| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Kyle Larson, a 21-year-old racing prodigy from California, will move up to NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series next year with the team Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, sources said Wednesday.
Larson, currently in his rookie year in NASCAR's...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the first pole position of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career by posting the fastest qualifying speed for Sunday night's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Stenhouse, 25, turned a lap of 189.688 mph in his No. 17 Ford on Friday...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:04 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. — In a feisty and long night Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch won the AdvoCare 500.
The next-to-last race before the Chase field is set greatly ratcheted up the pressure — and the stakes — for drivers on the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With one race left until NASCAR's Chase for the Cup playoff starts, seven drivers so far are guaranteed to be part of the 10-race championship hunt.
Five spots remain open in the 12-driver Chase, and several drivers — including reigning champion...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Carl Edwards won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday and finished as the Sprint Cup Series regular-season points leader as NASCAR heads into its 10-race Chase, starting Sept. 15 at Chicagoland.
Edwards' victory was...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Looking back at the weekend's motor-racing action, including the controversial NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond, Va.; new Cup driver Kyle Larson and Formula One's Italian Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
1. The Chase field likely won't be changed...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Capping a historic week with another unprecedented move, NASCAR on Friday added Jeff Gordon as the 13th driver in the Chase for the Cup in what is normally a 12-driver championship playoff.
NASCAR found that the cumulative effect of a series of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:10 AM
NASCAR's Brian Vickers, one of three Michael Waltrip Racing drivers hit with major penalties this week for attempting to help a teammate qualify for the Chase title playoff, wrote Friday that he has no regrets about what happened.
Vickers also blasted...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup on Friday, the latest unprecedented twist to this year's playoff after questionable actions by some of Gordon's rivals at the prior race.
It was the second time in five days that the sanctioning...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:34 AM
Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was among four candidates nominated for this year's Justice Brothers-Shav Glick Award, given to those who have made distinguished contributions to motor racing in California. Gordon, a native of Vallejo, not only...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 9:33 PM
A Gulfstream jet carrying Rick Hendrick, one of NASCAR's most successful team owners, his wife Linda and two pilots ran off a runway in Key West, Fla., on Monday night but "there were no serious injuries," Hendrick Motorsports said. The......