1. NASCAR Ballad of Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Setting the Record Straight

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is about to close out his 11 th year of Sprint Cup competition. He’s consistently one of the most talked about figures in the sport...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 3,443 reads 19 comments

  2. NASCAR Has at It: Difficult Questions For Championship As Season Winds Down

    For Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick, it’s three to go. For Johnson, it’s a shot at not only the historic, but the inconceivable just a few years ago...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 318 reads 12 comments

  3. NASCAR 2011: 10 Drivers Looking for a Change

    The 2011 NASCAR season may be three months away, but already there's some sense of the stories people will be watching as the year kicks off at Daytona International Speedway in February...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 5,942 reads 13 comments

  4. Jim Hunter, NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications, Passes Away

    NASCAR announced Saturday morning that long-time Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter died last night in Daytona Beach, FL. He was 71...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 539 reads 11 comments

  5. NASCAR at Talladega: Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Favorites This Weekend

    Championship contenders Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to its last restrictor plate event of 2010 Sunday at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 1,468 reads 11 comments

  6. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick Validate Chase

    Denny Hamlin took a seat Sunday after beating Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson at the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville, VA. “Who said it was over? Told you it wasn’t over...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 268 reads 10 comments

  7. NASCAR Hardly Knew Tim Richmond and Lloyd Seay in Their Own Time

    Tim Richmond was electric. It goes without saying. Anyone younger than their mid-30s probably doesn’t have any recollection of seeing him race. He was spectacular. In 1986, his hang it out driving style earned him eight poles and seven wins...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 1,691 reads 10 comments

  8. NASCAR Hall Of Fame: Darrell Waltrip, Cale Yarborough Wait On Past To Catch Up

    The NASCAR Hall of Fame has named its second class to be inducted in May 2011, rounding out the first ten inductees to be enshrined in the Hall...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 151 reads 2 comments

  9. Danica Patrick Project: Tony Stewart Provides a Nationwide Measuring Stick

    The Danica Patrick NASCAR orientation tour continues on Friday during the Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Undoubtedly, there have been disappointments this year...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 1,325 reads 7 comments

  10. NASCAR Sprint Cup Finale Should Serve as the Sport's Homecoming to Charlotte

    Charlotte Motor Speedway sits without question in the center of the NASCAR universe. It hosts the sport’s longest race, the Coca-Cola 600 (The World 600 to traditionalists), one of the NASCAR’s crown jewel events...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 478 reads 32 comments

  11. NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Kurt Busch Latest Victim of Chase Spoiler

    Kurt Busch was in a position to minimize the damage. After fighting an ill handling race car for most of the afternoon, he had clawed his way into the top 10 on Sunday at the Pepsi Max 400 at AutoClub Speedway...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about over 3 years ago 323 reads 4 comments

  12. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Play Big Roles in Ratings Slide

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is unmistakably NASCAR’s most popular driver; Jimmie Johnson is unmistakably NASCAR’s most successful driver. One is more charismatic, one more successful...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 1,957 reads 73 comments

  13. NASCAR's Kyle Busch, David Reutimann Could Rewrite Rules, Help Re-Invent Chase

    Back before the season started, NASCAR CEO Brian France announced that NASCAR would loosen the leash for the drivers in 2010...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 776 reads 27 comments

  14. NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Predictions: Jimmie Johnson and Chasers Dominate

    With Jimmie Johnson leading the Sprint Cup Points standings and Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick hot on his heels, we take a look at the possible winners down the stretch as the Chase for the Sprint Cup winds down to Championship weekend in Homestead...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 454 reads 3 comments

  15. NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson Drives for Five: Dale Earnhardt Almost Beat Him to It

    Jimmie Johnson is right back in it. For those who thought the No. 48 team was looking vulnerable during the summer, it’s time to recalibrate...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 527 reads 6 comments

  16. Richard Childress and Clint Bowyer Lose NASCAR Penalty Appeal

    The National Stock Car Racing Commission ruled Wednesday that NASCAR’s penalty against Richard Childress Racing ’s No. 33 Chevrolet will stand, pending one last appeal to the chief appellate officer of the commission...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 979 reads 22 comments

  17. Richard Childress Appeals Penalty: Hit Could Decide Clint Bowyer's Title Fate

    If you’re reading this at home, look under the couch cushions and find a quarter. If you’re at work and already spent your quarter to buy a fix of Cheese-Its, grab about 15 sheets of paper from the printer...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 346 reads 9 comments

  18. NASCAR's Chase for Sprint Cup: Intensity Climbs Leading Into AAA 400 at Dover

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup series heads to Dover, Del., this weekend for Race 2 of the 2010 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about almost 4 years ago 251 reads 1 comments

  19. RCR Remains an Invisible Force in Sprint Cup

    For a couple of weeks now, there’s been a lot of talk about Joe Gibbs Racing. It’s well justified: two of its stable has produced five wins this season...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about 4 years ago 84 reads 6 comments

  20. A 2020 Visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame Gives a 20/20 Look at the Sport

    On Tuesday Morning, NASCAR takes another step towards the mainstream by joining the NFL, Major League Baseball, and other major sports by opening its Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about 4 years ago 396 reads 0 comments

  21. Harvick Enjoys Largest Points Lead of Season: Fans Enjoy the Personality

    It seems either good news or bad news can be a strong motivator for Richard Childress Racing. Kevin Harvick stormed from a 35th starting position to finish sixth at Saturday’s Southern 500 at Darlington...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about 4 years ago 104 reads 4 comments

  22. Darlington's Place in Racing Secure (For Now)

    It’s a little place tucked in the northeastern part of the state. A rest stop on the way to Myrtle Beach filled with farmland, cattle auctions, and roadside tomato and watermelon vendors...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about 4 years ago 86 reads 6 comments

  23. DRAMA ON AND OFF THE TRACK DURING NASCAR'S FIRST QUARTER

    In racing, the month of May has lots of significance. For many, it’s the signal that the granddaddy of American Motorsports, the Indianapolis 500, is just around the corner...

    Hank Epton Written by Hank Epton about 4 years ago 64 reads 0 comments