Sports: NASCAR

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

Vickers undergoes more heart surgery

NASCAR driver Brian Vickers underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart for a second time, and the recovery period will cause him to miss the start of the 2015 season.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

Bobby Labonte gets four races

Thursday's racing roundup: Bobby Labonte will succeed his brother, Terry, in driving the No. 32 Fords from GoFAS Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series‘ four restrictor-plate races at Daytona and Talladega in 2015, the team has announced.


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 09:40 PM

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

Kevin Harvick charged through the field, picking off car after car, passing two other title contenders on a series of restarts. As he aggressively chased the victory and his first Sprint Cup title, it was clear that winning did indeed matter most in NASCAR's new championship formula.

 

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 02:20 AM

Keselowski, Gordon stage Texas brawl

Brad Keselowski's face was puffy, and he took a couple quick drinks of water to wash the blood from his mouth. So close to a big playoff win, Jeff Gordon was left with a cut on his lip.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 07:01 PM

Earnhardt Jr. wins at Martinsville

CHASE STANDINGS

1. Jeff Gordon 4,044
2. Ryan Newman -3
3. Joey Logano -4
4. Matt Kenseth -5
5. Denny Hamlin -7
6. Carl Edwards -20
7. Brad Keselowski -31
8. Kevin Harvick -33
NOTE: The playoff field will be cut to four after races at Texas and Phoenix, setting up a one-race playoff finale at Homestead. Any of these eight automatically advance to the finale with a win in either of the next two races. Otherwise, the top four in points after Phoenix advance to the playoff finale at Homestead.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 08:02 PM

Keselowski hits Talladega jackpot

NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Joey Logano, 4,000; 2. Kevin Harvick, 4,000; 3. Ryan Newman, 4,000; 4. Denny Hamlin, 4,000; 5. Matt Kenseth, 4,000; 6. Carl Edwards, 4,000; 7. Jeff Gordon, 4,000; 8. Brad Keselowski, 4,000.
NOTE: Kasey Kahne, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr, were eliminated from the Chase on Sunday.

 

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 08:08 PM

NASCAR penalizes Keselowski, Stewart

NASCAR fined Brad Keselowski $50,000 and Tony Stewart $25,000 on Tuesday for their roles in the fracas at Charlotte Motor Speedway over the weekend.

 

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 12:04 AM

McKinney: Quick Hitter

Sixty-three years ago today, the NASCAR big-league circuit ran at Martinsville Speedway.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 12:13 AM

Harvick moves into 3rd round with win at Charlotte

Kevin Harvick moved into the third round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where tempers flared after the race and two drivers had to be restrained from fighting Brad Keselowski.

 

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 06:35 PM

Top teams face crucial test

A crucial weekend for Hendrick Motorsports drivers Kasey Kahne, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. plus Penske Racing’s Brad Keselowski starts Thursday night with qualifying for Saturday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 09:40 PM

Logano surges to Kansas victory

CHASE STANDINGS

1. Joey Logano 3,048
2. Kyle Busch -6
3. Carl Edwards -9
4. Ryan Newman -9
5. Denny Hamlin -11
6. Kevin Harvick -15
7. Matt Kenseth -17
8. Jeff Gordon -17
9. Kasey Kahne -25
10. Brad Keselowski -39
11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -42
12. Jimmie Johnson -44


Sep. 27, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

First Chase cutdown comes Sunday

NASCAR’s new reality series gets its first big test Sunday.

 

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

Logano wins, advances in Chase playoffs

NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Brad Keselowski, 2,097
2. Joey Logano -1
3. Kevin Harvick -7
4. Jimmie Johnson -17
5. Kyle Busch -20
6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., -20
7. Jeff Gordon -27
8. Matt Kenseth -40
9. Carl Edwards -40
10. AJ Allmendinger -41
11. Kasey Kahne -42
12. Ryan Newman -42
13. Denny Hamlin -48
14. Greg Biffle -48
15. Kurt Busch -50
16. Aric Almirola -52


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.