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Jimmie Johnson Wins the Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson Wins the Daytona 500

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Jimmie Johnson wins the Daytona 500 fending off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Mark Martin.
After becoming the first woman to win a Sprint Cup pole, Danica Patrick finished in eighth place.
Johnson, who wins …

Tony Stewart Has Faith in NASCAR Safety

Tony Stewart Has Faith in NASCAR Safety

Todd Warshaw/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — In wake of the multi-car crash during the Nationwide Series opener at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday that injured 28 spectators, questions now surround the safety of the sport.
Tony Stewart …

Daytona International Speedway Crash Injures at Least 28 Fans

Daytona International Speedway Crash Injures at Least 28 Fans

Jerry Markland/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — A fiery last-lap crash at the Daytona International Speedway Saturday sent chunks of debris flying into the stands, injuring at least 28 spectators, who were seen being carried away from the stands on…

Vicious Wreck Caps Off Nationwide Race At Daytona

Vicious Wreck Caps Off Nationwide Race At Daytona

John Harrelson/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Tony Stewart survived a vicious multi-car crash at the end of the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday to pick up the checkered flag.
The crash occurred on the final la…

Kevin Harvick & Kyle Busch Win NASCAR’s Duels

Kevin Harvick & Kyle Busch Win NASCAR’s Duels

Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Kevin Harvick won the first of two Budwesier Duel races on Thursday, earning a starting spot in the second row for Sunday’s Daytona 500.Harvick took control of the race on Lap 37 whe…

Jimmie Johnson Looking to Break Daytona 500 Skid

Jimmie Johnson Looking to Break Daytona 500 Skid

Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has struggled at the Daytona 500 during the course of his career.  Johnson took home the checkered flag at the Great American Race i…

Danica Patrick Points to Hard Work(outs) in Daytona 500

Danica Patrick Points to Hard Work(outs) in Daytona 500

Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the 65-year history of NASCAR, there has never been a female winner.  But Danica Patrick could change all that; she won pole position for the Daytona 500 this weekend.“I’m not far…

Danica Patrick Becomes First Woman to Take Pole at Daytona 500

Danica Patrick Becomes First Woman to Take Pole at Daytona 500

Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Danica Patrick pulled off the biggest coup of her four-year NASCAR career, becoming the first woman to ever take the pole at the Daytona 500 and the first to clinch a pole in any race in NASCAR&rsquo…

NASCAR’s Danica Patrick Wins The Pole For The Daytona 500

NASCAR’s Danica Patrick Wins The Pole For The Daytona 500

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Danica Patrick made NASCAR history on Sunday, winning the pole for the Daytona 500. She becomes the first female driver to win the pole at the Daytona 500 and the first female driver to clinch a pole …

Rusty Wallace Headlines NASCAR Hall of Fame

Rusty Wallace Headlines NASCAR Hall of Fame

John Harrelson/NASCAR(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Rusty Wallace was inducted into NASCAR’s Hall of Fame on Friday night.  During his career, Wallace won 55 races and the 1989 championship.
During his speech, Wallace was thankful to Roger Penske Racing for…

Brad Keselowski Ready for 2013

Brad Keselowski Ready for 2013

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for NASCAR(NEW YORK) — Brad Keselowski is focused on winning another Sprint Cup championship in 2013.  NASCAR’s season will get under way on Feb. 24 at the Daytona 500, but after winning last year’s championship, Kesel…

Danica Patrick Plans On Skipping This Year’s Indianapolis 500

Danica Patrick Plans On Skipping This Year’s Indianapolis 500

Tyler Barrick/Getty Images(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is planning on skipping this year’s Indianapolis 500 to concentrate on her first full-time season on the Sprint Cup series.The 30-year-old Patrick last competed in th…

Christmas Abbott, First Female NASCAR Pit Crew Member, Fights Against the Odds

Christmas Abbott, First Female NASCAR Pit Crew Member, Fights Against the Odds

ABC News(NEW YORK) — NASCAR has seen a few women drivers at the elite level, but never before has a woman muscled her way into the extremely physically demanding positions getting down and dirty in the pit.Christmas Abbott, 30, is the first female pit…

Brad Keselowski wins 2012 Sprint Cup Championship

Brad Keselowski wins 2012 Sprint Cup Championship

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(HOMESTEAD, Fla.) — Brad Keselowski captured his first-career Sprint Cup championship on Sunday.  Coming into the race, the 28-year-old had to finish 15th or better up 20 points on Jimmie Johnson.
Johnson pulled o…

Joey Logano Wins Pole for Homestead

Joey Logano Wins Pole for Homestead

Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR(HOMESTEAD, Fla.) — Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s final race of the Sprint Cup Series at Homestead on Friday.  Marcos Ambrose will start second, followed by Brad Keselowski, who is seeking the Sp…

James Buescher wins NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship

James Buescher wins NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship

Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR(HOMESTEAD, Fla.) — James Beuscher won the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship after he finished in 13th at the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday night.
Cale Gale beat Kyle Bu…

NASCAR Fines Jeff Gordon for Intentionally Wrecking Clint Bowyer

NASCAR Fines Jeff Gordon for Intentionally Wrecking Clint Bowyer

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Four-time NASCAR Cup champion Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and docked 25 points on Monday, for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowyer during Sunday’s race at Phoenix. The incident resulted in a fight…

Brad Keselowski takes over points lead after Wild Finish

Brad Keselowski takes over points lead after Wild Finish

Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR(AVONDALE, Ariz.) — It was a wild finish at Phoenix International Raceway.  Jeff Gordon crashed into Clint Bowyer with two laps remaining on Sunday, which caused a green-white finish.  Kevin Harvick came…

Jimmie Johnson Wins at Martinsville, Takes over Points Lead

Jimmie Johnson Wins at Martinsville, Takes over Points Lead

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(MARTINSVILLE, Va.) — The five-time Sprint Cup champion is back atop the points lead after the big win at Martinsville on Sunday.  Jimmie Johnson took home the checkered flag for the 59th career time after he beat Kyle …

Jimmie Johnson Wins Pole for Martinsville

Jimmie Johnson Wins Pole for Martinsville

Tyler Barrick/Getty Images(MARTINSVILLE, Va.) – Five-time Sprint Cup series champion, Jimmie Johnson will start in the front row on Sunday after winning the pole on Friday.
Johnson’s 97.598 miles gave him the top starting spot and also the stall …

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