Articles from the Nascar section archive

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Brad Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski won a demolition derby at Talladega Superspeedway, where multiple wrecks caused two cars to go airborne and led to millions of dollars in damage to race teams.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Elliott claims pole at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Chase Elliott wasn't born yet when his father turned a record-setting lap to win the pole at Talladega Super­speedway. He'll get to experience leading the field to green just ...

Friday, April 29, 2016

Lug nuts, $35,000 fine still the talk around Tony Stewart

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It's been an action-packed week for Tony Stewart following his return to a race car after a back injury sidelined him the first eight races of the season.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Pagenaud overcomes contact to win at Barber Motorsports

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Simon Pagenaud led most of the way and overcame late contact with Graham Rahal to win at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday for his second IndyCar victory in a row.

Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Richmond track comes out of the dark

Richmond International Raceway moved its spring race for this year to this afternoon, hoping that racing during the day would be more appealing to families with young children.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Stewart makes return to track

RICHMOND, Va. - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart returned to the track on Friday for the first time this season, and several drivers said they support his right to raise questions about ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Newberry: NASCAR going in wrong direction

At a time when other sports are leading the charge toward a brighter social future, the good ol’ boys seem intent on returning us to a more divisive era.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Tiny team makes big splash at Bristol

As Carl Edwards celebrated his victory at Bristol with a backflip, Matt DiBenedetto was near tears on pit road.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Carl Edwards avoided tire issues that hampered his teammates and took off on the final restart to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
By GARY B. GRAVES

Friday, April 15, 2016

Kenseth, Logano seeking more success at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. -Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano hope their recent success at Bristol Motor Speedway helps them reach victory lane for the first time this season.
By GARY B. GRAVES

Monday, April 11, 2016

NASCAR clouding its image with politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There are Democrats who enjoy NASCAR. Jews and atheists and women, too.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Busch completes sweep at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Busch took the lead after the final restart Saturday night at Texas to complete his second NASCAR weekend sweep in a row.
By Stephen Hawkins

Stewart is still unsure when he will be back

FORT WORTH, Texas - Tony Stewart is anxiously waiting to find out when he will be able to return from a broken back to debut in what is supposed to be his last season as a full-time NASCAR Sprint ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Friday, April 8, 2016

Johnson has enjoyed plenty of success at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jimmie Johnson certainly knows his way to Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway.
By Stephen Hawkins

Monday, April 4, 2016

Fryer: Martinsville gives new stars chance to shine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s been all the usual suspects in Victory Lane through the first six NASCAR races this season.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Kyle Busch wins again for weekend sweep at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kyle Busch finally figured out Martinsville Speedway in his truck victory Saturday. He dominated it on Sunday, leading 352 laps and pulling away on a restart with 11 laps ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Busch claims first Truck Series win at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Kyle Busch held off John Hunter Nemechek in a two-lap overtime restart and won the Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, his first victory in 31 ...

Hamlin says he's the man to beat at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin didn't hesitate in the least. "Myself," he said when asked who his biggest competition is at Martinsville Speedway.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Logano wins Martinsville pole again

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway on Friday.

 
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