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Chicagoland qualifying rained out, Kyle Busch awarded pole

Posted On September 12, 2014

Joliet, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Persistent rain during the late afternoon and into the early evening forced NASCAR to cancel Friday's qualifying for the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- the MyAFibStory.com 400 -- at Chicagoland Speedway. Qualifying for Sunday's 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race here was scheduled for 5:45 p.m.…

Investigation Into Stewart’s Fatal Sprint Car Incident Complete

Posted On September 12, 2014

(MotorRacingNetwork.com) - The Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that it has completed its investigation into the Aug. 9 sprint car accident between Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr. that killed Ward. “The entire thorough investigation, including a forensic video enhancement recently received from the New York State Police Laboratory in Albany, has been…

Keselowski earns top seed for Chase with Richmond win

Posted On September 06, 2014

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - After failing to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship last year, Brad Keselowski claimed the top seed for the 10-race playoffs in NASCAR's premier series after winning Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 with an absolutely dominant performance at Richmond International Raceway. Keselowski started on the pole and led…

Busch perfect in Richmond Nationwide race

Posted On September 06, 2014

Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Busch was untouchable from start to finish in Friday night's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Busch started on the pole and led all 250 laps around this three-quarter-mile racetrack for his fourth Nationwide win of the season and the 67th of his career.…

Comcast to sponsor NASCAR’s second-tier series

Posted On September 06, 2014

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - NASCAR and Comcast have reached a 10-year agreement for the cable television company to sponsor the auto racing circuit's second-tier series. Currently known as the Nationwide Series, the property will be called the NASCAR Xfinity Series starting on Jan. 1, 2015. The 10-year term matches the longest single agreement around…