Lee Spencer

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FOXSports.com Senior NASCAR Writer

Lee Spencer is the Senior NASCAR Writer for FOXSports.com. She has provided award-winning coverage of auto racing over the last 15 years. Spencer has lent her expertise to both television and radio and is a regular contributor to SiriusXM Radio and the Performance Racing Network. Follow her on Twitter.



  • Junior not totally happy with second
    November 03, 2013, 8:51 PM EST
    It's no wonder Dale Earnhardt Jr. is tired of finishing in the runner-up spot; that's where he's been at the checkered flag in three of the eight Chase races.
  • Engine trouble ends race for Edwards
    November 03, 2013, 5:48 PM EST
    Carl Edwards hoped to convert his pole-winning qualifying effort into a solid finish at Texas Motor Speedway, but his run lasted just 187 laps before the engine expired on Sunday.
  • Junior gives fans reason to hope
    November 02, 2013, 11:02 PM EDT

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has given his loyal fans something to get excited about. No, he's not in the Chase hunt. No, he hasn't won a race. But considering he's consistently in the top 10 and leading laps again, can a victory be far behind? Why not Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway?

  • Spoiler alert! Edwards cops Texas pole
    November 02, 2013, 1:03 AM EDT
    The spoilers stole the show Friday in qualifying for the AAA Texas 500. Carl Edwards, who is 10th in the standings and 76 points behind co-leaders Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson, posted the top lap of 196.114 mph. Edwards' 13th career pole - and his first at Texas Motor Speedway - knocked Brad Keselowski off of the provisional pole.
  • Austin Dillon avoids RCR spat
    November 01, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT
    Austin Dillon did his best to avoid the feud between his brother Ty and Richard Childress Racing's veteran driver Kevin Harvick last weekend at Martinsville Speedway.
  • Truex Jr. to drive for Furniture Row
    November 01, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT
    Martin Truex Jr. feels "blessed" having signed a multi-year deal to drive for Furniture Row Racing in 2014.
  • Kligerman eager for Sprint Cup debut
    October 31, 2013, 6:48 PM EDT
    Parker Kligerman, 23, is about to make his Sprint Cup debut in Texas. He can't wait.
  • Biffle apologizes for rant, actions
    October 29, 2013, 6:41 AM EDT
    It's easy to understand Greg Biffle's frustration at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. His apology, plus other tiffs to keep an eye on.
  • Biffle apologizes for rant, actions
    October 28, 2013, 2:57 PM EDT
    It's easy to understand Greg Biffle's frustration at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. His apology, plus other tiffs to keep an eye on.
  • Johnson, Kenseth in a tie at the top
    October 27, 2013, 8:12 PM EDT
    With three races left in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, there's nothing separating Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth.
  • Keselowski defends concussion stand
    October 26, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT
    Defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski is defending himself on Twitter following his comments that NASCAR's proposed changes to diagnose concussions 'would not be a positive for this sport.'
  • This time, Hamlin enjoys Martinsville
    October 25, 2013, 9:07 PM EDT
    Denny Hamlin hated watching the spring race at Martinsville Speedway from his couch. But he exacted his revenge by winning the poles for both the Cup and truck races on Friday.
  • Fill-in Sadler takes no-lose approach
    October 25, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT
    Elliott Sadler has “nothing to lose.” With the Sprint Cup talent pool thinning, Sadler has the opportunity to showcase his talent over the next four races while filling in for Brian Vickers in the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota.
  • Danica, boyfriend both wreck
    October 25, 2013, 1:09 PM EDT
    Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse both sustain damage at Martinsville Speedway during Friday's first practice.
  • Kenseth eyes rebound after 'Dega
    October 25, 2013, 12:51 AM EDT

    The Talladega 'shuffle' bit Matt Kenseth on Sunday. Kenseth entered last weekend with a four-point advantage in the Chase standings. After he was mired in traffic and finished 20th, he traded places with new leader Jimmie Johnson.

  • Petty, crew chief Parrott part ways
    October 22, 2013, 9:59 AM EDT
    Todd Parrott was released from Richard Petty Motorsports on Monday for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy.