Category archives for: Sprint Cup

VIDEO: Victory Lane, A.J. Allmendinger

See a raucous post-race celebration from A.J. Allmendinger, who won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Sunday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int’l.

3M Joins Gordon, Hendrick Motorsports

3M will join Jeff Gordon's No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet for 11 races in 2015. (HHP/Alan Marler photo)

3M will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season, when it will become a primary sponsor of driver Jeff Gordon and his No. 24 Chevrolet SS team.

Ward Died Of ‘Massive Blunt Trauma’

Tony Stewart made his return to sprint-car racing Friday night by winning the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt event at Michigan's Tri-City Motor Speedway. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff Philip Povero met with the media Monday afternoon to provide an update on the investigation regarding the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.

Allmendinger Still On Cloud Nine After Win

A.J. Allmendinger was thrilled about his first Sprint Cup win Sunday, but car owner Brad Daugherty (right) could barely contain his excitement. (Dennis Bicksler photo)

It took A.J. Allmendinger some time to realize what he’d accomplished on Sunday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int’l.

Allmendinger Scores First Cup Win At WGI

A.J. Allmendinger drove to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory Sunday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int'l. (Dennis Bicksler Photo)

A.J. Allmendinger didn’t want to talk during the third and final red flag of Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen Int’l. He knew what he had to do: Hold off Marcos Ambrose for two laps.

CUP: Cheez-It 355 At The Glen

Sprint Cup Logo

1. A.J. Allmendinger
2. Marcos Ambrose
3. Kurt Busch

Stewart Doesn’t Race At WGI, Smith In No. 14

Tony Stewart, pictured during Sprint Cup practice at Watkins Glen Int'l on Saturday, will not race on Sunday. (HHP/Christa L Thomas photo)

Tony Stewart, after being involved in an accident Saturday night at a sprint-car race that killed 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr., will not compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen Int’l on Sunday.

Driver Hit By Stewart’s Car Dies

Tony Stewart. (HHP/David Tulis photo)

Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion was involved in an accident Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park that resulted in the death of 20-year-old racer Kevin Ward Jr.

Gordon Earns 75th Sprint Cup Pole

Jeff Gordon will start from the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int'l. (Dennis Bicksler Photo)

It’s been a long time since Jeff Gordon has won a road course race at Watkins Glen Int’l, but his odds of doing it again this weekend were vastly improved Saturday afternoon.

IMRRC Legends Honor Chip Ganassi

From left, J.C. Argetsinger, Chip Ganassi, Bobby Rahal, with Cameron R. Argetsinger Award. (Angelo Lisuzzo photo)

A number of communities came together on Thursday night to honor race team owner Chip Ganassi at the Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass.

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