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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Dover: FedEx 400 preview

Posted at 10:33pm on May. 31, 2014

Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson won for the first time this season at last week’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He’s racing Sunday at Dover International Speedway – a track where he has eight career victories.

Kyle Busch holds off Trevor Bayne in Delaware Nationwide race

Posted at 7:35pm on Jun. 1, 2014

Kyle Busch followed up a victory in Friday’s NASCAR Truck Series race by holding off Trevor Bayne to win Saturday’s Buckle Up 200 Nationwide race in Dover, Del. He goes for a sweep Sunday in the Sprint Cup’s FedEx 400.

Tony Stewart up next in NASCAR list of winless stars in 2014

Posted at 10:37pm on May. 31, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Tony Stewart returns to Dover International Speedway where he found success in 2013 before his season came to a halt after broken leg in sprint car race

NASCAR Truck: Kyle Busch wins fourth of 2014

Posted at 7:35pm on Jun. 1, 2014

Kyle Busch remained perfect in NASCAR Truck Series racing Friday, winning his fourth race in as many tries this season in the Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon’s back is still an issue

Posted at 8:42pm on May. 31, 2014

Jeff Gordon is feeling better for Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway after experiencing spasms last Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

NASCAR: Joey Logano can tie Nationwide record at Dover

Posted at 11:47pm on May. 30, 2014

Joey Logano has won four consecutive Nationwide races at the Monster Mile and goes for a fifth Saturday in the Buckle Up 200. If Logano does win, he’ll tie a Nationwide Series record for consecutive victories at a track, joining Jack Ingram (South Boston), Dale Earnhardt (Daytona) and Kyle Busch (Texas).

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth poised to end drought

Posted at 8:42pm on May. 31, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup at Dover International Speedway: It took a stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Jimmie Johnson has enjoyed much success, to earn his first win in 2014. Does Matt Kenseth, who has found much success in Sunday’s FedEx400, have next?

OrthoCarolina Motorsports Program keeps NASCAR teams on top in performance

Posted at 9:40pm on May. 30, 2014

Nearly 10 years ago, Huntersville resident and physician assistant Bill Heisel saw a need for a motorsports program to keep over-the-wall NASCAR crewmen performing at their peak. Today he’s joined by physical therapist Ken Breath, also of Huntersville, and athletic trainer Angela Sneed of Mooresville as they treat the motorsports athletes in the shops and at the track.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: FedEx 400 schedule, TV times

Posted at 9:36pm on May. 30, 2014

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Dover International Speedway: Jeff Gordon heads into Sunday’s FedEx 400 on top of the Sprint Cup Series points standings. ... Who’s Hot/Who’s Not features drivers Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne.

Hunter-Reay proud to be IndyCar’s American star

Posted at 5:46pm on May. 29, 2014

Ryan Hunter-Reay was deeply disappointed when his 2012 championship was overshadowed by IndyCar politics. His breakthrough moment was largely ignored by the league as it fought with yet another CEO.

Road ahead only looks easier for Johnson

Posted at 10:05pm on May. 26, 2014

Jimmie Johnson led a race-high 164 of 400 laps and held off Kevin Harvick to win Sunday night’s Coca-Cola600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of six previous Cup victories by Johnson in his career.

2-time Concord champion finds enjoyment in vintage racing

Posted at 5:46pm on May. 29, 2014

When late model racing became too expensive for Larry Benz, the Harrisburg resident had the opportunity to compete in Classic Sportsman Racing at Hickory Motor Speedway. The two-time Concord Speedway dirt track champion is now second in the division’s points at the historic Hickory track.

Higgins' Scuffs: ‘Spin-gate’ Will Never Die In NASCAR Infamy

Posted at 12:37pm on Sep. 11, 2013

I like all the principals embroiled in the NASCAR controversy, but I condemn as wrong in the extreme what the Waltrip contingent did in an attempt to alter the outcome of the Richmond race.

Rick Hendrick: "Jeff Gordon got robbed"

Posted at 11:32am on Sep. 10, 2013

Hendrick Motorsports team owner Rick Hendrick said he was just as mad as his driver, Jeff Gordon, over the penalties NASCAR handed down Monday night regarding Michael Waltrip Racing's attempt to manipulate the outcome of Saturday night's race at Richmond, Va.

Rockingham Speedway loses NASCAR race; failed to meet 'obligations'

Posted at 11:32am on Sep. 9, 2013

NASCAR announced today the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event scheduled for Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway on Saturday, Nov. 2 has been cancelled.

2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship seedings

Posted at 11:13pm on Sep. 7, 2013

How they stack up for the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship after Saturday night's race in Richmond.

Jeff Gordon’s track record lap earns pole

Posted at 7:02pm on Sep. 6, 2013

Three drivers in need of a win or strong finish to make this year’s 12-driver Chase field took the top three positions in qualifying on Friday, led by Jeff Gordon’s track record lap at 130.599 mph.

Jimmie and Chandra Johnson welcome baby girl

Posted at 9:01am on Sep. 6, 2013

Jimmie Johnson will skip qualifying after welcoming his second daughter into the world early Friday. But he will compete in Saturday night's race at Richmond.

Ryan Newman: 'I don't think anybody lied to me'

Posted at 9:43pm on Sep. 5, 2013

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman was asked Thursday night about the complaints many fans have had about how he was treated by Stewart-Haas Racing.

Higgins' Scuffs: Will history repeat an uproar at Richmond?

Posted at 12:41pm on Sep. 4, 2013

Pandemonium and confusion reigned. I know this is cliché, and I loathe that. However, there are few other sufficient ways to describe what took place in NASCAR’s Miller 400 on Feb. 23, 1986.

Kyle Busch wins in Atlanta, sets sights on Chase

Posted at 5:59pm on Sep. 3, 2013

Despite his numerous NASCAR records, one thing has eluded Kyle Busch – a Sprint Cup Series championship. After his victory in Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Busch and his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team appear more prepared than ever to battle for the ultimate prize.

The role of the spotter in NASCAR

Posted at 5:03pm on Aug. 31, 2013

The role of the spotter in NASCAR racing.

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.