SPARTA, Ky. (AP) Brendan Gaughan surged past rookies Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon in a wild three-wide run after a final restart for a hard-earned victory in Saturday night's 300-mile Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Brendan Gaughan pulls away for his second Nationwide Series win of the season and of his career, after patiently watching and waiting for the right moment to make his move to the front as Ty Dillon and Chase Elliott battle for the lead in the final laps in Saturday night's race at Kentucky Speedway.
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) Rookie Ty Dillon will start on the pole Saturday night in the 300-mile NASCAR Nationwide Series race after turning a lap at 175.690 mph in the No. 3 Chevrolet during the final round of qualifying at Kentucky Speedway.
Jeff Gordon's No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet is the fastest in the final practice for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, spoiling Brad Keselowski's shot at a perfect weekend. Now Gordon would like to finish it off by winning the Sylvania 300 as well.
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Cole Custer's first stand as a NASCAR winner landed him in the stock car record book.
Cole Custer, 16, powers past Matt Crafton on a late restart to win the Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, becoming the youngest winner in NASCAR touring series history in the process.
After NASCAR banned Shane Hmiel for life when the former Camping World Truck Series driver repeatedly violated its substance-abuse policy, he was involved in an open-wheel racing accident that left him in a wheelchair. By focusing on "progress, not perfection," his journey has led him to have a new appreciation for life.
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR's new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion.
Jeff Gordon spoke very highly of rookie Kyle Larson after last weekend's race at Chicagoland Speedway, but their mutual respect has been there for years.
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Jeff Gordon denied Brad Keselowski's shot at a perfect weekend with a late run in the final practice Saturday at New Hampshire that put him at the top of the chart at 135.357 mph.
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