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  1. Besides Cassill, several others score season-bests at Talladega

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT


    After Cassill, Kvapil’s sixth leads a quartet of more surprise drivers in top-20 Sunday at Talladega.

  2. Brad Keselowski wins at Talladega on 2nd G-W-C attempt, advances in Chase

    Oct 19, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT

    Geico 500

    One week after being part of the post-race controversy in Charlotte, Keselowski gets the victory he needed to keep his season going.

  3. Tony Gibson inks new deal to remain Danica Patrick’s crew chief

    Oct 18, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT

    (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Tony Gibson announced Saturday afternoon that he will remain as Danica Patrick’s crew chief going forward into 2015 and beyond.

  4. UPDATED: Vickers wins ‘Dega pole; 7 Chasers to start at rear, including Keselowski, Kenseth; Nemechek DQ’d

    Oct 18, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT

    (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

    In perhaps one of the strangest qualifying sessions ever seen in the Sprint Cup Series, Brian Vickers emerged from a confusing and to some, contentious, session to take the pole for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

  5. Clint Bowyer leads first Sprint Cup practice at Talladega

    Oct 17, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    GEICO 500 - Practice

    Bowyer is one of three drivers to top 200 mph in the session.

  6. Hendrick, Gibbs among teams testing this week at Phoenix

    Oct 14, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Phoenix International Raceway

    Seven Chasers getting a head-start on next month’s Eliminator Round finale at Phoenix International Raceway…

  7. Clint Bowyer gets the gift every new Dad needs – a flame thrower

    Oct 13, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

    Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Powered By Kroger - Qualifying

    Not exactly the most practical baby gift – but perhaps, the most awesome.

  8. Not much time for Toyota teams to try 2015 Camry before testing ban starts

    Oct 11, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Bank of America 500

    Private team testing becomes verboten following November’s season finale at Homestead-Miami.

  9. Everything you need to know about the 2014 Chasers at Charlotte

    Oct 6, 2014, 6:19 PM EDT

    Bank of America 500

    All the notes and numbers to keep in mind going into the middle race of the Contender Round.

  10. Clint Bowyer calls birth of son Cash a “wild experience”

    Oct 3, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    AAA 400

    The Sprint Cup Series’ newest father talks about welcoming young Cash into the world.

  11. Clint Bowyer’s Kansas car to carry name of motorsports writer battling breast cancer

    Oct 2, 2014, 3:38 PM EDT

    (Photo courtesy Michael Waltrip Racing)

    With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip Racing are doing their part by campaigning pink-themed cars in the next three races of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Sunday’s race at Kansas will carry the name of a veteran motorsports writer who is battling breast cancer.

  12. Will Michael Waltrip survive Round 4 elimination on Dancing With The Stars?

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

    (Photo courtesy Dancing With The Stars)

    He’s reached the fourth round of Dancing With The Stars, but will NASCAR’s Michael Waltrip and partner Emma Slater make it to the fifth round?

  13. Everything you need to know about the 2014 Chasers at Dover

    Sep 23, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    All the notes and numbers to keep in mind going into Sunday’s Challenger Round finale.

  14. Michael Waltrip challenges Dale Jr. to go Dancing With The Stars

    Sep 18, 2014, 9:02 PM EDT

    (Courtesy Dancing With The Stars)

    Michael Waltrip took a big step when he agreed to compete on Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars.” Now, Waltrip has gone and put his foot in his mouth by trying to kick Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the behind, so to speak.

  15. Report: NASCAR’s top 9 richest teams worth a collective $1.25 billion

    Sep 18, 2014, 7:04 PM EDT

    (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

    Owning a NASCAR team is like being a contestant on Wheel of Fortune, they both answer to “Big money, big money.”

  16. Michael Waltrip avoids early “Dancing with the Stars” elimination

    Sep 17, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    TV Dancing with the Stars

    Waltrip and partner Emma Slater are moving on to Week 2 despite a shaky opening performance.

  17. Michael Waltrip premieres to less than critical acclaim on “Dancing with the Stars”

    Sep 16, 2014, 9:52 AM EDT


    Michael Waltrip and partner Emma Slater look to avoid being eliminated after first dance effort on DWTS.

  18. NASCAR AMERICA: Clint Bowyer faces virtual must-win at Richmond (VIDEO)

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Federated Auto Parts 400 - Practice

    “Hopefully, she’ll be good to me one more time.” – Bowyer on Richmond, where he’s won twice in his Sprint Cup career.

  19. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA talks with Chase bubble drivers at 5 p.m. ET

    Sep 5, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    Federated Auto Parts 400 - Practice

    Coming up today: Interviews with Greg Biffle and Kyle Larson; a review of Clint Bowyer’s season; Kyle Petty breaks down Richmond’s 3/4-mile oval.

  20. NASCAR: Carl Edwards tops final practice; Brian Vickers to backup after early crash

    Sep 5, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

    Oral-B USA 500 - Practice

    Vickers (pictured) needs a victory Saturday night at Richmond to enter the Chase for the Sprint Cup.

  21. Richmond is Chase make-or-break for MWR drivers Bowyer, Vickers

    Sep 4, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT

    (Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Virtually every winless driver in the top 30 in points still hopes to make it into the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup this Saturday night at Richmond. But the pressure is perhaps the most on Michael Waltrip Racing’s two Cup drivers, Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers.

  22. Michael Waltrip joins Tommy (of Cheech and) Chong and other celebs in new season of ‘Dancing With The Stars’

    Sep 4, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

    Michael Waltrip

    His team may not make the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup, but Michael Waltrip Racing is still going to get a lot of attention in the coming weeks — thanks to team co-owner Michael Waltrip’s feet.

  23. NASCAR: Late-season stumbles put Bowyer, Larson on ropes heading to Richmond

    Sep 1, 2014, 3:11 PM EDT

    Oral-B USA 500 - Practice

    For Clint Bowyer and Kyle Larson, winning on Saturday night will be all that matters if they want a spot in the Chase.

  24. Kenseth clinches Chase berth; Bowyer falls out of Grid with one race to go

    Sep 1, 2014, 12:43 AM EDT

    Oral-B USA 500

    Matt Kenseth enters the post-season with a second place result, while Clint Bowyer finds himself outside the Chase Grid going into next Saturday’s regular season finale.

  25. Vickers: Last 2 races will be “a battle” for drivers not locked in Chase

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

    Oral-B USA 500 - Practice

    Brian Vickers and other winless drivers are facing big-time pressure to get a victory in the final races of the regular season.

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