Articles in NASCAR - Sprint Cup Series
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Question: could a driver who is described as being “sexy and sculpted” find happiness in NASCAR?
I never heard Junior Johnson described that way.
But that’s how Danica Patrick is depicted in the current edition of SHAPE Magazine, drawing attention to herself as rumors ripple once again about the possibility of a [...]
As part of the celebration of 60 Years of Racing at Darlington Raceway, Cale Yarborough will serve as the honorary pace car driver to start the 2009 Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com announced track President Chris Browning.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Cale pace the field for the Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com,” said [...]
Richard Childress Racing’s No. 07 Jack Daniel’s crew will become the No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil crew, and vice versa, immediately following this weekend’s race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
Crew chief Gil Martin and his crew will move to the No. 29 team with driver Kevin Harvick while Todd Berrier and his crew will take over the No. [...]
NASCAR’s thundering herd of carbureted V-8s will get a lesson in hybrid technology at Lowe’s Motor Speedway next month.
A Toyota Camry Hybrid will become the first such vehicle to serve as “official” pace car for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race when it leads the 43-car field to the green flag for the 50th [...]
NASCAR announced that it has placed Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Casey Mears on probation for the next six races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of their on-track incident last Saturday at the conclusion of the race at Phoenix International Raceway.
NASCAR put both drivers on probation for the next six races. No [...]
By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
Dale Earnhardt Jr. loves Talladega Superspeedway, site of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Loves the fans. Loves the layout. Loves how he’s won five races at the circuit’s largest racetrack.
What Earnhardt doesn’t love is the schedule. At least, he doesn’t love it as much as he loved the shortened [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – It has been my contention that the NASCAR fans who love to hate Jeff Gordon never have spent quality time with the man.
In this business, “quality time” usually is defined as a group scrum behind Gordon’s hauler or in the media center during a race weekend, [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
When looking for enlightenment on controversial issues, there’s an old rule of thumb that often comes to mind – “Follow the money.”
It’s especially helpful when looking at the practice of starting and parking a car in NASCAR’s top three series. Some teams choose to qualify for the race, then run [...]
With his first win in nearly four years, Mark Martin became the fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver 50 or older to go to Victory Lane. Hear from Martin and runner-up Tony Stewart after the race …
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
There is a little voice in the back of his head that continues to drive Mark Martin to distraction.
Drives him to perfection.
Basically, drives him insane.
Arguably NASCAR’s fiercest competitor, Martin promised to ease up on himself Saturday night, after snapping a 97-race Sprint Cup Series winless streak at Phoenix International Raceway.