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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. listens to boss, takes pole at Atlanta

Posted at 9:48pm on Sep. 5, 2013

All Ricky Stenhouse Jr. needed to do to win his first pole in the Sprint Cup Series was listen to his team owner, Jack Roush.

An iconic NASCAR paint scheme makes a return visit

Posted at 7:32pm on Aug. 30, 2013

Hooters of America, LLC, and Chanticleer Holdings, Inc., a franchisee of international Hooters locations, announced Friday that Hooters is sponsoring Nelson Piquet Jr.'s No. 30 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sept. 14.

Video: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preview: AdvoCare 500 in Atlanta

Posted at 12:08am on Sep. 1, 2013

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series preview for Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

At Bristol: Two down, one to go for Kyle Busch

Posted at 10:28pm on Aug. 23, 2013

Kyle Busch has now won the first two NASCAR races this week at Bristol Motor Speedway. The third is going to be much more difficult.

Denny Hamlin takes pole for Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Bristol

Posted at 9:48pm on Sep. 5, 2013

Denny Hamlin may have no chance at winning the Sprint Cup Series championship this season but he does have a good shot to repeat his August win of a year ago at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Take that Joey Logano haters

Posted at 1:00pm on Aug. 23, 2013

Utter: I asked Logano on Friday if he honestly had some self-satisfaction after winning last Sunday toward the people who doubted whether he belonged at Penske or would have preferred another driver in the ride.

Brian Vickers has lost his crew chief before he started the fulltime ride

Posted at 11:05am on Aug. 23, 2013

When Brian Vickers was recently announced as the fulltime driver of Michael Waltrip Racing's No. 55 Toyota for the 2014 season, one of things he said he looked forward to was working more with the team's crew chief, Rodney Childers.

Higgins' Scuffs: Junior Johnson and the banana-mobile

Posted at 8:39am on Aug. 22, 2013

No variations are tolerated in NASCAR's specifications nowadays. Junior Johnson's banana-mobile never would fly today.

NASCAR suspends Sprint Cup Series team pit crew member

Posted at 2:38pm on Aug. 20, 2013

NASCAR announced on Tuesday it has indefinitely suspended Eric Maycroft, the front tire changer on Sprint Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr.'s pit crew, for violation of its substance abuse policy.

Joey Logano wins Pure Michigan 400

Posted at 1:47am on Aug. 19, 2013

With his first victory of the season secured, it’s time for Joey Logano to concentrate on bigger things. Like making it to NASCAR’s postseason, the Chase for the Sprint Cup, for the first time during his six-year career.

Video: Joey Logano's win boosts Chase for the Sprint Cup hopes

Posted at 10:36pm on Aug. 18, 2013

Joey Logano won the Pure Michigan 400 for his first victory of the season. Logano is now in 13th place in the standings, and just 7 points behind Martin Truex Jr. for the final Wild Card spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Higgins' Scuffs: Would Earnhardt have passed the corporate image test?

Posted at 11:34am on Aug. 15, 2013

Some star drivers of the past probably couldn’t get rides nowadays for the sorriest of reasons.

Lucky Dog: Ross Kenseth set to make ARCA debut in Wisconsin

Posted at 10:31am on Aug. 13, 2013

Ross Kenseth, the 20-year-old son of 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth, will attempt to make his first start in the Automobile Racing Club of America series on Sunday, Aug. 25, at Madison (Wis.) International Speedway.

Austin Dillon to replace Tony Stewart at Michigan

Posted at 4:20pm on Aug. 12, 2013

Austin Dillon will replace the injured Tony Stewart in the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 Chevy this weekend at Michigan International Speedway.

Different year, and result: Kyle Busch wins the Cheez-It 355

Posted at 10:13pm on Sep. 13, 2013

There’s winning and losing. And there’s wrecking and racing. The minuscule differences between each played a defining role in Kyle Busch’s victory in Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International.

Video: Kyle Busch wins at Watkins Glen

Posted at 9:48pm on Aug. 11, 2013

After falling short on the final laps at Watkins Glen 2 years in a row, Kyle Busch finally won at the road course, holding off Brad Keselowski for his 3rd win of 2013. Busch spoke after the race.

Race track where Jason Leffler lost his life plans to honor him

Posted at 11:33pm on Aug. 9, 2013

The "Night of Wings" at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey on June 12 was suspended after NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died following an accident in a sprint car during the night's racing activities.

What made Dale Earnhardt Jr. sick to his stomach

Posted at 6:16pm on Aug. 9, 2013

NASCAR's most popular driver didn't mince words when asked Friday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International about his reaction when he first heard Tony Stewart got hurt racing at a dirt track on Monday and would be out for a while.

Higgins' Scuffs: Bogged Down At Watkins Glen

Posted at 5:02pm on Aug. 8, 2013

The wild antics during race eves in the infields at Darlington and Talladega were infamous to the point of notoriety several years ago. But neither track ever equaled the insanity which once took place at Watkins Glen.

Video: Tony Stewart breaks leg in wreck at Iowa dirt track

Posted at 8:50am on Aug. 7, 2013

The three-time champion faces a second surgery, and his season is likely ended. 400: Kasey Kahne notches 2nd win, likely Chase ticket

Posted at 10:13pm on Sep. 13, 2013

Kasey Kahne passed Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon on a restart with two laps remaining and held on to win the 400 at Pocono, his second Sprint Cup Series victory of the season. Kahne’s win almost assuredly helped cement a spot in this season’s championship Chase.

