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Rain postpones Sprint Cup race at Richmond to Sunday

Posted On April 25, 2015

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway forced NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400. The scheduled 400-lap Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond has been rescheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. It will be televised on Fox. It began raining at this 0.75-mile oval around noon time and…

Kenseth wins rain-delayed, wreck-filled race at Bristol

Posted On April 20, 2015

Bristol, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Kenseth's lengthy drought in the Sprint Cup Series ended on a rain-soaked day and night at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. Kenseth snapped his 51-race winless streak in the series after holding off Jimmie Johnson in a green-white-checkered finish in the Food City 500, a race that featured several rain…

RCR appealing penalties for illegal tires

Posted On April 02, 2015

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Richard Childress Racing will appeal the penalties assessed by NASCAR to Ryan Newman's No. 31 team for altered tires used in last month's Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.On Tuesday, NASCAR suspended crew chief Luke Lambert, tire technician James Bender and engineer Philip Surgen for the…

Kyle Larson medically cleared to race after fainting spell

Posted On April 02, 2015

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Larson has been medically cleared to return to racing after he missed last Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway due to a fainting spell. Chip Ganassi Racing said in a statement on Thursday, "Following a thorough review of all the test results by his attending physicians and in…

The Inside Line: Who has a shot of making the Chase?

Posted On March 31, 2015

(SportsNetwork.com) - Six races down and 20 to go before the regular season ends in the Sprint Cup Series.It's still a long way to go before the 16-driver field is determined for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, There are five drivers -- Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano…