NASCAR

10:05 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Christopher Bell didn’t win the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship, but it’s hard not to keep him atop this list of prospects who could make it (and star) at the NASCAR Cup series level.
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2:37 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford was sentenced Monday to 130 months in federal prison following his conviction in August on one count of enticing a minor. Crawford, who won five races while competing
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1:23 PM ET MANAMA, Bahrain — Fernando Alonso was genuinely impressed by the performance of seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson when the two drivers swapped rides at the Bahrain International Circuit on Monday. Fernando Alonso is leaving F1 with just two world titles to his name and he only has himself to blame. Ahead of
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10:06 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Tyler Reddick took a unique path off the track to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship. Prior to the playoffs, he indicated he hoped he would sign a deal to stay at JR
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11:15 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — History says that Joey Logano shouldn’t have won the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series title. He finished 17th in the series standings and missed the 16-driver playoffs in 2017. No driver
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8:48 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Barney Visser smiled after his driver, Martin Truex Jr., finished one spot short of a second consecutive NASCAR Cup Series title. Visser said it was even easy to smile following
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11:56 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano replaced one of the most intimidating, ferocious drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series 10 years ago. The 18-year-old kid replacing Tony Stewart was no Tony Stewart. He owned
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7:04 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano proved that NASCAR’s playoff system is about performance late in the year, as he turned a one-win regular season into his first career NASCAR Cup Series title. Logano,
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7:14 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Elliott Sadler planned to leave Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday night for what has become a typical Sunday morning activity — hunting with his kids at 5:30 in the morning. What
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6:22 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Tyler Reddick, who opened his Xfinity Series rookie season with a win at Daytona, capped it off by winning the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to capture the series title.
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12:11 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Denny Hamlin‘s crew chief put Joe Gibbs Racing ahead of his driver as he opted for the second-best pit stall for the NASCAR Cup Series season finale Sunday, allowing JGR
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10:37 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Brett Moffitt won his sixth race of the season as he captured the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Now he must find a ride
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7:30 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Denny Hamlin is looking to extend a streak of winning at least once every season, and he upstaged the NASCAR Cup Series championship contenders in qualifying Friday night at Homestead-Miami
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9:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla. — NASCAR’s playoff format, designed to create dramatics Sunday in its Cup series championship finale, has featured a little bit of everything since its implementation in 2014. There have been crashes
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