Stories tagged: sprint cup
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
It took less than four laps for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to feel back at home in his race car. His test this week at Darlington Raceway was the final hurdle …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Jimmie Johnson had the commemorative helmet and a photographer chronicling his every move. He even ran a symbolic seven miles the night before his shot at a seventh championship.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
Carl Edwards got the victory he desperately needed to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, winning at Texas on Sunday night in a race shortened by …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
Two favorites were cut from NASCAR’s championship field at Talladega Superspeedway, where Joey Logano earned a critical victory for Team Penske and Denny Hamlin used a tiebreaker to get the …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
Jimmie Johnson could feel the pressure mounting all season as he continued to turn into the garage area rather than Victory Lane after failing to win Sprint Cup races.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016
Martin Truex Jr. dominated Sunday at Dover International Speedway for his second victory in the first three Chase races.
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016
Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship lead for the first time in …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
Tony Stewart said he expects to meet with fellow driver Ryan Newman and NASCAR officials Friday at Chicagoland Speedway in an attempt to smooth over some hard feelings from last …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
Kyle Larson took the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and held off Chase Elliott at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday in a duel between two of NASCAR’s …
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016
Kevin Harvick wasn’t worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
The water-logged Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway was called after just 48 of 500 laps were run because of rainstorms throughout Saturday night in Bristol, Tennessee.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016
Juan Pablo Montoya finds himself in a different place as the IndyCar Series returns to Pocono Raceway. With four races left in the season, he’s not the man to beat.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016
Denny Hamlin wasn’t about to get shoved aside again. Ignoring what he described as the worst pain he has ever felt in a race, Hamlin prevailed in a four-lap dash …
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016
A year ago, Joey Logano came to Watkins Glen International hoping for a road course breakthrough to add to his resume. He departed with two trophies after a weekend sweep …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
Danica Patrick is grateful and humbled by the popularity and platform she has had over four seasons of Sprint Cup racing. She desperately wishes for success to go with it.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
Tony Stewart is hoping that going old school will change his luck at Darlington Raceway for his final Southern 500.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016
Chris Buescher sat in his Ford, hoping that the fog would stick over Pocono and the cloud over the rookie’s middling season would start to lift.
Sun., July 24, 2016
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it a clean sweep at Indianapolis.
Fri., July 22, 2016
One week after Jeff Gordon asked his publicist to delay a long-planned announcement that he would drive the pace car before a race he won five times, the four-time Cup …
Sun., July 17, 2016
Matt Kenseth was always near the front of the pack. He stalked the leaders and waited for contenders to wilt.
Mon., July 11, 2016
Dale Earnhardt Jr. candidly declared two weeks ago that he has too good of a race team to be worried about making NASCAR’s playoffs.
Sat., July 9, 2016
Brad Keselowski became the first three-time winner at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night in Sparta, Kentucky, overtaking Kevin Harvick on lap 201 and holding on for the Sprint Cup Series …
Fri., July 8, 2016
Storms washed out qualifying at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, putting Kevin Harvick on the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race based on owner points.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Brad Keselowski had his confidence shaken at Daytona International Speedway more than once.
Sun., June 12, 2016
Joey Logano plopped into a seat, getting a much-needed break, when the 26-year-old driver found out he was just a part of history.
Mon., June 6, 2016
Kurt Busch felt like a game show contestant who had to beat the clock to win a prize.
Sun., June 5, 2016
Hours after that qualifying mishap Sunday, Power raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season, holding off points leader Simon Pagenaud by 0.92 seconds at Detroit’s Belle Isle on …
Sun., May 29, 2016
Martin Truex Jr. didn’t avoid ladders or black cats, never worried about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. He knew his bad luck on the Sprint Cup circuit would change.
Sat., May 28, 2016
Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track. He wanted to be kind to the old lady, to land in her good graces …
Sun., May 15, 2016
Matt Kenseth had eluded the wreckage that turned Dover into a junkyard. He never felt he could escape the pressure that Kyle Larson put on him – the anointed future …