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NASCAR Driver Jason Leffler Dies After Crash at Bridgeport Speedway

NASCAR Driver Jason Leffler Dies After Crash at Bridgeport SpeedwayRainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR(BRIDGEPORT, N.J.) -- NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died Wednesday from injuries he suffered in an accident during a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway. Leffler, who was nicknamed "Left Turn," was...

Jimmie Johnson Cruises to Victory at Pocono Raceway

Jimmie Johnson Cruises to Victory at Pocono RacewayJerry Markland/Getty Images(LONG POND, Pa.) -- Jimmie Johnson led for 128 of the races' 160 laps as he wins the Party in the Poconos 400 at Pocono Raceway Sunday. "What a race car," Johnson said of his No. 48 Chevrolet. "I mean not only the car and the...

Trevor Bayne Wins Nationwide Race at Iowa

Trevor Bayne Wins Nationwide Race at IowaJustin Edmonds/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEWTON, Iowa) -- Trevor Bayne passed by Austin Dillon with 11 laps to go, and went on to win the DuPont Pioneer 250 at Iowa Speedway Sunday. "I'm so proud of this team and what they accomplished here today," Bayne...

Jeb Burton Wins First Truck Series Race at Texas

Jeb Burton Wins First Truck Series Race at TexasJonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- Jeb Burton notched his first career NASCAR Truck Series win on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway in his 12th career start. Burton was fourth following a caution, but came in...

Tony Stewart Wins FedEx 400

Tony Stewart Wins FedEx 400Jared Wickerham/Getty Images for NASCAR(DOVER, Del.) -- Tony Stewart cruised into victory lane for the first time this season after coming back to beat Juan Pablo Montoya on Sunday at Dover International Speedway. Stewart snapped a 30-race winless stre...

Joey Logano Wins The 5-Hour Energy 200

Joey Logano Wins The 5-Hour Energy 200Geoff Burke/Getty Images(DOVER, Del.)  --  Joey Logano loves racing at Dover International Speedway. He led the final 34 laps Saturday to take home the victory in the 5-Hour Energy 200, winning his third straight Nationwide Series race at Dov...

Jimmie Johnson Focused on Dover

Jimmie Johnson Focused on DoverJohn Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty Images(DOVER, Del.) -- Jimmie Johnson is steam rolling this season in the Sprint Cup series.  Johnson currently holds a 32 point lead on Carl Edwards in the points standings. NASCAR will be at Dover International Sp...

Camera Cable Snaps at NASCAR Race, 10 Injured

Camera Cable Snaps at NASCAR Race, 10 InjuredBananaStock(CONCORD, N.C) -- A cable supporting a Fox Sports camera snapped during the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday, delaying the race and injuring 10 fans, three of whom went to the hospital. The nylon rope which moves across the track filming the race from a...

Kevin Harvick Wins The Coca-Cola 600

Kevin Harvick Wins The Coca-Cola 600Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE) --  Kevin Harvick took home the victory in what proved to be a wild night in Charlotte. Harvick won the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the second time in three seasons.  He p...

Kyle Busch Wins 7th Nationwide Race At Charlotte

Kyle Busch Wins 7th Nationwide Race At CharlotteStreeter Lecka/Getty Images(CONCORD, N.C.) --  Kyle Busch loves racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch dominated the field in the History 300 on Saturday afternoon on his way to his sixth Nationwide Series victory of the season and record seven...

Coca Cola 600 Preview

Coca Cola 600 PreviewChris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images(CONCORD, N.C.) -- NASCAR drivers are ready for the Coca Cola 600 on Sunday.  Jimmie Johnson sits atop the Sprint Cup points lead and enjoys racing on Memorial Day weekend, honoring the veterans who served the ...

Dale Jarrett Leads NASCAR Hall of Fame Class

Dale Jarrett Leads NASCAR Hall of Fame ClassStreeter Lecka/NASCAR via Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C) -- NASCAR driver Dale Jarrett, mechanic Maurice "Chief" Petty, two-time premier series champion Tim Flock, driver Jack Ingram, and Fireball Roberts are members of NASCAR's Hall of Fame Class o...

Driver Dick Trickle Dead at 71

Driver Dick Trickle Dead at 71Donald Miralle/Getty Images(CONCORD, N.C.) -- Retired stock-car driver Richard "Dick" Trickle died on Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Trickle, 71, called the Lincoln County Communications Center to tell them that "there would be...

David Ragan’s Ready for NASCAR’s All-Star Weekend

David Ragan’s Ready for NASCAR’s All-Star WeekendJonathan Ferrey/NASCAR(NEW YORK) -- NASCAR driver David Ragan is in his second season racing full-time in the Sprint Cup series and is gearing up for this weekend's All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. "[It's] going to be a fun night, I know the ...

NASCAR’s Matt Kenseth Wins At Darlington

NASCAR’s Matt Kenseth Wins At DarlingtonRainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images(DARLINGTON, S.C.) -- With 13 laps to go in the Southern 500 Saturday night, Matt Kenseth passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate and race leader Kyle Busch to grab the checkered flag at Darlington.“Man, it's right up there....

Ragan Wins Sprint Cup Race at Talladega

Ragan Wins Sprint Cup Race at TalladegaSean Gardner/Getty Images(TALLADEGA, Ala.) -- David Ragan won the Aaron's 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday. Ragan was pushed past Carl Edwards by Front Row Motorsports teammate David Gilliland on the last lap of a green-whit...

Regan Smith Wins Nationwide Race at Talladega

Regan Smith Wins Nationwide Race at TalladegaSean Gardner/Getty Images(TALLADEGA, Ala.) -- Regan Smith won the Nationwide Series race at Talladega, but it didn't look that way at first. Smith snagged a photo-finish win after the unofficial results said Kasey Kahne had grabbed the victory. The thr...

Denny Hamlin Cleared to Return at Talladega

Denny Hamlin Cleared to Return at Talladega Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Denny Hamlin was cleared by his doctors and NASCAR Thursday to return in a limited capacity for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Talladega. NASCAR will allow Hamlin to start Sunday's race as lon...

Danica Patrick: The Art of Racing in a Man’s World

Danica Patrick: The Art of Racing in a Man’s WorldJared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Even though walking red carpets and accepting awards have become familiar territory for former supermodel Danica Patrick, she is most comfortable going 200 miles per hour with as many as 42 men chasi...

Kevin Harvick Wins The Toyota Owner’s 400

Kevin Harvick Wins The Toyota Owner’s 400Justin Edmonds/NASCAR via Getty Image(RICHMOND, Va.) --  Kevin Harvick won the Toyota Owner's 400 on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Clint Bowyer came in second, while Joey Logano, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Jeff Burton rounded out ...

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