Sprint Cup http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:34:54 -0700 en-gb NASCAR: IMS building dirt track for Stewart http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131404-nascar-ims-building-dirt-track-for-stewart http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131404-nascar-ims-building-dirt-track-for-stewart NASCAR: IMS building dirt track for Stewart

What do you get the retiring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion who insisted "You can save your gifts ... they can just send me a note from the track president"? If you're Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

]]>
Sprint Cup Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:21:07 -0700
NASCAR: Series alters bad weather qualifying http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131388-nascar-series-alters-bad-weather-qualifying http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131388-nascar-series-alters-bad-weather-qualifying NASCAR: Series alters bad weather qualifying

Starting with this Saturday's Coke Zero 400, current year owner points – not practice speeds – will be used to determine race eligibility and starting position in the Sprint Cup Series if qualifying ...

]]>
Sprint Cup Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:39:40 -0700
WEAVER: Smoke, Mirrors and the Chase http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131366-weaver-smoke-mirrors-and-the-chase http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131366-weaver-smoke-mirrors-and-the-chase WEAVER: Smoke, Mirrors and the Chase

Welcome back to the Chase, Tony Stewart. Well not quite, but his inclusion is inevitable after the three-time Sprint Cup champion won for the first time in three years on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. St...

]]>
Sprint Cup Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:41:46 -0700
NASCAR: Pit road penalty costs Allmendinger at Sonoma http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131330-nascar-pit-road-penalty-costs-allmendinger-at-sonoma http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131330-nascar-pit-road-penalty-costs-allmendinger-at-sonoma NASCAR: Pit road penalty costs Allmendinger at Sonoma

AJ Allmendinger placed himself in contention for another road course victory on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway but was taken out of it by his over-the-wall pit crew. Allmendinger overcame an ill-handling c...

]]>
Sprint Cup Mon, 27 Jun 2016 01:21:33 -0700
NASCAR: 'I don't think he was going to leave it to chance' - Hamlin http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131328-nascar-i-don-t-think-he-was-going-to-leave-it-to-chance-hamlin http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131328-nascar-i-don-t-think-he-was-going-to-leave-it-to-chance-hamlin NASCAR:

As is often the case in NASCAR road course racing, the last driver to make the slightest mistake will forfeit the win and that was Denny Hamlin on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. The defending Daytona 500 ...

]]>
Sprint Cup Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:10:42 -0700
NASCAR: Stewart gets first win in three years http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131327-stewart-scores-first-win-in-three-years http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131327-stewart-scores-first-win-in-three-years NASCAR: Stewart gets first win in three years

Tony Stewart ended a three-year NASCAR Sprint Cup victory drought by winning under huge pressure from Denny Hamlin at Sonoma. Having qualifying 10th before dropping down the order in the middle of th...

]]>
Sprint Cup Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:30:13 -0700
NASCAR: Edwards in own league with Sonoma pole http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131275-nascar-edwards-in-own-league-with-sonoma-pole http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131275-nascar-edwards-in-own-league-with-sonoma-pole NASCAR: Edwards in own league with Sonoma pole

Carl Edwards ran a lightning-fast lap in the first round of Saturday's knockout qualifying at Sonoma Raceway – and it worried him. "After that first lap – I have to be honest – I sat here and thought...

]]>
Sprint Cup Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:08:25 -0700
NASCAR: Penalty halts Larson's momentum http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131230-nascar-heat-s-on-larson-after-penalty-ends-momentum http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131230-nascar-heat-s-on-larson-after-penalty-ends-momentum NASCAR: Penalty halts Larson

A penalty from two weeks ago at Michigan cost Kyle Larson 15 points, but more importantly, halted the momentum his team had earned toward making the Chase for the Championship. Larson finished third ...

]]>
Sprint Cup Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:06:09 -0700
NASCAR: Busch unhappy with balance at Sonoma http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131226-nascar-busch-unhappy-with-balance-at-sonoma http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131226-nascar-busch-unhappy-with-balance-at-sonoma NASCAR: Busch unhappy with balance at Sonoma

Kyle Busch was already unhappy with the balance of his car during final practice for the Sprint Cup race at Sonoma Raceway and that was before the defending champion ran over a jackrabbit during his ...

]]>
Sprint Cup Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:12:35 -0700
NASCAR: Stewart - Retirement 'sounds like a good time to me' http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131225-nascar-stewart-retirement-sounds-like-a-good-time-to-me http://www.racer.com/nascar/sprint-cup/item/131225-nascar-stewart-retirement-sounds-like-a-good-time-to-me NASCAR: Stewart - Retirement

Tony Stewart was in rare form on Friday afternoon at Sonoma Raceway as the three-time Sprint Cup champion fired several colorful – but insightful – remarks about his final season, the current state o...

]]>
Sprint Cup Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:46:31 -0700