Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Kenseth, Hamlin win Budweiser Duel at Daytona

Joe Gibbs Racing teammates sweep Duels; crash mars second race
Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin win NASCAR's Budweiser Duel at Daytona; field for the 2014 Daytona 500 set.

The Budweiser Duel at Daytona, NASCAR’s twin qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500, enjoyed its first setting in prime time on Thursday evening. While the week leading up to the event witnessed practice crashes that forced seven teams to back-up cars, the Duel was a comparatively composed affair — until the final turn of the night.

Top 10 Feel-Good Wins in NASCAR History

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for the Auto Club 400 at Fontana

Predicting the best fantasy drivers in California so you don't have to.
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<p> Dustin Long ranks each driver on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit for this weekend's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.</p>

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit heads back out west for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll break down the picks according to its NASCAR driver classes — A-List, B-List, C-List.

All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Wins List

Richard Petty leads the Top 30 list with 200 wins
The drivers with the most wins in NASCAR Cup Series history

The NASCAR Cup series is America's premier racing circuit, with a rich history of larger-than-life champions and a tall-tale origin story rooted in Prohibition-era bootlegging and rum-running. But the real fuel to the sport's popularity is the need for speed and the thrill of the all-out competition — which often runs as close to the edge as possible.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 7

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 7

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, July 7 is a day in which a 17-year-old won Wimbledon and NASCAR experienced one of its most emotional wins.

 

GEICO 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Talladega tackles major safety changes in the wake of February's Daytona 500
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GEICO 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway marks the first superspeedway race for the NASCAR Cup Series since February’s season-opening Daytona 500.

NASCAR's Coronavirus Comeback: Weighing Risk vs. Reward in Racing's Return

NASCAR set to be the first major sport to return this weekend at Darlington Raceway
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NASCAR's Coronavirus Comeback: Weighing Risk vs. Reward in Racing's Return

On Sunday, May 17 in Darlington, S.C., the NASCAR COVID-19 hibernation is ending. In a country where sports are struggling to reopen in the midst of a national pandemic, stock car racing is about to take center stage. Engines will fire on a 400-mile experiment that could shape how everyone from Major League Baseball to the NFL maps out their return in the coming months.

 

eNASCAR iRacing Fantasy Picks: North Wilkesboro 160

The Cup Series "races" on this short track for the first time since 1996
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eNASCAR iRacing Fantasy Picks: North Wilkesboro 160

It's almost time for real racing! Before teams head out to Darlington Raceway, though for NASCAR's Cup Series return on May 17, 2020 there's one more eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event. They saved the best for last in this exhibition series; this week, drivers will compete at the virtual North Wilkesboro Speedway Saturday (May 9) at 3 p.m. ET.

 

eNASCAR iRacing Fantasy Picks: GEICO 70 at Talladega Superspeedway

Can your fantasy roster escape the virtual Big One at NASCAR's largest superspeedway?
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eNASCAR iRacing Fantasy Picks: GEICO 70 at Talladega Superspeedway

It's time for Talladega Superspeedway racing, baby! Fantasy eNASCAR iRacing heads to the virtual Alabama track for the GEICO 70 on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. ET. It's the latest race in the eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series, featuring NASCAR Cup Series regulars and a few blasts from the past as real-life racing continues to be sidelined due to COVID-19.

 

Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead-Miami) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Four drivers battle in a winner-take-all championship finale
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Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead-Miami) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

After nine months and 35 races, it all comes down to one weekend to decide the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, an Kevin Harvick will duke it out over 267 laps at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 17 in the Ford EcoBoost 400.

 

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