By AMANDA VINCENT Earlier this week, the No. 48 Chevrolet team of Jimmie Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, along with the No. 51 Chevrolet team of driver Justin Allgaier and HScott Motorsprots at the Cup level, were penalized by NASCAR for written warnings received during two-consecutive race weekends. The penalty [...]
It won’t be long until Jeff Gordon will be in the television booth on a weekly basis. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion is retiring from full-time competition after the 2015 season, and is set to embark on the next journey of his career. During the Coca-Cola 600 race weekend, Gordon announced he will...
By AMANDA VINCENT The No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team (driver: Jimmie Johnson) and the No. 51 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet team (driver: Justin Allgaier) in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series both were penalized by NASCAR for receiving written warnings two consecutive race weekends — the May 16 Sprint All-Star Race weekend and the May 24 [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (driver: Jamie McMurray) was penalized by NASCAR because of a rules infraction May 21 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, according to an announcement by NASCAR on Wednesday. The team modified the right-rear quarter panel wheel opening of the car [...]
Time is of the essence in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. For two veterans, each strong race can lead to a shot at the championship, each victory a resume builder to job hunt for a promotion back to Sprint Cup. However, opportunities are limited, and capitalizing on the smallest chance to get an extra top 10...
Carl Edwards took advantage of fuel strategy to win his first race of 2015 and first driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. Edwards led only 25 laps but put himself in the lead by pitting with 62 laps to go and conserving fuel to the end, while the dominant cars were forced to pit. Meanwhile, Martin...
We’re reaching the threshold for the number of winners we’ll see in 2015. Last year NASCAR had 13 winners through the first 26 races. At the end of Charlotte’s Coca-Cola 600, won by Carl Edwards, the 2015 season saw its ninth winner. Jimmie Johnson already has three wins and heads to one of his strongest tracks. Show More Summary
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Carl Edwards entered Charlotte buried under the weight of high expectations. Adding mental pounds of his own pressure simply left him digging a deeper hole through Sunday’s first 500 miles. A Sprint Cup veteran and former championship contender found himself struggling at Charlotte, like most weeks this season just hoping to escape with a top-10...
After two weeks in Charlotte, NASCAR is set to head to the Monster Mile. NASCAR released the entry list for the May 31 Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 24. The entry list includes 45 drivers, meaning that two will fail to make Sunday’s race. Should qualifying...
Dover International Speedway may share the same initials as another DIS (Daytona International Speedway), but this one-mile track stands out from every one of its peers. One of the first things that makes it unique is it’s the only all-concrete...Show More Summary
Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards were the Sprint Cup stars during 10 days of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with Hamlin capturing the non-points Sprint All-Star Race and Edwards coming back eight days later...Show More Summary
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Landon Cassill not only finished the whole Coca-Cola 600 last night at Charlotte, but he ran to NASCAR Hall of Fame afterwards, exactly 13.92 miles away. Dude is a beast. Read more...
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Dover, Delaware, this week for the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks. A one-mile oval with high banking on a concrete surface, Dover is a unique race track. Nicknamed the Monster Mile, the track is tough on the drivers and the cars, as they have to dive into the corners 1,200 times during the race. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT After suffering from sticky feet in the early stages of the Coca-Cola 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night because of Coke poured down on pit road to give teams traction in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race, Carl Edwards recovered and gambled on fuel mileage late in [...]
Carl Edwards' outlook for the Sprint Cup Chase is a heck of a lot better after Sunday night. The 35-year-old won the Coca-Cola 600, and as a result, he ensured passage to the Challenger Round with his first checkered flag of the 2015 season. Without the win, Edwards would be sitting outside of the top 16. Show More Summary
Sometimes, you need to have the best car to win a Sprint Cup race. Sometimes, it's all about timing your pit stops to perfection. For Carl Edwards, it was a case of the latter Sunday as he won the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor...Show More Summary
The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season shifts to Charlotte on Sunday for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Matt Kenseth won the pole on Thursday with a top qualifying speed of 194.252 mph, and he's looking for his first win in Charlotte. Show More Summary
Weather will not be a concern for NASCAR as it completes its longest race of the season, the Coca-Cola 600. Skies will be mostly clear and temperatures fairly mild as the NASCAR Sprint Cup series competes in its longest race of the season, the Coca-Cola 600. Show More Summary
The 12th race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season will be Sunday afternoon with the running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson is a four-time winner of the event, including 2014. Johnson is coming off a win two weeks ago in Kansas, his third of the season and 73rd of his career. Show More Summary