Earnhardt Jr. leads Phoenix Cup Practice 1 – Rotoworld.com

Rotoworld.comDale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Chevrolet SS) leads the first practice for the Sprint Cup The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. A lap of 138.723 mph was…

Gluck: Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a lock for NASCAR Hall of Fame – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPHOENIX — Even if he never wins again, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make the NASCAR Hall of Fame. His second Daytona 500 victory Sunday sealed his spot. Those wins…

2014 NASCAR: Phoenix TV Schedule – HardcoreRaceFans.com

HardcoreRaceFans.comNASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series drivers and teams head west this weekend to Phoenix International Raceway for race number two on their respective schedules. The Truck Series schedule will…

Johnson hits the track at Daytona with his eyes on the prize – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily HeraldRecords, as they say, are made to be broken. And a major sports record could be tied this year, the one for Sprint Cup championships in a career:…

Daytona 500: Breaking down the race – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerWHO CAN WIN. Denny Hamlin. Rating drivers by form, this is your guy. Since arriving at Daytona, Hamlin has won the Sprint Unlimited race and the second Budweiser Duel…

NASCAR’s carousel goes through the paces again – Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & RecordAustin Dillon, right, talks with his grandfather and car owner, Richard Childress, left, in his garage before a practice session for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup…

Dale Earnhardt Jr. maintains positive outlook at Daytona – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It’s been more than nine years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. has reached victory lane at a restrictor-plate track. That’s a 36-race winless stretch at Daytona…

Countdown to Daytona: Today’s Number is 7 – HNN Huntingtonnews.net

HNN Huntingtonnews.net7: The record number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships won by Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt. This year, Jimmie Johnson will attempt to join that exclusive…

NASCAR: Tony Stewart makes painless return to racing – The News Journal

The News JournalDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – All along, it seemed to be a cruel twist of fate that Tony Stewart – the man who perhaps loved… Loading… Post to Facebook.…

Jeff Gordon may retire if he wins Sprint Cup – SB Nation

SB NationThe answer is yes, but there is a caveat: Gordon will only seriously contemplate retirement if he were to win the Sprint Cup championship. “I want to get a…

Brad Keselowski discusses life as a champion, trash-talking, Danica Patrick … – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comFOXSports.com sat down with NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski on Wednesday afternoon to talk about a variety of subjects. FOXSports.com: After you won the 2012 Sprint Cup Championship, you said you…

Muzzled? Brad Keselowski says he’s taking advantage of ‘backchannels’ – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Has former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski been “muzzled,” or does he simply have better access to the sport’s decision makers now?…

Change is here: Are the Nationwide and Truck Series next? – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comDuring Thursday’s Sprint Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., NASCAR Chairman Brian France outlined sweeping changes to how the champion is determined in the Sprint Cup Series. NASCAR announces overhaul to…

NASCAR changes qualifying format, adds eliminations – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASCAR has knocked out its traditional qualifying format in favor of a more exciting elimination-style event. In a drastic change to what the Sprint Cup Series has used for…

Report: NASCAR mulls big changes to point system, Chase – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASCAR drivers and owners won’t sit with officials for their annual briefings until next week, but news of potentially dramatic changes to the sport’s point system and championship Chase…

Sports names: Tony Stewart, Ken Korach – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleTony Stewart. The three-time NASCAR champion is confident he will be ready to race at full speed when the NASCAR season opens with the Daytona 500 on Feb.…

Tony Stewart: recovery on pace for Daytona 500 return – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart believes he’s still on schedule to return from a major leg injury before NASCAR gets on track for its 2014 season. Stewart told…

NAPA will back Chase Elliott at JR Motorsports – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe reunion of a surname and its synonymous number also will bring a familiar sponsor to NASCAR. Chase Elliott will campaign the No. 9 – which his father, Bill,…

Alyssa Milano fires back at Jay Mohr’s fat jabs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJay Mohr says now that it was all a joke that no one got. But let’s go back to the beginning of what might be the first celeb feud…

Jimmie Johnson is recreating scenes from ‘The Hangover’ in Las Vegas – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFresh off his 6th Sprint Cup title, Jimmie Johnson is in Las Vegas right now with many of the other NASCAR drivers for Champion’s Week. While he is there,…

Danica Patrick Files For Divorce; Makes 4-Year Old Happy

Danica Patrick is officially divorced. Whatever lead to Danica’s walking into The Superior Court Of Arizona’s Maricopa County Courthouse and filing her own divorce, without an attorney, she did it…