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Atlanta is first race for new Sprint Cup rules package

Posted On February 27, 2015

Hampton, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Sunday's 500-mile race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will feature the new 2015 rules package in the Sprint Cup Series for the first time. Last weekend's Daytona 500 featured the 2014 rules package. It will also be used for the spring and fall races at Talladega as well as the July event…

David Ragan to fill in for injured Kyle Busch at Atlanta

Posted On February 24, 2015

Huntersville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that David Ragan will drive the No. 18 Toyota in place of the injured Kyle Busch for the next several Sprint Cup Series races, beginning with this weekend's 500-mile event at Atlanta Motor Speedway.Busch fractured his right leg and left foot during an accident in…

The Inside Line: Daytona 500 win sinking in for Logano

Posted On February 23, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - Joey Logano admitted during Monday's Daytona 500 Champion's Breakfast that he had a restless night following his win in "The Great American Race."After competing in a frantic Daytona 500, which featured intense three-wide racing in the late stages, and then celebrating his victory with his No. 22 Team Penske team members late into…

Logano wins first Daytona 500

Posted On February 22, 2015

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Joey Logano won the Daytona 500 for the first time after holding off the field in a green-white-checkered finish on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Logano, the driver of the No. 22 Ford for Team Penske, claimed his ninth career victory in the Sprint Cup Series. His previous best finish…

Stewart crashes early in the Daytona 500

Posted On February 22, 2015

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tony Stewart was involved in a multi- crash in the early going of Sunday's Daytona 500, ending his shot to win NASCAR's most prestigious race for the first time in 17 attempts. Stewart, the driver/co-owner of the No. 14 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing and a three-time Sprint Cup Series champion,…