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Kyle Busch's hopes at Michigan dampened by wreck at practice

...damaging his No. 18 Toyota. He returned to the track in a backup car, but he now faces the prospect of having to start from...Busch was sixth in qualifying Friday, but going to the backup car will force him to start from the back in Sunday's race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-15/kyle-buschs-hopes-michigan
Goodyear unsure if popular tire package will be used in NASCAR'S Chase for the Sprint Cup

...out of the stall.The No. 24 sustained severe damage and his crew furiously worked at repairs to avoid moving to a backup car and dropping to the back of the field for Sunday's race. Gordon's car did not return to the track for the first practice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-18/goodyear-unsure-if-popular
Chevrolet, Honda looking at oval packages at Indy after crashes

...Team Penske, and Newgarden, an American, hardly missed any track time. Castroneves returned to the cockpit in his backup car about five hours after his crash and finished eighth on Friday's speed chart at 229.852, slightly behind his teammate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/chevrolet-honda-look
Stolen Sprint Cup car found, returned to team

...when we got the car back."The team didn't bring a backup car to Atlanta, so it had to withdraw from Sunday's Sprint...Kvapil behind the wheel. The team also plans to send a backup car.Kvapil is also set to run for Team XTREME the following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-28/stolen-sprint-cup-car-foun
Driver Travis Kvapil withdraws from race after Sprint Cup car is stolen

...who helped located the high-powered Chevrolet."It's insane," said team owner John Cohen, who didn't have a backup car to run in Atlanta.The team held out hope of the car being found in time for qualifying Friday, but it was forced to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-27/driver-travis-kvapil-withd
Kyle Busch not hurt in latest crash at Daytona International Speedway

...McMurray, Sam Hornish Jr. and Trevor Bayne.Busch, Newman, Biffle, Hamlin, McMurray and Truex all had to move to backup cars."First off, it stinks to see cars get torn up," Keselowski said. "I'm not sure I hit him all that hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-03/kyle-busch-not-hurt-latest
Rain helps Kurt Busch win in Michigan

...lead on lap 133.Busch won in his backup car ? he switched after an accident in...he said. "To be able to pull the backup car out and to have it as prepared as...and we made it a race-winning backup car.""I don't know how Tony got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-14/rain-helps-kurt-busch-win-
Matt Crafton conserves fuel, wins Truck Series race

...DAMAGES CARS: A fire that broke out at Leavine Family Racing's facility in North Carolina early Friday damaged four backup cars, including one that the team uses on road courses.The team fields the No. 95 Ford for Michael McDowell.Nobody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-08/matt-crafton-conserves-fue
Jeff Gordon backs off criticism of NASCAR

...hasn't finished higher than 18th. He wrecked at Daytona and Atlanta, and was forced to the back of the field in a backup car in Las Vegas after an accident in the closing minutes of the final practice session."It's not fun to start out like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-12/jeff-gordon-backs-criticis
Kevin Harvick earns first victory of the season at Las Vegas

...won the pole for the race, but an accident in the closing minutes of Saturday's final practice session sent him to a backup car. He had to drop to the rear of the field at the start of the race, and although he picked his way through traffic early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-08/kevin-harvick-earns-first-vi