LONG POND, Pa. - Jimmie Johnson needed multiple attempts to make it through pre-qualifying inspection, then set a track record with a lap of 180.654 mph to win the pole Friday at Pocono Raceway.
INDIANAPOLIS - Maybe NASCAR should steal a page from IndyCar and install a push-to-pass button.
INDIANAPOLIS - A born and bred Hoosier, Ryan Newman spent his childhood racing everywhere from Anderson to Winchester and every short track he could find in a state mad about racing.
INDIANAPOLIS - Kyle Busch had a commanding lead wiped out with one ill-timed caution.
INDIANAPOLIS - Traditionalists balked and some were downright outraged at the mere suggestion stock cars dare set their fenders on the sacred ground of Indianapolis.
JOLIET, Ill. - Sam Hornish Jr. has been coming to Indianapolis for a long time. His mother went to the Indianapolis 500 when she was eight months pregnant.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Just as predictable as the weekend fender bashing is the awkward conversation a few days later.
LOUDON, N.H. - Stuck in a hospital bed, Brian Vickers wanted to live another day.
LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch needed some OT to grab that checkered fla+++g.
LOUDON, N.H. - Brad Keselowski is back on top of NASCAR.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart coasted for at least 250 miles at Daytona International Speedway, where he hardly worked up a sweat until the final hour of the race.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth had two of the strongest cars in the season-opening Daytona 500 but had nothing to show for it after a pair of engine failures.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Daytona International Speedway just completed one project and is about to start another.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before Thursday's practices at Daytona International Speedway.
NASCAR would be hard-pressed to find many fans who don't prefer the drama and intrigue of the new, knockout qualifying format over the old system of single-car runs.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - 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.
Joey Logano lined up directly behind Kevin Harvick and followed him nose-to-tail around the track and across the line for the final restart. He was stalking the leader, looking for what he knew would be his only chance to snatch the victory away from Harvick.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kyle Busch didn't mind the rain that ended the race early.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Tony Stewart came back from a broken right leg at the Daytona 500 still not fully healed, yet able to race.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart does not consider the Daytona 500 a disaster, despite the engine problems that spoiled his return to racing from a broken right leg.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised down pit road, stopping just long enough for Rick Hendrick to climb halfway inside his window for the short lift to Victory Lane.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The King was holding court, trying to explain why the words of a driver who has been retired since 1992 carry as much weight today as they did back in the day when Winston was the name of the Cup game.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Richard Childress pumped his fist above his head, emphatically celebrating his grandson's latest accomplishment.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The countdown clock for Tony Stewart's return to racing is no longer at months, weeks or even days.
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