| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Austin Dillon was tapped to drive the No. 14 Chevrolet in place of the injured Tony Stewart at this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Dillon, 23, currently leads the title standings in NASCAR's second-level...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Former NASCAR champion Kurt Busch reportedly will join Stewart-Haas Racing next season as the team expands to four cars in the Sprint Cup Series.
Busch told ESPN and Fox Sports he plans to join the team in a multi-year deal, and Stewart-Haas announced a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The NASCAR team Stewart-Haas Racing confirmed Tuesday that it will expand to four cars in the Sprint Cup Series next season with the addition of former champion Kurt Busch.
Stewart-Haas is co-owned by three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
It seems as if every time NASCAR crowns a new champion -- or the same one in Jimmie Johnson's case -- the question comes up as to whether race car drivers are athletes. It's an ongoing debate that probably never will be settled, but former NFL quarterback...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The 73rd running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix for U.S. Auto Club midget cars, a Thanksgiving-night tradition in Southern California, is set for Nov. 28 at Perris Auto Speedway in Riverside County.
Midget cars are powerful, open-wheel race cars. Many...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Kyle Larson, a 21-year-old racing prodigy from California, will move up to NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series next year with the team Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, sources said Wednesday.
Larson, currently in his rookie year in NASCAR's...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Holding his first news conference since severely breaking his right leg a month ago, three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart said Tuesday it was "definitely the worst injury I've ever had."
Stewart, 42, suffered the injury Aug. 5 in a crash during a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Jeff Burton's announcement Wednesday that he won't drive the No. 31 Chevrolet again in 2014 in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series is the latest in a flurry of NASCAR driver-team changes for this season and next year.
Haven't kept up with all of them? Here's a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Looking back at the weekend's motor-racing action, including the controversial NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond, Va.; new Cup driver Kyle Larson and Formula One's Italian Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
1. The Chase field likely won't be changed...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing said Monday it signed Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series.
Newman currently drives the No. 39 Chevy for Stewart-Haas Racing but was not re-signed by that team for 2014....