1. Predicting Who Will Be the Next 5 Sprint Cup Drivers to Retire

    Jeff Gordon was a pacesetter in his illustrious 23-year Sprint Cup career, and now he’s become a pace-setter in another area — retirement...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 6 months ago 27,455 reads 18 comments

  2. Chase Elliott Must Be Allowed to Forge His Own Path, Not Be the Next Jeff Gordon

    When the green flag drops to begin the 2016 Daytona 500, there will be a new driver in the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 6 months ago 5,562 reads 9 comments

  3. Will a Title Win Change Fans' Perceptions of Kyle Busch's Past Bad Boy Behavior?

    Psst. Over here. Want to know a secret? Kyle Busch is a charming interview. He always has been. The brand new Sprint Cup champion has arrived. He has put his problems behind him...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 6 months ago 7,627 reads 23 comments

  4. NMPA Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class: Inductees, Comments and Reaction

    Legendary NASCAR owners Joe Gibbs and Rick Hendrick are slated to join famed IndyCar driver Al Unser as the 2016 National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame inductees, according to NASCAR...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 6,140 reads 5 comments

  5. Drivers 21 and Under Who Could Be Part of the Next Wave of NASCAR Superstars

    With Jeff Gordon now retired and Tony Stewart set to retire after the 2016 season, the transition to the next generation of NASCAR stars has begun. And that transition begins with drivers who are 21 and under...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 6,072 reads 9 comments

  6. Why Chase Format Won't Allow for Jimmie Johnson-Like Run of Titles

    When Kyle Busch won the 2015 Sprint Cup championship, numerous predictions had him going on to win multiple championships from that point in his career...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 5,847 reads 14 comments

  7. Is NASCAR Facing a Star Power Crisis?

    Empires rise and fall. Heroes get older. One generation inevitably replaces another. Jeff Gordon didn't go out as Cinderella but rather as the Prince...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 7 months ago 7,419 reads 12 comments

  8. Has Joe Gibbs Racing Overtaken Hendrick Motorsports as NASCAR's Dominant Team?

    As NASCAR prepares to celebrate Kyle Busch ’s championship Friday night in Las Vegas at the annual Sprint Cup Awards Banquet, Joe Gibbs Racing finds itself sitting on top of the stock car world...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 4,124 reads 5 comments

  9. 9 Sprint Cup Drivers Most Likely to Bounce Back in 2016

    The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season officially ends with Friday’s annual awards banquet in Las Vegas. But for many drivers who had a less-than-stellar 2015 season, they’re likely all looking forward to a rebound season in 2016...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 3,337 reads 1 comments

  10. Predicting the Biggest Storylines of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Offseason

    The 2015 Sprint Cup season just ended. So where do we go from here? We start looking ahead to the 2016 season, of course. There are easily well over a dozen storylines we could look at, maybe even closer to two dozen...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 8,721 reads 9 comments

  11. Awards for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    With the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season now in the rear-view mirror, it's time to hand out Bleacher Report's awards for a wild year that included an unlikely champion, a retiring superstar and a feud between two of the sport's biggest stars...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 7 months ago 14,450 reads 5 comments

  12. Way-Too-Early Driver Rankings for the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    Three days after the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season ended, I find myself already missing the excitement and drama. While I wish the 2016 season would start tomorrow, the reality is it won’t for nearly three more months...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 6,482 reads 12 comments

  13. Final 2015 Report Cards for NASCAR's Top Stars

    Now that we’ve covered the winners and losers from the 2015 NASCAR season and we’ve ranked the biggest moments , it’s time, at long last, to hand out report cards before the drivers head off on school vacation...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 months ago 5,707 reads 10 comments

  14. Kyle Busch Injury: Updates on NASCAR Star's Leg, Foot and Recovery

    NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch underwent surgery in an attempt to avoid complications in his recovery from his crash at Daytona International Speedway earlier this year. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 9,891 reads 6 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Moments of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    The NASCAR season came to an end with Kyle Busch ’s incredibly spirited run to the Sprint Cup. And over the course of 36 weeks of racing, it’s a challenge to boil down any season to 10 big moments...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 months ago 4,910 reads 11 comments

  16. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Leaps Off 2nd Floor of House, Cannonballs into Pool

    You can’t win ‘em all. Dale Earnhardt Jr. understands this. After failing to crack the top 10 in the Sprint Cup standings, the veteran NASCAR driver decided to forget the track and focus on the pool...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 46,666 reads 18 comments

  17. Kyle Busch Ready to Chase Greatness After 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Title

    No one has ever doubted that Kyle Busch is good. Even his detractors concede that. His fans? They were waiting for Busch to be great...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 7 months ago 4,693 reads 19 comments

  18. Martin Truex Jr.'s Car Catches Fire During Pit Stop at Ford EcoBoost 400

    After what happened during the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, one thing is for certain: Martin Truex Jr.'s pit crew is full of professionals...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 7 months ago 3,038 reads 3 comments

  19. Leaving as a Legend: Jeff Gordon Retiring on Top Despite Falling Short of Title

    Back in the 1990s, when Jeff Gordon was dominating NASCAR as few men ever have, Bobby Allison told me Gordon was the smartest driver he'd ever seen...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 7 months ago 16,185 reads 25 comments

  20. Jeff Gordon at Miami 2015: Recap, Highlights, Reaction from Final NASCAR Race

    It wasn't quite a fairy-tale ending for Jeff Gordon in his final race on the Sprint Cup circuit after he finished sixth in Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 5,853 reads 11 comments

  21. NASCAR Sprint Cup Winner 2015: Kyle Busch Tops Final Chase Standings and Grid

    Kyle Busch endured the most adversity-filled season of any driver in NASCAR , but the resilient 30-year-old culminated his 2015 campaign with his first Sprint Cup Series championship—a title that was a decade in the making...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 4,555 reads 2 comments

  22. NASCAR at Miami 2015 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

    Rarely does a victory in an individual race take a back seat in the battle for most important storyline of a NASCAR showdown, but that is exactly what happened when Kyle Busch ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 15,507 reads 29 comments

  23. NASCAR at Homestead 2015: Winners and Losers from the 2015 NASCAR Season

    Kyle Busch won the Ford EcoBoost 400 and the Sprint Cup championship with an ice-water-in-the-veins performance at Homestead to close out the NASCAR season...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 months ago 11,935 reads 37 comments

  24. NASCAR at Homestead 2015: Live Results, Standings for Ford EcoBoost 400

    Kyle Busch capped off one of the greatest comeback seasons in all of sports with his win in Sunday afternoon's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway to capture the first Sprint Cup Championship of his career...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 28,039 reads 32 comments

  25. NASCAR at Miami 2015: Race Schedule, Live Stream Info and Drivers to Watch

    The Chase for the Sprint Cup's finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway features a retiring legend, a defending champion and two potential first-time winners...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 months ago 1,438 reads 0 comments