Posts Tagged NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Joey Logano gets first career Daytona 500 win under caution, takes NASCAR season opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano gets first career Daytona 500 win under caution, takes NASCAR season opener.

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As Kurt Busch appeals, Regan Smith gets ready

Regan Smith sits inside Kurt Busch's car before practice for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Smith will fill in for Busch in the wake of Busch's suspension on Friday.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch has lost his appeal to be reinstated for the season-opening Daytona 500.

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Kurt Busch appeals to save his NASCAR career

A window outside driver Kurt Busch's garage stall shows a reference to NFL player Ray Rice written by a spectator at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch will miss the Daytona 500, and finds himself once again fighting for his career.

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Jeff Gordon to lead the field in his final Daytona 500

Jeff Gordon signs autographs for fans during practice for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Darryl Graham)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon chatted casually with some of his crew as a crowd of fans gathered in the window behind his garage stall at Daytona International Speedway. He opened the toolbox behind him, grabbed a Sharpie and turned to the assembly to autograph the dozens of die casts, programs and T-shirts they shoved at him.

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NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch just before Daytona 500

In this May 17, 2014 file photo, Kurt Busch, left, walks with his girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, after arriving for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Attorneys for the NASCAR driver asked a Delaware judge on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, to reopen a Family Court hearing that resulted in Busch's ex-girlfriend Driscoll being granted a no-contact order. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely Friday after a judge said the former champion 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.

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