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Tony Stewart answers questions in public setting for the first time since fatal on-track incident

Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Talking with the media and answering questions in a group setting Monday for the first time since his involvement in the Aug. 9 incident which resulted in the death of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr., Tony Stewart said he is willing to “be available” to talk to the grieving family of Ward. But Stewart also insisted that the incident in which the sprint car he was driving in a non-NASCAR-sanctioned event struck and killed Ward on a dirt track in New York was an accident. “I want to be available to them if they want to talk about it,” Stewart said of Ward’s family during a news conference at Stewart-Haas Racing, the company he co-owns with Gene Haas. “At ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon adds to his legacy with Dover win

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with his team in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images DOVER, Del.— With all the jockeying for Chase positions in the middle of the field, it was difficult at times to focus on what was happening at the front of the field in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. At ... FULL STORY »

Clutch performance, fortune propels Kasey Kahne into Chase Contender Round

2014 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Insurance) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images DOVER, Del.–- Kasey Kahne continues to be at his best with his back to the wall this season. The Hendrick Motorsports driver, whose dramatic victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway propelled him into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, rallied from ... FULL STORY »

Specter of Talladega is motivating Jimmie Johnson to win soon; Plus Sunday Dover Notebook

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images DOVER, Del.-- Jimmie Johnson wasn't shy about revealing his game plan for the next round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. He wants to win either at Kansas Speedway or Charlotte Motor Speedway so he doesn’t have to worry ... FULL STORY »

Gordon makes a statement in final Challenger Round race at Dover

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with his team in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images DOVER, Del.—Now we are 12. Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag in Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, but four other drivers got the axe in the first Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup elimination race in the history of ... FULL STORY »

Erik Jones scores Las Vegas jackpot with NASCAR Truck Series victory

Erik Jones, Driver of the #51Toyota Care Toyota celebrates winning the Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images LAS VEGAS— He isn't old enough to gamble, but Erik Jones played his cards right on Saturday night and won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Jones, 18, the second youngest ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch wins the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dover 200 at Dover International Speedway on September 27, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Most of the racing in NASCAR happens on the track. But in every race, on several occasions that last between 12 and 15 seconds apiece, racing takes place when the cars aren’t even moving – it’s racing between the pit ... FULL STORY »



Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, poses after qualifying on pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Puts Team Chevy on the Pole at Dover
Posted 09.26.14
Championship Contender Claims No. 1 Starting Spot for Seventh Time in 2014 DOVER, DE – September 26, 2014 – Kevin Harvick continued to add to his NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying career by capturing his seventh pole position of the 2014 season in his No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS. He ran a fast lap of ...FULL STORY »
Friday Dover Notebook: Jimmie Johnson applauds NASCAR’s move to reduce downforce
Posted 09.26.14
DOVER, Del.— With discretionary testing now off-limits under new competition rules released by NASCAR on Tuesday, race teams will have to find other ways to extract peak performance from the cars, says six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson. With on-track testing options limited to Goodyear tire tests and sessions ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Tony Stewart on Grand Jury’s Decision Not to File Charges
Posted 09.24.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Following a thorough investigation and presentation of all the relevant evidence and witnesses to an Ontario County (N.Y.) grand jury, the grand jury has determined there is no basis for the filing of any criminal charges involving the tragic accident of Kevin Ward Jr. ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR announces significant changes to 2015 rules package
Posted 09.23.14
With an eye toward enhancing competition, increasing safety, reducing costs, increasing product relevance and furthering its “green” initiatives, NASCAR has enacted significant rules changes not only to its competition package but also to the conduct of its national touring series teams. The sanctioning body announced the changes, which go into effect ...FULL STORY »
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After New Hampshire, all Chase drivers are back in the game
Posted 09.22.14
LOUDON, N.H.— Wide open. That’s an apt description of Sunday’s action at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where a succession of on-track dust-ups and hold-your-breath restarts played havoc with the fortunes of Chase drivers who entered the Sylvania 300 feeling relatively secure about their prospects of advancing to the second elimination round. Wide ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, receives a lobster in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 21, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Going, Going, Logano
Posted 09.21.14
New England native Joey Logano punches ticket into second round of NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship; breaks NHMS consecutive different winners streak LOUDON, N.H. – Joey Logano made it a clean sweep for Penske Racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2014. The native of Middletown, Conn., raced his ...FULL STORY »
Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Thrilling restart gives Brendan Gaughan Nationwide win at Kentucky
Posted 09.21.14
SPARTA, Kentucky - - Brendan Gaughan capitalized on the opportunity to utilize the high line on the final restart of Saturday night’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway to win his second NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the season. Gaughan, with a three-wide pass, powered around leaders Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon ...FULL STORY »
Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Youth Movement: Custer Wins in Truck Series Return
Posted 09.20.14
Sixteen-year-old becomes youngest winner in the history of NASCAR's top-three touring series; earns presidential scholarship from race sponsor UNOH LOUDON, N.H. - Youth was served in the Camping World Truck Series' return to New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday. At 16 years, seven months and 28 days, Cole Custer became the ...FULL STORY »
Brennan Poole Wins At Kentucky Speedway (Photo Credit: ARCA)
Brennan Poole Takes Victory In ARCA Racing Series Race At Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.19.14
Brennan Poole’s ARCA Racing Series victory Friday night at Kentucky Speedway was special. After struggling with the handling of the No. 15 Zaxby’s Toyota Camry during the day, pit strategy proved to be his saving grace that earned The Woodlands, Texas native his sixth career ARCA Racing Series presented by ...FULL STORY »


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