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NASCAR’s Harvick on top but uncomfortable

Posted at 6:40pm on Jun. 1, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kevin Harvick could hardly be in a better position to win another Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He is perhaps NASCAR’s hottest driver and he knows his way around Charlotte’s 1.5-mile layout pretty well.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600 facts and figures

Posted at 11:30pm on May. 24, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600 facts and figures for Charlotte Motor Speedway; Who’s hot and who’s not

Interactive: Rewinding the last 10 Coca-Cola 600 races

Posted at 12:54am on May. 23, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup: On Sunday, the 2014 Coca-Cola 600 takes place at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Let's take a look back at the past 10 races - who won, how the winner finished in the Cup standings that season and something you may or may not remember from that race.

On Friday: Coca-Cola Speed Street race festival ... and a free breakfast

Posted at 1:09am on May. 23, 2014

Racing activity Friday moves from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the nearby dirt track, and the Coca-Cola Speed Street will enter Day 2 of its three-day run in Charlotte’s uptown.

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.

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.