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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Logano dominant in victory

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Joey Logano led all but 24 laps Saturday as he routed the field to win the Xfinity Series at Phoenix International Raceway.

Harvick is man to beat in Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick has been nearly unstoppable since he charged to his first Sprint Cup championship last season.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, March 13, 2015

Harvick continues to excel at Phoenix track

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick once again showed how dominant he is at Phoenix International Raceway with a pole-winning run Friday at the track he has mastered.
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Gordon backs off criticism

DALLAS - Jeff Gordon eased up on NASCAR after discussing track safety issues with officials behind closed doors.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Crew chief Paul Wolfe placed on probation

NASCAR placed crew chief Paul Wolfe on probation for the rest of the 2015 season after NASCAR caught Team Penske pulling out the fenders on Brad Keselowski's car before qualifying at Las Vegas ...

Single-car race team drivers benefit from alliance

Although Martin Truex Jr., AJ Allmendinger and Casey Mears all work for single-car race teams, together they've learned is there's really strength in numbers.
By Don Coble

Busch reinstated by NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kurt Busch was cleared to get back in his race car and attempt to rebuild a career halted before the Daytona 500 when NASCAR suspended him for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, March 9, 2015

It's too early to tell if NASCAR is set for better racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two races is just too early to form a definitive opinion about NASCAR's new rules package, which was tweaked as part of a concerted effort to improve the racing.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Team wants to know if Busch will be eligible for title

LAS VEGAS - Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Gene Haas said the organization wants to know if Kurt Busch will be eligible to race for the championship when he is allowed to compete again.

Kevin Harvick wins at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Dillon takes Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Austin Dillon dominated the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where he still had to hold off a hard-charging Ryan Blaney to wrap up the win Saturday.

Edwards looking to notch first win for Gibbs

LAS VEGAS - Only two races into his new job, Carl Edwards is quickly finding his footing at Joe Gibbs Racing.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, March 6, 2015

Gordon claims first pole in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Jeff Gordon, preparing for his final start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, won the pole for Sunday's race - his first career pole at the track.
By Jenna Fryer

Vickers getting back in action after heart surgery

Brian Vickers missed the first two races of the season after heart surgery. As he neared his return, he wondered if maybe he was getting back into a car a little too soon.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Busch will not be charged in domestic violence case

DOVER, Del. - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.
By Randall Chase

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Gordon has knack for finding unprotected barriers

Jeff Gordon's collision last Sunday with a concrete wall unprotected by energy-absorbing material was his sixth in the past seven years.
By Don Coble

Logano, Johnson can breathe easy after early wins

Amid all the euphoria at the season-opening Daytona 500, car owner Roger Penske found time to realize one of the important consequences of Joey Logano's victory - an automatic spot in the Chase ...
By Don Coble

Ex-Lakeside star working on Gordon's pit crew

HAMPTON, Ga. - When Kyle Tudor was playing football at East Carolina, his day was filled with weight training, film sessions, meetings and practice. That routine hasn't changed since he joined ...
By Don Coble

Monday, March 2, 2015

NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny ...
By Jenna Fryer

Kurt Busch agrees to reinstatement guidelines

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement.
By Jenna Fryer
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