The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond Raceway
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then...
Harvick wins pole at Richmond Raceway
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole for Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.
Harvick turned a fast lap at 124.298 mph Friday for the 27th...
Hamlin hoping for some hometown advantage
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin would love to think he has an advantage when it comes to racing at Richmond Raceway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing star has won three times on the 0.75-mile,...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has too many winning drivers in his organization. It is a good problem to have, but one that has led to increased speculation about his plans to juggle all his...
Kyle Busch beats brother to grab 8th Bristol win
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch was in the race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, so of course, he won.
Busch grabbed his third Cup win of the season, eighth overall at Bristol, and 10th...
The Latest: Kyle Busch wins at Bristol for 8th time
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local):
Kyle Busch led a 1-2 finish with his older brother at Sunday's Cup race at...
NASCAR’s new rules package hits another short track
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR's second stop at a short track this season is yet another race that's impossible to predict. There's a new rules package, a traction strip around Bristol Motor...
The Latest: Hamlin wins at Texas despite 2 penalties
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local):
Denny Hamlin overcame two penalties on pit road and won the NASCAR Cup...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch has set himself up for the chance at a Texas three-step.
Busch rocketed ahead of Tyler Reddick on the final restart with six laps remaining and won the...
Kyle Busch wins again in NASCAR Truck Series
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch raced to his fourth straight NASCAR Trucks Series victory Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch pushed his NASCAR-record victory total to 202 and...
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch remained undefeated in the Truck Series this season with yet another victory Saturday at Martinsville Speedway.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has 200 NASCAR national series wins, the same number as Richard Petty, and the totals will never stack up equally into a pair of neat columns that make for an...
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch was dominating yet another race when a speeding penalty on pit road dropped him to the middle of the pack at Auto Club Speedway.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Fontana (all times local):
Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his 200th national victory across the...
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Cole Custer postponed Kyle Busch's historic 200th victory for at least one more day.
Custer held off Busch to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway...
An APNewsAlert moved incorrectly saying Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Fontana, California
An APNewsAlert moved incorrectly saying Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Fontana, California. The race is not over. Busch won only the first stage of the...
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — If Kyle Busch earns his landmark 200th victory across NASCAR's three major series this weekend in Southern California, don't expect him to do much to celebrate the...
Kyle Busch nears milestone 200th NASCAR victory
PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Gibbs has spent his career watching Hall of Fame-caliber athletes ply their trades, whether as the Super Bowl-winning coach of the Washington Redskins or the title-winning owner...
Kyle Busch completes weekend swept in Arizona desert
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch made it a weekend sweep at ISM Raceway in the Arizona desert.
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race near Phoenix (all times local):
Kyle Busch has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway, tracking down...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch certainly knows the way to victory lane at ISM Raceway.
Even after the track was reconfigured.
Busch took the lead shortly after the start of the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race in Las Vegas (all times local):
Joey Logano surged into the lead during the second stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race in Las...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyle Busch moved into position for a three-race weekend sweep in his hometown, holding on in double overtime to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyle Busch won his hometown race Friday night for his second straight NASCAR Truck Series victory.
A week after winning at Atlanta last week to break a tie with Ron Hornaday...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time in his 19-year NASCAR Cup Series career.
Harvick turned a lap in 29.914 seconds Friday in his...
Busch Brothers headlining NASCAR’s West Coast swing
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Busch Brothers lead NASCAR into its three-race West Coast swing coming off another set of accomplishments that have established them among the all-time greats of the...
Kyle Busch finalizes extension to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has finalized a multi-year extension with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Busch said two weeks ago the extension to drive the No. 18 Toyota was nearly completed and he...
Kyle Busch sets Truck Series record with 52nd win
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kyle Busch broke a tie with Ron Hornaday Jr. for the NASCAR Truck Series victory record Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning No. 52 in a race delayed by rain with nine...
Column: Daytona 500 was action-packed opener NASCAR needed
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim France told 'em to race and NASCAR's next generation didn't disappoint.
The Daytona 500 packed an unforeseen punch that, if nothing else, entertained Sunday's sun-drenched, sold-out crowd at the famed "World Center of Racing." There were a ton of wrecks, especially during the final 20 laps of regulation, which Kyle Busch described as the portion of the race in which "brains come unglued."
Kyle Busch laments lack of help, runner-up finish at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch felt like an amiable teammate, willing to do whatever it took to get Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane at the Daytona 500. He's not so sure Denny Hamlin did the same.
Busch finished second in "The Great American Race," extending his winless streak to 14 in NASCAR's season opener, and sounded less than thrilled with the way Hamlin handled the final laps at Daytona International Speedway.
The Latest: Denny Hamlin wins 2nd Daytona 500 in 4 years
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):
Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs' oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. J.D. Gibbs was 49.
Hamlin predicted a long night of celebrating. He says "I'm going to hate tomorrow, but I'm going to love the rest of my life."
Toyota stars Truex, Busch benched for Daytona 500 practice
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The biggest Toyota stars skipped the final practice for the Daytona 500, with former NASCAR champs Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch among the drivers sitting out.
