NASCAR changes play part in thrilling All-Star Race

Sports 05/19/19, 12:06

Side-by-side racing, a dramatic, decisive pass near the end for the win and even an old-style, on-track fight: NASCAR couldn't be happier with what it saw at the All-Star Race."As an official, but also as a race fan, it was super exciting to watch," said Scott Miller, NASCAR senior vice ...

NASCAR penalizes top teams shortly before Talladega race

Sports 04/28/19, 11:48

The four Joe Gibbs Racing cars and both Roush Fenway rides will start at the rear at Talladega Superspeedway.NASCAR announced less than two hours before Sunday's Cup series race that they were among eight penalized for unapproved adjustments.That includes points leader Kyle Busch, Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex ...

Update: Newman, Bowman to back of Cup field at Texas

Sports 03/31/19, 14:10

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local):2 p.m.Ryan Newman and Alex Bowman will be going to the back of the 39-car field to start the NASCAR Cup race at Texas.Newman failed pre-race tech inspection twice, leading to the ejection of his car chief ...

Johnson on pole on Texas after slight Cup qualifying changes

Sports 03/29/19, 20:59

Jimmie Johnson will start on the pole at Texas, where he is a seven-time winner.With Johnson leading the way after a final-stage fast lap of 188.890 mph to get his first pole anywhere since 2016, Hendrick Motorsports took the top three qualifying spots Friday. William Bryon was second, and Chase ...

NASCAR’s current youth movement pushing out veteran drivers

Sports 09/28/18, 17:25

Jamie McMurray set a record at Charlotte Motor Speedway by winning his second career Cup Series start. Back for the 16th anniversary of that surprise trip to victory lane, McMurray is just another veteran at a career crossroads in NASCAR.McMurray doesn't yet have a job for 2019. Neither does AJ ...

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