NASCAR Lifts Kurt Busch Suspension

By Jim McCoy Wed 11th March Sportsdomestic abuseKurt BuschNASCAR

NASCAR has lifted its suspension of Kurt Busch and says the former champion can compete in the championship Chase should he qualify.

Busch missed the first three races of the season when NASCAR suspended him for an alleged domestic assault on his ex-girlfriend.Read More »

Friday Sports Minute: Golf and NASCAR

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - After taming the Blue Monster course at Doral with a 10-under 62 yesterday, J.B. Holmes takes a four-shot lead over Ryan Moore into today's second round of the Cadillac Championship. This is the first of the World Golf Championship tournaments of the year.Read More »

Kurt Busch Agrees To Path To NASCAR Re-Instatement

By Jim McCoy Mon 2nd March Sportsdomestic abuseKurt BuschNASCAR
- Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement. The 2004 champion was indefinitely suspended Feb. 20 after a Delaware judge said he believed Busch likely committed an act of domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend and there was a "substantial likelihood" of him doing it again.Read More »

Jeff Gordon Will Retire At The End of The 2015 NASCAR Season

By Jim McCoy Thu 22nd January SportsJeff GordonNASCAR
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season The 43-year-old Gordon is coming off one of his best seasons in years. He won four times in 2014, including the Brickyard 400.Read More »

4-Foot-4 Driver, Chili Bowl Winner Abreu To Race In NASCAR

By Jim McCoy Tue 20th January SportsNASCARRico Abreu
USAC Midget champion Rico Abreu will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut in 2015 and race all 14 series events. Abreu, an open wheel standout, signed with HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks. Abreu will continue to race open wheel events. The 22-year-old Californian driver is just 4-foot-4 and weighs less than 100 pounds.Read More »

Tony Stewart Won't Be Tried, Asks That Ward Be Remembered

By Jim McCoy Wed 24th September SportsNASCARTony Stewart
Tony Stewart called the death of Kevin Ward Jr. "the toughest and most emotional experience of my life," and asked that Ward's death not be overlooked after an upstate New York grand jury declined to charge the NASCAR champion. Ward was killed Aug. 9 when a sprint car driven by Stewart struck him during a dirt track race.Read More »

NASCAR Star Edwards To Join Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

By Jim McCoy Tue 19th August SportsCarl EdwardsJoe Gibbs RacingNASCAR
Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015. The team also added Daniel Suarez, who will drive a full-time Nationwide Series entry for Gibbs and run a partial schedule in the Truck Series. Suarez becomes the first Mexican driver to race full-time in NASCAR's second tier series. The ARRIS Group will sponsor Edwards' No.Read More »

NASCAR To Race Under The Lights At Famed Darlington Track

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th April SportsDarlingtonNASCAR
- Matt Kenseth hopes to get his season going and lock up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Darlington Raceway. Kenseth came to the Southern 500 last May as one of Sprint Cup's hottest drivers, winning twice in his first season driving for Joe Gibbs Racing.Read More »

Daytona 500 Winner Joins The World of Social Media

By Jim McCoy Mon 24th February SportsDale Earnhardt Jr.NASCARtwitter
Dale Earnhardt Jr. joked he would join Twitter if he won the Daytona 500. After winning NASCAR's most prestigious race for the second time Sunday night, he followed through on his promise. NASCAR's most popular driver tweeted early Monday morning, "Tonight seemed like as good a night as any to join Twitter.Read More »


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