Denny Hamlin edges William Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan
Denny Hamlin inched ahead of William Byron on the final turn and nosed out the rookie at the finish line. Hamlin won the closest NASCAR Xfinity race at Michigan International …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
Kyle Larson, Martin Truex Jr. take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying
Kyle Larson won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series event at Michigan International Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. qualified second, meaning the top two drivers in the points standings will …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
Still going strong at 41, Jimmie Johnson agrees to 3-year extension
Jimmie Johnson has agreed to a three-year contract extension that keeps the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020. Johnson says he doesn’t have a timetable for …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
Sam Ard to be remembered with Darlington throwback
Xfinity Series pioneer Sam Ard will be honored during Darlington Raceway’s throwback weekend in September. Xfinity rookie Cole Custer will carry the paint scheme that Ard used to dominate NASCAR’s …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
From jeers to Cheers: Danica Patrick ‘had a moment’ with booing fan
Danica Patrick says she “had a moment” when she lost her temper at a booing fan after qualifying for last week’s NASCAR race. In a video that went viral, Patrick …
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Wallace knows all eyes on him as rare black NASCAR driver
Darrell Wallace Jr. woke up around 2:30 a.m. ready to race. Hours later, he strode across the stage for driver introductions to a nice ovation from thousands of NASCAR fans, …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Ryan Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway
LONG POND, Pa. – Ryan Blaney held off Kevin Harvick down the stretch in a thrilling finish and won his first career NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Pocono Raceway. The …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Cup stars call the shots in NASCAR Xfinity race
Looking for a new spin on the standard telecast, Fox used eight active NASCAR Cup drivers to provide insight – from the studio to the booth to the pits – …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono
Chris Buescher was one of the biggest surprise winners in the NASCAR Cup series when he took the checkered flag in a rain-shortened race last year at Pocono Raceway. Buescher …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Christopher Bell wins at Texas under caution ahead of flipped truck
Christopher Bell won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Texas under caution, having taken the white flag side-by-side with Chase Briscoe before a wreck behind them that left a truck …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Darrell Wallace Jr. seeks veteran advice before milestone 1st start
Darrell Wallace Jr. was chased by autograph seekers in the Pocono garage Friday, all wanting a memento from the Cup series rookie. The fans with photos and Sharpies all missed …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole
Kyle Busch turned a lap of 179.151 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Busch had the fastest lap to win a NASCAR Cup pole for the second straight …