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Monday, March 2, 2015

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

Jeff Gordon has harsh words after crash

HAMPTON, Ga. - Jeff Gordon's farewell tour continued its rough start Sunday with a second crash in as many races.
By Don Coble

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

HAMPTON, Ga. - Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
By Don Coble

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Harvick wins Xfinity race at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race.

Drivers believe new rules will make for 'better show'

HAMPTON, Ga. - Atlanta Motor Speedway has the reputation as being one of the toughest tracks to drive. With new rules, today's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 should be fast and treacherous. And ...
By Don Coble

Stolen Sprint Cup car found, returned to team

HAMPTON, Ga. - The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who ...
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Daytona 500 winner on pole at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. - Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after a qualifying session in which 13 drivers didn't get on the track ...
By Don Coble

Driver withdraws after car is stolen

HAMPTON, Ga. - Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday from a hotel parking lot, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
By Paul Newberry

Busch released from hospital after crash

Kyle Busch was released from the hospital following surgery on his left foot after breaking it during a crash at Daytona International Speedway.

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Sprint Cup drivers enjoy first taste of new rules

HAMPTON, Ga. - After the glitz of Daytona, now it's time for the NASCAR grind.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Drivers glad to be finished with Daytona

By the time Joey Logano finished his burnouts and made his way to Victory Lane last Sunday, many of the drivers from the just-finished Daytona 500 were already on the runway at Daytona Beach ...
By Don Coble

Busch's injury leads to more SAFER barriers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch's head-first crash into a concrete wall at Daytona International Speedway has created a renewed focus on Steel and Foam Energy Reduction barriers throughout NASCAR.
By Don Coble

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Joey Logano rewards car owner Roger Penske's faith in him with Daytona 500 victory

Logano’s victory came at the expense of a dominating day by Hendrick Motor­sports. Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson combined to lead 158 of 203 laps.
By Don Coble

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500.
By Don Coble

Tony Stewart now 0 for 17 in NASCAR's Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Tony Stewart's Daytona 500 drought continues. Stewart was involved in a five-car accident early, ending his chances of winning the “Great American Race.”
By Mark Long

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Kurt Busch loses final appeal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A final appeals officer upheld NASCAR's suspension of Kurt Busch.
By Jenna Fryer

Kyle Busch out of Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch will miss the Daytona 500 after injuring his right leg in a vicious hit Saturday into a concrete wall during the Xfinity Series First Alert Florida 300 at Daytona ...

Gordon leads Hendrick Motorsports team into Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeff Gordon will start on the pole today in his final Daytona 500. When he retires at the end of the year, he will be third all-time in career Sprint Cup Series victories ...
By Don Coble

Reddick wins Trucks race at Daytona

Tyler Reddick won the season-opening Trucks Series race at Daytona on Friday night.

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Busch suspended indefinitely by NASCAR

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch has been suspended indefinitely, according to multiple media reports.
By Don Coble
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