Sports: NASCAR

May. 22, 2014 @ 10:30 PM

Johnson speeds to 600 pole

Jimmie Johnson is hoping he's on the verge of turning around a disappointing season.

May. 15, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

NASCAR tweaks All-Star format

Organizers of NASCAR’s All-Star are known for making changes almost every year.


May. 14, 2014 @ 09:46 PM

Blaney set for busy racing weekend



May. 04, 2014 @ 08:28 PM

Hamlin takes Talladega win

Denny Hamlin, winner of four races at Daytona that didn’t count, finally has a points-paying victory at a restrictor-plate track.


Apr. 26, 2014 @ 11:45 PM

Logano’s late move gets him victory at Richmond

Joey Logano had a great view of a wild finish, until he saw an opening and made it wilder.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 11:30 PM

Harvick secures 1st Darlington win

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.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 09:45 PM

Busch takes Martinsville victory

Kurt Busch’s Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, in some ways, was like his career wrapped into one afternoon.


Mar. 25, 2014 @ 07:38 PM

NASCAR world mourns Lynda Petty’s passing

Stock-car racing bid farewell to a legend on Tuesday.

Lynda Petty, wife of seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty, died at the family’s home in Level Cross.
She was 72.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

Busch triumphs in wild Fontana finish

With tires and tempers blowing up all over the track for 400 crazy miles, Kyle Busch stayed calm and relied on his remarkable knack for big finishes at Fontana.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 12:17 AM

Edwards leads Ford sweep at rain-soaked Bristol

After two rain delays lasting more than five hours, a slick race track wasn’t going to stop Carl Edwards from celebrating his first win of the season.


Mar. 02, 2014 @ 07:57 PM

Harvick takes second straight at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick had a nice send-off with Richard Childress Racing, winning his penultimate race with the team at Phoenix International Raceway.


Feb. 26, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

Labonte savors final Daytona 500 ride



Feb. 24, 2014 @ 12:43 AM

Earnhardt Jr. posts 2nd Daytona 500 win

Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona’s longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end.


Feb. 21, 2014 @ 11:12 PM

Labonte nominated for NASCAR Hall

Terry Labonte, who came from Texas in 1978 to drive in stock-car racing’s premier series for a now long-gone team that was based in Thomasville, landed in select company Friday as a first-time nominee for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Feb. 20, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

Hamlin, Kenseth win Daytona 500 qualifying races

Denny Hamlin is still undefeated in 2014, winning the second Daytona 500 qualifying race Thursday night as he coolly pulled away from the field as chaos erupted behind him.