Articles in NASCAR – Sprint Cup Series
Joe Gibbs Racing swept positions one through three during Friday afternoon’s qualifying session for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Claiming P1 was Matt Kenseth.
He was followed by teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards. A fourth JGR driver, Kyle Busch, qualified sixth fastest.
Asked if he foresaw a sweep by JGR Toyotas, Kenseth said, […]
Joey Logano took the lead on the final corner of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Watkins Glen International when he passed an out-of-fuel Kevin Harvick and from there, went on to get the victory.
The victory was the second of the weekend for Logano as he won the XFINITY Series race on Saturday. But […]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Kyle Busch ran out of gas last Sunday at Pocono Raceway but “Rowdy” certainly hasn’t run out of steam.
In his injury-belated bid to qualify for NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, Busch will attempt to complete a sweep of the schedule’s two road-course events via a […]
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The Dinger is on-pole at Watkins Glen International and intent upon re-living the dream at the end of Sunday’s 30th annual Cheez-It 355.
AJ Allmendinger arguably provided the feel-good story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he won on the historic WGI road-course last summer. The victory not only […]
You don’t have to be eligible for social security to remember the days when the vast majority of NASCAR drivers dreaded driving on road courses. Dreaded them the way ill-prepared school children dread being called upon in class.
The problem, of course, was that things like right turns, constant rev matching, elevation changes and plotting out braking […]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is the lone defendant named in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday by the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was struck and killed by Stewart’s Sprint Car during a race on Aug. 9, 2014, in Upstate New York.
The suit was filed on behalf of Ward’s […]
Tony Stewart says he has returned to Watkins Glen International this weekend a different man than the one who last competed on the historic, Upstate New York road-course in the summer of 2012.
“I don’t think I will ever be the same from what happened the last two years,” said Stewart, referencing a pair of life-altering […]
Matt Kenseth blew past car after car that were slowing from empty fuel cells on the final lap of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway and went on to win his second race of the season.
The victory was Kenseth’s second of the season, first at Pocono and allowed him to clinch a berth […]
Kyle Busch, winner of the last three Sprint Cup Series races, won the pole for this weekend’s race with a lap in 50.444 seconds (178.416 mph) at Pocono Speedway.
Busch won his first pole and his second at Pocono (the first coming in 2010) and the 17th of his career.
“I’ve had plenty of times in my […]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
A lot of people consider Kyle Busch to be the best restart man in NASCAR. He certainly was on Sunday as three times over the final eight laps, Busch used perfect restarts to win the Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fourth in the […]