Saturday, May 23, 2015

Dillon takes Xfinity Series race at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Austin Dillon passed Denny Hamlin with 15 laps left and won the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Gordon tries not to get too sentimental about final Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. - While today's Coca-Cola 600 will be Jeff Gordon's last, the 43 year-old driver is careful not to confuse his competitive nature with sentimentality.
By Don Coble

Friday, May 22, 2015

Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick believes success and failure in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway is more reliant on the laws of physics than the skills of a driver and crew.
By Don Coble

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Kenseth captures pole for Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. - By winning the pole position Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600, Matt Kenseth might have made the easiest passes of the entire race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Speedway Motorsports executive chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte headed up the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
By Pete Iacobelli

Joe Gibbs Racing starting to see signs of a turnaround

Denny Hamlin's victory at Martinsville Speedway on March 29 offered Joe Gibbs Racing a rare glimpse it might be ready to snap from year-long slump.
By Don Coble

No changes to cars for 2016 a viable option

Most drivers remain convinced NASCAR needs to make changes to the race cars for 2016, but nobody's sure how to go about it. And now, NASCAR's not sure it event wants to do it.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR's annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was ...
By Jenna Fryer

Strong restart helps Chris Buescher win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa - Chris Buescher pulled away on a restart in a green-white-checkered finish Sunday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Iowa Speed­way.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Hamlin wins All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin has given Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, May 15, 2015

Teen skips graduation to focus on Xfinity Series debut

DES MOINES, Iowa - Ben Rhodes doesn't have time for his graduation ceremony. He is already poised to move on to the next phase of his racing career.

Biffle, Bowyer, Patrick complete All-Star field

CONCORD, N.C. - Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer raced their way into the $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star event, and Danica Patrick won the fan vote to complete the field for Saturday night's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Darlington prepares for its return

COLUMBIA - Darlington Raceway is finally back at its old Labor Day date.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Kyle Busch is eligible for the Sprint Cup title

Kyle Busch is eligible to compete for the NASCAR championship despite missing the first 11 races this season because he was injured. 

Johnson changes style by gambling at end

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The image Jimmie Johnson has cultivated is of a clean-cut pitchman, the antithesis of the “good ‘ol boy” drivers from NASCAR’s past. That’s what made his radio chatter ...
By Dave Skretta

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Kyle Busch to compete this weekend

Busch will be back in the race car at the Sprint All-Star race, bouncing back less than three months after suffering a compound fracture and a broken ankle.
By Don Coble

Monday, May 11, 2015

Nascar's All-Star race needs revving up

The lore of NASCAR's annual All-Star race has been building since 1987, when Dale Earnhardt's "pass in the grass" gave him the victory, but the race has been ho-hum for the last 10 years.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Johnson prevails at rain-soaked Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jimmie Johnson pulled into Victory Lane after his late-race gamble paid off to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, then pulled out his cellphone and tried ...
By Dave Skretta

Rosberg gets best of teammate

GRANOLLERS, Spain - Nico Rosberg finally got his championship campaign going Sunday with a commanding win from pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Johnson stays on track during late caution, wins at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jimmie Johnson stayed on the track during a late caution to take over the lead, then held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Kansas ...
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