Category archives for: Sprint Cup

Jorgeson To Grand Marshal SaveMart 350

Kevin Jorgeson

Sonoma County native Kevin Jorgeson, who captured the world’s attention with his free climb of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park earlier this year, has been named Grand Marshal of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway.

Moffitt To Race Full-Time For Front Row

Brett Moffitt will fill in for Brian Vickers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1, as Vickers recovers from heart surgery. (Aaron Burns photo)

Front Row Motorsports will keep 22-year-old Brett Moffitt behind the wheel of its No. 34 Ford Fusion. The team has named the Grimes, Iowa native as the primary driver of its No. 34 entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, including multiple races with primary sponsorship from CSX and its “Play It Safe” initiative.

Busch Granted Waiver, Is Eligible For Chase

Kyle Busch on track during Daytona 500 practice. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)

NASCAR announced Wednesday that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by meeting all requirements of eligibility excluding Rule, which requires a driver to start all championship events of the current season.

Kyle Busch Cleared To Race

Kyle Busch has been cleared to return to action, starting this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (HHP/David Tulis Photo)

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch has received medical clearance to return to on-track activity beginning with Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the No. 18 M&Ms Red Nose Day Toyota.

CUP: SpongeBob SquarePants 400

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1. Jimmie Johnson
2. Kevin Harvick
3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Johnson Tames Kansas For Win No. 73

Jimmie Johnson (48) drives under Sam Hornish Jr. on his way to winning Saturday's SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway. (HHP/Rusty Jarrett photo)

If Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn’t already like racing on 1.5-mile ovals, Saturday’s marathon race at Kansas Speedway had to do the trick.

Allmendinger Signs Five-Year Extension

Kroger has expanded its partnership with JTG Daugherty Racing to include primary sponsorship of the No. 47 Chevrolet driven by A.J. Allmendinger in at least 24 races beginning next year. (NASCAR Photo)

On Saturday at Kansas Speedway, A.J. Allmendinger revealed that he has signed an extension to his driver agreement with JTG Daugherty Racing that will make him the driver of the No. 47 Chevrolet SS through the 2020 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.

Logano Scorches Kansas Pavement

Joey Logano earned his fourth pole of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season on Friday at Kansas Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Joey Logano was all smiles after NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying on Friday at Kansas Speedway.

Fire Damages Leavine Family Racing’s Shop


An early-morning fire on Friday left four race cars destroyed and extensive damage done to Leavine Family Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race shop.

PHOTOS: Sprint Cup At Talladega

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field battles for position early in Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Check out photos from Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event held at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.


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