Column: IndyCar and NASCAR roar into showcase month of May

Sports 05/13/19, 15:17

The most prolific month in motorsports arrived with two strong races with IndyCar and NASCAR both opening May with momentum-grabbing entertaining events that should carry the series through their Memorial Day showcases.Simon Pagenaud, his future with Team Penske shaky because of a 21-race losing streak, stalked five-time IndyCar champion Scott ...

Alex Bowman on run of 2nd-place finishes in Cup Series

Sports 05/12/19, 15:23

Alex Bowman quite literally had his first NASCAR Cup Series victory in his sights, ticking off the laps in his No. 88 Chevrolet at the front of the pack at Kansas Speedway.Too bad Brad Keselowski was in his rearview mirror.The 26-year-old Bowman was passed by the former series champion with ...

Elliott takes Dover pole with track record of 165.960 mph

Sports 05/03/19, 15:37

Chase Elliott followed his first win of the season with a pole at Dover, topping the speed chart on a blistering day at the track with a record 165.960 mph.Elliott won last week at Talladega and kept the good times rolling Friday when he led a 1-2 start for Hendrick ...

Update: Joey Logano wins stage 2 at Richmond Raceway

Sports 04/13/19, 20:29

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local):9:20 p.m.Joey Logano passed Martin Truex Jr. with about five laps to go and won the second stage in the NACAR Cup Series race at Richmond.Kyle Larson backs his car down the track after he spun ...

Update: Kyle Busch ties Petty’s mark with 200th victory

Sports 03/17/19, 17:44

The Latest on the NASCAR race at Fontana (all times local):3:40 p.m.Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his 200th national victory across the three major series Sunday, making an impressive late surge through the field to win the Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway.Busch dominated the first ...

Update: Kyle Busch wins Stage 2 at ISM Raceway

Sports 03/10/19, 16:19

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race near Phoenix (all times local):2:20 p.m.Kyle Busch led the field under caution to win the second stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway, and now will aim for his 199th career win in its top three series.Busch also won ...

Column: New NASCAR rules package gets early passing grade

Sports 02/25/19, 16:32

The verdict is still out on NASCAR's new competition package following its innocuous debut at Atlanta Motor Speedway.The race was not the best in NASCAR history, nor was it unwatchable.It was, if nothing else, better than last year's race at Atlanta and that is a win for NASCAR right now. ...

Brad Keselowski shakes stomach bug to win at Atlanta

Sports 02/24/19, 18:19

Brad Keselowski was so sick at Atlanta Motor Speedway his team had a standby driver on call.Keselowski said the help was not needed.The winningest driver in Team Penske history raced to an unlikely victory Sunday by recovering from a stomach virus to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It was the ...

Update: Keselowski recovers from bug to race at Atlanta

Sports 02/24/19, 14:18

The Latest on the NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway (all times local):2:15 p.m.Brad Keselowski has recovered from a stomach virus in time to start Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Saturday, Feb. (AP Photo/John Amis)Keselowski ...

Update: Elliott wins at Kansas to roll into next round

Sports 10/21/18, 21:11

The Latest on NASCAR's elimination race at Kansas Speedway (all times local):4:20 p.m.Chase Elliott has won at Kansas Speedway to take momentum into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs.Elliott's victory Sunday bookended the second round of the playoffs, which he opened with a victory at Dover and closed with the ...

Kyle Busch, Harvick start NASCAR race at Dover on front row

Sports 10/07/18, 13:53

Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are on the front row for Sunday's NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway.Busch and Harvick lead NASCAR with seven wins as the series shifts into the second round of the playoffs.Stewart-Haas Racing holds four of the 12 playoff spots with Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Kurt ...

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond

Sports 09/22/18, 20:41

Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski with 38 laps to go and held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night.Busch won for the 50th time in his career, the sixth time on the 0.75-mile oval and for the first time ...

Big 3 now a foursome: NASCAR wild card Richmond is next

Sports 09/21/18, 17:53

Brad Keselowski has pushed NASCAR's "Big Three" aside at the start of the playoffs and shaken up the championship picture with nine races left in the season.Keselowski's victory last week at Las Vegas in the opening round of the 10-race playoffs was his third straight and moved him into title ...

Column: Ganassi, Penske shine on strong day of motorsports

Sports 09/17/18, 16:49

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske stood atop the timing stand at Sonoma Raceway, transfixed by the overtime laps of NASCAR's playoff opening race at Las Vegas. He had three drivers in contention for a critical victory, and when Brad Keselowski crossed the finish line for Team Penske's 500th organizational ...

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