HAMPTON, Ga. — Denny Hamlin won his second straight Sprint Cup race, holding off Jeff Gordon in a green-white-checkered finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.
INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson fondly recalls watching the Indianapolis 500 as a kid in California, rearranging the couch cushions so he could pretend he was sitting in a race car.
LOUDON, N.H. — The best car was rolling toward victory — until its driver and crew chief couldn’t agree on how many tires to change.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Cleveland Speedway continues its resurrection from near bankruptcy by hosting the popular USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour sprint cars Saturday night. The winged, alcohol-burning speedsters are making their first return to the 3/8-mile clay oval in 12 years.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. raced to his first Sprint Cup victory in four years, ending a 143-race winless streak Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Joey Logano stood on top of the No. 20 high-fiving everyone he could reach in Victory Lane. Beverages were sprayed, fists were pumped and throaty shouts of celebration could be heard well down the 2 1/2-mile track.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne powered to victory in the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night, winning NASCAR’s longest race for the third time for his first win with Hendrick Motorsports.
Ryan Newman needed help and was running out of time. Finally, Clint Bowyer provided an opening with two laps to go at Martinsville Speedway.
The blue deuce strikes again. Brad Keselowski fought off Matt Kenseth and unseated Kyle Busch as the new Sprint Cup king of Bristol with a flawless second half Sunday afternoon run for the Food City 500 win at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Timing the restart perfectly, Tony Stewart dove to the edge of the apron and ducked under the two cars in front of him. With one bold move, the defending Sprint Cup champion was on his way to a redemptive win.
Denny Hamlin spent nearly two months of the offseason in the Scottsdale area, hoping to get away from racing for a while, reinvigorate himself for the 2012 season. It seemed to do wonders, leading to a win at a place where he had one of the biggest disappointments of his career.
The Daytona 500 has been postponed for the first time in its 54-year history. NASCAR postponed The Great American Race after heavy rain saturated Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
NASCAR postponed the Daytona 500 because of rain, the first time in the 54-year history of the event that it has been delayed a day.
Tony Stewart insisted he wasn't a title contender when NASCAR's championship race began.
Tony Stewart figures he has no need to issue any more verbal jabs in what has become quite a fight for the Cup title.