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Kyle Busch (18) celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race and the season title Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Darryl Graham)

Kyle Busch completes comeback to win first Cup title

Sunday, November 22, 2015

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Kyle Busch opened the season in a hospital bed and ended it in Victory Lane with the championship trophy. Busch completed the ultimate comeback Sunday night by winning his first career Sprint Cup title just nine months after a serious crash at Daytona nearly ended his season. He crashed into a concrete wall the day before the …

Jeff Gordon by the numbers

Saturday, November 21, 2015

297,997 miles driven 24,920 laps led 1992 year of first race 796 consecutive career starts 474 top-10 finishes 325 top-5 finishes 151 career winnings (in millions) 93 wins 81 poles 44 years old 24 years competing (also his car number) 23 years competing as a full-time driver 17 short-track victories 13 wins in …

Gordon chases fifth championship before retirement

Saturday, November 21, 2015

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – It’s a Hall of Fame career that includes four championships, 93 victories and more than $150 million in winnings. He’s got a beautiful family, a reputation as one of the good guys and a popularity that transcends NASCAR. Now Jeff Gordon has a chance to write the ultimate Hollywood ending …

Harvick not ready to hand crown over to Joe Gibbs Racing

Sunday, September 13, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. – Every indication the last three months is that Joe Gibbs Racing is going to be a major force in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. But if anyone thinks JGR’s four-car lineup is going to …

Logano visiting New Hampshire ahead of Chase race

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano will be in New Hampshire on Tuesday as part of NASCAR’s Chase Across North America media tour to build excitement for the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Logano’s visit is being dubbed a …

Kenseth gives JGR 1 more win before NASCAR’s playoffs begin

Sunday, September 13, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. – Joe Gibbs Racing cemented itself as the team to beat for the Sprint Cup championship with a dominating run Saturday night that ended in Matt Kenseth’s fourth win of the season. The victory put Kenseth …

NASCAR has hit with low-downforce package, but opts to save it for 2016

Thursday, September 10, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Moments after Carl Edwards climbed from his winning Southern 500 car, he began lobbying for NASCAR to apply the rules package used at Darlington Raceway in the upcoming playoffs. Edwards and his Joe Gibbs Racing …

Edwards wins Southern 500

Monday, September 7, 2015

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Carl Edwards took the lead on the last pit stop and held off Denny Hamlin on a restart eight laps from the end for his first Southern 500 victory Sunday night. Edwards was two laps …

Iconic schemes to run at Darlington

Thursday, August 27, 2015

DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Southern 500 will have a familiar feel, and not just because the race has returned to Labor Day weekend. Most of the grid for Sprint Cup’s next race on Sept. 6 will have throwback paint schemes on their cars, recalling the days when greats …

Bowyer holds head high to cling to final Chase berth

Monday, August 24, 2015

BRISTOL, Tenn. – All of the crew members who work on Clint Bowyer’s team know they’ll be out of a job in 12 more races. Like everyone else at Michael Waltrip Racing, they face an uncertain future in …

Michael Waltrip Racing releases Bowyer from contract, will race part-time in 2016

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Michael Waltrip’s rocky nine-year effort to build a successful race team was on the verge of collapse Wednesday as the organization said it will not run any cars full-time next season and released Clint Bowyer from his contract …

Danica Patrick stays with SHR; new sponsor Nature’s Bakery

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Danica Patrick’s fit and healthy lifestyle has landed her a new sponsor that allows her to stay with Stewart-Haas Racing. SHR announced a deal Tuesday that makes Nature’s Bakery the primary sponsor of Patrick’s No. 10 Chevrolet beginning …

Kenseth in control at Michigan, wins 3rd Cup race of season

Sunday, August 16, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR’s rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway. “I didn’t see much of the race, which was totally fine with me,” he said. “We were …

Sprint Cup notebook: Despite fast cars, Keselowski consistently falling short of Victory Lane

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Around this time last year, Brad Keselowski seemed to be winning without trying. Funny how things change. These days, it’s as if the former champion can’t buy those wins that once came so easily. “This point last year …

Kenseth takes pole at Michigan, Gibbs drivers sweep top 3

Saturday, August 15, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Matt Kenseth won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, and Joe Gibbs Racing swept the top three spots in qualifying Friday. Kenseth won with a lap of 197.488 mph in his No. 20 Toyota, with teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl …