TONY STEWART, DANICA PATRICK, AUSTIN DILLON, RICHARD PETTY
SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN DARLINGTON STRIPE ZONE HOSPITALITY
All-inclusive packages at Darlington Raceway still available for fans to get up-close-and-personal with NASCAR stars
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (May 19, 2015) – A star-studded lineup of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers has been confirmed for the Darlington Stripe...
Kyle Busch, out since the start of the season with a broken right leg and broken left foot, will return for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
He has missed the first 11 races of the season.
Busch, 30, suffered the injuries in a Feb. 21 accident at Daytona International Speedway. He has a rod in his right leg and plates and screws in...
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May 11, 2015
Jimmie Johnson – Johnson and the No. 48 team struggled in qualifying and started 19th on Saturday night and even found himself outside the top-30 early in the race, but strategy would earn him win three of the season. For Johnson, it marked his 73rd career victory and moved the...
Stewart Can’t Catch a Break in Kansas
Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Driver Finishes 39th After Accident
Date: May 9, 2015
Event: SpongeBob SquarePants 400 (Round 11 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Location: Kansas Speedway in Kansas City (1.5-mile oval)
Start/Finish: 16th/39th (Running, completed 258 of 267 laps)
Point Standing: 30th (179 points, 258 out...
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NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is in the final year of her contract at Stewart-Haas Racing and is losing her primary sponsor and longtime benefactor next season.
According to USA Today Sports, GoDaddy will not return to NASCAR in 2016. GoDaddy is looking to sign Patrick to a personal services contract but will no longer sponsor her No. 10 Chevrolet race car...
Kurt Busch dominated the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday for his first win of the season.
Busch, who was suspended by NASCAR for the first three races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint CupSeries season, led 291 laps.
“It’s a great feeling. We’ve just been building and building toward this. When you’re accused of something, and things...
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The No. 31 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for tampering with their tires during the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway.
NASCAR docked Ryan Newman 75 points and suspended his crew chief Luke Lambert for six races and fined him $125,000. He’s also been placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31.
Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and ended Toyota’s 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
The driver of the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 held off a late charge by Brad Keselowski in Sunday’s STP 500 for his 25th career race.
Joey Logano, Matt Kenseth and David Ragan rounded...
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While some drivers resort to shoving and even throwing punches during post-race confrontations, NASCAR’s most popular driver deals with angry drivers by taking them to dinner.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. spoke with Jeff Gluck of USA Today Sports in a wide-ranging interview recently and was asked what he does to deal with an angry driver.
Q: What’s your...
Brad Keselowski somehow went from 18th place to victory lane after yellow flags started flying.
A caution for debris allowed Keselowski to move up to sixth. On a second flag, he took four new tires while Harvick and Busch got only two.
Keselowski passed Kurt Busch on the final lap of a second attempt at a green-white-checkered finish to win at Auto Club Speedway.
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NASCAR announced Wednesday that driver Kurt Busch has been reinstated, 12 days after he agreed to the sanctioning body’s terms and conditions necessary to restore his competition license.
The decision comes six days after the Delaware Attorney General’s office declined to file criminal charges against Busch over an alleged incident of domestic...
Instead of starting as pole-setter, Jeff Gordon will have to start Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from the back of the 43-car field after damaging his car in the closing stages of the final practice session for the Kobalt Tools 400.
Danica Patrick spun her car exiting Turn 2 in front of Gordon, who was unable to move before his No. 24 Chevrolet...
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not be charged by the Delaware Attorney General’s office for the alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll at Dover International Speedway last September.
“After a thorough consideration of all of the available information about the case, it is determined that the admissible evidence and available witnesses would likely be insufficient...
NASCAR reminded teams of new rules for 2015 before Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
After the race, all drivers will have to stop on pit road, rather than head directly back to the garage, as NASCAR collects the tapered spacer from each car. Each team may only send out two crew members onto pit road to aid the driver and the removal of the spacer...
Police have found Travis Kvapil’s Team Xtreme Sprint Cup car, which was stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday.
Team XTREME announced on Twitter that the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, about 20 miles away from where it was taken.
Official Teamxtreme44 @TravisKvapil @NASCAR car found by @Gwinnettcounty...
Team Xtreme Racing has withdrawn the No. 44 Chevrolet from Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after its only available vehicle was stolen from a Drury Inn parking lot in Murrow, reports USA Today Sports.
Team owner John Cohen told USA Today Sports that the team will enter the event next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Travis Kvapil was preparing to qualify...
Travis Kvapil tweeted Friday that his Sprint Cup Series race car for this weekend’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was stolen.
Sgt. Larry Oglesby of the Morrow (Ga.) Police Department told ESPN.com that they are treating this matter as a stolen vehicle after a report was filed at 5:50 a.m. at the Drury Inn.
The Team Xtreme truck and trailer with the race car inside was stolen...
Tony Stewart’s Daytona 500 drought continues.
Stewart slipped up the track and into the outside wall out of turn four on lap 42, damaging the car’s steering mechanism. The cars of Matt Kenseth and Ryan Blaney were also significantly damaged in the five car wreck.
Stewart eventually returned to the track – 64 laps down – and completed 72 laps before parking the No...
Joey Logano won his first career Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
The Team Penske driver led 31 laps and took the lead for good on Lap 191. The race went into overtime and ended under caution on Lap 203. NASCAR needed nearly seven minutes to clean the track.
“I’m still in complete awe. I don’t know what to say,” Logano told Fox Sports in Victory...
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch will miss Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500 after suffering a right leg injury during a hard crash into an interior concrete wall Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
Busch had his right leg placed in an air cast before being transported to Halifax Health Medical Center.
Busch was supposed to start fourth Sunday in the...
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NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after Delaware court ruled that Busch “committed an act of domestic violence” against former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll on Sept. 24, 2014.
A Kent County (Del.) family court commissioner granted Driscoll’s request for a year-long protective order Monday.
“Given the serious...
For the second time this week, Danica Patrick, driver of the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 10 Chevrolet, had a wrecked race car and on both occasions she blamed fellow driver Denny Hamlin.
One day after an incident with Hamlin during practice had sent her bouncing off the wall, Patrick was spun at Daytona International Speedway during the second of two Budweiser Duel qualifying...
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Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet SS, won the pole for the Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Joining Gordon on the front row for next Sunday’s Great American Race will be Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 HMS Chevrolet SS.
Gordon, who announced last month that this will be his final full-time...
The 2015 NASCAR season started where the 2014 season left off, with confrontations between drivers.
Kevin Harvick confronted Joey Logano following the Sprint Unlimited after Logano got into the back of Harvick’s No. 4 car with two laps remaining.
The two drivers were nose to nose (Harvick kept his helmet on) Saturday after they had gotten out of their cars following the...
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Tony Stewart was black flagged for failing to step on a scale before getting behind the wheel on Friday.
Each NASCAR driver is required to step on the scale so the minimum car weights can be calculated.
Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch were also called by NASCAR to return to the scale after getting in their cars.