Tag Archive: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Apr 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Over-Wait: When will Johnson, Kenseth quench wins thirst?

NASCAR logo Here’s a stat that properly illustrates how weird this Jimmie Johnson/Matt Kenseth “drought” is: The last time neither won any of the first eight races, Johnson wasn’t even in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series yet.

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Apr 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

NASCAR’s Spring Break Arrives After Intriguing Start

NASCAR logo The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its own version of spring break and it has arrived, with the traditional Easter weekend hiatus. It’s time for a bit of rest, relaxation – and examination regarding the first eight races of the 2014 season.

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Apr 14

Circuit of The Americas™ CEO welcomes U.S.-based Haas Formula racing team to Formula 1™

NASCAR team co-owner Gene Haas commits to joining F1™ field

Circuit of The Americas president and chief executive officer Jason Dial today provided this statement upon confirmation that Gene Haas, co-founder of the title-winning Stewart-Haas NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing team, will enter a new team called Haas Formula in the world’s most popular motorsport, Formula 1 racing, sometime in the next two years. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

New Championship Format Plays No Favorites

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth finished 1-2 in last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings, theoretically establishing them as favorites for the 2014 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

7’s Up: Will We See Another New Winner?

NASCAR logo Kurt Busch set a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup era record the moment he hit the finish line to close last Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway – six different winners in the first six races. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Duck Commander 500

There have been 26 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR logo A look at some of the top statistical performers at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas going into the Duck Commander 500 on April 6 at 3 p.m. ET (FOX, PRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Kurt Busch edges Johnson for Martinsville win

Busch snaps 83-race winless streak with Martinsville victory

Kurt Bush - photo © NASCAR Media On Sunday at historic Martinsville Speedway, the driver known as “The Outlaw” committed highway robbery.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Hendrick Motorsports is good.

NASCAR logo The NASCAR team is 219 wins good. Eleven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships good. Fourteen overall NASCAR national series owner championships good. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Edwards makes It Four-For-Four; is Johnson next?

NASCAR logo It’s win-and-you’re-in … and with his victory at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Carl Edwards more than likely locked himself into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Kyle Busch wins ‘sweet 16th’ at Bristol

Busch wins third straight Bristol Nationwide race

Kyle Busch Bristol Burnout - photo Jared C. Tilton Getty Images Busch holds off Kyle Larson, has 16 wins at Bristol in three national series Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Deuces Wild: Brad K. only the latest to tame Bristol in the ‘2’ 

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has won two of the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway, which should surprise absolutely no one.

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Mar 06

Las Vegas Motor Speedway test enhances intermediate track rules package

Kobalt 400 to feature newly introduced aerodynamic and chassis changes NASCAR logo Forty-eight drivers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series turned laps at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Thursday to further build upon the 2014 intermediate-track rules package that was formalized late last year.

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Mar 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

2 Down, 14 To Go: Harvick Win Means Chase All But Guaranteed 

NASCAR logo A NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory? That’s gold, Jerry. Gold. Actually, winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race might be better than gold.

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Mar 03

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the KOBALT 400

There have been 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR logo A look at some of the top statistical performers at Las Vegas Motor Speedway going into the KOBALT 400 on March 9. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Harvick wins fifth career Phoenix race, makes first trip to Victory Lane with Stewart-Haas Racing

Kevin Harvick dominates in Phoenix win

Kevin Harvick - photo © Robert Laberge - Getty Images In a race that began with an air of inevitability as thick as the storm clouds that pelted Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday night, Kevin Harvick survived a succession of late restarts to win Sunday’s The Profit on CNBC 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

History at Phoenix tees up Earnhardt for two in a row 

NASCAR logo With an epic Daytona 500 triumph in the books, it’s on to Phoenix International Raceway for Dale Earnhardt Jr., with plenty of historical fodder indicating a second-straight victory not only is possible but somewhat probable considering the inevitable momentum from winning NASCAR’s biggest event. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America

There have been 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Phoenix International Raceway

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesA look at some of the top statistical performers at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona going into The Profit on CNBC 500 on March 2. FOX’s coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 3 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500

Junior holds off Hamlin, Keselowski in green-white-checkered thriller

Dale Earndhart Jr. 2013-12-07 It took most of a day to get it in, but only one short slice of a moment to determine the outcome.

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Jan 04

McMurray quickest in Prototype testing at Roar Before The Rolex 24

Formula 1 test driver Bird fastest for Starworks in PC

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The variety of international talent that comes together for the Rolex 24 At Daytona was very evident Saturday in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing at Daytona International Speedway, as a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and a Formula One test driver led the respective Prototype classes in the second day of Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top Performances

Jimmie Johnson Wins Sixth Championship; Gen-6 Cars Debut With Speed, Style

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson took a giant step toward joining NASCAR’s pantheon of legends. And he did it in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ Gen-6 race car, which made its debut in record-setting fashion. Read the rest of this entry »

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