NASCAR Races Again, Barefoot Hamlin wins Virtual HomesteadThe stands were packed, Jimmie Johnson caused several wrecks, Denny Hamlin raced barefoot and damaged cars were repaired with the push of a button — a few virtual signs that NASCAR backed quite an unreal race.
NASCAR Off To Fast StartA busy first month for NASCAR came to a close with a three-race West Coast swing marked by both a surprise appearance from injured driver Ryan Newman and a successful preview of the rules package that will decide this year's Cup Series champion.
Risk And Reward On Display at Daytona 500In a single thrilling lap around NASCAR's most storied track, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman displayed the risks and rewards of the dangerous sport they both love.
Ryan Newman Hospitalized As Denny Hamlin Wins 3rd Daytona 500Ryan Newman flipped across the finish line, his Ford planted upside down and on fire, a grim reminder of a sport steeped in danger that has stretched nearly two decades without a fatality.
Tape Gaffe Ends Hamlin's Title RunDenny Hamlin's championship run was foiled by the tale of the tape.
Gibbs Carefully Manages 3 Title ContendersJoe Gibbs is a retired Hall of Fame NFL coach with three Super Bowl titles who changed course in his early 50s to wade into NASCAR and see if he couldn't build a second career and a family business.
Hamlin Wins Must Win Race At PhoenixDenny Hamlin adamantly insisted 'it's not over" after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR's championship race.
Harvick Wins 3rd Straight Texas Fall RaceKevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR's finale. With another win at Texas, they now know they will be racing for a Cup title in two weeks.
Logano Crew Member Suspended For Tackling HamlinNASCAR suspended a member of Joey Logano's crew Monday for this weekend's race at Texas after the tire specialist dragged Denny Hamlin to the ground in a chaotic scuffle between the rival drivers.
Hamlin Wins, Keselowski Falls At Chaotic NASCAR Cut-Off Race At Kansas SpeedwayDenny Hamlin was surrounded by Joe Gibbs Racing teammates at the front on the final restart, and that put Chase Elliott in the most difficult and precarious of situations.
JGR Got The Win But The Other 3 Had A Really Tough DayMartin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn built a championship-winning team far from NASCAR's hub in North Carolina, using their own approach in making a single-car organization one of the most dominant.
Jones Gives Joe Gibbs 4 Chances At A TitleJoe Gibbs has had the hottest hand in NASCAR this season. Now, after Erik Jones' gritty, overnight victory at Darlington Raceway, the championship owner has four aces ready to contend for another title.
Hamlin Has Grown Up In Turnaround SeasonDenny Hamlin has not finished lower than fifth since early July and his current six-race streak includes two victories in the last four races, a pair of runner-ups and a third-place finish.
Hamlin Wins At Bristol, Taking Away DiBenedetto's 1st WinThe winner climbed from his car and immediately apologized for denying an underdog his first career victory. The runner-up, in tears over his near miss, was raucously embraced by the crowd for his oh-so-close effort.
Hamlin Is Lead Championship Contender After PoconoDenny Hamlin had enough speed In his Toyota, enough confidence in his crew chief, and just enough fuel to reach the finish line.