Kyle vs. The King: Busch chases Petty for 200 NASCAR wins
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch had been sprayed with champagne and hoisted his winner's trophy last July at Pocono Raceway when fans sitting high above the stage shouted his name so they could snap a quick photo.
Busch craned his neck to oblige the requests and the signage on the premium seating structure was impossible to miss: the Richard Petty 200 Victory Circle.
Lackluster racing dampens expectations for Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 is shaping up to be a snoozer of a showcase.
Three exhibition races produced lackluster racing and little excitement beyond a pair of crashes Jimmie Johnson triggered. Now expectations are sinking in anticipation of Sunday's season-opening race and NASCAR has no plans to tweak the rules package, either.
Richard Petty, winner of a record seven Daytona 500s, was blunt Friday when asked if he thought Speedweeks had produced good racing.
Kligerman to earns open spot in the Daytona 500 field
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Parker Kligerman will be back on TV for the Daytona 500.
He'll enjoy driving in "The Great American Race" more than he ever could analyzing a Cup race as a pit reporter.
Johnson causes another crash at Daytona, concedes mistake
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson accepted blame for causing a second crash in five days at Daytona International Speedway, saying "everyone makes mistakes."
Johnson turned Kyle Busch in the first of two qualifying races at Daytona on Thursday night, causing Busch to spin across the backstretch with 35 laps remaining.
Johnson's No. 48 Chevrolet sustained little, if any, damage and finished eighth. Busch had to pit and ended up 18th in the 21-car field.
Harrison Burton wins ARCA race in Daytona debut
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Harrison Burton opened SpeedWeeks at Daytona International Speedway with a victory in the ARCA Series season opener.
Burton turned 18 in October to meet the age requirement to race on the biggest and fastest NASCAR-sanctioned tracks. Venturini Motorsports signed him to a five-race ARCA deal with Saturday's opening event first on the schedule.
Joe Gibbs’ eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary behind the stellar career of several NASCAR stars following his death from complications a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. He was 49.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced Gibbs' death Saturday. He died Friday.
Joey Logano spoils Big 3 party to win NASCAR title
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano was the underdog in NASCAR's title race, the driver few thought capable of keeping pace with the Big Three and stealing the title from one of the favorites.
Logano proved everyone wrong with an upset victory in a season in which he only became a true contender once his Team Penske group started the postseason. He blazed his way through the playoffs and closed out his improbable run Sunday with a win at Homestead-Miami Speedway that seized his first NASCAR title.
Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano raced into NASCAR anointed as its next star. He was 18, dubbed "Sliced Bread" because of all the hype, and in way over his head.
It made Logano an easy target on and off the track and threatened his career. Logano was out of a job five years after he arrived but given a second chance by Roger Penske, the titans of motorsports.
Now he's part of Penske's storied history as NASCAR's newest champion.
Busch, Harvick see championship runs fall short at Homestead
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick combined to win 16 races, lead 3,459 laps and each were considered a heavy favorite to win a second NASCAR championship.
They let the race they needed slip away, and champion Joey Logano pounced.
Truex’s planned goodbye bash turns into pity party at finale
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. badly wanted to end Furniture Row's existence with a second straight championship. He came up one spot short in NASCAR's season finale to spoil the farewell.
Truex was in prime position to repeat his Cup Series title at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday until a late caution ruined the night and left Truex wondering what might have been.
The Latest: Joey Logano wins 1st Cup Series championship
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup Series championship (all times local):
Joey Logano has won his first Cup Series championship, passing defending champion Martin Truex Jr. after the final restart and then driving away from the field.
Logano called him the favorite in the days leading up the season finale and ended up playing the spoiler role. He finished ahead of the "Big Three" of Truex, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch.
Championship driver Busch takes top pit stall from Hamlin
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs issued a team order on the eve of NASCAR's championship that gave Kyle Busch an edge over the other three title contenders.
Busch was gifted the coveted No. 1 pit stall Saturday when Joe Gibbs Racing made the dubious decision to force teammate and pole winner Denny Hamlin to pass on the top spot. Busch qualified second and grabbed the favorable pit stall after Hamlin's team yielded to Gibbs' demand.
A look at the 4 drivers in NASCAR’s championship race
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — A glance at the four drivers in the NASCAR championship race Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
DRIVER: Kyle Busch
TEAM: No. 18 Toyota, Joe Gibbs Racing
BORN: May 2, 1985
HOMETOWN: Las Vegas
CREW CHIEF: Adam Stevens
SOCIAL MEDIA: @kylebusch (Twitter), @rowdybusch (Instagram)
Kyle Busch leads title contenders in qualifying for finale
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch thought he got the jump on the competition with a pole-winning run at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Then he was bumped by teammate Denny Hamlin and the politics began.
Hamlin gets the first pick of pit stalls for winning the pole, but Busch wants that spot. Busch is one of four drivers racing Sunday for the championship and Hamlin is not one of them.