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Matt Crafton First to Win Back-to-Back Truck Series Titles; Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Finale
November 14th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
Matt Crafton become the first driver in the 20-year history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to win back-to-back championships. The driver of the No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra needed to finish 21st or better to clinch the championship in Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway,...

Jeff Gordon Wins Ford EcoBoost 400 Pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 14th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
Jeff Gordon missed out on being able to race for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship by one point, but he landed the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet on the pole on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It was the 200th pole for Hendrick Motorsports and the 77th of Gordon's...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Race Preview
November 13th, 2014 at 10:12 PM
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season comes to an end on Sunday with the running of the Ford EcoBoost 400. For the first time in NASCAR history, four drivers will compete for the championship in a highest-finisher take all race. The Championship Race is the conclusion of NASCAR's new...

NASCAR’s Chase Format Has not Produced the Most Worthy Championship Contenders
November 11th, 2014 at 10:45 PM
Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, and Ryan Newman will race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. They were the four lucky drivers to survive the three rounds of eliminations in NASCAR's new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoff format. ***PHOTO1*** While Kevin Harvick and...

Kevin Harvick Wins Phoenix; Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman Also Advance
November 9th, 2014 at 8:09 PM
The Final Four that will race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship is set following Sunday's Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Kevin Harvick dominated the race by leading 264 of the 312 laps. The victory moved him through the Eliminator Round of the Chase. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan...

Chase Elliott Youngest NASCAR Champion Ever; Brad Keselowski Steals Phoenix Nationwide Win from Kyle Busch
November 8th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
Chase Elliott made NASCAR national series history Saturday by clinching the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. At the age of 18, Elliott became the youngest NASCAR champion, and also is the first rookie to ever win a championship in one of NASCAR's top three levels. ***PHOTO1*** Elliott only needed to finish ahead...

Greg Pursley Wins NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship as Nick Drake Takes Phoenix
November 7th, 2014 at 1:35 AM
On Thursday night at Phoenix International Raceway, Greg Pursley capped off his 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season by earning the championship. Nick Drake raced from the pole to his first career K&N Pro Series win in the Casino Arizona 100. ***PHOTO1*** The 46-year-old Pursley earned his second career championship. He...

Mason Mitchell Will Make NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Debut at Homestead
November 5th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
Mason Mitchell, the 2014 ARCA Racing Series champion, will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the season-finale Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday, November 14. He will pilot the No. 48 Mason Mitchell Motorsports Ford F-150 with sponsorship coming from New England Energy Management and...

Four Crew Members and Two Crew Chiefs of Hendrick Motorsports Penalized Following Sunday’s Fight
November 5th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
NASCAR handed out penalties on Tuesday to crew members that threw punches during the melee on pit road following Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The scrum ignited after Kevin Harvick shoved Brad Keselowski toward Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** On the second-to-last restart, Brad Keselowski made contact into Jeff Gordon and...

Richard Childress Racing Announces Brandon Jones Will Drive Partial NASCAR XFINITY Series Schedule in 2015
November 3rd, 2014 at 9:43 PM
On Monday, Richard Childress Racing announced that Brandon Jones will drive a partial schedule for the team in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series. He will pilot the No. 33 Chevrolet on a part-time basis. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, who does not turn 18 until February 18th, is also expected to run a limited schedule...

Elliott Sadler and OneMain Financial Sign with Roush Fenway Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 31st, 2014 at 9:23 PM
OneMain Financial and Roush Fenway Racing announced on Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Sadler is a 10-time winner in what is currently the NASCAR Nationwide Series. ***PHOTO1*** In 2013 and 2014, Sadler has driven the No. 11 OneMain...

Mackena Bell Set for Nationwide Debut; Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr Pick up Rides
October 30th, 2014 at 1:15 AM
News was breaking on Wednesday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on many fronts. Mackena Bell is set to make her NASCAR national series debut and Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr have picked up rides with big time Nationwide Series teams to close out the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mackena Bell, a 24-year-old...

Kevin Harvick Vows That Matt Kenseth Will not Win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship
October 27th, 2014 at 10:07 PM
With two races left in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick's road to advancing to Homestead-Miami with a chance at the title is much more difficult than he would like. Harvick was crashed in Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway...

Dale Earnhardt Jr Wins for the First Time at Martinsville Speedway
October 26th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
For the first time in his career, Dale Earnhardt Jr has won at Martinsville Speedway. He rallied from fifth on a restart with five laps to go on Sunday in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, to grab the lead and then hold off his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Jamie McMurray Wins Pole for Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway
October 24th, 2014 at 9:29 PM
The seventh race of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and the first race of the Eliminator Round will have a non-Chase driver starting from the pole. Jamie McMurray set the fast lap in Round 2 of knockout qualifying on Friday at Martinsville Speedway to grab the pole...

Brendan Gaughan Will Return to Richard Childress Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 24th, 2014 at 12:53 AM
Richard Childress Racing announced on Thursday that Brendan Gaughan will return to the team driving the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 39-year-old veteran NASCAR driver is wrapping up his first full season with RCR in what is currently called the NASCAR...

NASCAR Announces 2015 Changes for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:24 PM
On Wednesday, NASCAR announced some changes that will take affect in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (now Nationwide Series) and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starting with the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Both series will use a qualifying format similar to the one used in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series currently. The Truck...

NASCAR Does not Penalize Ryan Newman’s Team Following Talladega Inspection Process
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:43 AM
Shortly after the conclusion of the GEICO 500 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, news broke that Ryan Newman's No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet failed post-race inspection for being too low in the rear. Newman had finished fifth in the final race of the Contender Round of the Chase for...

Kyle Fowler to Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut This Weekend at Martinsville Speedway
October 21st, 2014 at 12:43 AM
GO FAS Racing has entered 22-year-old Kyle Fowler as the driver of the Frank Stoddard Jr owned No. 32 Ford for this coming weekend's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinville Speedway. With only 43 cars on the initial entry list the Smyrna, Georgia native looks poised to make his...

Timothy Peters Wins Fred’s 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Talladega
October 19th, 2014 at 1:52 AM
It took a green-white-checkered finish, but Red Horse Racing and Timothy Peters was able to hold of the field of trucks in the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon. The win was the first of the 2014 season for Peters and the...