Tag Archive: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Jul 25

Kyle Busch dominates for back-to-back Indianapolis sweep

Mission accomplished, a record set, and a torch passed to the next generation.

Kyle BuschKyle Busch set a Brickyard record for laps led and became the first driver to sweep both a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series race from the pole in the same weekend, but the real symbolism of Sunday’s Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn’t come until the event was over. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis

Smoke’s Swan Song At The Brickyard

NASCAR logo Tony Stewart – from Columbus, Indiana – will take his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ride around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Matt Kenseth wins at Loudon

The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota also had to survive a rash of cautions late to secure the victory

Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth came on strong late to get by Martin Truex Jr. and later Denny Hamlin for the win in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Jul 15

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss New Hampshire race

The team indicated in a statement that physicians did not clear Earnhardt to race after an evaluation this week

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after experiencing concussion-like symptoms.

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Jul 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire

Keselowski Goes For Third Consecutive Win

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has asserted himself as the hottest driver in NASCAR this summer after winning the last two consecutive races (Daytona and Kentucky). Dating back to his May 1 win at Talladega, the No. 2 Ford driver has recorded three wins, six top fives and eight top 10s in his last nine starts. His four wins this season lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Brad Keselowski wins at Kentucky

Brad Keselowski had his mojo working in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski

Saving just enough fuel to get to the finish line, Keselowski eked out a heart-thumping victory over Carl Edwards to win his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and his third at Kentucky Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky

Halfway, Next Time By

NASCAR logo Tune in to the ‘Officials’ channel on the NASCAR Mobile app, and you’ll hear it at the midpoint of every race: ‘Halfway next time by.’ It’s a phrase that lets competitors know that on the next lap, the race is official. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

Smoke Show: Stewart Fires Up Win At Sonoma

NASCAR logo Even Smokey the Bear couldn’t have prevented the fire performance Tony Stewart produced in Sunday’s Toyota / Save Mart 350. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

NASCAR updates Sprint Cup Series race eligibility

Chase Provisional Implemented for Open Teams

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo NASCAR today announced updated procedures for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race eligibility and new provisional starting guidelines for races during the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Sonoma & Gateway

We’re Going Racing! NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Returns After Off Weekend

NASCAR logo After having the weekend off, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads west to Sonoma Raceway for its first road-course race of the season – Sunday’s Toyota / Save Mart 350 (3 p.m. ET on FS1). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Iowa

Logano Captures First Win Of Season; Becomes 10th Different Race Winner

NASCAR logo Joey Logano led 138-of-200 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway for his first win of the 2016 season.

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Jun 13

Joey Logano wins at Michigan

In the second race that featured NASCAR’s new lower-downforce package, Joey Logano lowered the boom — again.

Joey Logano

There was one major difference between Logano’s victory in Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway and his win May 21 in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte. This one counted in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings and punched Logano’s ticket into the Chase playoffs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan and Texas

New Rules Package Additions To Debut At Michigan

NASCAR logo NASCAR will debut rules updates for this Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway and use them again in the July 9 contest at Kentucky Speedway. The rules package developments are part of an industry-wide collaboration to further enhance the racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Kurt Busch wins at Pocono

Kurt Busch stretches fuel to win at Pocono

Kurt Busch

Working with a substitute crew chief, and saving enough fuel to get to the finish line and complete a celebratory burnout, Kurt Busch won Monday’s rain-delayed Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono

Moment Of Truex: Furniture Row Driver Goes For Second Straight Win, Pocono Repeat

Pocono Raceway logo Martin Truex Jr., from the one-car Furniture Row Racing team based in Denver, Colorado, set a NASCAR record and Charlotte Motor Speedway record on his way to his first victory of the season in the Coca-Cola 600. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Stats Advance   

Charlotte Motor Speedway logo Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart ranks tied for 13th on the all-time victories list, but has never won the Coca-Cola 600. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Future stars unveiled during NASCAR Next announcement

Three different countries represented in 2016-17 Class

NASCAR NextTwo are following in the footsteps of their former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving fathers. One is a long-time racer who competed on the reality television show “Survivor,” and later added a degree from Stanford University. Another is one of the fastest rising stock car drivers in the Midwest. There is even a pair of international phenoms. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover

MonStar: No One Better At Dover Than Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR logo Last season, Jimmie Johnson notched his 10th career win at Dover International Speedway – aka the Monster Mile – to become just the fifth driver to visit Victory Lane at least 10 times at a single track. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kansas

Logano Looks For Second Straight Kansas Win, First Victory Of 2016

NASCAR logo Ten races into the season, 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins leader Joey Logano is still searching for his first victory. He’ll get his next shot at a checkered flag in Saturday’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET on FS1) – a track where he’s won two of the last three races, including last fall’s Chase contest. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Talladega

Horn Sounds On Thrilling First Quarter

NASCAR logo Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway marked the conclusion of the first quarter of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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