Furniture Row Racing will hire, train, and manage its own pit crew for its No. 78 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Kurt Busch. Up to this point, FRR’s crew came from other teams — most recently Stewart Haas Racing. Veteran Mike “Tiny” Houston has been hired as pit crew coach. He will oversee the development [...]
A rare pit road mistake and subsequent part failure ended Jimmie Johnson’s title hopes, allowing Brad Keselowski to lock up the title with a 15th-place run.
Kevin Harvick won the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. A Jimmie Johnson wreck allowed Brad Keselowski to open up a 20-point lead heading into Homestead.
Jimmie Johnson pulled away from Brad Keselowski during a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win the AAA Texas 500 and tighten his grip on a possible sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
Jimmie Johnson held off Kyle Busch during the final run to win the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville, taking the series points lead.
Clint Bowyer won the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The win is his third Sprint Cup victory of the season, and eighth of his career.
Brad Keselowski stretched his fuel over the final green-flag run and won the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, his fifth race of the season.
Denny Hamlin overcame a starting spot deep in the field to win the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Brad Keselowski won round 1 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup by taking the checkered flag of the Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Denny Hamlin won the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, his third win of the season. Four also clinched berths in the Chase.