Truex set to defend championship, send FRR out a winner

Sports 11/16/18, 15:13

Win or lose, Martin Truex Jr. will be at the center of a goodbye bash that no one at Furniture Row Racing will want to end. Truex will pop open some beers, huddle with friends and reminisce a final time about the team's wild ride from obscurity to greatness.It's last ...

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 ...

Kyle Busch sets up showdown with Kevin Harvick for the title

Sports 11/11/18, 19:34

Kyle Busch won for the eighth time this season to tie Kevin Harvick for the most victories this season and set up a head-to-head battle for the championship.Busch's victory at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix was the final qualifying event for next week's finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Harvick was the ...

Update: Bowyer and Busch have problems at Phoenix

Sports 11/11/18, 17:03

The Latest on NASCAR's elimination race at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix (all times local):1:55 p.m.Stewart-Haas Racing had a disastrous sequence that cost two of its drivers a shot at the championship.Clint Bowyer wrecked during the second stage of Sunday's race at ISM Raceway. During the caution period for Bowyer's ...

NASCAR champion Truex moving to Gibbs with crew chief

Sports 11/07/18, 13:23

NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season to remain in the Toyota organization after their race team folds in two weeks.Truex won his first Cup title last year driving for Furniture Row Racing. Barney Visser had funded the team out ...

Update: Title contender Harvick adds 2nd stage at Texas

Sports 11/04/18, 18:12

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local):4 p.m.Kevin Harvick has also won the second stage at the NASCAR Cup race in Texas, the fourth time this season he's won both stages in a race.If Harvick can hold on and win Sunday at the ...

Truex trying to keep focus on title shot after Logano bump

Sports 11/03/18, 17:32

Martin Truex Jr. has promised that Joey Logano won't win the NASCAR Cup title.That is a score that can't be settled at Texas.For now, defending Cup champion Truex is trying to stay focused on winning at Texas, or next week in Phoenix, or at least getting enough points to make ...

Column: Logano put it all on the line, as he should have

Sports 10/29/18, 16:56

Take a deep breath and rewatch "Days of Thunder" a couple hundred times to put some perspective on Joey Logano's latest dustup with another driver.Logano sparked a storm of controversy at Martinsville Speedway when he bumped reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. out of the lead to claim victory. It ...

Logano shoves past Truex to earn shot at NASCAR championship

Sports 10/28/18, 18:46

Joey Logano earned a shot at NASCAR's Cup title by using an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Jr. to win at Martinsville Speedway. Truex slid sideways across the finish line and promptly declared Logano won't take his title from him this year.Logano won Sunday's opening race to the third ...

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 ...

Fresh off win, Blaney tries to move in NASCAR title hunt

Sports 10/06/18, 13:29

Ryan Blaney kept the party rolling from his first win this season long enough to stimulate business at his favorite bar. He soaked in the celebration from his checkered flag on the roval at Charlotte. Now he hopes to stamp himself a contender in the next round of NASCAR's playoffs.Blaney, ...

NASCAR’s current youth movement pushing out veteran drivers

Sports 09/28/18, 17:25

Jamie McMurray set a record at Charlotte Motor Speedway by winning his second career Cup Series start. Back for the 16th anniversary of that surprise trip to victory lane, McMurray is just another veteran at a career crossroads in NASCAR.McMurray doesn't yet have a job for 2019. Neither does AJ ...

Update: Truex dominant early at Richmond

Sports 09/22/18, 21:08

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway (all times local):8:55 p.m.The NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond raceway is unfolding much like the race here in the spring.In that one, Joey Logano led throughout both the first and second stages, and the race went 353 ...

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 ...

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