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Joey Logano rewards car owner Roger Penske's faith in him with Daytona 500 victory

...emotions you go through, you start to think, 'Man, am I going to have a job next year?' That's kind of hard as a race car driver," Logano said. "Especially for me, I poured all my eggs in one basket. This is going to be scary. You don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-23/joey-logano-rewards-car-ow
Tony Stewart now 0 for 17 in NASCAR's Daytona 500

...your legacy in motorsports," Stewart said last week. "To be able to win the Daytona 500 is the ultimate dream of a race car driver."His quest will have to wait at least another year.He's had his chances, too, most notably in 2008 when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-22/tony-stewart-now-0-17-nasc
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson win duels at Daytona

...had a great car all week," Earnhardt said. "I'm so glad to get through the duel in one piece with how good this race car is."We've and fast cars in single-car runs that don't draft well and we've had cars that draft well but run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-19/dale-earnhardt-jr-jimmie-j
Older drivers might follow Jeff Gordon's lead

...driving was my life," he added. "I knew I wasn't going to win races, but I didn't want to give up driving the race car."For years, Mark Martin talked about hanging up his helmet, only to keep coming back for more. Ricky Rudd walked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-18/older-drivers-might-follow
What Is It?

...week's photo showed Old 999, a race car developed by Henry Ford in 1902...Instead of being a motor-heavy race car, the T was Everyman's car, and...week's auto is the 1902 Ford 999 race car, one of two identical race cars built...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-06/what-it
Simulators can lead to big results in NASCAR these days

...engineering department at Richard Childress Racing, he programed a computerized simulator to test thousands of changes for a race car.What used to take days of traveling, testing and hundreds of mechanical changes now is as easy as downloading a Taylor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/simulators-can-lead-big-re
Matt Kenseth wins crash-filled Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona

...Burton, the former Cup driver and current NBC Sports analyst, said his son is a typical teenager until he gets in the race car."He drives like 20-year old," Jeff Burton said. "He's a fun kid to be around, he's committed to this, he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-14/matt-kenseth-wins-crash-fi
Michael Shank Racing on pole for Rolex 24 at Daytona

...position, continuing the amazing development of a new race car that's just months old.His quickest lap was 129.210...Although the Shank team didn't take delivery of their new race car until December, Negri wasn't worried about it being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-23/michael-shank-racing-pole-rolex-2
Rosberg looking for ways to improve his form

...I learned some things in the winter. For example, my breathing was something I could work on, my breathing in the race car," Rosberg explained. "Because when we go through fast corners we hold the breath, because we have so much g-force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-02/rosberg-looking-ways-impro
Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after season

...differently if their father is not a famous race car driver.The conversation with Ella...It's all I ever wanted, to be a race car driver. And here I've lived this...the personality and perception of a race car driver in NASCAR," retired NASCAR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-22/jeff-gordon-retire-full-time