Sports: NASCAR

Jun. 08, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

Earnhardt Jr. conquers Pocono

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.


Jun. 01, 2014 @ 07:55 PM

Johnson dominates Dover — again

Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season.


May. 31, 2014 @ 07:58 PM

Johnson looks like driver to beat at Dover

Jimmie Johnson busted the definition of a minor slump at Charlotte.


May. 26, 2014 @ 07:50 PM

Johnson sends message with win

Jimmie Johnson’s run at another Sprint Cup title is on and could bring him a piece of NASCAR history.


May. 26, 2014 @ 12:52 AM

Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

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.


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.