03.06.2014 6:29 PM ET
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Truck Series champion Matt Crafton will be on standby at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for Paul Menard as the driver awaits the birth of his first child.Jennifer Menard remained in North Carolina while Menard made the trip to Las Vegas for Sunday's race.
03.06.2014 5:54 PM ET
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Stewart can recite nearly every line in "Smokey and the Bandit" and high on his bucket list is meeting star Burt Reynolds to discuss the popular 1977 movie.He may never get that chance, but sponsor Mobil 1 gave Stewart the opportunity to pretend he was Reynolds in the role of Bandit.
03.05.2014 1:35 PM ET
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rodney Childers wrestled for months with the decision to join Kevin Harvick at Stewart-Haas Racing. Just when he thought he'd made up his mind to leave Michael Waltrip Racing, he and Brian Vickers won a race together at New Hampshire.Weeks went by after that victory last July when Childers thought his heart was truly in remaining with MWR. He woke up one day and his mind was finally made up.
03.03.2014 3:41 PM ET
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano lined up directly behind Kevin Harvick and followed him nose-to-tail around the track and across the line for the final restart. He was stalking the leader, looking for what he knew would be his only chance to snatch the victory away from Harvick.Logano aggressively darted inside of Harvick and briefly flirted with making it a three-wide race before he ran out of real estate at Phoenix International Raceway. The move didn't work, but he had to go for it Sunday.
03.03.2014 9:11 AM ET
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kevin Harvick and the rest of the new team at Stewart-Haas Racing are still trying to learn everyone's names.That hasn't stopped them from winning right away.