Jeff Gordon

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.

NASCAR Numbers Game: 7 Amazing Stats for Indianapolis

David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some telling stats for the Brickyard 400
David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some revealing NASCAR stats for the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

For the 20th time, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will descend upon Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend, but the track isn’t the primary topic.

Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's Tricky Triangle offers a different group of names near the front
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Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Pocono Raceway holds court this weekend to a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race that’s... a little dormant. Seven drivers have already clinched their spot by virtue of at least one victory; another eight are at least 95 points above the cutline.

7 Greatest Moments at NASCAR's Brickyard 400

Greatest Richmond Moments from NASCAR's Chase Era

NASCAR's Controversial Bump and Run: Good or Bad?

From Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano to Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, rubbing is racing.
From Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano to Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, wrecking is racing.

Chase Elliott was less than a mile-and-a-half away from a career-defining first win at Martinsville last October. Taking the checkered flag would have qualified him for the four-driver shootout at Homestead-Miami Speedway and vaulted him into the superstardom that the NASCAR industry has predicted for him for the last two-plus years.

 

NASCAR Remembers Retired Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s career made an impact on Rick Hendrick, Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty and many more.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s career made an impact on Rick Hendrick, Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty and many more.

The retirement of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who won NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver award for the 15th consecutive year in 2017, leaves a void. The sport as a whole will miss the man whose legions of fans long ago rose up as one Junior Nation.

 

Earnhardt easily was the most recognizable face and name in NASCAR for the last decade and a half. He will continue to be involved in the sport as a co-owner of JR Motorsports, which fields XFINITY Series teams, and as a race analyst in the NBC booth.

 

Jeff Gordon 2015 Season Driver Preview

Gordon looks to make his last season the best.
Jeff Gordon 2015 Season Driver Preview

Jeff Gordon’s season was lost in a matter of moments — but boy, what a season it was. His four wins were the most he had posted in a single year since his dominant 2007 campaign, and his 10.4 average finish was the best among all drivers in 2014. Gordon, who turned 43 years old in August, looked more like the driver of his youth than he has in nearly a decade.

 

Kevin Harvick wins in Homestead, claims first NASCAR Sprint Cup title

Through the Gears: The four things we learned in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Post-race reaction from Kevin Harvick's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title-winning victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The knock on the No. 4 team this year with driver Kevin Harvick and crew chief Rodney Childers was simple. Entering Homestead, they had clearly proven themselves as one of the fastest — if not the fastest — on the NASCAR Sprint Cup grid each week: four wins, including a Phoenix sweep and leading the most laps out in the series was their proof on paper. But for all the victories they’d tallied, this bunch still had a hard time finishing races.

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