For the second time this season, Denny Hamlin drove his car to victory lane on a Monday following a rain-out. Hamlin led 12 laps in the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, but they were the final 12 on his way to his second Sprint Cup victory of the season.
According to a Dave Newton tweet, Kasey Kahne said that Richard Petty Motorsports has made him an offer to stay with the team after next season. But, Kahne said he wanted to see what other offers he gets. If he decides to leave, he could have his choice of four seats.
Mark Martin held off a strong Juan Montoya on back-to-back restarts to win the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway under caution. The win is Martin’s fifth of the season, and it allowed him to expand his points lead after the first race in the Chase.
Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch tangled coming to the checkered flag of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, triggering a multi-car wreck, and creating another wild restrictor plate race finish that is sure to be talked about for weeks to come.
Joey Logano, Max Papis, David Ragan, and David Reutimann tested at Infineon Raceway Tuesday and Wednesday in late model stock cars, so as not to violate the testing ban at NASCAR tracks.
David Reutimann won a rain-shortened and delayed Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, for his first Sprint Cup victory of his career. Reutimann, who got lectured by Tony Stewart for racing too hard, stayed out while the leaders pitted during a caution for rain. The race was called two hours later, with Reutimann declared the […]
Kyle Busch took the lead from Jeff Gordon with about 30 laps to go, and drove away from the field to win the Crown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The victory is his third victory of the Sprint Cup season. Top 5: Busch, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, Ryan Newman, and […]
On the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski pushed Carl Edwards to the lead, then dipped below him to make the pass. Edwards went for the block, but the two made contact, spinning Edwards. Edwards’ car’s rear wheels came off the ground. Then, while his cars were in the air, […]
Mark Martin drove his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy to victory in the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. On the final restart, Martin quickly disposed of Ryan Newman, who stayed out, and cruised to victory. Top 5: Martin, Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson, and Greg Biffle. Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr, […]
Jeff Gordon ended his winless streak both in the series (47 races) and at Texas Motor Speedway (16 races) by winning Sunday’s Samsung 500. Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson finished second. Top 5: Gordon, Johnson, Greg Biffle, Tony Stewart, and Matt Kenseth. Mark Martin, Juan Montoya, Kurt Busch, Jeff Burton, and Carl Edwards rounded out […]