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The Inside Line: It’s crunch time for making the Chase

Posted On August 25, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - With just two races to go before the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins, several drivers are really feeling the pressure to win a race in order to secure a spot in the playoffs. Right now, each of the 12 drivers who have won a race this year have clinched a spot…

Logano holds off teammate Keselowski for Bristol win

Posted On August 23, 2014

Bristol, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Joey Logano claimed his third win in the Sprint Cup Series this season by taking Saturday night's Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Logano grabbed the lead from Matt Kenseth with 45 laps to go and then held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski, his teammate at Team Penske, in…

Harvick tops Gordon for Bristol pole

Posted On August 22, 2014

Bristol, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Harvick claimed the pole for Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race after edging Jeff Gordon in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick, who's in his first season as driver of the No. 4 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing, turned a lap at 131.362 mph during the second and final round of…

Edwards to drive fourth car for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

Posted On August 19, 2014

Huntersville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that Carl Edwards will drive a fourth car for the team in the Sprint Cup Series in 2015.Edwards, 35, will be behind the wheel of the No. 19 Toyota. Arris Group Inc., a telecommunications equipment manufacturing company, will serve as primary sponsor for his team…

The Inside Line: Drivers rally around Stewart

Posted On August 18, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - While Tony Stewart continues to grieve in an undisclosed location following the death of Kevin Ward Jr., many of his fellow competitors in NASCAR remain supportive of Stewart and are defending his role in the tragic accident.Stewart, a three-time champion in NASCAR's premier series, struck and killed Ward during a sprint car race…