Stories tagged: nascar
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
Ryan Newman is awake and speaking with his family and doctors, a day after a horrific crash during the final lap of Monday’s Daytona 500, his team announced.
Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
Jimmie Johnson tugged at his baseball cap, walked to a golf cart and sat backward on the dash for a ride out of the Daytona garage. After a Speedweeks where …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the third time when he beat Ryan Blaney to the finish line in the second-closest finish in race history.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 16, 2020
The Great American Race became a boisterous campaign stop for President Donald Trump on Sunday as a Daytona 500 infield normally full of flags supporting racecar drivers turned into a …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
The last chance to appreciate Jimmie Johnson leading the field at the Daytona 500 may come during the pace laps.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Grant Enfinger won the opening race of the Truck Series in a thrilling overtime battle at Daytona International Speedway
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Denny Hamlin will try to become the first driver in 25 years to win consecutive Daytona 500’s this weekend.
Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
Erik Jones was the winner of a demolition derby at Daytona International Speedway
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. needed just two days to get his new team to the top. Stenhouse won the pole Sunday for the season-opening Daytona 500 next weekend, putting JTG-Daugherty Racing …
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
NASCAR has fined three car owners $50,000 each and penalized their teams for manipulating the season-ending Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in an alleged scheme to collect a higher …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
The winningest driver of his era will have a 19th season in the No. 48 Chevrolet and once again chase a record eighth championship. Johnson made the announcement Wednesday in …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
The freefall is over, rock bottom hit more than a year ago, the restart button officially activated.
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
Kyle Busch emerged from the Joe Gibbs Racing juggernaut as NASCAR’s latest champion, winning his second title Sunday after two teammates were slowed by pit-road gaffes.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Tony Stewart still has the drive to win a NASCAR championship.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Joe Gibbs is a retired Hall of Fame NFL coach with three Super Bowl titles who changed course in his early 50s to wade into NASCAR and see if he …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
Denny Hamlin snagged the final slot in NASCAR’s championship field with a season-saving victory at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix
Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
Kyle Busch won the pole and all eight title contenders qualified in the top 10 for the final race to decide the championship field.
Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
Kevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR’s finale. With another win at Texas, they now know they will be racing for a Cup title …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Martin Truex Jr. keeps dropping these not-too subtle hints that he’s the driver to beat for this season’s NASCAR Cup championship.
Sun., Oct. 27, 2019
Martin Truex earned a spot in NASCAR’s championship race for the third consecutive year with a dominating Sunday victory at Martinsville Speedway
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Denny Hamlin won a chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, holding off Chase Elliott on the second overtime restart that knocked Brad Keselowski out of …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019
Daniel Hemric gives his hopes of landing Cup Series ride for next season some help by taking No. 8 Chevrolet to the pole for Richard Childress Racing at Kansas Speedway.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Ryan Blaney beat Ryan Newman in a door-to-door race to the finish line to win Monday at Talladega Superspeedway and advance to the third round of the playoffs.
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Chase Elliott rebounded from last week’s devastating engine failure to lead a Hendrick Motorsports sweep in qualifying for the playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Denny Hamlin turned a lap of 166.984 mph at Dover to start the second round of the playoffs on the pole.
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
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Sat., Sept. 14, 2019
Clint Bowyer has won just the third pole of his Cup career in time to open NASCAR’s playoffs.
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
Kevin Harvick’s nearly flawless Brickyard 400 run Sunday ruined any chance of Jimmie Johnson executing his in-and-in playoff strategy. A crash with 55 laps to go made it official: Johnson’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
Erik Jones took the lead less than 90 laps from the end and held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch over the final 50 laps to win the rain-delayed …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were involved in a plane crash as the family landed …