Nov 03, 2010 14:56 EDT
Jim Hunter, the longtime executive and 'face of NASCAR,' remembered at funeral in Darlington. Before a lineup of stock-car greats past and present, Jim Hunter was remembered Wednesday as friend and father, communicator and counselor by the racing family he loved.
Aug 21, 2010 17:27 EDT
Despite heart surgery, Brian Vickers says he's on track for 2011 return. Brian Vickers had heart surgery last month as part of his treatment for blood clots, but the NASCAR driver said he fully expects to resume his racing career next season.
Aug 10, 2010 11:07 EDT
Kahne to drive a Toyota for Red Bull in 2011 while waiting for Hendrick ride. Kasey Kahne finally has a ride locked down for 2011, at Red Bull Racing, where he will spend one season before moving to Hendrick Motorsports.
Jun 06, 2010 22:57 EDT
Denny Hamlin continues dominance at Pocono with easy victory at "tricky triangle". Denny Hamlin is so enamored with the No. 11 Toyota he won in Sunday at Pocono that he's asked team owner Joe Gibbs if he can keep it when it's finally taken out of the rotation.
Jun 06, 2010 19:46 EDT
Denny Hamlin continues dominance at Pocono with easy victory at "tricky triangle". Denny Hamlin won again at Pocono, pulling away from teammate Kyle Busch following a late restart Sunday in the 500-mile race at the massive 2.5-mile oval.
May 21, 2010 19:14 EDT
Vickers says blood clots will keep him out remainder of NASCAR season. Brian Vickers will miss the remainder of the NASCAR season because of blood clots in his lungs and left leg.
May 19, 2010 15:31 EDT
Casey Mears to fill in for Brian Vickers in No. 83 Toyota during NASCAR All-Star race. Casey Mears will fill in for Brian Vickers during Saturday's Sprint Cup All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
May 18, 2010 11:38 EDT
Brian Vickers "progressing well" in treatment for blood clots, will speak Friday. NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is responding positively to treatment for blood clots in his legs and near his lungs.
May 15, 2010 12:14 EDT
Brian Vickers released from hospital after bout with blood clots in legs, near lungs. NASCAR driver Brian Vickers has been released from the hospital where he was treated for blood clots in his legs and near his lungs.
May 14, 2010 18:44 EDT
Martin Truex Jr. wins pole at Dover International Speedway, site of only career Cup victory. Martin Truex Jr. has been first to finish at Dover International Speedway and now he'll be first to start.
May 09, 2010 00:25 EDT
Late errors by Gordon, Burton help Hamlin sweep Darlington. Denny Hamlin became the first driver in 17 years to sweep Darlington Raceway, winning the Sprint Cup race Saturday night after late mistakes took Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton out of contention.
May 07, 2010 22:56 EDT
Denny Hamlin races to 3rd straight Nationwide victory at Darlington. Denny Hamlin doesn't care which Kyle Busch he beat at Darlington Raceway on Friday night.
May 07, 2010 19:47 EDT
McMurray puts up record-run at track "Too Tough To Tame" in qualifying at Darlington. Jamie McMurray couldn't help smiling during his record-setting lap at Darlington Raceway. Turned out, he was one of few to leave the track happy.
Feb 27, 2010 21:10 EST
Kevin Harvick overcomes pair of bad pit stops to win at Las Vegas. Kevin Harvick overcame a pair of horrendous pit stops to win the Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Feb 07, 2010 07:18 EST
Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR's Bud Shootout under caution for 2nd consecutive exhibition victory. Kevin Harvick started Speedweeks in bed, started the Budweiser Shootout in a backup car and started the final few laps out of the lead.
Feb 04, 2010 21:09 EST
First practice of NASCAR season marred by multicar crash at Daytona. If the first practice is any indication, Speedweeks could be filled with aggressive driving, big wrecks and backup cars.
Jan 19, 2010 21:10 EST
First laps with rear spoiler give NASCAR drivers eel for what to expect with upcoming change. Kurt Busch sees no problems with the rear spoiler that NASCAR is in the process of adapting to replace the rear wing, a move that could enhance the passing ability of cars this season while providing a more traditional look.
Nov 21, 2009 18:44 EST
Battle of the greats on Sunday when Johnson and Martin race in NASCAR season finale. Mark Martin has lost to Dale Earnhardt, Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart ? some of NASCAR's greatest drivers ? in his frustrating bid for an elusive championship.
Oct 30, 2009 18:13 EDT
Allmendinger has to take breath test before practice following arrest on drunk driving charge. NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger was required to take a breath test before Friday's practice at Talladega Superspeedway following his arrest on a drunken driving charge.
Oct 16, 2009 23:47 EDT
Kyle Busch races to 7th Nationwide win of season, extends points lead over Carl Edwards. Who needs a flu shot when you can take the checkered flag instead?
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Born||October 24, 1983|
|Hometown||Thomasville, North Carolina|
|Awards||2003 Busch Series Champion|
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series statistics|
|Car #, team||#83 - Red Bull Racing Team|
|2009 Sprint Cup position||12th|
|Best cup position||12th - 2009 (Sprint Cup)|
|First race||2003 UAW-GM Quality 500 (Charlotte)|
|First win||2006 UAW-Ford 500 (Talladega)|
|Last win||2009 CARFAX 400 (Michigan)|
|NASCAR Nationwide Series statistics|
|Car #, team||#10#32 - Braun Racing|
|2009 NNS position||60th|
|Best NNS position||1st - 2003 (Busch Series)|
|First race||2001 GNC Live Well 250 (Milwaukee)|
|First win||2003 Kroger 200 (Indianapolis)|
|Last win||2003 Stacker 200 (Dover)|
|Statistics current as of August 15, 2009.|