Kevin Harvick won Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway, securing the third starting spot in the Daytona 500. Kyle Busch won Duel 2 to earn the fourth starting spot in the 500.
Ryan Truex Jr will be making his Sprint Cup Series debut in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Rick Hendrick squashed rumors that Lowe’s, sponsor of five-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy, would not return to the team following the 2013 Cup Series season.
Danica Patrick won the pole of the 2013 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, running a lap of 196.434 mph (45.817 seconds).
Kevin Harvick held off Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart to win Saturday night’s season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway for the third time.
NASCAR has announced a change to the way prize money is distributed to the last five finishing positions in an attempt to make it less profitable to start and park, according to ESPN.com. Under the new rules, each finishing position between 39th and 43rd will receive $4,000 less than the position preceding it. So, finishing [...]
U.S. Air Force has re-signed with Richard Petty Motorsports as an associate sponsor for the No. 43 team and driver Aric Almirola for the entire 2013 season. Air Force will also appear as primary sponsor on the car for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May and the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona [...]
Former Penske Racing crew chief Chad Walter has joined Michael Waltrip Racing as director of race engineering. Walter served as crew chief for the No. 22 Penske Nationwide Series team and driver Sam Hornish. Walter led the team to victories with both Hornish and Justin Allgaier; he also led both to fourth-place finishes in the [...]
JR Motorsports announced that five-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will drive the team’s No. 5 Great Clips Chevy in the Nationwide Series’ Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at Phoenix International Raceway. This will be Johnson’s first Nationwide Series race since 2011. Johnson said: I appreciate Junior letting me run one of his cars. My goal [...]
Tommy Baldwin Racing has signed industrial equipment company SANY America to sponsor the No. 7 Sprint Cup Chevy and drive Dave Blaney for 14 Cup races in 2013 as primary sponsor and 22 races as an associate sponsor. This news comes on the heels of news that TBR signed UME and Accell to sponsor the [...]