2014 Sprint Unlimited Preview

The official start of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season isn't until next weekend with the running of the Daytona 500, but this weekend marks the unofficial start as the Sprint Unlimited gives 2013 polesitters and former Unlimited/Bud Shootout/Busch Clash champions an extra opportunity during Speedweeks to all wreck… » 2/12/14 9:07pm 2/12/14 9:07pm

New NASCAR championship points format emphasizes winning races

NASCAR announced a new championship format on Thursday that will put greater emphasis on winning races all season long, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round advancement format that "ultimately will reward a battle-tested, worthy champion," the… » 1/31/14 3:40pm 1/31/14 3:40pm

A Camera Cable Fell On Kyle Busch's Car During The Coca-Cola 600

The cable, which belonged to FOX, snapped and struck several cars at lap 124 of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch was in the lead, and presumably driving upwards of 200 miles an hour when the cable snapped and struck his car and others', causing the race to be red-flagged. » 5/26/13 9:08pm 5/26/13 9:08pm

Everything We Know About Saturday's Horrific NASCAR Crash At Daytona

Yesterday's opening NASCAR Nationwide Cup race at the Daytona International Speedway ended with one of the most terrible crashes in recent motorsports history when debris from one of the race cars flew into the stands and injured dozens of fans. Here's everything we know as of this morning.  » 2/24/13 8:57am 2/24/13 8:57am

Nascar's New Ford Fusion Is One Sweet-Ass Stock Car

Trying to get excited about brand specific models of modern NASCAR stock cars is a lot like trying to get an erection from a female Lego minifig. Both acts require you to pretend that what you're lusting over isn't just an identically-produced plastic shell with fake headlights painted on. The 2013 Ford Fusion-based… » 1/24/12 2:00pm 1/24/12 2:00pm

Danica Patrick ditches IndyCar for NASCAR

The AP reports that IndyCar driver Danica Patrick's officially ditching the IndyCar series — perceived by many as the "small-time" — for a full-time NASCAR Nationwide gig and a few select Sprint Cup races. But she just can't quit IndyCar completely — as there's still going to be a possible Indy 500 run thrown in the… » 8/03/11 9:30am 8/03/11 9:30am

Obama Camp Nixes NASCAR Sponsorship Rumors

Following a recent Sports Illustrated story stating the Obama campaign was in talks with BAM Racing about sponsoring a Sprint Cup car, spokespeople for the Senator now claim no deal was reached. BAM Racing, a part-time outfit that hasn't fielded a car in recent weeks, made similar overtures to Sen. John McCain and at… » 7/14/08 9:20am 7/14/08 9:20am