There's a lot of noise and confusion after three races in the race to the Sprint Cup championship. Ryan McGee says forget all that in this week's Power Rankings, Matt Kenseth is the driver to beat.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. managed to squeak into the next round of the Chase by the narrowest of margins. He may be primed to make a real run now, writes Bob Pockrass.
Danica Patrick may have finished in 21st in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover this weekend, but she totally won on "The Kitchen" on Food Network.
Kevin Harvick and his team have consistently been the best in the Sprint Cup Series all season, and they had to be Sunday to advance to the next round of the Chase. Mission accomplished.
Even though a loose wheel nearly kept Dale Earnhardt Jr. from advancing to the second round of the Chase, he doesn't want to see a swap of pit crews in the Hendrick Motorsports stable.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway already had plans to put an energy-absorbing barrier on the outside wall that Austin Theriault smashed into head-on during the Camping World Truck Series race Saturday.
Richard Petty Motorsports will remain with Ford for the "foreseeable future" as they announced a multiyear extension of their relationship that was rekindled in 2010.
Axalta will move from sponsoring the soon-to-be-retired Jeff Gordon to Dale Earnhardt Jr. starting in 2016, when they will be the primary sponsor of the No. 88 car for 13 races.
Jimmie Johnson was the first big name to drop out of this year's Chase. His No. 48 car suffered a rear axle seal failure early in the 400-lap race at Dover and he couldn't recover from it.
Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the second round of NASCAR's playoffs, while six-time champion Jimmie Johnson was eliminated from the field.
Speedway Motorsports Inc. has elevated New Hampshire Motor Speedway vice president of corporate sales David McGrath to general manager of the facility.
Denise Maloof was a NASCAR PR manager in 2005, a job that kept her on the road and off of healthy habits -- a fact made glaringly clear in a photo she took with one of the sport's biggest names.
Regan Smith strengthened his NASCAR Xfinity Series championship push with his second victory of the year on Saturday at Dover International Speedway.
Officiating restarts is a difficult and thankless job, but NASCAR erred in slapping a black flag penalty on Brad Keselowski, Ricky Craven writes.
John Wes Townley won the NASCAR Camping World Truck race Saturday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, an event marred by Austin Theriault's head-on crash into a wall.
The ESPN gang mulled this week's burning questions, which included Brad Keselowski's restart penalty and Tony Stewart's retirement. What did they all think? Catch Turn 4.
Clint Bowyer will spend next season with HScott Motorsports before he takes over for Tony Stewart in 2017.
Kevin Harvick faces a near must-win situation as the Chase enters cut-down weekend at Dover, but he remains hopeful he'll be one of the 12 drivers to move on.
Elliott Sadler will drive for JR Motorsports in the Xfinity Series in 2016. He has been a regular in Xfinity since 2011 and was twice runner-up in 2011 and 2012 in the championship standings.
You won't see Tony Stewart race a Sprint Cup Series car after next season, but at his retirement announcement Wednesday, he made it sound -- happily -- as if he intends to race again somewhere.
A talent like Tony Stewart doesn't come along very often. Given his retirement announcement Wednesday, a look back at his brief but stellar beginnings in the IndyCar Series is instructive.
Tony Stewart, a passionate racer whose skill and tenacity led him to three Sprint Cup titles, will end an 18-year career of Sprint Cup racing following the 2016 season.
Kevin Harvick faces elimination at Dover. Matt Willis thinks he'll come through this weekend's race in a big way.
The eye in the sky nabbed Brad Keselowski for jumping a restart on an eventful weekend throughout NASCAR, writes John Oreovicz.
Matt Kenseth pushed Kevin Harvick down the stretch and took the lead for good when the defending series champion ran out of gas Sunday at New Hampshire in the second race of the Chase.
The NASCAR consecutive race starts streak record will soon belong to Jeff Gordon. It may be a long time before it falls again.
The ESPN gang mulled this week's burning questions, which included Kevin Harvick's actions and predicament. What did they all think? Catch Turn 4.
NASCAR drivers have said they wanted NASCAR to take a firm stance on restarts, and Brad Keselowski found out Sunday just how closely NASCAR will rule on restarts in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Jeff Gordon has set a NASCAR record with his 789th consecutive start, passing Ricky Rudd. Rudd set the mark in 2002 when he broke Terry Labonte's streak of 655 straight starts.
Ryan Blaney completed a Team Penske season sweep of the NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Kentucky Speedway, beating Ty Dillon in a green-white-checkered finish Saturday night.
Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson have not talked since Harvick jabbed Johnson in the chest Sunday following the race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Furniture Row has signed driver Martin Truex Jr. to a new one-year contract for next season and announced another decision Sunday that it hopes leads to long-term success.
Carl Edwards continued Joe Gibbs Racing's dominance with a lap of 137.980 mph to win the Sprint Cup pole Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kurt Busch crew chief Tony Gibson, who had an appendectomy Tuesday, arrived at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday in time for the opening laps of practice.
Jimmie Johnson's car made contact with Kevin Harvick's, and shortly after, Harvick crashed. His Chase chances dwindling, Harvick returned the favor with a closed-fist shove after the race.
The insurance company that covers Tony Stewart Racing has filed court documents saying Stewart's policy does not cover the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Kevin Ward Jr.
Kurt Busch's crew chief Tony Gibson could miss a portion of the upcoming Sprint Cup Series race weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after having an emergency appendectomy Tuesday.
Joe Gibbs Racing grabbed its first victory of the weekend when Kyle Busch won the Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Daytona International Speedway didn't make any changes to the way its catch fence is structured after Austin Dillon's scary wreck in the Coke Zero 400 in July.
Jeffrey Earnhardt, the 26-year-old grandson of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Sr. and nephew of current driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., will vie for Sprint Cup rookie honors in 2016.
The ESPN gang mulled this week's burning questions, which included the Busch boys. Who will be the better brother in the Chase? Catch Turn 4.
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