NASCAR & IndyCar


Harvick On Ropes After Crash, Confrontation

Posted On September 21, 2015

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Nonplussed by Joe Gibbs Racing's red-hot ride into NASCAR's playoffs, Kevin Harvick confidently predicted they wouldn't get in his way of a second consecutive championship. ''We're going to pound them into the ground,'' Harvick said of JGR's four-car title push. Instead, it's Harvick who is on the ropes after the opening race…

Hamlin Wins First Chase Race At Chicagoland

Posted On September 21, 2015

(Joliet, Ill.) - Denny Hamlin overcame a terrible start to win the opening round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup in Joliet. Hamlin spun out on the race's second lap to fall behind the leaders, but his crew's decision not to pit during the final caution paid off. Hamlin went from third to first…

Harvick Not Ready To Hand Crown Over

Posted On September 13, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Every indication the last three months is that Joe Gibbs Racing is going to be a major force in NASCAR's playoffs. But if anyone thinks JGR's four-car lineup is going to run away with the title, reigning Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick has other ideas. Harvick, who finished 14th in the regular-season…

Kenseth Gives JGR 1 More Win Before Chase

Posted On September 13, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Joe Gibbs Racing cemented itself as the team to beat for NASCAR's championships with a dominating run Saturday night that ended in Matt Kenseth's fourth win of the season. The win put Kenseth in a tie with JGR teammate Kyle Busch and six-time champion Jimmie Johnson for the top seeds in the…

Richmond Is Final Race Before The Chase

Posted On September 12, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Jeff Gordon knows a 17th-place finish Saturday night guarantees him a spot in NASCAR's playoffs. Based on his history, that's exactly where he expects to run in the final race of the regular season. Gordon said Friday he has a tendency of hovering in the running order exactly where he needs to…