National Sports

Harvick Wins At Dover; Chase Field Of 12 Set

Posted On October 05, 2015

(Dover, DE)  --  Defending Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick advanced to the championship field of 12 by winning the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on Sunday. Harvick led a whopping 355 of the 400 laps to clinch an automatic berth in the second round of NASCAR's playoffs.  Harvick entered the race in 15th…

Jimmie Johnson hopes for Dover dominance in 500th start

Posted On October 04, 2015

DOVER, Del. (AP) Jimmie Johnson was still only a prospect in NASCAR's developmental series when he tried to work up the nerve to talk to Jeff Gordon. Johnson wanted to introduce himself to Gordon and ask for career advice, a chance to pick the brain of one of racing's greats. What he didn't know during…

Regan Smith wins Xfinity Series race at Dover 

Posted On October 04, 2015

DOVER, Del. (AP) Regan Smith strengthened his NASCAR Xfinity Series championship push with a victory Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Smith won for the second time this season and moved within 36 points of series leader Chris Buescher with five races left in the season. Smith would love to add a championship to his resume.…

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart will retire from Cup racing after ’16

Posted On September 30, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) Tony Stewart says he will retire from Sprint Cup racing following the 2016 season. The three-time NASCAR champion announced his decision Wednesday at the Stewart-Haas Racing shop in North Carolina, saying ''next year will be my last year in the Sprint Cup Series.'' He said it was ''100 percent'' his choice. His…

Tony Stewart To Announce Retirement Plans Today

Posted On September 30, 2015

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is expected to formally announce plans for his retirement from stock car racing today. Reports of the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion walking away from the sport surfaced earlier this week.  Stewart plans to race the rest of this season, and next, before calling it quits.  The 44-year-old is co-owner of…