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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Logano wins truck race

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn to start a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Defending champ has top speed at IndyCar practice

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Will Power shook off a six-month layoff by pacing the opening practice of the IndyCar season.

Logano takes pole; Elliott earns spot in field

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Joey Logano won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Joe Gibbs Racing president being treated for 'brain function' issues

Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function."

Demand isn't meeting supply in NASCAR

Wwith more than 65,000 tickets sold, Auto Club Speedway proved what good planning and hard work can accomplish for a race.
By Don Coble

Elliott to make Cup debut at Martinsville

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Of all the places Hendrick Motorsports could have picked for Chase Elliott's first Sprint Cup Series race, the organization landed on historic Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, March 23, 2015

NASCAR fans are buzzing over debris cautions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There's no way to dance around the fact cautions for debris at Auto Club Speedway twice changed the outcome of the race.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Keselowski rallies late to win at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. - Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off the streaking Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild ...
By Greg Beacham

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Harvick wins Xfinity Series race

FONTANA, Calif. - Kevin Harvick earned his second Xfinity Series win of his phenomenal season Saturday, easily holding off Brendan Gaughan at Auto Club Speedway.

Harvick is not taking anything for granted

FONTANA, Calif. - Although Kevin Harvick is on the biggest roll NASCAR has seen in four decades, the California native has been driving too long to take anything for granted when he attempts to ...
By Greg Beacham

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kurt Busch claims pole at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. - Kurt Busch won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR race at Auto Club Speedway, turning a lap of 185.142 mph in his Haas Automation Chevrolet.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Henrick Motorsports' success isn't carrying over to alliance

Back in the heyday of Bill Elliott’s family-run racing success, the brothers were famous for not giving away any of their secrets. The evolution of team racing was supposed to change all that.
By Don Coble

Daytona accelerates safety overhaul

As Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., added new tire barriers in time for Sunday's NASCAR race, crews at Daytona International Speedway already were working on a safety overhaul of their own.
By Don Coble

Monday, March 16, 2015

No clear challenger to stop Harvick's run

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Now in a zone not seen in NASCAR in several years, Harvick and crew chief Rodney Childers head to California amid a looming question: Can anyone stop the No. 4 team?
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hamilton leads 1-2 finish for Mercedes at Australian GP

MELBOURNE, Australia - Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg in a one-two finish for Mercedes at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, as the team extended it 2014 dominance into the new ...

Kevin Harvick makes it four in a row at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick, the defending NASCAR champion, won his fourth consecutive race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday with yet another rout of the field.
By Jenna Fryer

Harvick makes it four wins in a row at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick, the defending NASCAR champion, won his fourth consecutive race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday with yet another rout of the field. 
By Jenna Fryer

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
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