There was a time in Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s career at Hendrick Motorsports when he would take a second-place finish and savor it much like a victory. That’s not the case anymore, and that’s speaks volumes about how far Earnhardt has come in six-plus seasons with HMS.
Richmond International Raceway has a promotion that will allow ticket holders to take part in a variety of activities along the frontstretch and backstretch for 21/2 hours before the April 26 Sprint Cup race, including several driver question-and-answer sessions.
One week before the NHRA 2014 season was to begin, four-time Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson of Mooresville was told he needed heart surgery.
NASCAR team co-owner Gene Haas has decided to base his new Formula One team in Kannapolis adjacent to Stewart-Haas Racing. County officials see this as not only bringing economic growth to the county but providing the opportunity to promote Cabarrus County internationally as well.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Matt Kenseth is second in the Sprint Cup Series standings after eight races. Yet something is missing in his second season with Joe Gibbs Racing – wins.
Payton Ryan is a rookie in late-model racing, but he already is preparing for one of the division’s most prestigious events: Denny Hamlin’s Short Track Showdown.
Sweden’s Jimmy Alund, subbing for four-time series champ Greg Anderson, gives Mooresville-based team its third Pro Stock title in zMax Dragway’s annual four-lane NHRA event; Antron Brown, Robert Hight and Andrew Hines also win
NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kevin Harvick holds off Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a second two-lap overtime to win the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway and become the first driver with two Sprint Cup Series victories this season.
Kevin Harvick removed all doubt whether he will make the Chase and also made an important addition to his trophy case.