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Bill Elliott, a former Sprint Cup Series champion, and Wendell Scott, the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR's premier racing circuit, were among the sixth five-member class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night.
Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon when the four-time NASCAR champion retires at the end of this season.
Hendrick Motorsports revealed on Thursday that Chase Elliott will take over driving duties of the No. 24 Chevrolet full- time in the Sprint Cup Series, starting with the 2016 season.
NASCAR Hall of Famer and former three-time Cup champion David Pearson is recovering from a mild stroke he suffered on Dec. 9.
Kyle Busch is not getting involved in his older brother's personal issues, and expressed disappointment Monday that he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 champion.
Chase Elliott had a flat tire with a hundred laps to go but fought his way back through the pack to win Sunday's Super Late Model Race at Watermelon Capital Speedway. John Hunter Nemecheck won the Pro Late Model race.
IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Jeff Gordon tells The Associated Press that he decided in the middle of last season that 2015 would be his last as a full-time NASCAR driver.
Jeff Gordon isn't retiring from racing after the 2015 season, but the 43-year-old driver is making this his last year competing for a championship in the Sprint Cup Series.
Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers has been medically cleared to return to racing full-time in early March, three months after he underwent open heart surgery.
Week 3 marked the half-way point of the six-week Winter Flurry racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Jan. 17, as points races begin to tighten and take shape.
A man who counseled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend amid the couple's breakup last year says she initially was brokenhearted but later set out for revenge.
A hearing for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch on his ex-girlfriend's request for a no-contact order has resumed.
JR Motorsports announced on Monday that it will expand into the Camping World Truck Series, with driver Cole Custer competing in 10 races during the 2015 season.
Three drivers top the list of early entries for the annual event at Watermelon Capital Speedway.
Atlanta Motor Speedway will once again host the thrill of Thursday Thunder Legends and Bandolero racing and O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, the popular summer drag racing series, in 2015.
The Korean Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2015 Formula One calendar, reducing the season to 20 races.
Sprint will end its partnership with NASCAR after the 2016 season.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was named the recipient of the 2014 Myers Brothers Award for his contributions on and off the racetrack during Thursday's National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon, held at Wynn Las Vegas.
Joe Gibbs Racing is shuffling its crew chief lineup as it expands to a new fourth team to accommodate addition Carl Edwards.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Thursday a major shake-up with its crew chiefs for its NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series teams in 2015.
Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.
From the first lap at Chicagoland to the last lap at Homestead, the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship was filled with lots of drama and excitement, thanks to NASCAR's new playoff format.
Kevin Harvick has claimed his first career Sprint Cup championship with a win in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Five days after he was eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Jeff Gordon won the pole for the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Heading into the last race of the season, Elliott holds a 52-point advantage over second-place and JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith. Elliott will officially be crowned as the series champion when the race at Homestead has concluded.
Four drivers -- Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman -- enter the last race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Championship Round, with 5,000 points each. They are the final four in the first year of NASCAR's new playoff format for the Sprint Cup Series.
Matt Crafton is in position to become the first driver to win consecutive titles in the series. If Crafton finishes 21st or better, or 22nd with at least one lap led, or 23rd and the most laps led, he will clinch the championship, regardless of any other driver's performance.
Two months ago, 16 drivers had hopes of winning this year's Sprint Cup Series championship, but now, just four of them remain in the Chase, as they will battle for title in Sunday's season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR's playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out when Ryan Newman completed a last-lap pass.
Denny Hamlin has won the pole Friday at Phoenix International Raceway, where eight drivers go into the race Sunday vying for the four spots in the championship finale.
Denny Hamlin will start on the pole for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 -- the elimination race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- after topping the charts in Friday's qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway.
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If Elliott, a rookie this season, leaves Phoenix with a 48-point lead or higher, he will clinch the championship, regardless of any other driver's performance at either Phoenix or the Nov. 15 season-finale at Homestead.
None of the eight drivers who are currently in championship contention won at either Martinsville (Oct. 26) or Texas (last Sunday). That means at least three of the four positions for Homestead will be determined by points. If none of the title contenders wins at Phoenix, then all four will be decided by points.
The Dover (Del.) Police Department confirmed on Friday that it is investigating an allegation of domestic assault involving NASCAR driver Kurt Busch.
In September, 16-year-old Cole Custer surpassed Jones' record when he won the Truck Series race at New Hampshire.
Hendrick Motorsports will pay the $185,000 in fines levied against six crew members for their role in a post-race fight at Texas between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski.
A brawl at Sunday's AAA Texas 500 netted fines and suspensions for two crew chiefs and four crew members but no penalties for the drivers who were involved, NACSAR announced Tuesday.
The gloves are off for those drivers and teams that remain in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Jimmie Johnson won his third consecutive Texas fall race Sunday, when none of the eight championship contenders were able to clinch one of the final four spots in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Matt Kenseth won the pole for the AAA Texas 500 by the slimmest of margins over Jeff Gordon, while Tony Stewart set a new track qualifying record with a lap at 200 mph during Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.
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Rookie Chase Elliott holds a very comfortable 42-point lead over second-place and JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith.
Keselowski and Harvick are currently ranked seven and eighth, respectively, in the eight-driver Chase field for the Eliminator Round. The third round in the playoffs began last Sunday at Martinsville, the only short track on the Chase schedule.
No driver has won back-to-back championships in the 20-year history of this series.
The IndyCar schedule for 2015 will feature a total of 17 races, highlighted, as always, by the Indianapolis 500 in May.
Ryan Newman is making a Cinderella run in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, hoping to become one of the four drivers contending for the title in the Nov. 16 season finale at Homestead.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday a week after he was eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.