Defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth with nine laps to go and won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night for his first victory of the season.
Jimmie Johnson winning the Coca-Cola 600 to end a season-long victory drought was not the most compelling storyline Sunday. But it was the most predictable, writes David Newton.
Kurt Busch's attempt at completing "The Double" ended Sunday night after his car blew an engine late in the Coca-Cola 600.
Kurt Busch could win the Indy 500. Danica Patrick could win the Coca-Cola 600. Which is more likely? It might be a tougher equation than you think, David Newton writes.
Sprint Cup points leader Jeff Gordon cut short his practice Saturday because of back spasms and the No. 24 team has Regan Smith on standby should the four-time champion not be able to run the Coca-Cola 600.
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Josh Wise more popular than Danica Patrick? Dale Earnhardt Jr. killin' it on Twitter? Jimmie Johnson still winless? My, NASCAR, how you've changed, writes David Newton.
Jimmie Johnson won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600.
All of Jimmie Johnson's visits to Victory Lane this season have been to congratulate other drivers. The six-time and defending NASCAR champion hasn't won a race since November, a 13-race losing skid.
With one sudden spin and slam into the wall, Kurt Busch's IndyCar burst into flames.
Did Josh Wise bring an end to the fan vote? Best to make the Hall of Fame on Wednesday? Sam Hornish Jr. done enough to get a full-time ride again? Does Kurt Busch finish every lap of "the double"?
For NASCAR star Kurt Busch, winning the Indianapolis 500 before flying to Charlotte Motor Speedway to race in the Coca-Cola 600 would be a good problem to have.
As Kurt Busch embarks on doing the double, it's worth noting that Donnie Allison did it better than anyone. Too bad Busch can't use Allison's long-ago training ground heading into the Indy 500.
How high will Dale Earnhardt Jr. finish this season? Is Kevin Harvick for real? Who is hating their Sprint Cup start the most? How will Kurt Busch do in the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600?
Kurt Busch and Andretti Autosport announced Tuesday that he will try to become the first driver in 10 years to run the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day.