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Johnson pulls away for All-Star victory

CONCORD, N.C., May 20 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson pulled away from the field during a 10-lap shootout Saturday, claiming his third NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Logano edges Busch at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., May 5 (UPI) -- Joey Logano nosed ahead of Kyle Busch just yards from the finish Saturday to win the Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 29, 2012.
By United Press International

Busch holds off Earnhardt in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va., April 28 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. down the stretch Saturday to claim his fourth consecutive spring event at Richmond International Raceway.

Mark Martin wins Richmond pole

RICHMOND, Va., April 27 (UPI) -- Mark Martin edged Carl Edwards by .006 of a second Friday to win the pole for the Sprint Cup Series Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

Biffle breaks Sprint Cup winless streak

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15 (UPI) -- Greg Biffle corralled his first Sprint Cup victory since October 2010 Saturday, passing Jimmie Johnson with 30 laps left for a Texas Motor Speedway victory.

Truex wins Sprint Cup pole in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 13 (UPI) -- Martin Truex Jr. turned in the fastest qualifying lap Friday to earn the No. 1 starting position for Saturday's Samsung Mobile 500.

Ryan uses late crash to take Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., April 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman used a late crash involving Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon to grab the lead and come away with a Sprint Cup win Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.

Stewart wins rain-shortened Auto Club race

FONTANA, Calif., March 25 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart grabbed the lead after 86 laps Sunday and hung on for a rain-shortened, 129-lap victory at Auto Club Speedway in California.

Sadler wins second race in four weeks

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 17 (UPI) -- Elliott Sadler won for the second time in four races to begin the Nationwide season Saturday, taking the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Stewart makes timely move, wins Kobalt 400

LAS VEGAS, March 11 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart took a gamble with a three-wide pass late in the race Sunday and parlayed it into a victory at the Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup race.

Kahne wins Las Vegas pole

LAS VEGAS, March 9 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne earned the pole Friday for Sunday's Kobalt Tools 400 by recording a speed of 190.456 mph in qualifying at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Kenseth wins fire-delayed Daytona 500

Kenseth wins fire-delayed Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth won his second career Daytona 500 Monday in a memorable race that was delayed more than 2 hours by a fiery crash involving a jet drying vehicle.
Patrick wins pole for Nationwide race

Patrick wins pole for Nationwide race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Danica Patrick produced her most significant achievement as a NASCAR driver Friday, winning the pole for Saturday's Nationwide Series race.

Stewart, Kenseth win Daytona qualifiers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth won the two qualifying races Thursday that determined the starting lineup for Sunday's Daytona 500.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.
By United Press International

Stewart wins rescheduled Chicagoland race

JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart captured the first race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Monday, edging Kevin Harvick at Chicagoland Speedway.

Keselowski conserves fuel, logs K.C. win

KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 5 (UPI) -- Brad Keselowski went easy on the fuel in the final laps Sunday, coasting down the stretch to record a victory in the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway.

Harvick passes Earnhardt for Charlotte win

CONCORD, N.C., May 29 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick streaked into the lead on the final lap after Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of gas down the stretch Sunday, winning the Coca-Cola 600.

Johnson noses out Bowyer at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 17 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson used a push from teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap Sunday to barely edge Clint Bowyer and win the Aaron's 499 at Talladega, Ala.

Harvick edges Earnhardt at Martinsville

RIDGEWAY, Va., April 3 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick followed up last week's victory in California with another win Sunday, taking the Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Earnhardt hearse up for auction on eBay

Earnhardt hearse up for auction on eBay

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., March 10 (UPI) -- A North Carolina eBay seller is auctioning the hearse used to transport the body of race car driver Dale Earnhardt Sr. with a starting bid of $1.5 million.

Earnhardt crashes, loses Daytona 500 pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr., who had qualified for the pole position at next weekend's Daytona 500, lost it Wednesday after wrecking his car during a practice session.

Earnhardt to be honored at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Daytona International Speedway said Sunday it will honor the 10-year anniversary of Dale Earnhardt's death with a fan salute at the Daytona 500.
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