1. Burning Questions as the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season Approaches

    As the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season begins, there are many questions lacking answers for race fans, media, teams, drivers and pretty much anyone associated with or interested in the sport...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 10 months ago 4,219 reads 1 comments

  2. Daytona 500 2016 Qualifying Results: Winner, Group Times and Highlights

    Chase Elliott hasn't even raced as a full-time Sprint Cup driver, but the 20-year-old has already picked up a major feather in his cap...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 56,623 reads 2 comments

  3. Denny Hamlin Wins Crash-Filled Sprint Unlimited, Which NASCAR Has Made Obsolete

    Denny Hamlin won the Sprint Unlimited for the third time. The race was filled with thrills, chills, wrecks and cellophane bags. Hamlin drove a Toyota. A Ford driver, Joey Logano, finished second, and Paul Menard drove a Chevrolet to third...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 10 months ago 11,889 reads 14 comments

  4. Daytona 500 2016 Qualifying Format, Group Rules, Schedule and More

    As NASCAR and its fans prepare for the sport's biggest race on Feb. 21—the Daytona 500 — " Speedweeks at Daytona " provides entertainment leading up to the week, including Sunday's qualifying event...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 10 months ago 5,277 reads 0 comments

  5. NASCAR at Daytona 2016 Results: Sprint Unlimited Winner, Finish Order, Reaction

    Denny Hamlin overcame an early wreck and won a wild, crash-filled Sprint Unlimited in overtime Saturday at Daytona International Speedway...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 10 months ago 8,964 reads 0 comments

  6. NASCAR Sprint Unlimited 2016: Live Results, Standings and Analysis

    Denny Hamlin opened the 2016 NASCAR season with a victory in he 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 6,136 reads 5 comments

  7. Ken Griffey Jr. Named Honorary Starter at 2016 Daytona 500

    The lineup of sports stars taking part in this year's Daytona 500 continues to grow, with Major League Baseball legend Ken Griffey Jr. taking on the role of honorary starter for the February 21 race...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 8,049 reads 9 comments

  8. Power Ranking the 10 Best Racing Teams in NASCAR Ahead of the 2016 Season

    NASCAR teams are not created equal. Unlike the NFL, which tries its billion-dollar heart out to make everyone 8-8, NASCAR has no such parity. By design, no more than eight teams typically represent the playoff scheme...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 10 months ago 9,661 reads 10 comments

  9. John Cena to Drive 2016 Daytona 500 Pace Car

    John Cena may be rehabbing a shoulder injury, but that isn't keeping the former WWE champion from making his presence felt on NASCAR's biggest stage. According to Josh Richter of FoxSports...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 16,171 reads 13 comments

  10. NASCAR at Daytona 2016: Top Sleepers to Watch in Great American Race

    It seems like we were just crowning Kyle Busch with his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship and watching Jeff Gordon ride off into the sunset...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 10 months ago 9,660 reads 8 comments

  11. 10 Things That Would Make NASCAR Better in 2016 Than in 2015

    No sport changes things around as much as NASCAR. Granted, it’s out of desperation given its plummeting ratings and attendance, but at least it’s doing something. Is NASCAR doing enough ? Many would argue it isn’t...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 10 months ago 4,804 reads 25 comments

  12. Brian Vickers Will Replace Injured Tony Stewart at Daytona

    Tony Stewart is recovering from a fractured vertebra, so Brian Vickers will take his place in the Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday as Stewart-Haas Racing announced on Friday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 5,752 reads 9 comments

  13. Why the New Charter System Is a Win-Win for NASCAR and Its Race-Team Owners

    For nearly 68 years, it's been NASCAR's way or the highway. Tuesday, the sport took perhaps its most significant detour ever when NASCAR announced a revolutionary new system—known ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 10 months ago 3,966 reads 3 comments

  14. 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season: By the Numbers

    Have the analytics people infiltrated the NASCAR ranks? Maybe someone performs some serious homework for the major garages, toying in inefficiencies like the Oakland Athletics and ...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 10 months ago 1,607 reads 4 comments

  15. Bold Predictions for the 2016 NASCAR Season

    The NASCAR season has a way of feeling like it just happened, you know? It feels as though Kyle Busch crossed the finish line at Homestead yesterday, Jeff Gordon won at Martinsville (again) and Kevin Harvick finished second (again)...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 10 months ago 17,162 reads 15 comments

  16. Tony Stewart Hospitalized: Updates on NASCAR Star's Back After ATV Accident

    Less than three weeks before NASCAR heads to Daytona, Tony Stewart was involved in an ATV accident and required back surgery. He will miss the beginning of the Sprint Cup season, but is expected to make a full recovery...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 37,167 reads 34 comments

  17. NASCAR Tracks Where We'll Most Likely See a 1st-Time Winner in 2016

    There’s an old saying in NASCAR that the first win is always the hardest. Once a driver visits Sprint Cup Victory Lane for the first time, typically the second time is not ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 10 months ago 3,200 reads 10 comments

  18. NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers in Need of the Biggest Turnarounds in 2016

    Say what you want about guys like Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch , Joey Logano , Jimmie Johnson and the like, but it’s a fairly safe assumption they’re going to be in the Sprint Cup championship mix every season...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 10 months ago 5,153 reads 8 comments

  19. Why Kyle Busch Is Set Up to Be NASCAR's Biggest Star for the Next Decade

    Earning three championships, the 1990s was Jeff Gordon ’s decade (he also won a fourth title in 2001)...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 11 months ago 2,648 reads 7 comments

  20. Will Chase-Like Format Changes Add Excitement to NASCAR's Lower Circuits?

    Brian France's tenure as chairman of NASCAR is similar to James T. Kirk's command of the Starship Enterprise: The third-generation scion of the ruling family has taken the sport where no man has before...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 11 months ago 2,847 reads 6 comments

  21. Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. Can Become NASCAR's Third Straight First-Time Champion

    They may have many things in common—starting with being great race car drivers—but there’s one thread that binds Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch that no other NASCAR driver can claim...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 11 months ago 8,741 reads 7 comments

  22. Will Tony Stewart's Last Season Be Celebrated or Largely Forgettable?

    I traveled the country writing about NASCAR for 20 years, 1993-2012. Tony Stewart didn't arrive at NASCAR's highest level until 1999. It seems incredible now that I covered NASCAR for six seasons without Stewart in it...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 11 months ago 5,200 reads 11 comments

  23. Who Are the Early Favorites to Win the 2016 Daytona 500?

    As the countdown to the 58th Daytona 500's green flag closes to just over a month away, race fans are starting to get the itch that a new season is almost here...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 11 months ago 18,908 reads 27 comments

  24. 10 Bold Predictions for 2016 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

    The 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup has the potential to be one of the most memorable in the last decade-plus in NASCAR . There will be changes, such as the low downforce package...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 11 months ago 17,041 reads 19 comments

  25. Jimmie Johnson Feeling Added Urgency to Win Another NASCAR Sprint Cup Title

    No one is suggesting Jimmie Johnson 's time at or near the peak of NASCAR has ended. He remains, at age 40, a contender for victory in every Sprint Cup race he enters...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 11 months ago 4,215 reads 8 comments