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Kevin Harvick Makes Long-Awaited Move into NASCAR's Top Tier with 2014 Title

All season long, the story was the same: Kevin Harvick had one of the fastest cars, he won the most poles, he led the most laps, but he often found a way to lose races anyway. Then, when it mattered the most in 2014, Harvick found aShow More Summary

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Odds: Handicapping the Top Drivers

The 2014 Sprint Cup season is over, and Kevin Harvick has emerged as the champion—a first-time champion at that. So now what? Start thinking about 2015, of course! A number of drivers had off years in 2014, while others had surprisingly...Show More Summary

Sprint Cup Chase Standings 2014: NASCAR Grid, Reaction After Ford EcoBoost 400

Kevin Harvick needed a win at Phoenix to make the Chase's championship round. He got it. On Sunday, with Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin in contention, Harvick needed another win to take his first title. And he did it again. Harvick pulled away after a late-race restart to take the 2014 Ford EcoBoost 400 and with it win the Sprint Cup championship. Show More Summary

Winners and Losers from the 2014 NASCAR Season

Man, what a long season. It started way back in February when Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the Daytona 500, and it ended with the Ford EcoBoost 400 with a championship run by Kevin Harvick, the 2014 Sprint Cup Champion. It was a season that had its ups and downs for many drivers. Show More Summary

Final Grades for the Top Stars from the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

NASCAR is a sport of teams! Too often, that's forgotten. The driver may be the most visible member of the team, but it takes a solid group of people behind him to make wins and championships happen. In grading the Sprint Cup season's...Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Winner 2014: Kevin Harvick Finishes Atop the Standings

Only four men had the ability to win the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup title on Sunday. On the strength of a ride to Victory Lane, Kevin Harvick beat out Ryan Newman and seized the championship at the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Newman...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Homestead-Miami 2014 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights, Reaction

Kevin Harvick captured the final race of the season and his first championship of his career. With fellow championship contenders Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin just behind him, Harvick held off both to win a title during his first season...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Homestead 2014: Live Results and Analysis from the Ford EcoBoost 400

Kevin Harvick wins at Homestead and is the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion! The final race of the season at Homestead saw three of the four final drivers running up in the front for most of the first half of the race. Kevin Harvick,Show More Summary

Bernie Ecclestone Is Not as Out-of-Touch as He Seems on Social Media

Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone is very good at a few things. His particular skills include making money, growing a business and getting people upset, not necessarily in that order. His list of ill-considered quotes is lengthy, from...Show More Summary

NASCAR Chase 2014: Final Predictions for How Finalists Will Fare at Homestead

The new NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup system isn't without its flaws, but there is no question that it has created more drama than ever before entering Sunday's final race of the season. A quartet of drivers will have an opportunity...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Homestead-Miami 2014: Race Schedule, Live Stream and Drivers to Watch

History will be made at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. The Ford EcoBoost 400 is the final race of the season, and the Sprint Cup champion will be crowned following the events of the race. Four drivers remain eligible to win theShow More Summary

Baja 1000 Results 2014: Race Winners, Video Highlights and More

The Baja 1000 is a race that brings vehicles from all walks of life together for an off-road racing festival in Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, with drama guaranteed on the 1,275-mile trek. This year’s race proved no different, as...Show More Summary

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Homestead-Miami 2014 Results: Winner and Standings

The Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway marked the final race of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season, and Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag and earned the year's final trip to Victory Lane. This marked Kenseth's first...Show More Summary

Nationwide at Homestead 2014: Live Results and Analysis from Ford EcoBoost 300

The 2014 edition of the Nationwide Series ended in style thanks to a frantic green-white-checkered finish. Matt Kenseth cleared the fray on the penultimate lap, and he pulled away from the pack on the final lap to earn his first winShow More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase Grid 2014: Final Standings and Predictions

All that stands between four drivers and the 2014 Sprint Cup championship is 400.5 miles of track at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman and Kevin Harvick are the final four in contention for NASCAR 's biggest prize at the Ford EcoBoost 400. Show More Summary

How Leaving Richard Childress Racing Has Kevin Harvick on the Cusp of a Title

As the old saying goes, the grass is always greener on the other side. That axiom seems to be both true and quite appropriate for Kevin Harvick, who has had arguably the best season of his Sprint Cup career in 2014. It took leaving Richard...Show More Summary

Why Joey Logano's Lack of Experience Won't Be a Factor at Homestead

Joey Logano 's nickname of "Sliced Bread" has been around long enough to get all moldy. It doesn't even really fit him any longer. Yet here he is, about to race for the championship in Sunday's winner-takes-all, one-race Chase for the...Show More Summary

Happy Hour: Once again, we're talking about the Chase format

Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com or @NickBromberg.We'll post them here, have a good time and everyone's happy. Welcome to the final race of the year. Show More Summary

Master of Survival: Newman Can Capture Cup Title At Homestead

On the final lap of last Sunday’s penultimate race at Phoenix, Ryan Newman found himself on the verge of elimination, needing to gain one more position from his 12th-place spot on the track. In a final move of desperation, Newman was able to force Kyle Larson into the Turn 4 wall and pass him for [...]

Hamlin Hopes To Repeat At Homestead

After going winless the first 35 races last year, Denny Hamlin captured the checkered flag in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to salvage his streak of notching at least one victory in each of his first eight full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series campaigns. The stakes are higher for the No. 11 FedEx driver in Sunday’s Championship [...]

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