Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall in the final laps Sunday.
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Kevin Harvick won Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at
Charlotte Motor Speedway after passing Kasey Kahne for the lead following a
restart with 11 laps to go.
Kahne led 156 laps and appeared to have the strongest machine in NASCAR's longest race.
Paul Menard has signed a multi-year extension
with Richard Childress Racing to drive the No. 27 Chevrolet in the Sprint Cup
Series, the team announced on Friday.
Recently, he's struggled to stay near the top with a 33rd at Richmond, an 11th at Talladega and a 32nd at Darlington.
Denny Hamlin easily broke the track qualifying
record at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday night to earn the pole for
Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 -- the longest race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
After running the all-star race this past
weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it's time for the Sprint Cup Series to
get back to the point -- points racing that is.
Sunday is the biggest day of the year in
auto racing, starting with the Monaco Grand Prix, followed by the Indianapolis
500 and culminating with NASCAR's 600-mile race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Among the group is Dale Jarrett who won three Daytona 500's and the 1999 Sprint Cup Title.
Former Sprint Cup Series champion Dale
Jarrett and legendary engine builder Maurice Petty were among those selected
in the 2014 class of inductees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Jimmie Johnson became the first driver to win
the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race four times on Saturday night at Charlotte
To no one's surprise, Danica Patrick won the
fan vote to earn the 22nd and final starting position in Saturday night's
NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Jamie McMurray and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. gained
eligibility for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race after finishing 1-2 in
Saturday night's Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Carl Edwards will start on the pole for the
NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race after posting the quickest time in Friday's
qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Danny "Chocolate" Myers talked to News 2 about the death of his longtime friend, Dick Trickle.
Retired race car driver Richard "Dick" Trickle
passed away Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 71.
With a possible $2 million payday for the
winner and some recent changes in the format, this year's NASCAR Sprint All-
Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway could be the most thrilling one in the
event's 29-year history.
It's a big weekend in auto racing. The stars of
NASCAR will shine under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and qualifying
for the Indianapolis 500 will take place at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin was sore and tired after this
past Saturday night's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, but his second-place
finish there helped boost his confidence of making this year's Chase.
Despite not having crew chief Jason Ratcliff
at Darlington Raceway, Matt Kenseth won Saturday night's Southern 500 after
passing his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Kyle Busch, for the lead in the closing
One day after testing an IndyCar at
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch set a new track qualifying record at
Darlington Raceway to win the pole for Saturday night's Southern 500.
Jeff Gordon is expected to reach another
milestone in his already illustrious NASCAR career this weekend at Darlington
The Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series are
running at one of NASCAR's most historic racetracks, Darlington Raceway, this
weekend. Formula One is in Europe for the first time this season with the
Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.
The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel on
Wednesday substantially lessened the fines assessed by NASCAR to Joe Gibbs
Racing for an illegal engine used in Matt Kenseth's race-winning last month at
Penske Racing had the suspensions for seven of
its members reduced on Tuesday after NASCAR issued heavy penalties to the team
for rules violations that occurred last month at Texas Motor Speedway.
David Ragan proved that just about anybody can win at Talladega Superspeedway.
David Ragan avoided two major wrecks and then
received pushing help from his teammate, David Gilliland, to take the lead on
the final lap and win Sunday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, a race
delayed 3 hours, 36 minutes due to rain.
Denny Hamlin competed in a Sprint Cup Series
race for the first time on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway since he suffered
a serious back injury during an accident six weeks ago at Auto Club Speedway
in Fontana, Calif.
Persistent rain at Talladega Superspeedway forced NASCAR to cancel Saturday's qualifying session for the Aaron's 499.
Denny Hamlin drove his No. 11 Joe Gibbs
Racing Toyota for the first time on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway since he
suffered a serious back injury during a crash on March 24 at Auto Club
Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Hamlin is returning to the car this weekend after missing four races with a fractured vertebra in his lower back.
NASCAR's new Sprint Cup Series race car, the
Gen-6, will be a big topic again this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.
When NASCAR comes to Talladega Superspeedway,
it's usually a wild weekend of racing. While the Sprint Cup and Nationwide
Series run at Talladega, the IZOD IndyCar Series heads to Sao Paulo, Brazil.