Stories by Jenna Fryer

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

McMurray surprise winner of Martinsville pole

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

Dale Earnhardt Jr., other athletes, recount their battles with concussions in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Keselowski goes his own way

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Vickers on pole, but many drivers are angry and confused

TALLADEGA, Ala. - NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Fryer: Post-race dustups put NASCAR in tough position

NASCAR Chairman Brian France has always been very clear about the action he wants to see in races.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Frustrations come to a head at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Matt Kenseth, usually so calm and composed, lost his cool and attacked Brad Keselowski at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Harvick wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race by winning Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Big-name drivers have work cut out for them in Chase

CONCORD, N.C. - One bad race knocked three of NASCAR's biggest names to the bottom of the championship standings, and a repeat tonight at Charlotte Motor Speedway will put the trio on the verge of ...
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup pole at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday night's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Joe Gibbs Racing could surge into the championship race.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Goodyear needs to get handle on NASCAR tire troubles

It's impossible to be perfect  and never fail at all. To listen to Goodyear officials, the company never, ever comes up short at the race track.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

Logano wins at Kansas to advance in title race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Joey Logano has grabbed the first berth in the next round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory Sunday at Kansas Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Stewart says he never considered retiring after Ward's death

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart talked at his first news conference since a grand jury decided last week not to charge him in Kevin Ward Jr.'s death.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again

After the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed when Tony Stewart's car struck him as Ward walked on an upstate New York dirt track on Aug. 9, Stewart may never get back in a sprint car.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for first-timers

AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

JOLIET, Ill. - With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Fryer: Teams, drivers starting to rev up for Chase

The 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup is here and the laissez-faire attitude must go. A loaded championship field means there's little room for error.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Jenna Fryer: Healing is important for Stewart; a Chase berth isn't

Tony Stewart's 41st-place finish wasn't important in the grand scheme of life, which he is beginning to understand in the aftermath of driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s death.
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Stewart returning to competition at Atlanta

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Fryer: Returning to track is 'lowest priority' for Stewart

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief. None of those studies offer a clean timetable. So there is no telling when Tony Stewart will make his return.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Fryer: Stewart will always stay true to dirt-track roots

When Jason Leffler was killed in a sprint car crash last summer, Tony Stewart passionately defended the grassroots racing of America.
By Jenna Fryer

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