Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.
Five days after a grand jury in Ontario County, New York exonerated him of any wrongdoing in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. during an accident in the Aug. 9 sprint car race, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart said he plans to move forward in his Sprint Cup Series racing career.
Kevin Harvick continued his success in knockout-style qualifying in the Sprint Cup Series this season by winning the pole for Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway -- the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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Matt Crafton currently holds a seven-point lead over second-place and ThorSport Racing teammate Johnny Sauter. Crafton finished third and Sauter fourth in last weekend's race at New Hampshire.
Busch is driving the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, and Logano is behind the wheel of Team Penske's No. 22 Ford. Right now, Penske's No. 22 team holds a 37-point lead over Gibbs' No. 54 team in the Nationwide owners' championship standings. Six races remain.
Team Penske drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have already clinched a spot in the Contender Round, which includes the races at Kansas (Oct. 5), Charlotte (Oct. 11) and Talladega (Oct. 19). Keselowski won the Sept. 14 Chase-opener at Chicagoland, and his teammate, Logano, scored the victory last Sunday at New Hampshire.
Joey Logano has already advanced to the next round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs and on Thursday signed a contract extension to remain with Team Penske.
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will not face charges for his role in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. during an accident in the Aug. 9 sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York.
NASCAR announced on Tuesday major changes to the rules package for Sprint Cup Series teams in 2015, including a ban on private team testing and reduction of horsepower.
What a year its been for Team Penske in NASCAR and the IndyCar Series.
Brad Keselowski's winning momentum in the Sprint Cup Series continued on Friday, as he claimed the pole for the Sylvania 300 with a new track qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Last Saturday, Crafton's second-place finish coupled with a 14th-place run for Johnny Sauter at Chicagoland allowed Crafton to take a five-point lead over his ThorSport Racing teammate. Sauter held a seven-point advantage prior to Chicagoland.
After Kentucky, Nationwide will join Sprint Cup at Dover, Kansas and Charlotte and then take two weeks off before it rejoins Cup at Texas, Phoenix and Homestead.
It's the first time in his Sprint Cup career that he has scored back-to-back victories.
The Ontario County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday that a grand jury will determine if charges should be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart for his involvement in a fatal accident during the Aug. 9 sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York.
After winning the regular season finale at Richmond and then the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Chicagoland, Brad Keselowski is proving he's the championship favorite.
Richard Petty Motorsports revealed on Saturday that Marcos Ambrose will not return as driver of the No. 9 Ford for the team in the Sprint Cup Series in 2015.
Persistent rain at Chicagoland Speedway forced the postponement of Friday night's Lucas Oil 225 Camping World Truck Series race.