Danica Patrick avoided two big wrecks that wiped out much of the field and tied her second-best NASCAR Sprint Cup finish, winding up eighth in the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona.
Thunderstorms and persistent rains forced NASCAR to postpone the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night. The race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday.
Parity ruled the first leg of the Sprint Cup schedule -- with seven different winners in the first seven races. But equilibrium has returned, which is good news for Chase hopefuls such as Matt Kenseth, Brant James writes.
The real behemoth instilling fear in the Sprint Cup Series is not the Monster Mile -- it's nine-time Dover winner Jimmie Johnson, Brant James writes.
What happens when the weather gets hot and the tracks get slick? Tony Stewart comes out to play, Brant James writes.
Seemingly with momentum after finishing a career-best seventh at Kansas and qualifying fourth at Charlotte, Danica Patrick saw her night end early after a series of mechanical problems.
Mum's the word, but a test in Nashville spurred mechanical changes to Danica Patrick's car that helped propel her to her best Sprint Cup finish. The setup should apply this weekend.
It's been a winding road from the go-kart tracks in Roscoe, Ill., to the famed high-banked expanse of Daytona, but for Bev Patrick, Danica's mom and avid supporter, it's ultimately been rewarding.
Nine races into the Sprint Cup season, Danica Patrick feels better than last year, even if the results don't always show it.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the Daytona 500 got the 2014 season off to a roaring start. The next seven races? Well, it's been one roller-coaster ride after another, Brant James writes.
Gene Haas hired Kurt Busch for a reason: to drive the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Chevrolet to Victory Lane. Busch fulfilled that commitment Sunday at Martinsville of all places, writes Brant James.
If Jeff Gordon could script the 2014 season, the four-time Cup champ would win a fifth title and then retire ... or not, writes Brant James.
An icy rain out of nowhere and a mystery last-lap caution led to a head-scratching finish Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway. But Carl Edwards will take it.
Denny Hamlin wrecked Joey Logano at Bristol a year ago. Logano returned the favor the next week, and it cost Hamlin four races and a shot at the Chase. Forgive and forget? Maybe.
Danica Patrick jumps up in driver and owner standings after finishing 21st at Las Vegas, which alleviates some qualifying pressure.
Danica Patrick's Sprint Cup season is off to a dreadful start, and if it doesn't improve soon, she risks not making races in upcoming weeks.