Sports: NASCAR

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Blaney's pass in final turn wins Truck race

High Point’s Ryan Blaney edged German Quiroga by 0.049 seconds to win the Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

 

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan — which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series.

 

Aug. 14, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Blaney gets shot with Wood Brothers

When he was a youngster and able to get into the garage with his Cup driver father Dave, Ryan Blaney marveled when he was able to watch the famous No. 21 Ford of the Wood Brothers take to the track.

 

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Allmendinger prevails at Watkins Glen

AJ Allmendinger's journey is almost complete.

 

Aug. 06, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

The King still rules NASCAR in retirement

Richard Petty tried resting on the green artificial turf that covered the stage used for driver introductions.

 

Aug. 03, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

Dale Jr. bowls over Pocono

Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

 

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Dillon takes Truck Series race at Pocono

Saturday's racing roundup


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 10:37 PM

Labonte still savors Brickyard win

Bobby  Labonte  remembers  the excitement of competing in NASCAR’s first race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1994 and the excitement of experiencing one of the watershed moments of his career by winning the 2000 edition of the event then known as the Brickyard 400.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Keselowski dominates Loudon

Brad Keselowski hopped out of his car and grabbed an oversized broom to give a playful sweep of all the confetti already collected around his Ford.

 

Jul. 08, 2014 @ 11:37 PM

Vickers wants clearer rain policy

Brian Vickers would like clarity brought to one area of NASCAR murkiness.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

Almirola reigns at Daytona

It had been more than 15 years since the iconic No. 43 drove to Victory Lane.

 

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Rain postpones 400 at Daytona until Sunday morning

Steady rain forced NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway.

The Coke Zero 400 will start at 11 a.m. Sunday. TNT will provide live television coverage.


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

France: NASCAR to discuss changes to 2015 schedule

NASCAR Chairman Brian France said Saturday “robust” discussion will go into setting the 2015 schedule.

 

Jul. 04, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Gilliland captures Cup pole for 400

David Gilliland’s teammate might have summed up Daytona qualifying best.

“It’s uncontrolled chaos out there,” David Ragan said Friday after a rain-shortened and somewhat hairy session landed Gilliland on the pole for the Coke Zero 400 Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 08:38 PM

Earnhardt Jr. targets Daytona sweep

It had been 31 years since a driver won both Daytona races in the same season when Jimmie Johnson pulled off the Sprint Cup Series sweep. A year later, his teammate wants to complete the feat.