By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch claimed his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of 2016 but his first at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday by turning in a 48l.745-second/184.634 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying for Sunday’s Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard, more commonly known as the Brickyard 400. [...]
Jeff Gordon returns to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunday at the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis, branded as the Combat Wounded Coalition 400. Call it perfect timing for the event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as Gordon will hop into a car in place of the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity series head to the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400 race weekend. Actually, the Sprint Cup Series race that will close out the Indy race weekend on Sunday officially carries the moniker of The Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard. Still, most fans [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship driver and Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Tony Stewart will be inducted into the USAC Hall of Fame on Thursday night in a ceremony at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., near Indianapolis. Stewart is one of only six USAC “Triple Crown” champions. He became the first driver to [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Michael Annett, driver of the No. 46 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will have a new crew chief, beginning with Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. According to a release from the race team, detailing personnel changes, Mike Hillman Sr. will replace Jay Guy atop the No. 46 [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR handed penalties to the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team of Matt Kenseth in the Sprint Cup Series and its crew chief, Jason Ratcliff, according to the weekly penalty/warning announcement from NASCAR that was released on Wednesday. The penalties are a result of the No. 20 failing post-race laser inspection [...]
Gordon’s back, back again. Gordon’s back, tell a friend. Beloved four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon is coming out of retirement to drive Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car at Indianapolis and Pocono while Earnhardt recovers from concussion-like symptoms. Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Larson will be the lone NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular in the 32-truck race field for the Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, on Wednesday night. The Eldora Dirt Derby is the lone dirt track race on the yearly Camping [...]
With Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the shelf due to concussion-like symptoms, Jeff Gordon will come out of retirement to drive the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Indianapolis and Pocono over the next...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series takes to the dirt at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Wednesday for the renamed Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby. Eldora, owned by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, is the one and only dirt track stop on the yearly Truck Series schedule, and just [...]
Matt Kenseth won the New Hampshire 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Sunday. But here’s the hitch in the giddyup — Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed post-race inspection. More specifically, the car failed laser inspection. NASCAR hasn’t announced penalties for Kenseth and company, yet, [...]
NASCAR Sprint Cup racer Matt Kenseth may have gotten to introduce his daughters to Loudon the Lobster—a huge live lobster presented to winners at New Hampshire Motor Speedway—but he has more to worry about than “will I get pinched?” Kenseth’s car failed NASCAR’s post-race technical inspection. Read more...
NASCAR is in the process of selling its premier series entitlement sponsorship, the most recognized asset for NASCAR and one of the most prominent in sports. NASCAR may fetch somewhere around $100 million over 10 years.
A pair of slow pit stops prompted Harvick to vent his frustration following Sunday’s race. Running up front, finishing in the top 10 and leaving with his points lead intact made for a typical Kevin Harvick day during Sunday's SprintShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Matt Kenseth won the New Hampshire 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Sunday after leading 38 laps in the closing stages of the 301-lap race. But after the event, Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed post-race inspection. The No. 20 didn’t meet [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag in the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on Sunday to claim his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of 2016. After starting the race from the 18th position, he took his first lead of the 301-lap race with 43 laps remaining and [...]
Threat of showers and storms remains in the New Hampshire 301 weather forecast at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but is the threat high enough to cause problems for Sunday's Sprint Cup race? Rain showers worked their way into the New Hampshire 301 weather forecast at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Sunday. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Jimmie Johnson turned in a 28.430-second/133.971 mph and the final of three rounds of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon to claim the pole starting spot for Sunday’s New Hampshire 301. It’s his first pole of the 2016 race season and the first of [...]
Kyle Busch held up the King of All Lobsters, the only living trophy (that we know of) in the Sprint Cup Series, in the New Hampshire 301 in 2015. Busch gunned his car to get on the lead lap late in the race and hauled his car through...Show More Summary
Hendrick Motorsports has announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race at the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway due to concussion-like symptoms. Hendrick Motorsports released a statement saying Earnhardt was not cleared to race by physicians. “I wasn’t feeling great the week going into Kentucky [Speedway] and thought it […]