If your favorite driver isn’t currently eligible for the May 20 Monster Energy All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, you can lend a helping hand.
Simply go to NASCAR.com/fanvote on the web and cast a ballot. The polls are open, and the driver with the most votes at the cutoff (11:59 p.m. on May 19) will earn the final spot in the exhibition race that will make an instant millionaire of the winner. Continue reading →
It took Joey Logano all afternoon to drive from the back of the field to the front in Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Logano started from the rear after a post-qualifying transmission change, but when the checkered flag waved after lap 400, the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford was at the head of the field, having held off a bonsai charge from teammate Brad Keselowski during a 19-lap green-flag run. Continue reading →
Daniel Suarez streaked away from Elliott Sadler after the final restart in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and three laps later, NASCAR had its first foreign-born national touring series champion.
Ultimately, the 24-year-old driver from Monterrey, Mexico beat Ty Dillon to the finish line by 0.968 seconds. Sadler, who had taken two tires and gained the second position on a lap 193 pit stop, came home third and finished second in the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase. Continue reading →
In honor of Luke Wilson as honorary pace car driver for Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, this week’s Sprint Cup preview celebrates some of the top quotes and moments from Wilson’s hit comedy, ‘Old School.’ Check it out, and bring your green hat.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams return this week to race 218.9 miles in 110 laps on the road course of Sonoma Raceway in the Toyota Save Mart 350 on Sunday, June 26th. FOX Sports 1 will begin their coverage at 1:30 pm ET with a green flag around 3 pm ET. Radio coverage is available on PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, channel 90.
We’re Going Racing! NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Returns after Off Weekend
After having the weekend off, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads west to Sonoma Raceway for its first road-course race of the season – Sunday’s Toyota / Save Mart 350.
Kyle Busch is the defending winner of the event that has had ten different drivers visit Victory Lane the last 11 years it’s been held: Kyle Busch in 2015, Carl Edwards in 2014, Martin Truex Jr. in 2013, Clint Bowyer in 2012, Kurt Busch in 2011, Jimmie Johnson in 2010, Kasey Kahne in 2009, Kyle Busch in 2008, Juan Pablo Montoya in 2007, Jeff Gordon in 2006 and Tony Stewart in 2005. Continue reading →
Retaking the lead with five laps left in the first of Thursday night’s Can-Am Duel 150-mile qualifying races, Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to a dominating victory and grabbed the third staring spot for Sunday’s Daytona 500.
In the second Duel, reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch took the checkered flag under caution after a wild last-lap wreck took out the cars of Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr., Matt Kenseth, AJ Allmendinger and Danica Patrick and damaged the No. 41 Chevrolet of Kurt Busch.
Kenseth will go to a backup car and start from the rear in the Daytona 500, surrendering the second starting spot he earned during last Sunday’s time trials. Continue reading →