NASCAR has announced a new “Chase” format that will put a greater emphasis on winning races during the season, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round advancement format.
The sanctioning body of NASCAR has announced changes to the qualifying process for its three national series that NASCAR says should be more exciting for the fans and its drivers.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season gets underway with the 56th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 23rd at 1 p.m. ET on FOX.
NASCAR after reviewing what happened near the end of the race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway has penalized Michael Waltrip Racing for manipulating the outcome of the race.
Penske Racing had seven of its members suspended by NASCAR on Wednesday for bringing unapproved parts to Texas Motor Speedway this past Saturday.
On the last lap of the NASCAR Nationwide race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. The leaders were making their final moves for the victory as one car slams into the catchfence sending debris flying into the stands.
Two NASCAR Sprint Cup Budweiser Duel qualifier races were ran on Thursday setting the field for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
With NASCAR debuting the new Gen6 car at The Unlimited at Daytona on Saturday night you might be wondering what has changed compared to the COT car that had it’s last ride with the Miami-Homestead race this past November.
Inaugural The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Daytona International Speedway
Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and docked 25 points by NASCAR on Monday for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowyer at Phoenix.
Hendrick Motorsports on Thursday said that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will sit out Saturday night’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the following week’s race at Kansas Speedway.
NASCAR announced the 2013 schedule this past Tuesday (09/25/12). 2013, will mark the 65th season for NASCAR’s Cup series and will start with the Daytona 500 before moving to Phoenix on March 3rd and Las Vegas on March 10.
Mark Martin’s car went sliding off the track at Michigan Speedway and crashed sideways into a pit road barrier. The vehicle was pierced by the short, narrow end of the wall, but Martin was able to walk away.
NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger was fired from Penske Racing. Team owner Roger Penske announced Wednesday the decision to release Allmendinger after they met face-to-face on Tuesday.
Sprint Cup: Tuesday, NASCAR penalized Three-time champion Tony Stewart. Stewart, was docked six points, and crew chief Steve Addington fined $25,000 because of a cooling hose found inside Stewart’s car after his qualifying lap.
Roush Fenway Racing announced Tuesday that Matt Kenseth would leave the organization at the end of this season and be replaced in the No. 17 car by current Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Kurt Busch who was fired in December by Penske Racing after a number of run-ins with the media got in a heated exchange with a reporter at Dover on Saturday.
With its 14th victory at Darlington Raceway, by Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports reached historic Cup Series win No. 200.
Bristol Motor Speedway owner Bruton Smith said he’ll make changes to the track. Smith did not reveal what exactly he’ll do to the track, but said in a statement an announcement could come in about two weeks.
NASCAR’s annual all-star race will be split into five segments this year, with a mandatory pit stop before the final 10-lap sprint for the $1 million prize.
On Tuesday, NASCAR’s chief appellate officer John Middlebrook overturned a majority of the penalties levied against crew chief Chad Knaus. Knaus must still pay a $100,000 fine because Johnson’s car failed opening day inspection of the Daytona 500.
Chad Knaus the crew chief of Jimmie Johnson lost his appeal Tuesday challenging penalties for failing the opening-day inspection for the Daytona 500. A three-member committee heard testimony from Hendrick Motorsports plus NASCAR.
NASCAR said Tuesday Brad Keselowski can keep his cellphone in his race car during events, and all drivers are encouraged to use social media. Keselowski drew attention for posting on Twitter during a red-flag period in Monday night’s Daytona 500.
NASCAR said it will stop issuing undisclosed fines. A practice that made fans distrust the sanctioning body.
The 2013 Ford Fusion Sprint Cup car was unveiled earlier this week. It was worked on by Ford designers in an effort to bring brand identity back to NASCAR.