Retirement is different for professional athletes than it is for everyone else, and not just because when athletes retire, they have to start thinking about getting a real job.
The year was 2005, the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series was entering its second year with a new title sponsor and a virtual nobody from Missouri had just been picked by two-time defending champions Roush Racing to drive one of their cars.
Carl Edwards looked like a man at full peace with his life on Wednesday, as he confirmed that his departure from Joe Gibbs Racing and decision to not drive full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season was completely on his own terms.
Multiple media outlets are reporting that Carl Edwards will step away from NASCAR to pursue “other interests outside of driving” and will not race this season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Going into Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kyle Busch was searching for a second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
For the fourth straight week, a non-championship contender ran the table in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying, as Kevin Harvick stormed to the top of the speed charts Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
FORT WORTH, Tex.– After a long, wet and dreary day that turned to night, Carl Edwards wins the rain shortened AAA Texas 500 from the Texas Motor Speedway, his third victory of the season and first in the Chase, punching his ticket to Miami for a chance to win his first title. Edwards ensured his team after a dismal 36th …
Kevin Harvick will enter Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway out of the championship cutoff by a mere 15 points.
Chip Ganassi Racing entered Dover Int’l Speedway on Sunday with one car on either side of the Chase elimination line, but with high hopes of finding a way to put both Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray into the Round of 12.
Carl Edwards continued his dominance of Coors Light Pole Qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, scoring his third pole in the last four Loudon races on Friday afternoon in advance of the second race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Prior to the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen weekend this week, Watkins Glen International embarked on a massive repaving project that tore out the entire racing surface and laid brand new asphalt and curbing in the corners. WGI laid an amount of asphalt equal to laying twenty-two miles of asphalt on a two-lane road, including the NASCAR …
As NASCAR racing continues to thrill fans week in and week out this year, the increase in close competition has been the the driving force behind the increased consumption of NASCAR action in broadcast, digital and social media.