After the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas in May, the qualifying results of Austin Dillon and his no. 3 Richard Childress racing team improved dramatically.
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Kyle Larson, a close second to Kyle Busch in the 2018 spring race at Bristol Motor Speedway, took the first step toward avenging that loss — and a handful of others — with a pole-winning effort in Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying session at the 0.533-mile short track.
Kevin Harvick was all smiles and optimism Friday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway, as eager for another week of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup racing as he’s been in his championship career.
This will be Kasey Kahne’s last season as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver.
Carlos Sainz has signed a multi-year deal to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren from the 2019 Formula One season, the team confirmed on Thursday.
Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday.
Kevin Harvick, nicknamed “Happy Harvick” years ago, collected his series-leading seventh win of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season at Michigan International Speedway Sunday afternoon — leading a dominant 108 of the 200 laps — feeling so good he escorted his six-year old son Keelan out to the front-stretch to pick up the checkered flag and wave to the enthusiastic crowd.
Kevin Harvick won Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway, but Austin Dillon made the save of the day.
Kevin Harvick collected his series-leading seventh victory of the season when he drove away from the field late in the race to win the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
There’s no argument about who provided the surprise in Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Michigan International Speedway.
Kurt Busch is leaving Stewart-Haas Racing after the season to join Chip Ganassi Racing, according to multiple reports on Saturday.
The racing world took notice when Chase Elliott won his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International last weekend.
Tony Stewart climbed into a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car on Thursday for the first time since 2016. He fired the Mustang up, stepped on the gas, and felt the car roar to life underneath him.
The high-fives, shouts of joy and “I told ya so” moments filled NASCAR fandom Sunday from living room, to pool deck to cell phone to “man-caves” around the country as the most popular of the sport’s “favorite sons” — 22-year old Chase Elliott — won his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.
NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France was arrested Sunday night and charged with driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to multiple reports Monday morning.
If there were a “Driver of the Race” award in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it would be difficult to give it to anyone other than Chase Elliott, who held off reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. over the final 32 laps to win Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen.
Chase Elliott’s days as a non-winner in NASCAR’s premier series came to an end Sunday when he drove to victory in Sunday’s Go Bowling at The Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Watkins Glen International circuit in Upstate New York.
Italian Andrea Dovizioso won a Czech Grand Prix thriller in a Ducati one-two on Sunday while Honda’s Marc Marquez finished third to stretch his MotoGP lead to 49 points.
Denny Hamlin blitzed the Watkins Glen road course with the fastest lap of the day on Saturday to win the provisional pole for Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen (3 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), pending post-qualifying inspection on Sunday morning.
Joey Logano reaffirmed his mastery of the road course at Watkins Glen International, but it took a three-wide restart late in Saturday’s Zippo 200 for the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford to ultimately get the job done.
Italian Andrea Dovizioso will start Sunday’s Czech Grand Prix on pole position for Ducati with compatriot and MotoGP great Valentino Rossi qualifying his Yamaha alongside.
The ‘toughest decision’ of Daniel Ricciardo’s life, in opting to leave Red Bull and join Renault next season, could be good news for some Formula One drivers but leaves others facing an uncertain future.
Doctors are optimistic about Formula One triple world champion Niki Lauda’s recovery following a six-hour lung transplant.
Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda has had a successful lung transplant in Vienna, the hospital that treated him said on Thursday.
Vijay Mallya is ‘devastated’ to have lost control of the Force India Formula One team but the embattled tycoon should still have a say in what happens next, according to his right-hand man Bob Fernley.
Lewis Hamilton leads Formula One into the August break by a healthy margin but, despite winning from pole position in Hungary on Sunday, the champion feels Mercedes still have some catching up to do.
Sauber’s Swedish Formula One driver Marcus Ericsson has revealed that he has raced thirsty for years because he has ditched his car’s water bottle in order to save weight.
Even the drivers who beat him to the checkered flag acknowledged that Kevin Harvick had the fastest car in Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Kyle Busch overcame starting from near the rear of the field because of a penalty for failing post-qualifying inspection, an out-of-sorts car early in the race and several late-race restarts to win Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position for Mercedes on Sunday to go into the August break with a 24-point lead over Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner blasted his team’s engine supplier Renault on Sunday after Dutch driver Max Verstappen retired from the Hungarian Grand Prix just five laps into the race.
Estonian Ott Tanak won Rally Finland for Toyota on Sunday while Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville finished ninth but retained the overall world championship lead.
Thanks to a double disqualification of two of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ so-called “Big Three,” Daniel Suarez earned the first Busch Pole Award of his career.
For Bubba Wallace, a visit from car owner Richard Petty to his motor home at Daytona earlier this month was a welcome relief.
In his last start of the season, Kyle Busch got the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory he coveted most.
Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday amid thunder, lightning and plumes of spray.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel set a track record in final Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, with world champions Mercedes looking more competitive and Red Bull dropping back.
Ferrari are well placed to keep pushing in Formula One without late chairman Sergio Marchionne, even if his shoes are impossible to fill, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said on Friday.
Formula One has pushed back a proposed grand prix in Miami until at least 2020 after talks with city authorities reached a point where it was not possible to deliver the best racing experience.
Lewis Hamilton dug deep into his past to explain Sunday’s stunning German Grand Prix victory and came up with a “four-poster bed”.
Formula One will have a draft 2019 calendar by the end of August but there could be only 20 races, with Germany out of contract and a proposed round in Miami still in the embryonic stages.
Despite a slow pit stop and a poor restart, Aric Almirola finished third in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but the driver of the No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford was hardly enthused about his best result of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
Kevin Harvick tracked down Kyle Busch over the final 20 laps Sunday, bumped Busch out of the way for the lead with seven laps to go and went on to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at Loudon, N.H.
Ferrari’s Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel crashed out of the German Grand Prix on Sunday after a rain shower caused chaos in the closing laps.
Lewis Hamilton went from 14th to first to seize a “miracle” German Grand Prix victory for Mercedes on Sunday and retake the Formula One championship lead from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who crashed.
Double world champion Fernando Alonso has defended his struggling McLaren team mate Stoffel Vandoorne after the Belgian was slowest in German Grand Prix practice and qualifying.
Formula One has given up on the possibility of having a grand prix in Miami next year and the focus is now on 2020, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Sunday.
Christopher Bell held off hard-charging veteran Brad Keselowski over the final 18 laps to win Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season moves into its second half, Kurt Busch hopes to build on the notebook he and crew chief Billy Scott have been building during their initial visits to the Cup tracks.
Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on pole position for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday after title rival Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes broke down on track in dramatic fashion.