Redesigned race cars that will debut next season in the 55th running of the Daytona 500 got their first taste of restrictor-plate racing Wednesday as seven teams put the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car through its paces at Talladega Superspeedway.
NASCAR finally announced the 2013 Sprint Cup Series schedule, which is a virtual copy of this year’s slate. There will again be 36 points races beginning with the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 24.
Some of NASCAR’s biggest names are trying to keep their championship hopes alive and the Chase for the Sprint Cup is still about a month away.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s fourth place finish in Sunday’s Brickyard 400, coupled with Matt Kenseth’s misfortune, added up to the driver taking over the top spot of the standings.
This could finally be the year for a re-energized Greg Biffle, who is coming off a victory that reinforced his standing as the early-season points leader.
Jimmie Johnson led a race-high 156 laps in Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. But it wasn’t enough.
When Kurt Busch gets in the car for Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide race in Texas, it will be his debut driving for younger brother Kyle’s new stock car team.
Tony Stewart has won the first qualifying race for the Daytona 500.
NASCAR officials say they aren’t planning any radical changes for the 2012 season after one of its most exciting seasons ever.
NASCAR says it will stop issuing undisclosed fines going forward and will no longer keep certain penalties private.
NASCAR has fined Kyle Busch $50,000 and placed him on probation through the end of the year for wrecking Ron Hornaday at Texas.
Trevor Bayne earned his first career NASCAR Nationwide victory after he passed dominating teammate Carl Edwards following a tremendous restart with seven laps remaining Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway