Jones trying to duplicate Keselowski’s feat at Brickyard 400
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Erik Jones watched Brad Keselowski go from Brickyard 400 runner-up to race winner last September.
Erik Jones holds off Busch to win rain-delayed Southern 500
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Erik Jones used every bit of stamina he had at Darlington Raceway. Few know better than Jones the effort it took to hold off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch and win...
The Latest: Jones holds off Kyle Busch to win Darlington
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway (all times local):
Erik Jones held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch over the final 50...
Hamlin wins 1st pole of season for Toyota and Gibbs
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has won the pole for Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway, a critical short-track showdown for drivers trying to qualify for the playoffs.
Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan for 47th career win
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won a NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway for the second straight year, giving him two victories this year and 47 in his career.
The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway (all times local):
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen International.
Elliott, the defending race winner, was the fastest Saturday in both...
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick used a late bump and run to win last year at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Repeating required another bump, but there was little time for a run before...
The Latest: Kevin Harvick races to 1st win season
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local):
Kevin Harvick raced to his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the...
Bowman gets 1st Cup Series win at Chicagoland
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Alex Bowman is part of the club now. That means no more cracks about coming up empty.
He's a winner once again.
Bowman held off Kyle Larson for his first career...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway (all times local):
Alex Bowman has raced to his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory,...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — When Kyle Busch looks back on last year's dramatic finish at Chicagoland Speedway, nothing in particular stands out to him.
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Not even a change in the course layout could halt Kyle Larson's qualifying dominance on his home track.
Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series pole at Sonoma Raceway for the...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson was among NASCAR's rising young stars in 2017 with four victories and his second straight playoff appearance. Then came a 20-month winless drought that left him...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Side-by-side racing, a dramatic, decisive pass near the end for the win and even an old-style, on-track fight: NASCAR couldn't be happier with what it saw at the All-Star...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson got a push to the front from Kevin Harvick in the final stage, then held off the defending champion to win the NASCAR All-Star Race on Saturday night.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR All-Star Race (all times local):
Kyle Larson got a push to the front from Kevin Harvick in the final stage, then held off the...
- The Times-TribuneNASCAR: Hamlin Wins At PoconoJuly 29, 2019
- The Times-TribuneNASCAR: Byron Captures Pole For Pocono 400June 2, 2019
- Norfolk Daily NewsRucker, Woodhead among 6 chosen to Nebraska Football Hall of FameJuly 28, 2018
- Norfolk Daily NewsFast Thoughts for July 5: Dale Earnhardt Jr. provides needed energy boost for NBC; local short-track roundupJuly 5, 2018
- Norfolk Daily NewsRandy Hallman: In season of sputtering, Chevy needs Larson to come to the rescueJune 7, 2018
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will not recommend changes after extensively analyzing how Kyle Larson's car got airborne during a late-lap accident and spin at Talladega Superspeedway last...
The Latest: Truex wins NASCAR race at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. has won a Monday race at Dover International Speedway...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kyle Larson got his first look at his spectacular barrel roll at Talladega and felt like the star of a summer blockbuster.
"It makes me look like I'm really tough," Larson...
Column: Larson rolled but Talladega delivered for NASCAR
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Anything and everything could have gone wrong at Talladega Superspeedway, where the cars were too fast, engine makers feared their motors couldn't go 500 miles without...
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Chase Elliott felt right at home, embraced by fans at a track a few hours from home and one where his father celebrated victory a couple of decades before.
The Latest: Chase Elliott wins at Talladega
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup series race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local):
Chase Elliott has won the Cup Series race at Talladega...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blunt Larson will try to be a bit more delicate with his words in the future.
Kyle Larson personally apologized to team owner Rick Hendrick this week after jokingly saying...
The Latest: Jeff Gordon inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local):
Jeff Gordon has been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
The four-time NASCAR champion was the headliner of this 10th class and was elected by 96 percent of the vote in his first year of eligibility. Gordon ranks third on the all-time list with 93 career victories.
