It all seemed so promising at the start of the NASCAR season for Ford and its teams, particularly Jack Roush's rebranded organization with new driver/owner Brad Keselowski.
Joey Logano of Team Penske won the exhibition Busch Clash at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in January ahead of NASCAR's shift to Daytona International Speedway and the start of the season.
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will lead the field to green at Nashville Superspeedway while debuting a heat-combating device for the first time in his career.
The Sunday forecast calls for temperatures in the high 90s, which would raise the heat inside the race car closer to 125 degrees.
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — NASCAR's preseason Clash race is rolling back to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2023.
NASCAR said Sunday it will return the exhibition race to the Southern California sports landmark next season.
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Joey Logano watched helplessly as Kyle Busch drove away from him on a late restart Sunday, seemingly ending his hopes of delivering a much-needed win for Team Penske in the NASCAR Cup Series debut at World Wide Technology Raceway.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske signed a five-year contract extension with Shell-Pennzoil on Thurdsay that covers Team Penske, IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and most of Penske's portfolio.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series playoff grid is filling up fast and the dwindling number of spots may lead to more of the aggressive driving that grabbed headlines over the weekend at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — After William Byron squeezed him against the wall on a final restart, Joey Logano knew what he'd do if he got the chance to regain the lead.
Logano bumped Byron from behind on the next-to-last lap to win at Darlington Raceway on Sunday.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Former NASCAR Cup Series champions Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field Sunday at Darlington Raceway.
Joey Logano has had his share of conflict during a career that began with his appointment as “Sliced Bread” upon arrival.
He was 18 and overhyped, evidenced by a nickname that likened him to the “greatest thing since ...
William Byron knew when he took over the No. 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports that Martinsville Speedway was more than a little bit special.
If he had any doubts, a field trip with car owner Jeff Gordon made it clear.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — William Byron knew he was in for a big challenge with a two-lap overtime sprint about to start and the very aggressive Joey Logano right behind him.
He also felt like he had a pretty remarkable co-pilot in his corner.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Blaney is on a roll running for poles.
The Team Penske driver turned a lap of 119.782 mph at Richmond Raceway on Saturday to earn his third consecutive top starting spot in NASCAR's top series.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — A substantial collision between the Cup Series' defending champion and its most popular driver would be pretty juicy stuff under any circumstances.
Add in the fact that they're teammates, and NASCAR has a downright tantalizing storyline to follow just two races into the new season.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Even after Kyle Larson's dominant finish to 2021, he entered the new NASCAR Cup Series season full of uncertainty.
“Going into a new car, you just don’t know if you’re going to win or not,” he said.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske celebrated his 85th birthday in victory lane with the Daytona 500 trophy. He skipped the post-race hamburger party with winner Austin Cindric to get back to Detroit for a regularly scheduled global call with Penske associates, and then finally it was on to St.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske had one rule at the Daytona 500 for his drivers: Do Not Wreck Each Other.
His orders were followed Sunday night when Austin Cindric worked with teammate Ryan Blaney over the closing laps to win the Daytona 500 as a celebration of Penske's 85th birthday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Harrison Burton was fastest in the final practice Saturday and led a charge of Ford drivers who swept the top eight spots headed into NASCAR’s season-opening Daytona 500.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brad Keselowski took Jack Roush to victory lane for the first time since 2017 as their rebranded team showed its ready for the Daytona 500.
Keselowski and Chris Buescher won the 150-mile qualifying races at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday night to put them side-by-side starting from the second row in NASCAR's sold-out, season-opening spectacular.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR’s qualifying races likely will be tamer than normal.
The Duel at Daytona scheduled for Thursday night — a qualifying event that splits 42 cars into two races and sets much of the starting grid for the season-opening Daytona 500 — could be a watered-down version because of a parts shortage involving the new Next Gen car.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's top drivers have once again unified to form an independent council to gain a collective voice in decisions that affect the sport.
The Drivers Advisory Council announced on Friday is a more organized effort than a previous attempt to unify in 2014.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASCAR race inside Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum sounded nothing short of insane.
And a race packaged into a six-hour entertainment extravaganza? Well, that sounded like something NASCAR could and probably would botch.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It had been more than seven years since Joey Logano was knocked out of a race with an engine failure. The Roush Yates engines had been so reliable that an issue with the powerplant was the least of Team Penske's concerns.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson was willing to play it smart in the closing laps at Texas. He also had a fast car that stayed in front through all of the restarts to secure the first of the four championship-contending spots in NASCAR’s season finale.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More than a year ago, NASCAR was one of the first major sports to resume competition in the pandemic, touting strict protocols as it headed back to the track.
The one thing NASCAR wouldn't do back then was test its competitors for COVID-19, citing the short supply of tests just two months into the pandemic.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano was taking every possible precaution to keep COVID-19 from eliminating him from NASCAR’s impending playoffs.
He said he watches where he goes and who he’s with and this week canceled three public appearances.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josef Newgarden kept his pingpong paddle nearby in a case while the hometown driver gave his latest promotional pitch on why IndyCar will be a smash hit in the Music City.
The two-time IndyCar champ prepped for a final night of fun in his charity event before he shifted his focus to racing.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin drove their sporty new pony cars through the smoke and lights of the fog machines NASCAR used for its first fancy presentation in more than a year...
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brad Keselowski made exactly the right final move this time, winning again at Talladega Superspeedway and demonstrating a painful lesson well learned...
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Roger Penske doesn’t want a repeat of the Daytona 500, when teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski took each other out racing for the win on the final lap...
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Rain forced the postponement of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway after just 42 laps Saturday night, setting up a doubleheader Sunday...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano has won a few times at Phoenix Raceway and knows a good restart when he feels one...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The big story at Phoenix Raceway one year ago was the remarkable recovery of veteran driver Ryan Newman, who strolled around the infield sipping a soft drink just weeks after a horrific crash in the Daytona 500 had everyone fearing the worst...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael McDowell was glued to Brad Keselowski's bumper, watching and waiting for his chance to win the Daytona 500...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The adjustments to a major offseason overhaul at Team Penske continued Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where miscommunication between Joey Logano and his new crew chief led to a botched final pit stop...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, one of the most powerful men in American motorsports...