NASCAR changes play part in thrilling All-Star Race

Sports 05/19/19, 12:06

Side-by-side racing, a dramatic, decisive pass near the end for the win and even an old-style, on-track fight: NASCAR couldn't be happier with what it saw at the All-Star Race."As an official, but also as a race fan, it was super exciting to watch," said Scott Miller, NASCAR senior vice ...

Update: 3 car chiefs ejected after cars fail inspection

Sports 05/11/19, 17:40

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night (all times local):5:30 p.m.The car chiefs for Joey Logano, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson were ejected after their cars failed inspection for a second time ahead of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway.All three ...

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 ...

President Trump welcomes NASCAR champ to White House

Sports 04/30/19, 16:10

President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tuesday on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. With Logano's car parked nearby, Trump praised the driver and called it "one beautiful ...

Martin Truex Jr. holds off Joey Logano to win at Richmond

Sports 04/13/19, 22:12

Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night.Truex gave Joe Gibbs Racing its sixth victory in nine races this season and won for the first time in ...

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 ...

Logano leads pack of Fords to front at Martinsville Speedway

Sports 03/23/19, 19:03

Joey Logano led a Ford sweep at Martinsville Speedway with another pole-winning run for Team Penske.Logano turned a lap at 97.830 mph in Saturday qualifying to earn the top starting spot. His pole-winning run came roughly 90 minutes after Team Penske teammate Will Power won the pole for the IndyCar ...

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: Harvick keeps lead after 1st stage in Vegas

Sports 03/03/19, 16:38

The Latest on the NASCAR race in Las Vegas (all times local):1:35 p.m.Kevin Harvick is leading from the pole after the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race in Las Vegas.The defending race champion also swept both stages of this race last year, and he remained up front after ...

McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano

Sports 02/19/19, 15:48

Michael McDowell was still digesting his fifth-place finish at the Daytona 500 when Joey Logano appeared at the front of his car, angrily pointing at the Ford logo.He was questioning McDowell's loyalty to the brand."He shows up pointing at the Ford emblem, pushing on the Ford, making his point 'Hey, ...

Update: Denny Hamlin wins 2nd Daytona 500 after string of dramatic wrecks

Sports 02/17/19, 19:49

The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 7:35 p.m. Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs' oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. J.D. Gibbs was 49. Hamlin predicted ...

Byron, Bowman start from front row in 61st Daytona 500

Sports 02/17/19, 10:07

William Byron will start from the pole in the 61st running of the Daytona 500, combining with teammate Alex Bowman to create the youngest front row in the history of "The Great American Race."Byron is 21, and Bowman is 25. Both are driving Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports.Six Ford drivers will ...

Drivers, connect your Wi-Fi! iRacing a hit in NASCAR

Sports 02/14/19, 03:00

Ray Alfalla got hooked on NASCAR in the late 1990s after his family left Cuba and settled in the Miami area. He's the type of die-hard fan the sagging sport craves — a kid who dreamed of racing who's now an adult that settles in each weekend to catch each ...

NASCAR tries to end slide with push for more exciting racing

Sports 02/04/19, 13:20

The reset button for NASCAR was triggered as soon as Joey Logano wrapped up last year's championship celebration. There was massive work to be done to stop the stock-car series from a spiral to the bottom and the fix is nothing short of a radical reboot.The critical change is the ...

Column: Logano journeys from bullied teen to NASCAR champion

Sports 11/19/18, 18:43

Joey Logano's team headed to South Beach long before NASCAR's newest champion wrapped up his obligations at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He was emotional, exhausted and still trying to comprehend how he'd chased down The Big Three to snatch his first career NASCAR title."I don't even know how to party," Logano said. ...

Joey Logano spoils Big 3 party to win NASCAR title

Sports 11/19/18, 02:14

Joey Logano was the underdog in NASCAR's title race, the driver few thought capable of keeping pace with the Big Three and stealing the title from one of the favorites.Logano proved everyone wrong with an upset victory in a season in which he only became a true contender once his ...

Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title

Sports 11/18/18, 18:50

Joey Logano busted up The Big Three and captured an improbable first NASCAR title by soundly beating a trio of champions.Logano won the season finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to grab his first Cup championship in a season in which he barely contended until the playoffs began. The year was ...

Championship driver Busch takes top pit stall from Hamlin

Sports 11/17/18, 18:52

Joe Gibbs issued a team order on the eve of NASCAR's championship that gave Kyle Busch an edge over the other three title contenders.Busch was gifted the coveted No. 1 pit stall Saturday when Joe Gibbs Racing made the dubious decision to force teammate and pole winner Denny Hamlin to ...

Kyle Busch leads title contenders in qualifying for finale

Sports 11/16/18, 19:18

Kyle Busch will lead NASCAR's title contenders at the start of Sunday's championship finale, but he'll have his teammate trying to spoil the show.Busch was the highest qualifying driver of the four championship contenders at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Denny Hamlin won the pole for Joe Gibbs Racing, and his teammate Busch ...

It’s The Big Three and Joey Logano in NASCAR’s title race

Sports 11/15/18, 16:57

Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. sat on a bench, scrolling through their phones , oblivious to their surroundings and the stakes.Joey Logano was a room away, mingling in the back of a ballroom, grinning ear-to-ear and totally at ease."It's the Big Three and me," Logano shrugged. "I ...

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