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Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Drivers are intent on ending Gibbs' Daytona drought

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Joe Gibbs has made it perfectly clear to his drivers: Even if they win every exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, it's the Daytona 500 that matters most.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Wood Brothers must qualify each week in Sprint Cup now

NASCAR's new charter system deals blow to Wood Brothers team
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Drivers begin their Daytona 500 preparations starting Friday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins.
By Jenna Fryer

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

NASCAR franchise system to give team owners value

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team ...
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Stewart will miss start of NASCAR season

Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle.
By Jenna Fryer

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Stewart injured in ATV accident

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing said the team was unsure of the extent of his injuries.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

Sprint Cup champ Busch was a changed man upon his return

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kyle Busch didn't relentlessly chase victories in this year's Chase; he just tried to be steady to put himself in a position to race for the title.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Fryer: Racing-shortened race was quintessential NASCAR

In this topsy-turvy second season of NASCAR's new championship format, it was only fitting that the race to set the final four ended in an empty, unsatisfying way.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

It's 'every man for himself' in fight to stay in Chase

AVONDALE, Ariz. - It could be feast or famine for three organizations trying to advance their drivers into NASCAR's championship race.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Johnson still putting up a fight

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Jimmie Johnson is doing his best to play spoiler now that his championship chances are done.
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Kenseth loses appeals to lift suspension

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - His appeals rejected, Matt Kenseth defiantly vowed Thursday to race as he always has and accused NASCAR of "unfairly" making an example out of him with a two-race suspension for ...
By Jenna Fryer

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Kenseth suspended two races for Logano wreck

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Matt Kenseth has been suspended for the next two races for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that threatens to affect who wins the NASCAR championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Jeff Gordon earns spot in championship finale

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jeff Gordon earned an automatic berth in NASCAR's championship race - where he'll try to win a fifth title in his final season - with a victory Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Logano takes pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va .- Joey Logano won the pole at Martinsville Speedway on Friday to set up a shot at his fourth consecutive win and a quick berth into NASCAR's championship race.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Harvick pleads his innocence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Reigning NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick shrugged off his critics and insisted he did not intentionally cause a wreck at Talladega Superspeedway to preserve his spot in the ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Thank Harvick for latest fiasco

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Thank goodness Dale Earnhardt Jr. showed dignity in defeat after he was bounced from NASCAR's playoffs.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Gordon wins Talladega pole

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jeff Gordon led a Hendrick Motorsports rout in qualifying Saturday to win the pole for his final race at Talladega Superspeedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Kurt Busch gains outside sponsorship

Kurt Busch now has outside corporate sponsorship again -and a multi-year contract extension to remain with Stewart-Haas Racing.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Joey Logano's time might be now

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There was a time not so long ago when it was easy to pick on Joey Logano.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Rules package for 2016 is favored by NASCAR drivers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR's ever-changing plans to design a rules package that improves the racing has finally landed on the configuration the drivers desperately wanted.
By Jenna Fryer
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