Category archives for: Sprint Cup

Truex Jr. To Miss Cup Practice, Qualifying

Martin Truex Jr during practice at Michigan Int'l Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. in June. (HHP/Harold Hinson photo)

Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan Int’l Speedway.

Race Team Alliance Adds Membership

Austin Dillon, a Richard Childress Racing driver whose team is an RTA member, leads a pack of cars during Sunday's Cheez-it 355 at Watkins Glen Int'l in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (HHP/Alan Marler photo)

The Race Team Alliance’s bargaining power with NASCAR may have grown on Wednesday. Its membership certainly expanded.

VIDEO: Big Wreck At Watkins Glen

Check out video of a melee involving Ryan Newman and Michael McDowell during Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int’l.

Harvick’s Crew Chief Fined For Infraction

An unapproved weight location cost Kevin Harvick's crew chief $25,000 on Wednesday. (HHP photo/Alan Marler)

Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team has been penalized due to a rules infraction committed during the Aug. 10 race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Int’l.

Mars Renews With Busch, JGR & NASCAR

Kyle Busch will start from the rear of Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 after crashing his primary car in Saturday's final practice. (HHP/Gregg Ellman Photo)

Mars has signed new multi-year agreements with Joe Gibbs Racing and NASCAR, entrenching the brand’s presence in the sport for the long-term future.

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.


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