Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.
Drivers have mixed reactions to NASCAR’s new qualifying format after using it last week at Phoenix.
It's been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a feat so grueling that only Tony Stewart has successfully completed all 1,100 miles.
Kevin Harvick had a nice send-off with Richard Childress Racing, winning his penultimate race with the team at Phoenix International Raceway.
NASCAR's most popular driver won the sport's biggest race last weekend.
A few drivers, like Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, raced onto the track to get in their qualifying sessions. Others waited, some nearly 10 minutes, before heading out for the first time.
An automotive writer thought Jeff Gordon's wild driving in a Pepsi commercial was fake. Now watch Gordon take the writer on a fake police chase.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCARs most popular driver for the past 11 years, carried the burden of not only living up to the expectations of a team that has won 11 Sprint Cup championships in the last 19 years, but he also bore the weight of being the face of his sport. Not until Earnhardt won the Daytona 500 last Sunday just his third win in 215 starts for Hendrick Motorsports did he feel the pressure was lifted.
While celebrating his Daytona 500 win in victory lane on Sunday night, Dale Earnhardt Jr. affixed a new decal above the driver’s side door on his No. 88 Chevrolet.
On the day and night that signaled the return of his late fathers iconic No. 3 to the track, Dale Jr. outraced Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on Sunday night and won the rain-delayed Daytona 500.
The 6-hour, 21-minute, 40-second rain delay Sunday marked the fourth time in the last five years that the Daytona 500 was affected by inclement conditions.
Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona's longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end. NASCAR's most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time a decade after his first victory to snap a 55-race losing streak dating to 2012.
The Friday-night ARCA series race is the poor stepchild of racing at Kansas Speedway. But those who leave the track after qualifying for the Sprint Cup race is completed each October might want to consider this: Three of the last five winners of the ARCA race at Kansas Speedway were in the field for Sunday’s Daytona 500.
Regan Smith outdueled Brad Keselowski by a nose Saturday to win the DRIVE4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race by 0.013 of a second, the seventh-closest all-time finish in Nationwide history and second-closest in series history at Daytona.
A Chase for the Sprint Cup points championship this season would be Jimmie Johnsons seventh, and would tie him for the all-time lead with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.
Hoping to boost television ratings on the brink of a new, 10-year, $8.2 billion package with Fox and NBC, not to mention build its attendance, NASCAR has implemented some revolutionary changes this season.
NASCAR was never known for its transparency for administrating penalties, but now specific offenses will carry specific sanctions, ranging from a loss of practice time for minor infractions to 150-point deductions for the most serious.
Nine drivers, including Martin Truex Jr., who had qualified second, will drop to the rear of the field in the Daytona 500 because they had to go to backup cars after wrecking in the Budweiser Duels or because of engine changes.
With the NASCAR Sprint Cup season starting with Sunday’s Daytona 500, here are five drivers who can win it all and five who are on the hot seat.
Here are five Nationwide Series drivers to watch during the 2014 NASCAR season.
Here are five Camping World Truck Series drivers to watch during the 2014 season.
NASCAR is not alone in making changes to longstanding formats or adopting new policies as a way to enhance their sports.
NASCAR introduced the newly designed bodies for the Chevy Silverado, Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra bodies in the Camping World Truck Series season-opening race on Friday night at Daytona.
There will be no lack of spirit among the drivers of the Stewart-Haas Racing team this season on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Danica Patrick make up one of the more interesting team combinations entering Sunday’s Daytona 500.
After a turbulent 2013 season, Sprint Cup racer Clint Bowyer of Empora, Kan., takes aim on a new opportunity.