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
After a week off, the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season resumes with the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday afternoon from Sonoma Raceway in Northern California. Kyle Busch won the race at Sonoma last year, and he also won here in 2008. He is...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Matt Kenseth qualified 23rd for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. Normally, that would mean that his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team would be 23rd in line for pit selection. But at Sonoma, the No. 20 team had to settle for what was left [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Carl Edwards’ 74.799-second/95.777 mph lap at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway during the second of two rounds of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying on Saturday was good enough for the pole for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350. It’s Edwards’ third pole of the 2016 season, but his first-career top starting spot on the Northern California [...]
Carl Edwards can now say he’s won a pole at Sonoma Raceway. The driver of the No. 19 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series worked his Joe Gibbs Racing car to the top of the leaderboard Saturday, June 25, to score the pole position for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350(k). The achievement marks Edwards’ second road … The post Carl Edwards Snags Sonoma Pole appeared first on Frontstretch.
It's road-course time on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit, with Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 set for the winding 1.99-mile track at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California. But before we get to that race, the field has to be set throughShow More Summary
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns Sunday, a few weeks removed from watching Joey Logano punch his ticket to the Chase, where he'll lead all drivers into the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. Logano got some serious competition last week from Chase Elliott and others, but notable names such as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Sonoma Raceway June 26 for the Toyota / Save Mart 350. Sonoma is the first of two road-course circuits NASCAR will compete at this season. Sonoma, Calif., is home to one of the most unique race tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. Show More Summary
Friday saw the only two Sprint Cup Series practices of the Sonoma Raceway weekend, featuring Kyle Larson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. as the fastest in the first and second respectively. Larson, whose hometown of Elk Grove, Cal. is roughly two hours away from Sonoma, is riding off a lot of momentum in the past month. Show More Summary