Stories by Don Coble

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Busch's road to the Sprint Cup title was a bumpy one

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Now that he's won the Sprint Cup Series championship, Kyle Busch has been able to admit the difficulties - and doubt - that came with the injuries.
By Don Coble

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Jeff Gordon celebrates final race

The closer Gordon got to the green flag, the more hectic his day became. He was swarmed by fans and media. He smiled the entire way, often fist-bumping everyone within reach.
By Don Coble

Kyle Busch claims Sprint Cup title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - There were two championship stages at Home­stead-Miami Speedway on Sunday - one for the winner of the Ford EcoBoost 400, the other for the new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Four drivers remain in race for Sprint Cup title

Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., will battle it out for the title in the Sprint Cup finale.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Johnson's win was too little, too late

Jimmie Johnson felt no satisfaction Sunday by keeping Brad Keselowski from clinching a Final Four spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

NASCAR's ruling leaves drivers confused

Although NASCAR drew the line Tuesday by issuing penalties to Matt Kenseth for purposely crashing race leader Joey Logano last Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, drivers still are confused what is ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Sponsorship conflicts are common in NASCAR

Sponsorship conflicts are common on teams and within NASCAR.
By Don Coble

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Logano wins Talladega with another controversial finish

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Joey Logano completed a sweep of the second round of NASCAR's playoffs by winning in a controversial finish Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Moment of truth arrives for some drivers at Talladega

Drivers have dreaded Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway for months.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Logano can recharge his batteries

Joey Loganoly relieved to know his Chase for the Sprint Cup championship playoff hopes won't rely in surviving next week's race at NASCAR's most-notorious minefield, Talladega Superspeedway.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Earnhardt Jr. slips into second round

A third-place finish at Dover International Speedway proved to be a win for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
By Don Coble

Harvick's past helped him deal with pressure at Dover

Although Kevin Harvick faced a win-or-go-home challenge last Sunday at Dover International Speedway, the defending Sprint Cup Series champion was never more relaxed.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Gibbs has mixed emotions after his team's latest win

Even as car owner Joe Gibbs was celebrating yet another victory last Sunday - his team's 10th in the past 13 races - his emotions were divided.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Nemechek thrilled by son's victory

Nothing Joe Nemechek did in NASCAR compared to watching his 18-year-old son, John Hunter Nemechek, win last Saturday's Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

NASCAR restarts still controversial topic

The more NASCAR explains the rules for restarts, the more confused everyone gets.
By Don Coble

Eliminations begins as Chase starts

The Chase for the Sprint Cup championshp field of 16 includes some heavy favorites, some sentimental favorites and some longshots.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Drivers go for broke to make the Chase

Twenty-one drivers have a mathematical chance to qualify for the five remaining spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field on Saturday at Richmond.
By Don Coble

Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

Darlington throwback included successful return to old school racing

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Race fans have complained for years NASCAR isn't as good now as it was a generation ago.
By Don Coble

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015

Carl Edwards rallies to win at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - NASCAR spent weeks celebrating a throwback weekend for Sunday's Bojangles' Southern 500, and the speedway returned the favor with one of the most-grueling races in the track's ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Darlington back in business on Labor Day weekend

After an 11-year run on Mother's Day weekend, track officials decided to celebrate the Southern 500's move back to its previous Labor Day weekend slot by promoting a throwback scheme from the 1970s.
By Don Coble
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