Stories tagged: sprint cup
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
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, 8:02 p.m.
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, 9:54 p.m.
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, 7:20 p.m.
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, 8:12 p.m.
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, 5:34 p.m.
Martin Truex Jr. dominated Sunday at Dover International Speedway for his second victory in the first three Chase races.
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
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, 7:12 p.m.
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, 7:50 p.m.
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, 8:40 p.m.
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, 7:53 p.m.
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, 8:17 p.m.
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, 8:12 p.m.
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, 9:35 p.m.
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, 9:30 p.m.
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, 9:12 p.m.
Tony Stewart is hoping that going old school will change his luck at Darlington Raceway for his final Southern 500.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
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, 11:13 p.m.
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it a clean sweep at Indianapolis.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
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, 7:09 p.m.
Matt Kenseth was always near the front of the pack. He stalked the leaders and waited for contenders to wilt.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
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, 9:38 p.m.
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, 5:54 p.m.
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, 9:44 p.m.
Brad Keselowski had his confidence shaken at Daytona International Speedway more than once.
Sun., June 12, 2016, 8:07 p.m.
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, 6:52 p.m.
Kurt Busch felt like a game show contestant who had to beat the clock to win a prize.
Sun., June 5, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
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, 10:35 p.m.
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, 9:26 p.m.
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, 10:25 p.m.
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 …