Kevin Harvick has finished first or second in eight consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup races. But Sunday’s race is at Martinsville Speedway, where he finished seventh and 33rd last year. Is the streak about to end?
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano took part in a “ride swap” with the NHRA’s Cruz Pedregon at zMax Dragway on Wednesday. Logano drove a Cobra Jet Mustang, used in the NHRA Top Sportsman class, down the quarter-mile dragstrip while Pedregon took a Sprint Cup Series car for a spin at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
One year ago as four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson recovered from heart surgery he had two questions in his mind: Would he ever race again and if he did, would he ever celebrate his 75th career victory? Both questions have now been answered by the 54-year-old Mooresville resident.
Larson's hometown is Elk Grove, California, a suburb of Sacramento. This is his second full season competing in the Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. 42 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing. He has yet to win a race in NASCAR's top racing circuit.
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin’s past two visits to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., haven’t ended well. He’s hoping for better this time and for a chance to close the gap on the sport’s dominant teams.