The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.
Police say a trailer with the racecar inside was hitched to a pickup truck parked outside a Morrow hotel, about 15 miles south of Atlanta.
Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, won his first career Daytona 500, taking the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday.
Busch was suspended indefinitely on Friday after a judge said he almost surely choked and beat a former girlfriend last fall and there was a “substantial likelihood” of more domestic violence from him in the future.
Gordon announced last month this will be his final full-time season, and he’s been adamant next Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500 will be the last of his career.
Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon announced on Twitter Thursday that this year will be his last as a full-time driver.
Busch said he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin who was dispatched on covert missions around the world and once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.
Harvick used a risky call by crew chief Rodney Childers for four tires during the final pit stop to drive through the field and grab the win that capped his dream first season with Stewart-Haas Racing.
NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday no disciplinary action will be taken against driver Kurt Busch while police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by his former girlfriend.
Harvick led 264 laps at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday to earn an automatic spot next week in the four-man Chase field in the finale at Homestead.
“I think the challenge a lot of drivers probably have right now with Brad is there’s no remorse,” Denny Hamlin said. “He has the right to feel the way that he feels — but when there’s no accountability … they’re going to be upset with you.”
While Johnson celebrated his fourth victory at Texas, an irate Jeff Gordon got out of his car and confronted Brad Keselowski, who appeared to be spitting blood after there were punches thrown.