Biffle will the field to the green flag in Saturday night’s Sprint Cup race. In a trying season and where the results have been lacking, winning a pole at restrictor-plate race isn't necessarily indicative that a turnaround is afoot....Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT In honor of the victims of the recent shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup series cars will cary #OrlandoUnited decals on their race cars this weekend at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. The Xfinity Series is scheduled to race Friday night at Daytona in the Firecracker 250, [...]
Welcome to one of the wildest weekends of the year, as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Daytona International Speedway for the Coke Zero 400. Where to start? Last year, the race went right on into Monday morning thanks to delays...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity series head to Daytona Beach, Fla., for the second time in 2016 for night racing, with the Xfinity Series opening the competition portion of the Daytona International Speedway race weekend with the Firecracker 250 on Friday night and the Sprint Cup Series closing out the weekend with [...]
Dissecting the final lap of Sunday’s race, NASCAR granting Kyle Busch and Tony Stewart Chase waivers and additional road courses on the Sprint Cup schedule are among the topics in this week’s mailbag. The tale of a fading veteran near...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR issued written warnings to the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team of Matt Kenseth and the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Sprint Cup Series because of inspection issues last weekend at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, according to the weekly penalty report issued by NASCAR [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will be the last for Indiana native son Tony Stewart as a driver in the Cup Series. According to a report from the Indianapolis Star on Tuesday, Stewart’s home track, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, plans to give Stewart a retirement gift in the form of a [...]
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ran its first road course of the year Sunday with the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway, and if you ask me, it was, perhaps, one of the best races of the season, so far, 16 races into the 2016 Sprint Cup season. Sure the race had a feel-good [...]
NASCAR announced Tuesday that practice speeds will no longer be used to set the starting lineup for a Sprint Cup Series race if qualifying is rained out. Instead, owner points will be used to set the field, meaning it's a boost to teams at the top of the standings. Show More Summary
Who’s in the headline – Friday, Tony Stewart said “driving a Sprint Cup car does not make me happy right now.” Wonder how he feels after a trip to Victory Lane? Based on that winning look on his face my guess is “ecstatic” after a last-lap, last-turn re-pass of Denny Hamlin earned Smoke his first victory since Dover in June 2013. Show More Summary
Smoke has risen, this much we all know. Tony Stewart‘s electrifying drive to victory lane at Sonoma Raceway will likely clinch the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion into this year’s Chase. No, it isn’t certain – Stewart still...Show More Summary
This NASCAR season has been full of popular victories. Martin Truex Jr.’s emotional victory in the Coca-Cola 600 was perhaps the most popular in the Sprint Cup Series. Daniel Suarez became the first Mexican driver to win in NASCAR earlier this year in the XFINITY Series, and it too was well-received by fans. Show More Summary
Sprint Cup Series: Tony Stewart’s Triumphant Return to Victory Lane – Coming off a solid race at Michigan two weeks ago, Tony Stewart snapped an 84-race winless streak on Sunday, leading the final 22 laps in Wine Country at Sonoma Raceway. Show More Summary
After 111 races, 84 starts, three years and multiple physical/emotional hardships, Tony Stewart is once again a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner. Stewart’s victory came at the 1.99-mile road course of Sonoma Raceway, site of two of his 48 Cup victories, after inheriting the lead with 21 laps to go due to pit strategy. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Tony Stewart ended a three-year win drought on Sunday with a victory in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. It was his first Sprint Cup win since a victory at Dover (Del.) International Speedway in June 2013. Stewart’s latest win was his third at Sonoma [...]
Sonoma Raceway proved once again why it’s one of the most interesting races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Holy crap, the last lap delivered. Read more...
We’re riding along with Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin in the pace car this morning, so why not come along with us? Let’s take a quick lap of Sonoma Raceway, one of the few road courses on the NASCAR Sprint Cup calendar. Read more....
The poor little bunny—er, large jackrabbit—“came out of nowhere” and left a huge blood splatter all over the front end of Kyle Busch’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race car in practice on Friday. While it wasn’t caught on the broadcast, Busch’s description of the events is pretty funny. Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT During the Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend that culminates in Sunday’s running of the Toyota/Save Mart 350, the No. 95 Circle Sport-Levine Family Racing Chevrolet team of driver Michael McDowell confirmed that it almost didn’t get to compete in the Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort [...]
Carl Edwards has the pole position at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma on Sunday, looking for his third win of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Edwards won the pole position with a top qualifying speed of 95.777 mph on Saturday, looking for his second win in three years at Sonoma. Show More Summary