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Done, Dale: Junior’s final season ends without championship

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a stamp of approval from fans wanting to write letters to the retiring star, wishing him...

Dixon within striking distance of 5th IndyCar championship

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The IndyCar season title was by no stretch a lock for Josef Newgarden. But when he hit the exit wall...

Wallace faces uncertain future with Petty race team

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Aric Almirola joked that the reporters waving digital recorders in his face were more than he had after his lone...

NASCAR set to kick off playoff opener at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has NASCAR history in sight. Martin Truex Jr. wants to become more than a mere footnote as the...

IndyCar has a 5-driver battle for season championship

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — On the same day NASCAR opens its playoffs, the IndyCar Series will crown its champion. Without gimmicks, elimination rounds, stages or...

NASCAR drivers say ambulances have been issue all season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth had his race ruined by a wayward ambulance on pit road at Richmond, and it was not the...

Patrick at career crossroads as days as driver appear over

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Given the right situation, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. believes his girlfriend still wants to be a race car driver. Danica Patrick will...

Danica Patrick done at Stewart-Haas after ’17, future unsure

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick, the only female driver at NASCAR's top level, is likely at the end of her driving career after...

Larson steals win in NASCAR regular season finale

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team snatched NASCAR's last victory before the start of the playoffs Saturday night...

Keselowski runs down Busch for Xfinity victory

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski ran down Kyle Busch with 16 laps to go and drove away to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series...

Kenseth wins pole for regular season finale at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway. The pole for the...

NASCAR punishes Gibbs, Hendrick, Penske

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR suspended a slew of crew chiefs Wednesday for violations that included Denny Hamlin's winning cars in his weekend...

Hendrick drivers give $200,000 to create Harvey relief fund

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports' four drivers have committed $200,000 to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims, and the drivers hope to raise a total...

Denny Hamlin wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — If Denny Hamlin's in the Xfinity lineup at Darlington Raceway, he'll be tough to beat. If he starts from the...

Simon Pagenaud focused on defending IndyCar title

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Simon Pagenaud has two races to atone for a costly mistake. Winning a second straight IndyCar championship remained on his...

Penske’s Newgarden guarded about his IndyCar points lead

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Less than a week after his series-leading fourth win of the IndyCar season created a more comfortable lead in...

Throwback NASCAR: Darlington honoring late 80s, Earnhardts

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — NASCAR's vibrant, colorful — and sometimes combative — past was on full display Friday during throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway. The...

Darlington’s honors Jeff Gordon with luxury seating area

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon has a permanent place at Darlington Raceway. Gordon cut the ribbon on the track's new luxury...

Chase Elliott moving to father’s No. 9 in number swap

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott will drive his father's iconic No. 9 next season in a number swap at Hendrick Motorsports. William Byron will...

Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th win at track

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It's Bristol Motor Speedway and Kyle Busch practically owns the place. Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his...

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