Denny Hamlin may miss up to six weeks while he recovers from a fractured L1 vertebra suffered after his last-lap incident with Joey Logano during the Auto Club 400.
Kyle Busch finished .834 seconds ahead of Nationwide Series leader Sam Hornish Jr. to win the Royal Purple 300, his sixth win at the Fontana and the ninth straight for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Tony Stewart stayed out during the caution for rain on lap 124 of the Auto Club 400, and claimed his second victory of the season when NASCAR stopped the race.
NASCAR announces the 2012 Sprint Cup Series schedule. Among the changes, Talladega Superspeedway and Kansas Speedway swap Chase dates.
Auto Club Speedway announced that it will shorten its 2011 Sprint Cup Series race from 500 miles to 400 miles, citing a successful experience last October, when the race was 400 miles instead of 500.
Rick Ware Racing has announced that Kerry and Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive its Chevys for several races this Nationwide season. Kerry is the son of the seven-time Sprint Cup champion, and half-brother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jeffrey is the grandson of Dale Sr. RWR fields that No. 31 and No. 41 Chevys in the series. […]
After four races, Hendrick Motorsports driver Mark Martin has to be the biggest shock of the 2009 Sprint Cup season. He sits 35th in points, nine points ahead of Aric Almirola and having to qualify for races on speed. Martin has experienced a ton of misfortune to start this season. He was running fourth in […]
After last week’s Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway, Matt Kenseth seemed invincible. He was coming off two straight wins to start the season, and seemed poised for a strong run at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a track he’s won at before. No one has ever won the first three races of a season, […]
Last week, Dale Earnhardt Jr finished 39th in the Auto Club 500 from Auto Clube Speedway, thanks to an engine failure. The bad finish dropped Jr to 35th in points, putting him in danger of being outside of the top 35 in owners’ points when NASCAR switches from last season’s owners’ points to this season’s […]
Upon further review, it appears that Richard Childress Racing driver Kevin Harvick didn’t blow an engine, as originally reported. Instead, he suffered from a punctured oil filter. Once replaced, the car fired, but the damage sustained from his contact with the wall prevented the team from returning to the Auto Club 500 from Auto Club […]