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Sauter wins season-opening Truck Series race at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Johnny Sauter won the season-opening NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night at Daytona International Speedway for his third victory...

Shifting gears: NASCAR’s young look on display for Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Never before has one race displayed NASCAR's rapidly changing look more than this year's Daytona 500. Three drivers under age...

Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske has a car capable of winning the Daytona 500. Maybe even three of them. Penske again went 1-2 at...

Truex sets course for repeat bid of 1st career NASCAR title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Sr. had a familiar deckhand this week when he unhitched his boat for a fishing trip off...

Elliott picked to follow dad’s path as NASCAR’s most popular

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott won a popularity contest before he even won a Cup Series race. Elliott was the overwhelming favorite to...

Hendrick Motorsports rolls into Daytona 500 with new look

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rick Hendrick threw a glamorous party last fall when he formally introduced his 2018 driver lineup. It was a lavish...

William Byron leads Daytona 500 practice on opening day

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports rookie William Byron has posted the fastest lap in practice for the Daytona 500. Byron turned a lap...

Kurt Busch sets aim on becoming 4th repeat Daytona 500 champ

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch is ready for his close-up outside the car. Busch signed with an entertainment agency in the offseason...

NASCAR season begins with Truex reigning, series rebuilding

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. has been all over the country during his brief reign as NASCAR's newest champion. Since winning his first...

PNC Bank ups sponsorship with Ganassi to Scott Dixon’s car

Chip Ganassi needed a sponsor for his star IndyCar driver and refused to compromise the value of Scott Dixon simply to slap any company...

Chip Ganassi wants to keep rolling after 200th victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chip Ganassi likes to tell his drivers there is no such thing as accidents, all are preventable. Unless, of course, a...

Darlington Raceway spending nearly $7 million on grandstands

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — NASCAR's "Lady in Black" is getting a multi-million dollar upgrade. Darlington Raceway is spending nearly $7 million to upgrade and improve...

Alonso’s team suffers setback after crash in Rolex practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fernando Alonso's first Rolex 24 at Daytona will begin from the middle of the grid after a mediocre qualifying effort. Alonso was...

F1’s Fernando Alonso bumps into Johnson in NASCAR country

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson strolled into the Charlotte Convention Center and did a double-take when he saw Fernando Alonso hanging out in...

GoDaddy to sponsor Danica Patrick in ‘Danica Double’

The original "GoDaddy Girl" is back with sponsorship intact to push forward with her "Danica Double." Danica Patrick has secured the money needed to race...

Robert Yates’ lifetime dedication to NASCAR to be honored

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It took four times on the ballot for Robert Yates to be elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame. When he...

Dale Jr. crashes in snowy weather after helping other driver

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is warning North Carolina drivers not to venture out into a snowstorm after he slid off the...

Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and Olympics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life...

DC Solar to sponsor select NASCAR races for Ganassi drivers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing has expanded its partnership with sponsor DC Solar, which will offer funding for both Kyle Larson and...

Elliott takes Chevy Camaro for 1st NASCAR Cup laps at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chase Elliott took the new Chevrolet Camaro for its inaugural NASCAR Cup laps on Tuesday and Martin Truex Jr....

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