Brad Keselowski may not have won the Kobalt 400 without a little help from Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s gas tank, but that doesn't mean he didn't earn it. Was it enough for him to climb to the top of the Magic Mile Power Rankings?
After pulling away slightly from race winner Brad Keselowski during a dramatic battle over the last 15 of 267 laps, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel on the backstretch, a half-lap from the finish.
The Granite Stripe takes a look at the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race will be broadcast on FOX at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
The Rivier University President's Circle will host a Leadership Forum on Wednesday, March 26, featuring a presentation by Jerry Gappens, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials announced today the full-time hires of Kayla Arguin as events specialist and Ryan Ux as assistant sales manager of the Granite State Legend Cars dealership.
Acknowledging a track record of producing positive results and first-rate service at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Whitney Krieger has been promoted to senior account executive today by David McGrath, vice president of corporate sales.
It may have lacked the excitement that the thrilling Daytona 500 offered in the first week, but Sunday's The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway provided quite the setting for another driver that was looking to make his way into the Chase early.
In a race that began with an air of inevitability as thick as the storm clouds that pelted Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday night, Kevin Harvick survived a succession of late restarts to win Sunday's The Profit on CNBC 500.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Phoenix International Raceway for the second race of the season at 3 p.m. ET on FOX. The Granite Stripe preview the race.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s journey to this position has been one that's woven through small peaks and deep valleys, but finally appears to have ascended toward a mountain's summit.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured his second-career win in "The Great American Race" - his last coming in 2004 - and with it has locked himself into the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship only one week into the season.
It took most of a day to get it in, but only one short slice of a moment to determine the outcome. In a race that was delayed more than six hours by rain, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the 56th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
Get ready for the start of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with the help of The Granite Stripe at New Hampshire Motor Speedway!
It's back -- and in a big way. With Austin Dillon behind the wheel, the No. 3 Chevrolet made a triumphant return to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing during Sunday's time trials for the 56th Daytona 500.
Denny Hamlin survived a war of attrition to win Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. The winner of all three segments of the 75-lap event, Hamlin was running up front and out of harm's way when a wreck halved the field early in the second segment.
Daytona Speedweeks' first on-track action takes place on Friday evening with two practices in preparation for Saturday night's annual non-points event, The Sprint Unlimited.
Speedway officials announced today that it has renewed its relationship with Toyota as the speedway's "official vehicle" through 2016. The popular manufacturer has been the speedway's partner since 2011.
Tommy Baldwin Racing has hired Ryan Preece, the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Champion, to run two races in the NASCAR Nationwide series in 2014 in the No. 36 Chevrolet. Preece will make starts at Richmond International Raceway as well as returning to New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Ray Evernham, who led Hendrick driver Jeff Gordon to three of his four championships and 47 victories, has rejoined the competition group at Hendrick, but is adamant that his crew chief days are behind him.
During the season, the Magic Mile Power Rankings are used as a way to determine the hottest drivers in the Sprint Cup Series. With still three weeks until the Daytona 500, this edition of the MMPR will focus on 10 of the most interesting headlines to come out of the Sprint Media Tour.
NASCAR announced a new championship format that will put greater emphasis on winning races all season long, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round advancement format.
The final day of the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour featured morning appearances from Joe Gibbs Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing before NASCAR gave its "State of the Sport" address to close the event in the afternoon.
During a ceremony that celebrated talents and personalities from a wide array of eras and racing levels, five legends added their names - and astounding legacies - to the list of inductees to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Their induction - the fifth in the hall's history - now puts the number of inductees at 25.
The Ford teams took the stage on Wednesday with Roush Fenway Racing, Team Penske, Richard Petty Motorsports, Front Row Motorsports and Wood Brothers Racing all making appearances.
Several teams, including Hendrick Motorsports, Richard Childress Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Furniture Row Racing took the stage on Tuesday during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour.
A newly expanded four-car team of Stewart-Haas Racing kicked off the team programming at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway Monday with a lot of positive thoughts about everything the new season will bring.
The University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) signed an agreement today to become the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The UNOH 175 will drop the green flag at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Gappens lauded NASCAR's overhauling of the qualifying process, which will switch to a knockout format for the 2014 season.
David McGrath and Jessica Ferreira have been promoted to vice president and director of their respective departments. McGrath takes over as the new vice president of corporate sales, while Ferreira ascends to the director of events position.
Phoenix Racing announced today that Justin Allgaier will be the driver of the No. 51 BRANDT Chevrolet SS during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. He will be a candidate for the NASCAR Rookie of the Year award.
Victor Bota, who served as the Manager of Suite and Corporate Hospitality since NHMS opened in 1990, passed away on January 11 at the age of 76. Among his many passions in life, he will be remembered by the staff for his love of the sport of NASCAR and his support of the race fans.
The Amsoil Nelcar Legends Tour is gearing up for their 21st season in 2014. After a successful 2013 season, the Tour is eager to get things started in 2014. Many changes are taking place for the Tour including a new president, more racetracks and rule changes.
Even as news was still breaking that Steve Letarte would vacate his crew chief job at Hendrick Motorsports in 2015 to join the NBC Sports broadcast team, the projections, rumors and predictions about who would replace him atop Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s pit box began.
Youth springs eternal in NASCAR, and never more so than right now, when the sport is in the midst of a movement that promises to eventually alter the landscape of stock-car racing's highest levels. The best crop of young drivers in decades is climbing the ladder.