Nearly three weeks after he struck and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart spoke publicly for the first time, expressing his sorrow.
"In my first Cup start, I was completely unaware of what I was getting into," Gordon said. "I had a great race car, but I did everything I possibly could do to ruin that opportunity."
After missing the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, Tony Stewart is expected to return to competition this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
NASCAR released the 2015 schedules for all three of its national touring series on Tuesday.
The Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway returning to its traditional Labor Day weekend date is one of many changes NASCAR has made to its 2015 schedule for the Sprint Cup Series.
With just two races to go before the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins, several drivers are really feeling the pressure to win a race in order to secure a spot in the playoffs.
Ryan Blaney claimed his second career win in the Nationwide Series after passing Kyle Busch for the lead following a restart with six laps to go in Friday night's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Kevin Harvick claimed the pole for Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race after edging Jeff Gordon in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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