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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Pippa Mann lone woman left for 100th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS — Four years ago, Pippa Mann was answering questions in Gasoline Alley about the record-tying four female drivers in the Indianapolis 500. Now, she’s the only one left.

Logano looks to continue dominance at Charlotte track

CONCORD, N.C. - Joey Logano has shown he has a pretty good feel for the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Now the question is whether he can go the distance - 600 miles, that is.
By Steve Reed

Friday, May 27, 2016

Kanaan is fastest on Carb Day

INDIANAPOLIS - Tony Kanaan was the fastest in the final round of practice for the 100th Indianapolis 500 on Friday, posting a lap of 226.280 mph to highlight a frantic Carb Day that saw Pippa Mann ...

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Truex Jr. takes Coca-Cola 600 pole

CONCORD, N.C. - Martin Truex Jr. put himself in good position for another strong showing at the Coca-Cola 600, a race he thought he should have won last year.
By Steve Reed

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Parsons, Martin head NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Drivers Benny Parsons and Mark Martin and car owners Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress and Raymond Parks were inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, May 22, 2016

NASCAR got it what its wanted: a memorable All-Star Race

NASCAR had its most memorable All-Star Race in at least a decade despite the chaos and confusion that left drivers annoyed after the event. The new format backfired because of an unforeseen issue ...
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, May 20, 2016

Chevrolet takes advantage of 30 horsepower boost at Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS - Will Power and Josef Newgarden finally got Chevrolet to the top of the speed chart Friday.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Harvick to stay with Stewart-Haas Racing

Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Kevin Harvick to a long-term contract extension, ending speculation that the 2014 Sprint Cup champion wanted to leave.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

NASCAR punishes Kahne

NASCAR has fined the crew chief for driver Kasey Kahne as a part of a slew of penalties levied against the Hendrick Motorsports team for failing post-race inspection.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Fryer: Larson races clean at expense of his first Sprint Cup win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It might be hard to believe that the ending of a low-level race three years ago had such a profound effect on Kyle Larson that it might have cost him his first Sprint Cup victory.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Kenseth takes victory at Dover

DOVER, Del. - Matt Kenseth held off Kyle Larson in a thrilling run down the stretch to win a wreck-filled race Sunday at Dover International Speedway.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Jones win Xfinity race in Dover

DOVER, Del. - Erik Jones won the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Dover International Speedway and took a $100,000 bonus from the series' Dash-4-Cash program.

Johnson hasn't lost his love for Dover

DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson fell in love with Dover the first time he turned a lap at the track in the late 1990s.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, May 13, 2016

Harvick ends up on pole at Dover after rain washes out qualifying

DOVER, Del. - Kevin Harvick won the pole at Dover International Speedway after rain wiped out qualifying Friday.

Stewart returns in backup car after hit in Dover practice

DOVER, Del. - Tony Stewart suffered his first serious hit since his return from a back injury during in a fiery three-car wreck at practice Friday at Dover International Speedway that also ...
By Dan Gelston

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Formula One champ hopes bad luck is behind him

Lewis Hamilton really hopes his run of bad luck is over.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Fryer: NASCAR needs to stand up against North Carolina law

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Pat McCrory likes to spin a tale meant to illustrate his love for high octane and burned rubber.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Kyle Busch keeps Joe Gibbs Racing at front of Sprint Cup

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - At the season-opening Daytona 500, Joe Gibbs Racing proved it was unquestionably the fastest, from Denny Hamlin taking the checkered flag to its quartet of cars leading more ...
By Dave Skretta

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Busch prevails at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kyle Busch sailed away from Kevin Harvick after a late wreck collected several of the leaders Saturday night, and finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway after ...
By Dave Skretta

Friday, May 6, 2016

Unpredictable Talladega gives way to predictable Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The controversy that surrounded the crash-filled race at Talladega last weekend made its way to Kansas Speedway, where what exactly should be done about restrictor-plate racing ...
By Dave Skretta

 
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