Sports: NASCAR

Jan. 15, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

Petty team brings home the bacon

“The King” is assured of funding for his iconic No. 43 over the next three racing seasons.

 

Jan. 04, 2014 @ 08:47 PM

New year brings Daytona testing

With the calendar turned to the New Year, the first sign that the Daytona 500 is around the corner comes this week.


Dec. 11, 2013 @ 04:22 PM

Dillon takes iconic number

The late Dale Earnhardt’s famed No. 3 will be back on track in the elite Sprint Cup Series next season with Austin Dillon using the number.

 

Nov. 21, 2013 @ 10:44 PM

Blaney faces uncertain future behind wheel

Dave Blaney intends to be around NASCAR’s top three series next season.

 

Nov. 17, 2013 @ 09:52 PM

Johnson savors sixth Cup title

FINAL NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Jimmie Johnson 2,419
2. Matt Kenseth -19
3. Kevin Harvick -34
4. Kyle Busch -55
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -56
6. Jeff Gordon -82
7. Clint Bowyer -83
8. Joey Logano -96
9. Greg Biffle -98
10. Kurt Busch -110
11. Ryan Newman -133
12. Kasey Kahne -136
13. Carl Edwards -137


Nov. 10, 2013 @ 08:53 PM

Harvick takes Phoenix Cup victory

NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Jimmie Johnson 2,384
2. Matt Kenseth -28
3. Kevin Harvick -34
4. Kyle Busch -57
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -63
6. Jeff Gordon -80
7. Greg Biffle -83
8. Clint Bowyer -87
9. Joey Logano -97
10. Kurt Busch -99
11. Ryan Newman -125
12. Kasey Kahne -132
13. Carl Edwards -134


Nov. 03, 2013 @ 08:26 PM

Johnson takes Texas win, Chase lead

NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Jimmie Johnson 2,342
2. Matt Kenseth -7
3. Kevin Harvick -40
4. Kyle Busch -52
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -62
6. Jeff Gordon -69
7. Clint Bowyer -69
8. Greg Biffle -73
9. Joey Logano -91
10. Kurt Busch -96
11. Carl Edwards -116
12. Ryan Newman -118
13. Kasey Kahne -133


Oct. 28, 2013 @ 09:13 PM

Gordon makes most of Chase chance

Jeff Gordon admits that he’s not wild about getting into the Chase for the Sprint Cup thanks to a special ruling by NASCAR that added him as a 13th driver in what was to have been a 12-driver field.


Oct. 27, 2013 @ 08:26 PM

Fit to be tied

NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Matt Kenseth 2,294
2. Jimmie Johnson, 2,294
3. Jeff Gordon -27
4. Kevin Harvick -28
5. Kyle Busch -36
6. Clint Bowyer -55
7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -56
8. Greg Biffle -58
9. Kurt Busch -75
10. Carl Edwards -76
11. Joey Logano -85
12. Ryan Newman -106
13. Kasey Kahne -124
NOTE: Kenseth currently holds tiebreaker over Johnson for first place.


Oct. 24, 2013 @ 10:30 PM

Martinsville favors Johnson over Kenseth in points battle

If there is one race remaining that favors Jimmie Johnson over Matt Kenseth in their battle for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it is Sunday’s Goody’s 500 at Martinsville Speedway.


Oct. 21, 2013 @ 03:38 AM

McMurray prevails at tame Talladega

NASCAR CHASE STANDINGS

1. Jimmie Johnson 2,254; 2. Matt Kenseth -4; 3. Kyle Busch -26; 4. Kevin Harvick -26; 5. Jeff Gordon -34; 6. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -52; 7. Greg Biffle -53; 8. Clint Bowyer -57; 9. Kurt Busch -61; 10. Carl Edwards -68; 11. Ryan Newman -72; 12. Joey Logano -75 13. Kasey Kahne -101


Oct. 19, 2013 @ 08:17 PM

HPU’s Edwards enjoys fast times with Richard Childress Racing

Growing up in Baltimore, NASCAR was about as foreign to High Point University basketball guard Derrell Edwards as living in the South Pacific would be to an Eskimo.

 

Oct. 14, 2013 @ 06:59 PM

Blood clots send Vickers to sidelines

Medical issues are once again putting NASCAR driver Brian Vickers in park.


Oct. 10, 2013 @ 11:51 PM

Local racing this weekend

Racing glance


Oct. 09, 2013 @ 07:32 PM

High-speed putter

 Brian Vickers, who has traveled to Europe and the Middle East to drive race cars, came back to High Point and relived some of the old days on Wednesday.