Latest Daniel Suarez News

LaJoie wants to prove strong end at Atlanta was no fluke

Jul. 15, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Ten years ago, Corey LaJoie won more races in a NASCAR regional series season than Chase Elliott. LaJoie even won more races that season than Kyle Larson. LaJoie finished as runner-up — just 16 points back — to Larson in the season points standings. Larson...

Wallace says his frustrations result from his passion to win

Jul. 02, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Bubba Wallace says the pointed criticism he made toward members of his crew last weekend were a result of his passion to win and shouldn’t harm his relationship with them. “We have a team capable of winning, cars capable of winning,” Wallace said as...

Hamlin to lead field to green at hot Nashville Superspeedway

Jun. 25, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will lead the field to green at Nashville Superspeedway while debuting a heat-combating device for the first time in his career. The Sunday forecast calls for temperatures in the high 90s, which would raise the heat inside the race car closer to...

AUTO RACING: NASCAR's top 3 series heading to Nashville

Jun. 21, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Ally 400 Site: Nashville, Tennessee. Schedule: Friday, practice, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 1 p.m.; Sunday, race, 5 p.m. (NBC). Track: Nashville Superspeedway. Race...

Column: Trackhouse in Nashville as NASCAR's hottest team

Jun. 20, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It was just one year ago that an aggravated Justin Marks sat at the podium at Nashville Superspeedway. Two days earlier, he'd claimed he was blindsided to learn he was once again shut out of the sale of two NASCAR charters. He sat alongside Trackhouse Racing...

Column: Suárez's win at last delivers a Mexican Cup winner

Jun. 13, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Here are some things to know about Daniel Suárez's long journey before becoming the first Mexico-born winner at the top level of NASCAR: — When he decided as a child in Monterrey to seriously pursue a career as a racecar driver, Suárez's father closed...

Hamlin holds off Busch in OT in wild Coca-Cola 600

May. 30, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — This was the one race Denny Hamlin has been dreaming about. Hamlin finally got the win he has coveted for the last 17 years, holding off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in overtime Sunday night to win the longest — and perhaps wildest — Coca-Cola 600...

Blaney wins All-Star race, $1M 2 laps after thinking he won

May. 23, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The checkered flag was already waving for Ryan Blaney when the caution lights came on just yards before he got to the line to win NASCAR's All-Star race and $1 million. He had to get his window net back in place and go two more laps. NASCAR acknowledged...