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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Rain delays Matt Kenseth's trip to Victory Lane

BRISTOL, Tenn. - After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to Victory Lane.
By Jenna Fryer

Keselowski spins into teammate Logano

The wreck happened just as it rained again, and NASCAR stopped the race to wait out the shower. Keselowski was not sure if he could blame rain or a wet track for the spin.
By Jenna Fryer

Hamilton wins Bahrain GP ahead of Raikkonen, Rosberg

SAKHIR, Bahrain - Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position Sunday to strengthen his overall lead in the Formula One standings with his third win in four ...

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Logano leads every lap in winning in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano led flag-to-flag Saturday to win the Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Kenseth still going strong at age 43

Matt Kenseth, 43, has no plans to get out of the race car anytime soon and hopes his pole-winning run at Bristol Motor Speedway will lead to the end of a 51-race winless streak.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, April 17, 2015

Kenseth on pole at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Matt Kenseth will try for his first win since 2013 when he starts from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Kyle Busch uncertain on his return

Kyle Busch walked the frame-by-frame through a video of the crash on Feb. 21 that broke his left foot and right leg.
By Jenna Fryer

Some NASCAR teams aren't tigtening all lug nuts

In a sport where a single second can translate to nearly 100 yards on the racetrack, some teams are trying to save time on pit road by not tightening all five lug nuts while changing tires.
By Don Coble

Blockers in NASCAR can pay hefty price

Like a slow car in the fast lane on the highway, drivers are losing patience with anyone who holds up traffic.
By Don Coble

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Harvick's tap irritates Logano

FORT WORTH, Texas - The only shove by Kevin Harvick in Texas this time came on the track.
By Stephen Hawkins

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Johnson picks up fifth victory at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jimmie Johnson led 128 laps to get his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
By Stephen Hawkins

Teenager Jones takes Xfinity race

FORT WORTH, Texas - Teenager Erik Jones pulled away to his first career Xfinity Series victory Friday night, outrunning Sprint Cup stars Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the same Texas ...

Friday, April 10, 2015

Busch captures pole at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Kurt Busch is on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Texas.

Logano still relishing 'cool moment' at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Joey Logano had dreams as a kid of racing his favorite driver Jeff Gordon to the checkered flag. That was reality a year ago at Texas, when Logano made a last-lap pass of ...
By Stephen Hawkins

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Childress set for appeal hearing next week

FORT WORTH, Texas - Richard Childress Racing will present its appeal next week of penalties levied by NASCAR against Ryan Newman's team for allegedly manipulating tires.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Three drivers are separating themselves

No matter the challenge, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski continue to separate themselves from everyone else.
By Don Coble

Newman's team finds little support after manipulating tires

So when Ryan Newman's team was penalized for tampering with tires at Auto Club Speedway at Fontana, Calif., unlike other penalties, his team didn't get a lot of support from his competitors.
By Don Coble

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Penalties against Newman's team are appealed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Richard Childress Racing has appealed the penalties NASCAR levied against Ryan Newman's team for allegedly manipulating tires.

Larson explains missing last week's race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kyle Larson said dehydration was to blame for him fainting during an autograph session - an episode that forced him to miss the race at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Gordon to spend Easter break touring DC

Jeff Gordon doesn't have a lot of plans for the Easter break this weekend - other than going to the White House for the Easter Egg Hunt and visiting sites around Washington.
By Don Coble
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