NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series

Jeff Gordon speaks to the media after being named to the 2019 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 23, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon didn't give much thought to NASCAR while racing sprint cars in Indiana as a teenager. He was too busy trying to get into open wheel racing. But when Gordon's career stalled, he headed South to try his hand at stock car racing and went on to win 93 Cup races —...
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Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 19, 2018 - 11:10 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race. Harvick's win Saturday night came exactly 11 years to...
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Kevin Harvick celebrates with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
May 13, 2018 - 12:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Nobody has been able to keep pace with Kevin Harvick this season. Not even the reigning series champion on a track where he swept both races last season. Harvick surged past Martin Truex Jr. with one lap to go Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, winning for the fifth time in...
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Kevin Harvick (4) leads the pack during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 12, 2018 - 9:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Kyle Larson completed his charge to the front early in the second stage of Saturday night's race at Kansas Speedway, and held off Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney to its conclusion. Larson...
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Kevin Harvick, right, poses with the trophy in Victory Lane after he won the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 06, 2018 - 7:33 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kevin Harvick was flanked by his Stewart-Haas Racing team on the victory lane stage when a photographer yelled at the group, "What are you holding up?" "Four!" they shouted in unison. Harvick, team owner Tony Stewart and the rest flashed their fingers Four Horsemen-style and let...
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Kurt Busch, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Newman race past the Talladega sign during a NASCAR Talladega auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
April 29, 2018 - 5:31 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A 14-car accident with 22 laps remaining at Talladega Superspeedway has eliminated many top drivers. Jimmie Johnson's car drifted low into traffic to trigger the wreck. Among those collected...
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NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth, right, shares a laugh with team owner Jack Roush, left, and Mark Martin, center, during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Kenseth will return to NASCAR this season in a reunion with Roush Fenway Racing, the team that gave him his Cup start in 1998. Kenseth will split the No. 6 Ford with Trevor Bayne, who has been the full-time driver of that car since 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
April 27, 2018 - 2:40 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Trevor Bayne says his multiple sclerosis isn't a factor in the former Daytona 500 winner sharing some of his races to Matt Kenseth. Kenseth was hired by Roush Fenway Racing this week to split races in the No. 6 Ford with Bayne. The two-Time Daytona 500 winner has been tasked...
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FILE - This Feb. 17, 2018, file photo shows Danica Patrick preparing to practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Patrick returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week expecting to drive an Indy car for the first time since 2011. Weather prevented her from turning any laps. Patrick is the only woman to win an IndyCar race, lead laps in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500, win the pole for the Daytona 500, and the highest-finishing woman in both iconic races. She left the IndyCar Series after the 2011 finale for a full-time move to NASCAR, but is closing her storied career at the track most associated with her historic moments. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, F162ile)
March 28, 2018 - 2:27 pm
Danica Patrick returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week expecting to drive an Indy car for the first time since 2011. Weather prevented her from turning any laps, but she still debuted her new No. 13 Ed Carpenter Racing machine on Indy's famed Yard of Bricks. Patrick didn't mind her...
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Kevin Harvick hoists the trophy after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 25, 2018 - 9:08 pm
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick had to wait 17 years for a second Atlanta salute to Dale Earnhardt. The memory brought tears to his eyes. In a reprise of the celebration of his first win in Atlanta in 2001, Harvick raised his three-finger salute to Earnhardt following his dominant victory Sunday...
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NASCAR driver Darrell Wallace Jr. waits to make a practice run for Sunday's NASCAR auto race Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 23, 2018 - 7:36 pm
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. was the hot topic even as Kyle Busch won the pole Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch will start in front Sunday in the second race of the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup season after edging Ryan Newman in a close battle. Busch overcame handling...
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