CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Jeff Burton as a test driver, with the possibility of running a partial Sprint Cup schedule in 2014. The team will field the No. 66 Toyota for […]
In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Kenseth had one of those rare seasons in which everything seemed to go right every time he got behind the wheel of his car. Until the one day he couldn’t afford […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Just like last season, Jimmie Johnson enters the next-to-last race with a seven-point lead in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. He came up empty in his bid for a sixth […]
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Martin Truex Jr. had his spot in the Sprint Cup championship taken away and lost his ride for next season after NASCAR determined his team manipulated the finish of a race […]
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) Jeff Gordon used an unprecedented chairman’s selection to get into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship 48 hours before the opening race. Now Gordon is trying his hardest to parlay that […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR will require baseline concussion testing for its drivers starting next season. NASCAR had only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory […]
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Chaos is a recurrent theme at Talladega Superspeedway. Huge wrecks are part of the game. A major shake-up in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship seemed possible, even likely, after 500 […]
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA, part of the fallout from its attempts to manipulate a race to get Martin […]
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Brian Vickers will miss the rest of the NASCAR season because of a blood clot in his right calf. The clot was found after a Monday examination and he was placed on […]
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) It was just another surreal moment in this disappointing season for defending champion Brad Keselowski. He pulled away from his pit stall with his jack planted underneath his car. The jack clattered […]