Kyle Larson Fainted In Autograph Session; Will Miss Today's Race

According to Fox Sports, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Larson was taken to the hospital yesterday after fainting in an autograph session. Hoardes of people are certainly a nerve-wracking experience, but this was apparently a serious enough faint for him to miss today's race. » 3/29/15 10:56am Sunday 10:56am

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Tire Burst Into Flame After It Exploded

Phoenix International Raceway hasn't been kind to right rear tires during today's 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. Sam Hornish Jr. ate the wall earlier after his right rear tire failed, but it was Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s tire that was the most explosive failure of them all. » 3/15/15 6:23pm 3/15/15 6:23pm

On Second Thought, Let's Not Call Kurt Busch The "Outlaw" Anymore

ESPN NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass noticed something missing from above the door of embattled Sprint Cup racer Kurt Busch's race car today: his nickname "Outlaw." In its place, is a discreet signature from the racer. » 3/13/15 12:28pm 3/13/15 12:28pm

Keselowski's Car Found With Cheaty Fender Flares; Crew Chief Penalized

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski's number 2 Team Penske Ford was found with banned modifications to the fenders and side skirts at last weekend's Kobalt 400 race. As a result, Keselowski's crew chief Paul Wolfe has been put on probation for the rest of the year. » 3/11/15 10:49am 3/11/15 10:49am

Sorry, Jeff Gordon: No Front-Row Start For You At Las Vegas

Jeff Gordon's streak of bad luck returned during the last practice session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A wreck in the final practice session yesterday will force Gordon to use a back-up car for the race, and thus, he must start from the back of the field. » 3/08/15 1:01pm 3/08/15 1:01pm

Jeff Gordon Smashes NASCAR Pole Record At Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Good news for Gordon fans: he's not only on pole, but he set a Sprint Cup track record for Las Vegas Motor Speedway doing it. According to USA Today, Gordon's car hit a speed of 194.679 mph in a 27.738-second lap of the 1.5-mile speedway. I wouldn't be surprised if the back end of his car is now plaid. » 3/07/15 9:13am 3/07/15 9:13am

Kyle Busch Will Miss Daytona 500 Due To Broken Leg

Kyle Busch found one of the remaining hard barriers on a NASCAR track that isn't covered by an impact absorbing SAFER barrier during today's Xfinity Series race at Daytona. Busch hit the concrete wall inside Turn 1, suffering a right lower leg compound fracture and left mid-foot fracture from the impact. » 2/22/15 9:01am 2/22/15 9:01am

NASCAR Driver Brian Vickers Hates Watching Other People Drive His Car

Brian Vickers has to sit out the first couple races of the NASCAR season to recover from heart surgery. How does he feel about this? "Quite frankly, it sucks," he explains to WDBJ 7. Vickers has been cleared to return to his NASCAR drive at Las Vegas in March—three races in to the season. » 1/27/15 4:24pm 1/27/15 4:24pm

We're Not Sure What To Call The Sprint Cup After 2016

Nationwi—err, Xfinity isn't the only NASCAR series that will have a new name. Sprint announced today that it will end its entitlement Cup sponsorship after 2016. » 12/16/14 3:15pm 12/16/14 3:15pm

For Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Celebratory Donuts Are The Best Donuts

Chase, schmase. Martinsville Speedway is known for two things: delicious hot dogs and the grandfather clocks awarded to winners. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., has fond memories of passing his father's Martinsville clock in the hallway as a kid. Now he's got one of his own. » 10/27/14 8:04am 10/27/14 8:04am

NASCAR's New Qualifying System For Talladega Is Terrible

In an effort to make things more exciting, NASCAR recently changed how they do qualifying for Talladega. Problem is, the back of the pack at a track like Talladega is the fastest place to run, so we got the bizarre situation of racers not racing for position. » 10/19/14 9:01am 10/19/14 9:01am

The Wall At Kansas Speedway Trounced A Bunch of Sprint Cup Contenders

Not one but four contenders in the Chase for the Sprint Cup are in peril of elimination after meeting the wall at Kansas Speedway yesterday. » 10/06/14 8:48pm 10/06/14 8:48pm

NASCAR Race Goes Yellow Due To Idiot On The Catch Fence

Tonight's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond went under caution with 70 laps remaining after an idiot Idiot climbed the catch fence to, according to bystanders, take a selfie. ESPN's broadcast didn't want to say much about what happened, so here is some video. » 9/07/14 12:30am 9/07/14 12:30am

Driver Kevin Ward, Jr. Killed In Incident With Tony Stewart

Numerous reports have racer Kevin Ward, Jr. killed in altercation with Tony Stewart at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York that ended with Stewart running over the driver. Ward, Jr. was "dead on arrival" at a local hospital according to the local sheriff. » 8/10/14 3:19am 8/10/14 3:19am

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

Jimmie Johnson Takes His Sixth NASCAR Championship In Florida

Sebastian Vettel may have taken his fourth Formula One championship this year, but Jimmie Johnson just powered his Chevrolet to his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship today at Homestead in Florida in the Ford Ecoboost 400. Six, goddamn man! » 11/17/13 6:41pm 11/17/13 6:41pm

The NASCAR Chase to the Sprint Cup is broken and I'm bitter.

(Preface: I've been a Jeff Gordon fan for as long as I can remember so if this next post seems biased, kindly find the nearest garbage disposal, stick your dominant hand in, and flip the switch to the 'On' position) » 9/09/13 10:01am 9/09/13 10:01am

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

The 2013 Daytona 500: Open Discussion

In just a few moments we'll see the start of the Daytona 500, the first race of the 2013 Sprint Cup season and one of the biggest events in all of motorsports. While it will likely be overshadowed by yesterday's Nationwide Series crash, it should be a good race, and one that will hopefully be accident-free. » 2/24/13 1:00pm 2/24/13 1:00pm