Articles from the Nascar section archive

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Fryer: Stewart will always stay true to dirt-track roots

When Jason Leffler was killed in a sprint car crash last summer, Tony Stewart passionately defended the grassroots racing of America.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Allemendinger breaks through at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, AJ Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time Sunday.
By John Kekis

Police probe fatal crash involving Stewart

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver.
By John Wawrow and Dan Gelston

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Road course specialist Ambrose continues dominance

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Marcos Ambrose won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International.

Gordon captures pole at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, New York - Jeff Gordon turned a fast lap of 129.466 mph Saturday to win the pole for the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen,
By John Kekis

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Drive to End Hunger campaign to remain Gordon's primary sponsor

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will have Drive to End Hunger back on the hood of his No. 24 Chevrolet in 2015.

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Wallace among seven inductees into motorsports hall

Former NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace was one of seven men inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America on Wednesday.

Earnhardt Jr. finds balance in life

By understanding there's a time and place for everything, Dale Earnhardt has been able to enjoy the best of both worlds.
By Don Coble

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

In the pits: NASCAR is big winner with Gordon, Junior dueling

Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., two of NASCAR's biggest stars heating up during this summer stretch of racing. NASCAR really couldn't ask for anything more.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Dixon ends team drought with Mid-Ohio win

LEXINGTON, Ohio - Scott Dixon went from last in qualifying to capture his fifth win at Mid-Ohio in the last eight years, coasting in on low fuel to victory.

Junior's win completes season sweep at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Keselowski wins Nationwide race

NEWTON, Iowa - Brad Keselowski held off the charging Michael McDowell on Saturday night to win the NASCAR Nationwide race at Iowa Speedway.

Gordon makes run at fifth title

LONG POND, Pa. - Jeff Gordon turned a nostalgic weekend at the Brickyard into a powerful reminder that he can still win NASCAR's biggest races. Oh, and a fifth championship.
By Dan Gelston

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Larson sets Pocono track record

LONG POND, Pa. - Kyle Larson set a track record of 183.438 mph to win his first career Sprint Cup pole Friday at Pocono Raceway.
By Dan Gelston

Townley will be held out at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - John Wes Townley will be held out of all racing this weekend after a hard crash Friday at Pocono Raceway.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ambrose could go back to Australia

Despite having two career wins in the Sprint Cup Series – both on road courses – Marcos Ambrose might be headed back to Australia at the end of the season.
By From Wire Reports

Schedule shakeup might not happen

It seems there only will be minor tweaks to a lineup that's been plagued by weather problems, low attendance and a lack of days off.
By Don Coble

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NASCAR suspends Denny Hamlin's crew chief six races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection after his third-place finish at ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 28, 2014

Fryer: Gordon on track for fifth title

Thirteen years after Jeff Gordon launched "The Drive for 5," he is on track to collect that elusive fifth title.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Gordon triumphs at Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS - With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
By Don Coble

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