Tag Archive: Sprint Cup

Jul 14

Derek White first Native American driver in Sprint Cup

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

NASCAR Xfinity Series, Grafoid Dodge, Derek White (1) Derek White has just confirmed that he will be at the wheel of the Circle-Sport No. 33 for the July 19 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The team is a satellite of Richard Childress Racing, one of the lead teams in NASCAR.

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Jun 08

Martin Truex Jr. denies Harvick at Pocono

“We finally got it. That is all I can say. We finally got it”

Pocono: Sprint Cup Series resultsAfter an impressive but winless start to the 2015 Sprint Cup season, Martin Truex Jr. finally rediscovered the keys to unlock the path to victory lane at Pocono. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Johnson holds off Harvick for Kansas win

Strategy play to stay on older tires late pays off for six-time Cup champ

Johnson holds off Harvick for Kansas winThanks to a brief but wild Kansas spring storm and the long delay it produced, Jimmie Johnson on Sunday became the first Sprint Cup driver to win a race on Mother’s Day since 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Jeb Burton set for Sprint Cup jump with BK Racing

Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate to replace Whitt in No. 26 Toyota

Jeb Burton set for Sprint Cup jump with BK RacingBK Racing is set to announce Monday that Jeb Burton will join the team full-time as a Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2015 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Joey Logano stands by pit crew after Homestead miscue

No. 22 Team Penske pit crew undergoes minimal personnel changes

Season preview: Joey LoganoA handful of professional athletes who enjoyed success over the course of a career have been — fairly or unfairly — remembered for their clutch-moment gaffes. Bill Buckner and Leon Lett come to mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Danica Patrick’s 2015 crew chief revealed

Interim tag dropped from Knost; pair together for final three races of ’14

Danica Patrick - photo © Todd Warshaw -Getty ImagesDaniel Knost will serve as crew chief for Danica Patrick in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

NASCAR announces 2015 Sprint Cup testing policy

Sanctioning body, Goodyear team up for 13 sessions throughout the season

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series organizations will be allowed to participate in 13 one-day “open” tests in 2015 as part of a revamped testing policy for the series.

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Aug 25

Logano gets third win of season at Bristol

Holds off Penske teammate Keselowski for first-ever win at heralded track

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Joey Logano believes he has the car, and Team Penske believes they have the team, to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

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Aug 04

Dale Jr. grabs top spot in Chase standings

Fan favorite has three wins this season after sweeping Pocono

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo © Todd Warshaw -NASCAR via Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s third win of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season has put him atop the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.
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Mar 31

Mechanical problems for Alex Guénette at Martinsville

Montreal-based Alex Guenette will run in three NCWTS races this season

Alex Guénette - Martinsville Montreal driver Alex Guenette was in Martinsville (VA) for his first race of 2014 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).

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Jan 17

Jeff Gordon’s 2014 Sprint Cup car to make its Canadian debut in the Canadian Motor Speedway display at the CME

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8, & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012Jeff Gordon’s 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup car will make its Canadian debut in the Canadian Motor Speedway display at the Canadian Motorsports Expo. The 8th annual CME takes place February 7, 8 & 9 at Toronto’s International Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Chase leader Kenseth gets second shot at ‘Triple’

NASCAR logoFor Matt Kenseth, the third time was not the charm. The 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion failed last Sunday to fashion a record, third consecutive victory to start the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ but finished seventh to maintain his championship lead.

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Feb 26

Danica Patrick ‘not interested’ in F1 switch

Danica Patrick has played down suggestions she might switch to formula one.

NASCAR - Danica PatrickNASCAR - Danica PatrickSpeculation the 30-year-old American could have a future on the grand prix grid was kindled by her high-profile pole position for Nascar’s premier Sprint Cup opener at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Nov 18

Brad Keselowski wins 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship (updated)

Owner also celebrates as First-Time Series Champion

2011-02-19_00642010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipBrad Keselowski won the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship today at Homestead-Miami Speedway, earning owner Roger Penske’s first title in NASCAR’s premier series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Picking Kansas winner easy as One-Two-Three

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKansas SpeedwayEasy to pick the favorites in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400. Just check the top of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ standings.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Hollywood Casino 400

There have been 13 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Kansas since the track opened in 2001.

Kansas SpeedwayNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesA look at some of the top statistical performers at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas going into the Hollywood Casino 400 on Oct. 21.

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Oct 05

No NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge in 2013 in Montreal

The promoter did not renew its agreement with NASCAR

Groupe de course Octane Racing Group2012-08-18_0052Octane Management inc. confirmed today that it has relinquished its rights to organize and promote a round of the NASCAR Nationwide series in Montreal in 2013. Consequently, the event known as the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge is not scheduled for presentation at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, next summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Andrew Ranger set for maiden Sprint Cup start at the Glen

In Frank Stoddard’s # 32 car

2011-06-05_05582011-07-09 Toronto Indy G 517Andrew Ranger will get a first Sprint Cup start at the Watkins Glen road course, 22nd round of the season, that will be held on Sunday August 14.

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Jun 21

Red Bull drops NASCAR, eyes US GP title sponsorship

F1 team owner Red Bull looks set to pull the plug on its NASCAR project.

NASCAR Red BullNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesThe failure of the project compared with the energy drink company’s meteoric success in formula one is being blamed for the decision. Reports in the American media early this week say staff at the Red Bull Racing Sprint Cup team are being told the operation will close at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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