Crew member dies at Southern National Motorsports Park near Raleigh

Posted at 1:08am on Aug. 4, 2013

Mike Sabiston, a crew member of New Day Motorsports, died Friday, Aug. 2, after falling from the lift gate of his team's hauler in the infield at Southern National Motorsports Park near Kenly, N.C., about 40 miles southeast of Raleigh.

Brad Keselowski's team is focused on the No. 48

Posted at 11:19pm on Aug. 3, 2013

Former Cup series champion Dale Jarrett recently said on ESPN that he thought reigning champion Brad Keselowski and his team might be focused too much this season on Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 team, which could be distracting them.

What Jeff Burton means when he says, 'Some drivers aren't race fans'

Posted at 1:33am on Aug. 3, 2013

Friday morning, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton was asked about the different perspectives in what makes good racing - from the driver's seat and from fans watching on TV - and how they don't always mesh.

Higgins' Scuffs: Give Buddy a break

Posted at 12:40pm on Jul. 31, 2013

Buddy Baker would be a good analyst; Ryan Newman is just a good guy, and he deserves a win at the Brickyard; and farewell to Randy Earnhardt.

Job outlook improves for Ryan Newman with Indy win

Posted at 9:48pm on Sep. 5, 2013

Ryan Newman is searching for a ride in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014, but after winning Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he's probably the No. 1 free agent right now.

NASCAR at the Brickyard: 'Something is indeed wrong'

Posted at 3:55pm on Jul. 29, 2013

Sunday's pitiful crowd at Indy was a sore reminder that something is indeed wrong.

Ryan Newman wins the Brickyard 400

Posted at 9:48pm on Sep. 5, 2013

Looking for work: A talented NASCAR driver with a resume that includes a Daytona 500 victory and after Sunday, a win in the Brickyard 400.

Video: Ryan Newman: Brickyard 400 win 'a dream come true'

Posted at 12:20am on Jul. 29, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS - Ryan Newman won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first Sprint Cup victory since April of 2012. Newman, who grew up in Indiana, spoke about winning at the Brickyard for the first time.

Ryan Newman wins pole with record lap

Posted at 6:41pm on Jul. 27, 2013

Ryan Newman won the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 after posting a track record lap at 187.531 mph as the last of 45 cars to qualify.

Higgins' Scuffs: Brickyard memories linger

Posted at 2:25pm on Jul. 24, 2013

Rick Mast had won the pole position for NASCAR's inaugural Brickyard 400 at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He beat far more famous drivers such as Dale Earnhardt, Darrell Waltrip, Rusty Wallace and Bill Elliott.

NASCAR statement on construction of new TV deal

Posted at 3:07pm on Jul. 23, 2013

NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced today they have reached a comprehensive agreement that grants NBCUniversal exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.

Joey Logano wins Nationwide stop at Chicagoland

Posted at 9:02pm on Jul. 21, 2013

JOLIET, Ill. - When "The Captain" asked, Joey Logano answered. Logano held off Sam Hornish Jr. to win the NASCAR Nationwide race at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, leading a sweep of top two spots for Roger Penske.

Elliott Sadler 'still ticked' over incident with Regan Smith

Posted at 9:02pm on Jul. 20, 2013

NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Elliott Sadler was asked Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway about whether he and Regan Smith had spoken about their on-track incident last weekend at New Hampshire.

Ryan Newman is going Truckin'

Posted at 12:08pm on Jul. 18, 2013

Sprint Cup Series star Ryan Newman, a former Camping World Truck Series winner, will participate in the Truck series for the first time in over two years for Wednesday's Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway.

Kyle Busch clarifies his comments about Ryan Newman

Posted at 6:13pm on Jul. 17, 2013

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch posted the following message Tuesday evening to his Twitter account in which he said he wanted to clarify comments he made regarding driver Ryan Newman after Sunday's race at New Hampshire.

An off weekend led to a great 1980s fishing trip

Posted at 4:16pm on Jul. 17, 2013

Just the same as now, an off-weekend was on schedule for the NASCAR Cup Series in the mid-1980s summer. Several of us who traveled the circuit of 30 races had planned a big fishing trip.

Brian Vickers get first Sprint Cup win since 2009

Posted at 10:13pm on Sep. 13, 2013

There was a time when Brian Vickers didn’t think he would ever race again. And then there was Sunday. Vickers, whose Sprint Cup Series career was derailed by a life-threatening illness three years ago, once again found himself in Victory Lane after winning a race in NASCAR’s premier Sprint Cup Series.

Morgan Shepherd, 71, is oldest NASCAR driver in Cup race

Posted at 7:55pm on Jul. 14, 2013

Morgan Shepherd gave NASCAR its own version of Old-Timers' Day at New Hampshire. At 71, Shepherd took the wheel of the No. 52 Toyota and became the oldest driver to start a race in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series.

Timothy Peters wins NASCAR Trucks race at Iowa

Posted at 1:02am on Jul. 14, 2013

NEWTON, Iowa -- Timothy Peters' trophy from his NASCAR Trucks Series victory at Iowa last year sits in a foyer in his house. It's just to the left as you enter. You can't miss it, he said.