Stories by Don Coble

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Changing rules packages leads to rising costs in NASCAR

NASCAR teams will go back to the original aerodynamic package for the next two races before going back to the high-downforce setup used last week. If it’s difficult to keep up with that, ...
By Don Coble

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Kyle Busch grabs elusive Indy victory

INDIANAPOLIS - Kyle Busch's incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to sweep the weekend at the historic track.
By Don Coble

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Edwards on pole, but few know what to expect at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — Nobody liked the single-file racing that’s become all-too-familiar in the past with stock cars and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now the concern is having cars into and on top ...
By Don Coble

Friday, July 24, 2015

Penske looks to end Sprint Cup drought at Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Roger Penske is making subtle hints to his two Sprint Cup Series teams that the only thing missing from his racing career is the lack of a Crown Royal 400 victory at ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kyle Busch keeps pushing to make the Chase

Kyle Busch never has lacked confidence. But he's just as surprised as everyone else at Joe Gibbs Racing by his recent success that turned an unlikely run to the Chase for the Sprint Cup ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

New rules package at Kentucky Speedway draws praise

While nearly everyone admits there's still more work to do on the current downforce package, most agree last Saturday night's Quaker State 400 was a good start.
By Don Coble

Stewart trying to find positives in rough season

Despite all the physical and personal pain in his past, Tony Stewart still is able to recognize the obvious of his season.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

New rules package is welcomed at Kentucky track

Nobody knows what to expect with the new rules package waiting for the Sprint Cup Series this week at the Kentucky Speedway. But one thing's for sure - most believe anything is better than the ...
By Don Coble

Dillon thanks his team members

Austin Dillon went to the Richard Childress Racing on Tuesday to thank his team for their work in keeping him safe after his crash on Monday at the Daytona International Speedway.
By Don Coble

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Clint Bowyer knows he's running on fumes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Clint Bowyer pushed the panic button long before Sunday night's rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
By Don Coble

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Nature of Daytona race creates opportunities

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The unpredictable nature of restrictor-plate racing at Daytona could create a driver's best chance to win before the Chase starts in September.
By Don Coble

Friday, July 3, 2015

Busch not hurt in latest crash at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February. ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Busch brothers thrilled by historic 1-2 finish

Brothers have raced against each other since the very first NASCAR race in 1949. But last Sunday's finish at Sonoma Raceway with Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch was the first time brothers finished one-two.
By Don Coble

Expect a wild ride from Busch in his bid to make Chase

Now comes the hard part for Kyle Bucsh - being in the top 30 in points after the next 10 races.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Questions are yet to be answered in NASCAR

As the Sprint Cup Series goes back to work this weekend, several questions have been answered in the first 15 races. And several remain.
By Don Coble

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Kenseth on hand to see his son make NASCAR debut

Ross Kenseth, the son of former Sprint Cup champion Matt Kenseth, made his NASCAR debut in Saturday's Xfinity Series race.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Truex's victory was one from the heart

Victory Lane always has been a place for celebration, but Martin Truex Jr.'s victory last Sunday at Pocono Raceway was far more rewarding.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Teammates in NASCAR sometimes go for broke

Car owner Jack Roush has seen teammates fight in the past, so tension between Xfinity Series teammates Bubba Wallace and Chris Buescher is nothing new at Roush Fenway Racing - or at any other ...
By Don Coble

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Petty has idea on how to bring more competition into NASCAR

Carl Edwards' fuel gamble provided an unexpected and exciting end to last Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It also steered the focus, if for only a moment, away from a lack of ...
By Don Coble

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Edwards gets Coke 600 win on gas fumes

CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards proved he still knows how to do his backflip. He also showed his love for race fans has never been better after going into the crowd of Charlotte Motor Speedway with ...
By Don Coble
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