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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With his season essentially on the line, Jeff Gordon used a vintage drive to rally his way into NASCAR's championship chase. The 41-year-old Gordon battled an ill-handling car early Saturday night, then took off at the end to...
Tags: Transportation, Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, Travel, Kyle Busch
NASCAR has suspended two crew members for failing random drug tests. One of the two suspensions issued Tuesday was to Lee Dodson, a mechanic on Clint Bowyer's car. Michael Waltrip Racing fired Dodson upon learning he'd failed a drug test. The other...
Tags: NASCAR, Clint Bowyer, Auto Racing
NASCAR Wire ServicesAnything can happen at Talladega Superspeedway. Anyone can win at Talladega. That's the allure of racing at the 2.66-mile behemoth in Alabama. And that's what all drivers will have in the back of their minds this weekend as they prepare for Sunday's...
Tags: Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Jeff Burton, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer
Hoping to turn the page on a dismal two years, Lehigh Valley International Airport officials are looking to cash in on the Super Bowl in 2014. No, the struggling airport will not be plunking down $4 million for a 30-second Super Bowl ad that could be...
NASCAR Wire ServicesAfter a weekend where all three of NASCAR's national touring series were in action, NASCAR handed down penalties to three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams and one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver. The No. 56 car of Martin Truex Jr., who...
Tags: NASCAR, Penske Racing, Joey Logano, Martin Truex, Jr., Fines
Brandon Gdovic will get a vacation day Thursday. Well, not really, because he’ll be driving in the K&N Pro Series East’s Blue Ox 100 at Richmond International Raceway. But race days feel almost like a vacation for Gdovic, a 21-year-old York...
It's hard to deny that a dropoff usually comes with finishing second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings. The past five drivers to finish in the runner-up spot have fallen significantly the next season, with the past two, Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards,...
The phrase "NASCAR qualifying" may be the next best thing to Ambien. It's a snoozefest. Important, of course, to the pole-setter who gets some nice publicity out of the deal and a little bonus cash. Beyond that, it's a mostly boring exercise of taking a...
Excluding Rick Pitino, Jimmie Johnson just may be the King of the World right now. He won his eighth race at Martinsville last Sunday, holding off Clint Bowyer and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon. He leads defending champion Brad...
NASCAR Wire ServicesIn picking Brian Vickers to substitute for Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing got a driver who can empathize with what Hamlin is feeling while he waits to return to his car. Vickers will start a stint of indeterminate length in the No. 11 Toyota...
AP Sports WriterA national outdoors retailer calling for responsible gun ownership will sponsor Clint Bowyer's car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup NRA 500 in Texas next week. Gander Mountain Co. said Wednesday it will sponsor Bowyer's car in the April 13 race. The paint...
NASCAR Wire ServicesJoe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon. Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...
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