There’s no secret that the master plan for recently crowned NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Chase Elliott puts Elliott, possibly, in a Sprint Cup car for a select few Sprint Cup races in 2015 before a definite full-time move to Cup competition in 2016. Hendrick Motorsports, although already a full-time four-car team, is able to field [...]
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Unsurprisingly, NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday that he's happy with the new Chase format in the Sprint Cup Series and that if any changes are going to be made to the Chase for 2015, they will be modest. "I would say very modest, modest to zero," France said. Show More Summary
Only one driver in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014 got to have his photo taken at the top of the Empire State Building with the champion’s trophy. To the winner goes the spoils, or so they say. Kevin Harvick beat the best in NASCAR toShow More Summary
Kasey Kahne signed a three-year extension to keep racing for Hendrick Motorsports in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series through the 2018 season, the team said Thursday.
In a storybook finish to conclude a revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick won the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday to claim his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. To win the title, Harvick needed to finish ahead of his fellow Championship 4 – and a win was the only way that [...]
The Ford EcoBoost 400 is the 36th and final race in the 2014 Sprint Cup Series. For the four drivers still in contention for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it's really the only one that matters. Yes, this nascent Sprint Cup format has turned the Homestead-Miami Speedway into a do-or-die contest. Show More Summary
Kevin Harvick took his first ever Sprint Cup Series title Sunday with a come-from-behind victory, but the thrilling ending was the culmination of a year-long road to glory. The 38-year-old held off Ryan Newman, one of the four remaining Chase contenders, who was set to win it in second place before Harvick's late surge. Show More Summary
In all the excitement and hooplah surrounding the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, what has, perhaps, gotten a little lost is Chase Elliott’s NASCAR Nationwide Series title. In case you missed it, Elliott clinched the Nationwide driver championship last weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. Sure, there’s a championship crowned every year in the Nationwide [...]
Heading into Sunday’s Ford Ecoboost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, four drivers are contenders to win their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. The four drivers, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman, represent four different teams and three different manufacturers. Show More Summary
Kevin Harvick got his third-straight win at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, and it's a win that gives him a chance to run for the Sprint Cup Series title. Harvick's win guaranteed him a spot in NASCAR's final four to race for the championship on Sunday, Nov. Show More Summary
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, this week for the Ford EcoBoost 400. This is the final race of the season and the first time the series has raced at Homestead this year. The new Chase format should make the race Sunday the most exciting race of the season. Show More Summary
A victory at Phoenix—and a dominating one at that—was exactly what Kevin Harvick needed to keep his hopes for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship alive. But a second-place finish in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 did Jeff Gordon no good, thanks to a final-lap banzai run by Ryan Newman, who passed rookie Kyle Parson for the 11th position on [...]
Kevin Harvick got his third-straight win at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, and it's a win that gives him a chance to run for the Sprint Cup Series title. Harvick's win guaranteed him a spot in NASCAR's final four to race for the championship on November 16 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Show More Summary
Two races remain before a champion is crowned for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The penultimate stop on the 36-race journey is the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix, where Kevin Harvick won earlier in the campaign. Harvick is one of the eight drivers left standing in the championship chase. Show More Summary
Chase Elliott is a NASCAR champion. The 18-year-old son of fomer NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bill Elliott clinched the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series title at Phoenix on Saturday. He heads into the final race on November 15 at Homestead...Show More Summary
Needing an 11th-place finish or better in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 to secure one of four positions in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ title race, Denny Hamlin took a giant step toward that goal with a pole-winning effort on Friday at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin covered the one-mile distance in 25.332 seconds (142.113 mph) to win his [...]
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has moved to Phoenix this weekend for the Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 on Sunday. Before they lower the green flag, the order for the final race in the Chase's Eliminator Round had to be set. There were...Show More Summary
Denny Hamlin led a squad of Chase title contenders in qualifying Friday, capturing the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch is under investigation by police in Delaware in an alleged domestic assault case. Details are scarce so far, but Busch's girlfriend told the AP the allegations involved an incident inside his motorhome at a…
AVONDALE, Ariz. — The drama is building just as NASCAR hoped it would as the Sprint Cup Series moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend and stock-car racing's championship battle nears its climax.