Jimmie Johnson, Martinsville winner from pole position - image: Hendrick Motorsports

NASCAR Recap: Jimmie Johnson Takes Win, Series Points Lead At Martinsville

Jimmie Johnson hadn’t won at Martinsville since 2009, but you’d never know that from the way the Hendrick Motorsports driver raced on Sunday. Starting from pole, Johnson led the highest number of laps in the race before dueling Kyle Busch for the lead with five laps remaining. When the... read more

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Chevrolet SS NASCAR Sprint Cup Racer To Debut Next Month

Though the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet SS--and it’s VF Holden Commodore sibling--won’t be revealed until the Daytona 500 next February, we’ll get a good preview... read more October 22, 2012 by 

Kansas Speedway - image: Balaji

NASCAR Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: The Chase Returns To Kansas

NASCAR has been running Sprint Cup races at Kansas Speedway since 2001, but the track the series returns to this weekend isn’t the same track that drivers have known... read more October 19, 2012 by 

Clint Bowyer in Charlotte - image: Michael Waltrip Racing

NASCAR Recap: Clint Bowyer Saves Enough Gas To Win In Charlotte

Stock car racing isn’t always about keeping the accelerator mashed to the firewall and out-driving the competition, especially in longer races. These days, winning a... read more October 15, 2012 by 

Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Bank Of America 500 Preview: The Chase Heads To Charlotte

And then there were 11: with this week’s announcement that Dale Earnhardt Jr. would be sidelined for two races after suffering his second concussion of the season in... read more October 12, 2012 by 

Dale Earnhardt Jr - image: Hendrick Motorsports

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Chase Hopes End With A Diagnosed Concussion

Currently in 11th place in points, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was a longshot to win this year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. Sadly, his run for 2012 is now officially over... read more October 11, 2012 by 

Tony Stewart, sideways at 180 mph

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Clarifies His Position On Daytona And Talladega

In the aftermath of last weekend’s carnage at Talladega, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was remarkably outspoken about the dangers of restrictor-plate-track racing, saying... read more October 10, 2012 by 

Tony Stewart, sideways at 180 mph

NASCAR Recap: Matt Kenseth Escapes The Big One To Win In Talladega: Video

For a race that drew only a handful of yellow flags throughout much of its 188-lap scheduled distance, Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance Sprint Cup race at... read more October 8, 2012 by 

Talladega Superspeedway, as seen from 5,000 feet - image: AuburnPilot

NASCAR Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Preview: Off To Talladega

When it comes to racetracks visited by NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series, some have achieved near-mythic status. While Daytona may top the list of sacred temples of speed, the... read more October 5, 2012 by 

Jimmie Johnson wins the FedEx 400 at Dover in June - image: Hendrick Motorsports

NASCAR AAA 400 Preview: The Chase Moves On To Dover

Last week in New Hampshire, it was Denny Hamlin’s turn to bring home a victory for Joe Gibbs racing. Now that this year’s Chase for the Championship is heading... read more September 28, 2012 by 

Denny Hamlin celebrates his second 2012 win at Kansas - NASCAR photo

NASCAR Sylvania 300 Recap: Hamlin Delivers Promised Win

After running out of gas in the closing laps of last week’s race in Joliet, Illinois, Denny Hamlin did the unthinkable - he promised a win at Loudon in the Sylvania... read more September 24, 2012 by 

NASCAR photo

NASCAR Sylvania 300 Preview: The Chase Heads To New Hampshire

Heading into this weekend’s Chase for the Championship race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski leads Jimmie Johnson by a scant three points, and... read more September 21, 2012 by 

AJ Allmendinger. Photo: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR

AJ Allmendinger Reinstated By NASCAR After Road To Recovery

Suspended indefinitely on July 24 after testing positive for amphetamines--allegedly taken unwittingly in a pill offered by a friend--AJ Allmendinger is once again eligible... read more September 19, 2012 by 

NASCAR photo of Brad Keselowski

NASCAR Sprint Cup GEICO 400 Recap

When the checkered flag waved at Sunday’s GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, the expected race winner wasn’t the car crossing the start finish line first. Brad... read more September 17, 2012 by 

Tony Stewart swaps his ride for the day - image credit Grant Halverson / Getty Images for Mobil 1

NASCAR GEICO 400 Preview: The Chase Begins

Sunday’s GEICO 400 from the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, kicks off the 2012 Chase for the Championship. The 1.5-mile tri-oval, which opened its doors in... read more September 14, 2012 by 

Clint Bowyer in Richmond - image courtesy of Michael Waltrip Racing

NASCAR From Richmond: Federated Auto Parts 400 Recap

Saturday night’s short-track slugfest in Richmond was the final regular season race on the NASCAR calendar, and as expected it delivered its fair share of drama for... read more September 10, 2012 by 


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