Category archives for: Sprint Cup

Sprint Leaving NASCAR After 2016

Jeff Gordon (24) and Denny Hamlin (11) lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field during the start of Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400. (Dave Moulthrop Photo)

Officials with Sprint have informed NASCAR that the telecommunications company will end its entitlement sponsorship of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series following the conclusion of the 2016 season.

NASCAR Expands Sprint Unlimited Field

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field battles during the Sprint Unlimited Saturday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Coming off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced Monday all 16 Chase drivers will be eligible to compete in the 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Int’l Speedway.

Health Issues Sideline Vickers Again

Brian Vickers will miss the start of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season because of health issues. (NASCAR Photo)

Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers will not be available to race during the early part of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season due to health issues.

Martinsville Speedway Promotes Brannock

Martinsville Speedway logo

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced Monday that Matthew Brannock has been promoted to Vice President, Operations.

Allen Named Auto Club Speedway President


The International Speedway Corporation has named Dave Allen president of Auto Club Speedway effective immediately.

Kyle Busch Undergoes Minor Surgery

Kyle Busch celebrates after winning Friday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch had successful surgery on his left foot Thursday morning.

NASCAR Elevates Five To Vice President


NASCAR announced Thursday it has promoted five leaders in its Daytona Beach, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C., offices to vice president, in recognition of their various achievements and leadership roles in key business units.

NASCAR Concludes Charlotte Tire Test

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was one of four drivers taking part in this week's Goodyear tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo)

The four drivers participating this week in Goodyear’s tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway couldn’t be much more different. They drive for different teams and different manufacturers. They have different driving styles and different personalities on and off the track. But one thing Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Sam Hornish and Paul Menard all have in common is a strong desire to get a points race win at the legendary Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Labonte Nails Down A Part-Time Ride

2000 Sprint Cup Champion Bobby Labonte wil drive in the 2014 Daytona 500 for  Phoenix Racing. (HHP/Alan Marler)

GoFAS Racing revealed Wednesday that former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte will pilot the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford Fusion in 2015.

Drivers & Stars Turn Out At Stocks For Tots

NASCAR Sprint Cup star Ryan Newman (right) signs an autograph for a fan during the Stocks for Tots charity event in Mooresville, N.C. on Tuesday. (Aaron Burns photo)

Don Miller had a simple goal in mind when he helped host the first Stocks for Tots charity event in Mooresville, N.C. in 1990.


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