| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:16 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Brad Keselowski won the pole position Friday for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format implemented by NASCAR.
Instead of having one car at a time go around the track in...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:53 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 was halted after 38 laps Sunday because of rain.
The field was under a caution period in NASCAR's season-opening race when the rain arrived at Daytona International Speedway at 2:12 p.m. EST.
[Update: The race...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:44 PM
One moment NASCAR's Tony Stewart was doing what he loves, racing a high-powered sprint car at a small dirt track on a summer night, and the next moment his right leg was shattered.
Stewart crashed at full speed into a stalled car in Oskaloosa, Iowa,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:12 AM
NASCAR's Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since breaking his right leg in an Aug. 5 crash, said Thursday he would be ready for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23.
"I'm 100% confident when I get here in February I'll be fine to drive and race and be able to do...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title.
They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
On Feb. 11, 2012, they let the air out of all the tires at Irwindale Speedway. On April 6, 2013, in front of an elbow-to-elbow crowd of 6,000, the rubber was inflated again and ready to hit the road.
What happened in between is an interesting story of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
It seems as if every time NASCAR crowns a new champion -- or the same one in Jimmie Johnson's case -- the question comes up as to whether race car drivers are athletes. It's an ongoing debate that probably never will be settled, but former NFL quarterback...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The 73rd running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix for U.S. Auto Club midget cars, a Thanksgiving-night tradition in Southern California, is set for Nov. 28 at Perris Auto Speedway in Riverside County.
Midget cars are powerful, open-wheel race cars. Many...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:54 PM
LOUDON, N.H. -- Matt Kenseth made it two for two in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:25 PM
LOUDON, N.H. -- Brian Vickers pulled into the lead late and took off on the green-white-checkered finish to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The surprise winner snapped a 75-race losing streak in the series with his third career Sprint Cup...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:03 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Juan Pablo Montoya turned the fastest lap Friday in the first practice session for NASCAR's Brickyard 400.
Montoya, an Indianapolis 500 winner in 2000 who later migrated to NASCAR stock-car racing, posted a lap of 185.410 mph in his...