NASCAR & IndyCar


15-year-old Todd Gilliland wins NASCARK&N Pro Series race

Posted On November 13, 2015

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Todd Gilliland won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series race Thursday night at age 15 to become the youngest winner in Phoenix International Raceway's 52-year history. Gilliland is the son of NASCAR Sprint Cup driver David Gilliland. He won an ARCA Series race in Toledo, Ohio, in May, two days after his 15th birthday. ''It's really special to have my dad…

Johnson passes Keselowski late to win 3rd straight at Texas

Posted On November 09, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jimmie Johnson won his fourth consecutive fall race at Texas, overcoming Brad Keselowski's dominating Chase-contending car with three laps to go Sunday. Keselowski led a track-record 312 of 334 laps and worked hard to hold on to the lead after the final restart with 18 laps left in a race he…

NASCAR suspends Matt Kenseth for 2 races for wrecking Logano 

Posted On November 04, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Looking to squash any notion that the drivers are running amok on the track, NASCAR suspended Matt Kenseth for two races Tuesday for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that dramatically changed the lineup of drivers in the running for the championship. The penalty levied against Kenseth is fairly…

Gordon wins Martinsville to earn spot in championship finale

Posted On November 01, 2015

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) Jeff Gordon will race for a fifth NASCAR championship in his final season, in large part because Matt Kenseth knocking out both of Roger Penske's cars Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Kenseth acted on his three-week grudge against Joey Logano by intentionally wrecking Logano as Logano tried to win for the fourth consecutive…

Truex likes chances to move through 3rd round of playoffs

Posted On October 29, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. knows few expected him to make it out of the first round of NASCAR's playoffs. As he prepares for the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Truex insisted he and his team always believed they'd make it this far. Truex, in his second year with…