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Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

By The Associated Press
HAMPTON, Ga. — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the ...

NASCAR notebook: Harvick wins 3rd straight XFINITY race
By Wire Reports
HAMPTON, Ga. — Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race. Harvick has won the Atlanta race in NASCAR’s second-tier series three years in a row and four times overall. Logano has been the runner-up the ...
Penske revels in Logano’s victory at Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Roger Penske has accomplished more in motor sports than perhaps he can remember. There are the 15 Indianapolis 500 victories. There are ...
Logano wins 1st Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joey Logano was nervous and excited before the green flag dropped to start the 57th Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Gibbs: Kyle Busch’s crash Saturday a ‘learning experience’
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the second time in three years, track officials at Daytona International Speedway were forced to react to criticism following a ...
Gordon optimistic entering final Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For a time, it appeared Jeff Gordon was hanging around just for fun, particularly after enduring a series of winless droughts. Gordon ...
Paulk: Don’t sleep on the underdogs at Daytona
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. There’s little doubt deep pockets have kept the Sprint Cup elite ahead of the pack. However, the Daytona 500 has proven to ...
Teams, drivers hope they have right formula to win Daytona 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It’ll take more than a fast car to win the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. You will need ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Kyle Busch breaks leg in wreck, out indefinitely
By Staff and Wire Reports
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Busch will miss the Daytona 500 after injuring his right leg in a vicious hit Saturday into a concrete wall during ...
No pressure on 6-time NASCAR champ Johnson
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It has been a quiet week for Jimmie Johnson. The six-time Sprint Cup champion has quietly gone about his business as ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Kurt Busch gets indefinite ban
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely for actions detrimental to stock car racing effective immediately. Busch, a Chase qualifier last year, will not compete in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Tony Stewart, co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, said a contingency plan had been in place to replace Busch. The racing team announced ...
Larson battles, makes Daytona field; Earnhardt Jr. fights back, earns spot
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The sun hadn’t risen over Daytona International Speedway before Kyle Larson’s crew arrived Thursday morning to repair the No. 42 Chevrolet ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Gordon dismisses conspiracy theories
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Amid talk of NASCAR conspiracy theories, Jeff Gordon pushed back against claims that NASCAR staged some of its most dramatic moments at the Daytona 500. Gordon won the Daytona 500 pole in his final full-time season. A year ago, rookie Austin Dillon won the pole ...
Keselowski, Logano driven by their desire to win, not antagonize
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Team Penske scratched its way among the Sprint Cup elite with two young, daring drivers who compete with unabashed fervor. Brad Keselowski ...
Daytona 500 notebook: Bowman avoids crash, posts fastest lap; Biffle finds trouble
By Ralph N. Paulk
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alex Bowman had the fast lap of 200.495 mph to top the speed chart during practice for the Daytona 500 on Wednesday. More importantly, for the 21-year-old Tommy Baldwin Racing driver, he escaped yet another crash at Daytona International Speedway.  However, Greg Biffle wasn’t as lucky.  ...
Gordon escapes ‘crazy’ qualifying, wins pole for final start in Daytona 500
By The Associated Press
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson outsmarted the field Sunday to sweep the front row for the Daytona 500, with Gordon earning ...