Last Saturday, Busch won a Nationwide race at Phoenix International Raceway for a record third straight time, even though the scheduled 200-lap event there was cut short by 32 laps due to rain. He also earned his record- extending 64th career win in the series.
Rule changes for the intermediate tracks this season include statically setting the race car ride height and eliminating the pre-and-post-race front- height rules and inspections. The package also contains a square leading edge on the splitter, side-skirt and rear-fascia adjustments and an eight-inch rear spoiler. A 43-inch by 13-inch radiator pan are among the changes as well.
Sprint Cup Series
Kurt Busch will try to become the first driver in a decade to compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day.
After making just his second start with Stewart-Haas Racing, Kevin Harvick is virtually guaranteed of clinching a spot in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning at Phoenix International Raceway.
Brad Keselowski made it a weekend sweep in NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series pole wins at Phoenix International Raceway.
Brad Keselowski won the inaugural knockout- style of qualifying in the Sprint Cup Series after setting a new track record at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday.
NASCAR is using knockout qualifying for all points-paying races in Sprint Cup with the exception of last week's Daytona 500, in which the starting lineup was determined by time trials and the twin qualifying races (Budweiser Duel).
Sprint Cup Series
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Following a near six-and-a-half-hour delay for rain, the 56th running of the Daytona 500 is underway again.
The 56th running of the Daytona 500 has been briefly stopped due to rain.
How hungry is Hamlin for a victory in the Daytona 500?
Five new members were added to the roster of nominees for the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday, including former Cup Series champions Bill Elliott and Terry Labonte.
Eighteen-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski won the pole for Saturday's 300-mile Nationwide Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway, despite qualifying being shortened due to rain.
There appears to be no clear favorite to win the Nationwide title this year. In fact, it should be a very competitive battle throughout the season. The 33- race schedule concludes on Nov. 15 at Homestead.
Crafton had a remarkable 2013 season in trucks, scoring top-10 finishes in each of the first 16 races. He clinched the championship by simply starting the season-finale at Homestead. Even though he finished 21st in that race, which was his worst result of the year, Crafton claimed the title by a 40- point margin over Ty Dillon and a 43-point advantage over James Buescher, the 2012 titleholder. Dillon and Buescher are now full-time competitors in the Nationwide Series.
"There's always more grip with night racing, and with more grip, drivers are able to push a little bit harder than during the day," said Kevin Harvick, who won the first race in the Duel last year. "It's definitely going to be aggressive racing, and it should be a lot of fun."
The first session in Wednesday's Sprint Cup Series practice at Daytona International Speedway was cut short after a frightening multi-car crash occurred on the frontstretch.
After a 13-year hiatus, the iconic No. 3 car had quite a welcome back party in the Sprint Cup Series this past weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
The famed No. 3 made a grand return to the Sprint Cup Series, with rookie Austin Dillon driving the car to a pole win for the Feb. 23 season-opening Daytona 500.
After being sidelined for more than six months due to a leg injury, Tony Stewart's long-awaited return to racing occurred on Friday when he ran a total of 50 laps during practice at Daytona International Speedway.
The 2014 Sprint Cup Series season has arrived and with it a host of competition changes that should make this a rather amazing year in NASCAR's top racing circuit.
By submitting their votes on NASCAR's mobile app, NASCAR MOBILE, or at NASCAR.com/SprintUnlimited, fans will determine if the segments are broken down to 30 laps/35 laps/10 laps, 30/30/15 or 30/25/20.
Tony Stewart is eager to get back in the race car and has no plans for a relief driver this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
Danica Patrick is shrugging off comments that NASCAR legend Richard Petty recently made about her not having a chance to win a Sprint Cup Series race.
Richard Petty thinks Danica Patrick's chances of winning a race in NASCAR's top racing circuit are slim to none.
Reed Sorenson will drive the No. 36 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing full-time in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014, the team announced on Tuesday.
Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - NASCAR has made substantial enhancements to its penalty structure and appeals process, which goes into effect for the 2014 season.
NASCAR unveiled on Thursday sweeping changes to its Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format in 2014, expanding the field of drivers/teams from 12 to 16 and including a series of elimination rounds to determine its champion.
Former Sprint Cup Series champion Dale Jarrett and legendary engine builder Maurice Petty of the famous auto racing Petty family were among the fifth five-member class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.
Team Penske is scheduling Ryan Blaney to compete in at least two Sprint Cup Series races and 15 Nationwide events during the 2014 season, the team announced on Wednesday.
Officials from Charlotte Motor Speedway announced on Tuesday a scheduling change to the May 17 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, with the Sprint Showdown preliminary event taking place one day earlier on Friday.
Joao Barbosa from Action Express Racing held off Wayne Taylor Racing's Max Angelelli after a restart with less than nine minutes remaining to win Sunday's prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona.
NASCAR announced a radical change to its qualifying format for the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series on Wednesday, making it similar to knockout qualifying used for Formula One and IndyCar Series road/street course races.
NASCAR is planning an overhaul to the Chase playoff format and the points system for its Sprint Cup Series this upcoming season, according to a report from the Charlotte Observer.
Driver Aric Almirola and sponsor Smithfield Foods have signed three-year contract extensions with Richard Petty Motorsports, the team announced on Wednesday.
Swan Racing announced on Monday that Iowa businessman Anthony Marlowe has joined its two-car Sprint Cup Series team as a minority owner.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said it was a "huge shock" when he first learned of crew chief Steve Letarte's plans to depart his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team at the end of the 2014 season and join NBC Sports for its coverage of NASCAR next year.
Crew chief Steve Letarte will leave Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team at the conclusion of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season and join NBC Sports for its coverage of NASCAR next year.
Tony Stewart said he's ready to resume his driving duties next month at Daytona International Speedway after a leg injury sidelined him for the final 15 Sprint Cup Series races of the 2013 season.
Crew chief Steve Letarte will leave Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team at the conclusion of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season and join NBC Sports for its coverage of NASCAR next year, according to multiple reports.
NASCAR announced on Thursday that Richard Buck is replacing John Darby as managing director of the Sprint Cup Series.
JR Motorsports announced on Monday that Chase Elliott will drive the No. 9 Chevrolet full-time, with NAPA Auto Parts serving as his team's primary sponsor, for the 2014 Nationwide Series season.
The No. 3 car made famous by the late Dale Earnhardt is returning to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.
Perhaps the best word to describe the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is bizarre.
For the record 11th year in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won the vote as NASCAR's most popular driver by the fans.
Jeff Burton has joined Michael Waltrip Racing to test and drive the No. 66 Toyota in a select number of races during the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season, the team announced on Monday.
Both Stewart-Haas Racing and Roush Fenway Racing announced multiple personnel changes in their competition departments for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series seasons.
Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb said last Friday on the Fox Sports 1 show "Fox Sports Live" that Jimmie Johnson is not an athlete.