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Logano crew chief takes blame for call that cost Keselowski

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano's crew chief accepted blame Tuesday for not pitting Logano with a tire rub, a call that may have...

Earnhardt crashes in practice at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final weekend as a full-time driver at Charlotte Motor Speedway got off to a rough start when...

Truex fastest for playoff elimination race at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had already locked up his spot in the next round of NASCAR's playoffs. Now, he'll have the...

Funeral held for NASCAR driver killed in plane crash

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Mourners have gathered in Connecticut to say goodbye to a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. The Hartford Courant...

Darian Grubb named crew chief for William Byron in 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Veteran crew chief Darian Grubb will lead rookie William Byron when he steps up to NASCAR's top level next season...

Denny Hamlin takes pole for NASCAR Cup race at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin's streak is alive. Hamlin topped qualifying Friday night for the NASCAR Cup playoff race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway,...

NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates, a pioneering NASCAR owner and engine builder who with Dale Jarrett won the 1999 Cup title, has died...

Johnson, Kenseth on bubble as Kansas elimination race looms

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson took time this week to drive the car pool for Hendrick Motorsports whiz kids Alex Bowman and...

Jimmie Johnson finalist for charitable contributions award

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson won't win a record eighth championship this year. He could wind up as NASCAR's charitable champion, though. Johnson...

Kurt Busch, 4 other drivers top 200 mph in Texas qualifying

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kurt Busch went faster than anyone has ever gone in NASCAR Cup qualifying on a 1 1/2-mile track. While...

Column: Truex appreciates every aspect of his time on top

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — As Martin Truex Jr. leads lap after lap, week after week, in this season of rare dominance, it is easy...

Column: Buckle up for a bumpy ride at Hendrick next year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports will unveil its four Daytona 500 cars later this week in an ceremony at the Charlotte Convention Center....

Truex confident as NASCAR’s dominant driver hits Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. already looks like the coolest cat at the club, with his shades and scruff and disarming...

Win one for Jr.: JR Motorsports has 3 shots at Xfinity...

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. can still end his final NASCAR season with a championship. He just won't be the one driving...

Johnny Sauter wins NASCAR Truck Series race at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Johnny Sauter and wife Cortney welcomed their fourth child, a girl named Alice, on Wednesday morning. "It was a crazy...

Furniture Row to field just 1 car for Truex in 2018

DENVER (AP) — Furniture Row Racing will field only one team next season, the ride for Martin Truex Jr. The Denver-based team expanded this year...

NASCAR Foundation names 4 finalists for Humanitarian Award

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The NASCAR Foundation has chosen four finalists for the seventh annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. The award spotlights volunteers...

Christopher Bell races to first NASCAR Xfinity Series win

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Christopher Bell raced to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, beating dominant Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones...

Truex maintains role as favorite at NASCAR’s media day

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's four championship contenders were seated elbow-to-elbow previewing their upcoming title race when they were asked to give one...

Johnson still 2 options for chance at 8th NASCAR Cup title

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson still has two very conceivable options for a chance to race for his record-breaking eighth NASCAR Cup...

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