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.
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.
Former longtime High Point Enterprise sports editor Benny Phillips was one of the most respected journalists while covering NASCAR racing in a career that included almost 50 years for the paper, 27 years for Stock Car Racing magazine and 12 years for cable television outlet TBS.
Carl Edwards has never been known for his road racing skills — to the point team owner Jack Roush had to send him testing in a two-seater so Boris Said could teach him the basics.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast again, with a shared bond with his crew, comfort in his own skin as NASCAR’s most popular driver, even finding fun 140 characters at a time on Twitter.
Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season.
Jimmie Johnson busted the definition of a minor slump at Charlotte.
Jimmie Johnson’s run at another Sprint Cup title is on and could bring him a piece of NASCAR history.
About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson’s victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion. After his dominating show this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Johnson gave his competitors plenty to worry about.
Jimmie Johnson is hoping he's on the verge of turning around a disappointing season.
Organizers of NASCAR’s All-Star are known for making changes almost every year.
Denny Hamlin, winner of four races at Daytona that didn’t count, finally has a points-paying victory at a restrictor-plate track.
Joey Logano had a great view of a wild finish, until he saw an opening and made it wilder.
Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the longest race in the track’s 65-year NASCAR history.