There has been a discussion surrounding the lack of safer barriers around certain parts of tracks in NASCAR for a long time now, and it's been reignited after Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashed into an unprotected wall at Texas this past weekend.
Smith is okay with the idea but he does not want to sound like an ambulance chaser. United SportsCar Racing will have a home with FOX Sports in its debut season.
NASCAR Sprint Cup testing was uneventful until Earnhardt Jr. decided to give Ambrose a push going down the back stretch. It did not work out as planned. A total of 12 cars were involved in the crash that followed.
By Nancy Knapp Schilke
On the road course in the Finger Lakes region of New York, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch had his Toyota in the hunt throughout the race to nail down the NASCAR Sprint Cup victory.
The first practice for the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited at Daytona started off with a bang.
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Rain washes out NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Field set by 2012 points which puts Danica Patrick 37th on the grid.
Fuel bites Kevin Harvick, then helps him win at Phoenix
By Amanda Vincent, NASCAR reporter
Prior to the start of the Chicagoland race - the first one in the Chase for the Sprint Cup - NASCAR announced the new restart rules.
Carl Edwards, Trevor Bayne and Brad Keselowski and 6 others got together on lap 137. Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch drop out with car problems.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Correspondent
Carl Edwards set the fastest Friday practice time which gave him the pole for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth certainly took to his new ride in a Toyota this year. His former Roush Fenway Racing Ford teammate Carl Edwards joins Kenseth on the front row.