Sports: NASCAR

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.

 

Feb. 19, 2014 @ 08:42 PM

Kligerman, Blaney caught in Daytona crash

The first full practice for the Daytona 500 ended early Wednesday after rookie Parker Kligerman’s airborne car ripped out a chunk of the grandstand fence.

 

Feb. 16, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona.

 

Feb. 10, 2014 @ 11:59 PM

New era for NASCAR begins Friday

Friday will mark the official beginning of NASCAR’s new era.


Feb. 06, 2014 @ 07:26 PM

Rhodes gets Nationwide ride for Daytona

Thursday's local roundup


Jan. 26, 2014 @ 07:55 PM

Austin Dillon set for big leap

Compared to what likely lies ahead, Saturday night was a breeze for Austin Dillon.

 

Jan. 18, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

NASCAR considers radical Chase changes

Saturday's regional roundup


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