NASCAR needs new stars and Kyle Larson may save the sport
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's biggest stars have all moved on. Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are television analysts while Tony Stewart is racing sprint cars again. Danica Patrick traded her firesuit for athleisure-wear while Carl Edwards just kind of disappeared.
Kurt Busch and sponsor move to Chip Ganassi Racing for 2019
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch and sponsor Monster Energy will move to Chip Ganassi Racing next season for Busch's 20th season in NASCAR.
The partnership announced Tuesday is a one-year contract for Busch to drive the No. 1 Chevrolet with primary sponsorship from Monster. It is believed the one season as teammate to Kyle Larson will be Busch's final year of fulltime NASCAR competition.
The Latest: Elliott wins at Kansas to roll into next round
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's elimination race at Kansas Speedway (all times local):
Chase Elliott has won at Kansas Speedway to take momentum into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs.
Elliott's victory Sunday bookended the second round of the playoffs, which he opened with a victory at Dover and closed with the win at Kansas. He was already locked into the third round of the playoffs.
Larson denied appeal of rules violation from Talladega
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kyle Larson's appeal of a rules violation from last week's race at Talladega was denied Friday, a big blow to the Chip Ganassi Racing driver's chances of advancing in NASCAR's playoffs.
Larson was docked 10 points, crew chief Chad Johnston fined $25,000 and car chief David Bryant was suspended for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway after officials determined the team used unapproved metal tabs in violation of NASCAR's policy for repairing damaged vehicles.
Kyle Larson facing playoff elimination after NASCAR penalty
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson has been docked 10 points by NASCAR for a rules violation that could bring an end to his championship chances.
Dover becomes only track to allow sports betting on property
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Bradley Saucier and Joshua Merrill made the trip from Maine to watch this weekend's NASCAR races at Dover. They had bags full of NASCAR merchandise, wore hats and shirts supporting their favorite drivers and came prepared to spend on their new favorite accessory: betting slips.
All bets were on at Dover International Speedway on Saturday when it opened its on-site kiosk and became the only track that allowed sports gambling on its property.
The Latest: Brad Keselowski wins NASCAR playoff opener
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR playoff opener at Las Vegas (all times local):
Brad Keselowski has earned his third consecutive victory by winning the playoff-opening NASCAR race at Las Vegas, persevering through a wreck-filled afternoon and roaring away from the field in overtime.
Keselowski excelled on the final restart and secured team owner Roger Penske's landmark 500th victory across all competitions.
Brad Keselowski puts aside struggles with Darlington win
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski took nearly the entire season to break through to victory lane. Kyle Larson will have to wait a little bit longer.
Team Penske with big weekend at Darlington Raceway
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Watch out Big Three, Team Penske is coming on strong.
Penske racers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano finished first and second in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night in a powerful performance that gives them confidence of being a factor in the upcoming playoffs in couple of weeks.
Brad Keselowski’s late move in the pits wins Southern 500
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski provided perhaps the biggest throwback at the Southern 500 — giving Team Penske its first victory at Darlington Raceway in 43 years.
"This is probably the biggest win of my career," said Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR champion.
Keselowski beat leader Kyle Larson out of the pits — "It couldn't have been more than 10 feet," Keselowski said — with 22 laps to go, then pulled away on the restart to sweep the weekend at Darlington.
The Latest: Keselowski sweeps weekend with Southern 500 win
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from NASCAR racing at Darlington Raceway on Sunday (all times EDT):
Brad Keselowski beat leader Kyle Larson out of the pits with 22 laps to go, then pulled away on a restart to win the Southern 500 and sweep the weekend at Darlington Raceway.
Keselowski took the Xfinity race Saturday when leaders Ross Chastain and Kevin Harvick wrecked late. This time, Keselowski and his crew took advantage on the final caution to move in front with a fast pit stop.
Denny Hamlin on the pole for Southern 500
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will look to end a yearlong drought in NASCAR's top series when he starts on the pole for the Southern 500.
Hamlin has not won since taking the checkered flag at Darlington Raceway a year ago. He showed his Darlington touch might be back when he turned the fastest lap in qualifying, and then finished fourth in the Xfinity race Saturday.