Richard Petty tried resting on the green artificial turf that covered the stage used for driver introductions.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.
Saturday's racing roundup
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.
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.
Brian Vickers would like clarity brought to one area of NASCAR murkiness.
It had been more than 15 years since the iconic No. 43 drove to Victory Lane.
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.
NASCAR Chairman Brian France said Saturday “robust” discussion will go into setting the 2015 schedule.
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.