The 2014 NASCAR season kicks off this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Here are picks for the best and worst to come.
For the second consecutive day, debris from an on-track incident at Daytona International Speedway ended up on the grandstand side of the protective fencing.
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In recent seasons, the Daytona 500 150-mile qualifying races often have turned out to be low-key affairs.
Clay Rogers has won the Pro Cup Series championship a record five times. He’s also competed in two of NASCAR’s top three touring series as well as ARCA, but this year he’s focusing on super late models, which he believes provides the toughest competition.
Hunter Richards became involved in racing at age 4 ½, but shortly before becoming a teenager he discovered the martial art of Brazilian jiujitsu. The now 13-year-old has won two jiujitsu championships and has found it helps him with his racing as he prepares for competition in possibly five series this year.
While media attention at Daytona focuses on the No 3 car, Danica Patrick (thanks to Richard Petty) and the recent changes to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Brett Jewkes will be behind the scenes.
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NASCAR might not have seen the last of Juan Pablo Montoya. And even if it has, Montoya will be just fine where he is, back in the IndyCar Series.
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A huge wreck, a pace car catches fire and Denny Hamlin dominates on his way to victory. A season of change is officially underway for NASCAR as Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited produced its share of fireworks and good racing, despite only eight of 18 cars running at the end.
Pit crew members for Hendrick Motorsports based in Concord served as subjects in a recent study that showed taking vitamin D2 supplements can lead to sore muscles that take longer to recover following exercise.
Sprint Cup rookie Austin Dillon, driving the No. 3 Chevrolet, won the Daytona 500 pole Sunday. He will start alongside Martin Truex Jr. in next Sunday’s race.
Denny Hamlin remains undefeated since November. Hamlin, who ended last season with a victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the season finale, kicked off the 2014 season with a victory Saturday night in the Sprint Unlimited, a 75-lap non-points race at Daytona International Speedway.
Point forward and go. Brian Vickers doesnt know any other way.
Grant Enfinger won the Automobile Racing Club of America series season opener at Daytona.
Three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers utilizing engines from Hendrick Motorsports saw their engines blow up during practice on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
Sunday's Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is the third race on the 2014 Sprint Cup Series schedule. Follow what's happening through updates from social media.
Kevin Harvick had a very carefully scripted and detailed plan worked out by Richard Childress Racing for breaking into NASCARs premier Sprint Cup Series. But as happens many times in this sport, plans change fast.
Austin Cindric, the 15-year-old son of Penske Racing President Tim Cindric, is competing in an open-wheel and stock car racing series on two different continents this year. The Mooresville resident will race in the IndyCar development USF2000 series in America and NASCAR’s Whelen Euro Series in Europe.
Dylan Kwasniewski will get an early start on his NASCAR competition with an up-front view. Kwasniewski, who will run full time in the Nationwide Series this year with Turner Scott Motorsports, won the pole Friday for Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200, the season opener for the Automobile Racing Club of America series at Daytona International Speedway.
Joe Ryan Osborne, an 18-year-old Kannapolis resident, will compete in four racing series in 2014: Whelen Southern Modified Tour, Bowman Gray Stadium modified races, PASS Super Late Model Tour and the Legend car Pro Division.
From all accounts during Thursday’s NASCAR Media Day, the sport’s drivers appear eager to embrace the changes implemented in the offseason.
Has former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski been muzzled, or does he simply have better access to the sports decision makers now?
The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona is the Sprint Cup Series' annual preseason, non-points race at Daytona International Speedway.
Danica Patrick finally gets to cash in on her win from the 2013 NASCAR season. ... Her season-opening Daytona 500 pole earned her an automatic invitation to Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited non-points race at Daytona International Speedway.
Justin Allison, the grandson of NASCAR legend Donnie Allison, heads to Daytona International Speedway for the Feb. 15 season-opening ARCA race.
For years Denver, N.C., was known for the NASCAR teams based on the Lake Norman shores, but recently one of the top teams in America professional sports car racing decided to call it home.
Joe London began his racing career by sweeping floors at a Nationwide Series shop. Through hard work and dedication he built a career that resulted in the engine builder of the year award for two consecutive seasons in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series and now has led to victory in the nation’s top endurance event, the Rolex 24
There is just one word to summarize Chevrolet’s investment in NASCAR’s premier series over the past decade: dominance. Chevy has won the Sprint Cup Series’ past 11 manufacturer’s championships and of the 10 Cup titles decided by the Chase format, Chevy drivers have won the championship eight times.
NASCAR took a giant step Tuesday toward removing the perceived veil of secrecy that has lingered over its penalty and appeals processes. The new penalty structure, which has been dubbed the “Deterrence System,” for the first time publicly defines specific technical offenses and the subsequent penalties a team can expect.
Sherilyn Washington used her cellphone to take a picture of a shiny red stock car parked inside the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. talked to the crowd at Saturday's Fan Appreciation Day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
What do people think about the radical changes to the Chase for the Sprint Cup format? Here are some reactions Thursday on Twitter.
NASCAR borrowed heavily from the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball and college basketball. Why wouldn’t it? Other sports have found a trick that works. Playoffs fill gyms, stadiums and ballparks. TV ratings and attendance rise and apathy falls.
This is the second of a three-part look previewing the manufacturer-supported entries in the Sprint Cup Series. Toyota has won just about everything there is to win in NASCAR’s three national series, but not the Sprint Cup title.
Brian Vickers is ready to race again. Sidelined last fall for the second time by blood clots, Vickers said he is off blood-thinning medicine and has been cleared by doctors to race.
When the Legend Cars were created 21 years ago, Humpy Wheeler was simply searching for an affordable race car. But during the past two decades, the Harrisburg-based company has grown into an international business and produced more than 6,000 race cars.