Johnson holds off Harvick to win at Atlanta
Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Gordon frustrated after hitting concrete wall
Jeff Gordon was uninjured when he crashed into a concrete wall on the inside of the Atlanta Motor Speedway backstretch Sunday afternoon, a crash that left him frustrated not just because it knocked him out of the race but also for the lack of a barrier.
Inspection causes 13 to miss Cup qualifying
Former Sprint Cup champions Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth were among the 13 drivers who did not get a chance to post qualifying times Friday after their cars didn't get through qualifying inspection in time at Atlanta.
Ragan relishing time replacing Kyle Busch
David Ragan doesn't know how long he'll get to drive the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 Sprint Cup car, but he'll relish every opportunity he can to compete for one of NASCAR's elite teams.
Report: Talladega to install barriers by May
Amid an outcry over exposed concrete walls that caused injuries to Kyle Busch during Saturday's Xfinity Series race, the sister track to Daytona International Speedway said Monday that it would install additional steel-and-foam energy-reduction barriers b
Logano captures Daytona 500 under caution
Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
NASCAR says safety trumped race to finish
NASCAR officials say they felt the backstretch crash Sunday on the final lap of the Daytona 500 had enough hard hits with the wall that they had to throw the caution as winner Joey Logano entered Turn 3.