Articles from the Nascar section archive

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Mercedes drivers earn another 1-2 finish in F1 race

SPIELBERG, Austria - Formula One returned to business as usual Sunday as Nico Rosberg led Lewis Hamilton at the Austrian Grand Prix for the sixth 1-2 finish by Mercedes.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Gaughan prevails at rainy Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Brendan Gaughan took the lead after a green-white-checkered restart, then held on to win the rain-soaked and wild NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America on Saturday.

Ganassi cars strong in Sonoma qualifying

SONOMA, Calif. - Jamie McMurray took the time to help rookie teammate Kyle Larson learn the road course at Sonoma Raceway. The payoff for working together was two Chip Ganassi Racing cars in the ...
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, June 20, 2014

Road-course specialist Ambrose eyes spot in Chase

SONOMA, Calif. - Marcos Ambrose wants nothing more than to break Hendrick Motorsports' four-race winning streak and his best shot comes on the road course at Sonoma Raceway this weekend.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Roush Fenway Racing lags behind

Roush Fenway Racing, the flagship team for Ford Racing ,has struggled with new rules that give teams more latitude with setups.
By Don Coble

Ford's extension means final races won't move to Las Vegas

The extension by Ford Motor Co. to sponsor the season-finale racing weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway means NASCAR didn't have any intentions of moving the final races for the Camping World ...

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Johnson earns first win at Michigan International Speedway

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Jimmie Johnson has finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
By Noah Trister

Wallace earns second Truck Series win

MADISON, Ill. - Darrell Wallace Jr. raced to his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck victory Saturday night, holding off German Quiroga at Gateway Motorsports Park.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Earnhardt Jr. eager to start a winning streak

How much have times changed? A victory this week would give Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, a winning streak.
By Noah Trister

Menard benefits from leader's misfortune

Joey Logano's flat tire with five laps remaining allowed Paul Menard to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Michigan International Speedway.
By Noah Trister

Friday, June 13, 2014

Montoya makes return to Sprint Cup

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Juan Pablo Montoya is ready for his abbreviated return to Sprint Cup racing. He will be in the No. 12 Ford for Sunday’s 400-mile race at Michigan International Speedway.
By Noah Trister

Earnhardt Jr. leaves Newman at airport

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Ryan Newman made it to Michigan, no thanks to Dale Earnhardt Jr. Newman thought he had arranged a ride on Earnhardt's plane Friday morning. 

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief won't change his mind

It's been a long time, if ever, since Steve Letarte, who is Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief, has had this much fun.
By Don Coble

Speedway president finds new way to drum up support

Daytona International Speedway president Joey Chitwood and NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray took their sales pitch for the July 5 Coke Zero 400 to the football field.
By Don Coble

Monday, June 9, 2014

No room for backseat drivers in winner-takes-all NASCAR

There seemed to be some questioning, criticism and second-guessing after Brad Keselowski's failed strategy to win on Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Earnhardt Jr. claims victory at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. passed Brad Keselowski down the stretch to win a thriller Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Johnson goes for third win in a row

Coming off consecutive wins in the Coca-Cola 600 and at Dover, Jimmie Johnson storms into Sunday's Pocono Raceway trying to become the first driver to win three in a row since 2007.
By Dan Gelson

Friday, June 6, 2014

Record lap puts Hamlin on pole

LONG POND, Pa. - Denny Hamlin turned a track-record lap of 181.415 mph Friday to win the pole for the Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Logano: Racing is 'a lot safer' than football

After a stop to watch the Detroit Lions practice, Joey Logano felt confident he picked the right career.

Stewart vows to moonlight on dirt tracks

Although Tony Stewart said his physical recovery will take the rest of the racing season, it's clear his emotional recovery from a broken leg suffered last August is complete.
By Don Coble

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