Though in need of a new Cup Series sponsor, NASCAR has every reason to be selective. Considering recent events, Sprint dissolving its entitlement sponsorship of NASCAR's Cup Series after the 2016 season wasn't unexpected nor all that surprising. Show More Summary
Tuesday’s announcement that Sprint will be ending its entitlement sponsorship of NASCAR’s marquee racing series caught many of us off guard. After the 2016 season, the telecommunications company will have been the sport's title sponsor...Show More Summary
Nationwi—err, Xfinity isn't the only NASCAR series that will have a new name. Sprint announced today that it will end its entitlement Cup sponsorship after 2016. Read more...
NASCAR will need a new sponsor for its Cup Series after the 2016 season. Sprint is ending its sponsorship of NASCAR's premier division after the 2016 season, the company announced Tuesday. The decision comes with Sprint in the midst of a leadership transition and experiencing a downtrend in sales. Show More Summary
Right off the bat, let's be honest here: This is a very subjective list. But in the wake of Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently winning his 12th consecutive Most Popular Driver award, as voted on by NASCAR fans, what a great time to exploreShow More Summary
Most of the talk and speculation surrounding the new rules for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars for 2015 have the cars running and handling more like the cars of the NASCAR Nationwide/Xfinity Series. The cars in that series will not undergo any changes for the upcoming season. Anytime there are changes to the race [...]
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season isn’t that ancient of history, as the Sprint Cup Series Awards banquet was Friday night and the checkered flag waved on the season-finale at Homestead-Miami just a few short weeks ago. In the brief amount of time since, though, silly season has been in full effect, but not [...]
BY DAVE GRAYSON Driver/owner Tony Stewart arrived in Las Vegas on Wednesday evening ready to celebrate with his #4 Stewart/Haas Racing, (SHR), team, led by Kevin Harvick, in honor of being the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions....Show More Summary
Joe Gibbs Racing on Thursday shuffled the lineup of crew chiefs for its Sprint Cup Series drivers for next season.
Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin will each have new crew chiefs next year. Coming off an uneven, unfulfilling year, Joe Gibbs Racing is reorganizing its driver-crew chief lineup for the 2015 Sprint Cup season in a series of moves announced...Show More Summary
The agenda for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas includes the traditional National Motorsports Press Association’s Myers Brothers Luncheon on Thursday. During said luncheon, several awards are handed out, including the one for Most Popular Driver. In recent years, it could be said that the award has pretty much been the Dale [...]
What does it take to make the big statement? What kind of season does a NASCAR driver need to have in order to get the fans, the media and his or her fellow competitors to take notice? These five not-often-mentioned drivers all figure to be in a situation in 2015 that should prove beneficial to their careers. Show More Summary
So who’s going to be where in 2015? Specifically, where will Cole Whitt and David Ragan be, and who, exactly, will be driving the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2015? BK Racing co-owner Anthony Marlowe opened up a can of “silly season” worms, of sorts, Tuesday night [...]
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