Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. The driver for Joe Gibbs Racing held off a five-lap, bumper-to-tail challenge from Brad Keselowski for his 25th career victory.
Larson ruled out of Martinsville after fainting
NASCAR driver Kyle Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. The team said in a statement that Larson remains at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for more testing. Regan Smith will replace Larson in the No. 42 Chevrolet at Martinsville.
Penske warns team to stay out of tire controversy
Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races. The team owner is aware of rampant industry speculation that some crews are drilling tiny holes in tires to allow air to escape during a race, a process known as "bleeding tires." NASCAR has confiscated tires the last two weeks, including those of Team Penske driver Joey Logano following the race at Phoenix.
Logano wins pole at Martinsville
Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.
Keselowski claims thrilling win at Fontana
Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off streaking Kevin Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild finish. Harvick fell just short of a three-race West Coast sweep, but finished second to extend his remarkable streak of top-two Sprint Cup finishes to eight races dating to last season.
Dominant Harvick cruises at Fontana
Kevin Harvick earned his second Xfinity Series win of his phenomenal NASCAR season on Saturday, easily holding off Brendan Gaughan at Auto Club Speedway. Harvick led 100 of the 150 laps while cruising to a comfortable victory on the 2-mile oval. He was 3.317 seconds ahead of Gaughan.
Kurt Busch wins pole at Fontana
Kurt Busch has won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR race at Auto Club Speedway, turning a lap of 185.142 mph in his Haas Automation Chevrolet. With his first pole since May 2013, Busch took another step forward Friday in his return from four months of off-track troubles involving his ex-girlfriend.
Logano dominates Xfinity Series win at Phoenix
Joey Logano routed the field Saturday to win the Xfinity Series at Phoenix International Raceway. The Daytona 500 winner raced to his first Xfinity Series victory since 2013 with his dominant win for Team Penske. He led 176 of the 200 laps and had the field covered.
Harvick takes pole at Phoenix
Kevin Harvick once again showed how dominant he is at Phoenix International Raceway with a pole-winning run Friday at the track he has mastered. Harvick has won four of the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Phoenix, and a record six for his career. He'll start first Sunday after earning his first pole at Phoenix in his career.
NASCAR penalizes two crew chiefs after Vegas
NASCAR handed down penalties to two crew chiefs in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday for technical violations discovered this past weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
- Load More