Articles from the Nascar section archive

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for first-timers

AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

JOLIET, Ill. - With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Edwards fastest in final practice

JOLIET, Ill. - Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. - Kyle Busch will start the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on the pole for Sunday's opening race at Chicagoland Speedway. 

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Owner goes after motorsports double

Car owner Roger Penske can make more history in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

'Chase' is survival of the fittest

Greg Biffle's season was a lot like last Saturday night's race at Richmond International Speedway with the competition continuing to pull further ahead.
By Don Coble

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Fryer: Teams, drivers starting to rev up for Chase

The 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup is here and the laissez-faire attitude must go. A loaded championship field means there's little room for error.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Keselowski on Sprint Cup pole

RICHMOND, Va. - Brad Keselowski ran a lap at 126.618 mph to win the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Xfinity Series to replace Nationwide Series

Comcast Corp. on Wednesday signed a 10-year agreement to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of NASCAR's second-tier racing series.

Kahne's victory was popular

The sense of urgency at Hendrick Motorsports was transformed into relief and celebration last Sunday when Kasey Kahne won at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
By Don Coble

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Jenna Fryer: Healing is important for Stewart; a Chase berth isn't

Tony Stewart's 41st-place finish wasn't important in the grand scheme of life, which he is beginning to understand in the aftermath of driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s death.
By Jenna Fryer

Kahne wins at Atlanta, earns spot in Chase

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kasey Kahne bounced back from poor pit stop to win the Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Blaney takes Trucks race

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario - Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Harvick posts Nationwide win

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kevin Harvick led the final 159 laps to beat Joey Logano and win an unusually wreck-free NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

Gordon believes Stewart can be a contender at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. - Jeff Gordon is expecting Tony Stewart to be a contender in his return to the track.
By Charles Odum

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Harvick claims pole for Sprint Cup race in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kevin Harvick has won the pole for the NASCARs Sprint Cup Series race Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Stewart talks about tragedy

Tony Stewart's voice quivered as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Stewart returning to competition at Atlanta

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a ...
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Logano has thrived since joining Penske

Joe Gibbs Racing didn't hesitate when it had the opportunity to add Matt Kenseth to its roster a year ago, even if it meant getting rid of Joey Logano.
By Don Coble

Darlington gets Labor Day weekend race back

Darlington Raceway will return to its traditional Labor Day weekend date next season in one of the few significant changes to NASCAR's 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule.

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