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  1. NASCAR: Entry list set for Sprint Unlimited; David Gilliland out, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in

    Feb 9, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    Ricky Stenhouse Jr

    Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the fourth alternate, will compete in Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited after another team pulled out of the exhibition race.

  2. Ryan Truex glad for brother Martin’s support while looking for next move in NASCAR

    Feb 7, 2015, 3:34 PM EDT

    Aaron's 499 - Qualifying

    After a rocky rookie season in Sprint Cup, Ryan Truex is trying to find a way back – and his older brother, Martin Truex Jr., is supporting his efforts.

  3. Mark Martin explains why he’s no longer driver development coach at Roush

    Feb 7, 2015, 12:14 PM EDT

    Mark Martin

    Mark Martin says the reason is simple why he no longer is the driver development coach at Roush Fenway Racing.

  4. NASCAR: Michael Waltrip shares thoughts on what Daytona 500 means to him

    Feb 6, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT

    TV Dancing with the Stars

    The race has brought him great joy and deep sorrow during his driving career.

  5. The Race Doctor: Patrick Staropoli back in med school, but not giving up on racing dream

    Feb 5, 2015, 6:06 PM EDT

    An aspiring doctor and racer, Patrick Staropoli won last spring at Irwindale Speedway in California. (Getty Images)

    While Patrick Staropoli is pursuing his M.D., he’d trade it in a heartbeat to be an N.D. — as in NASCAR driver.

  6. NASCAR AMERICA: The perseverance of Brian Vickers (VIDEO)

    Feb 3, 2015, 7:03 PM EDT

    Ford EcoBoost 400

    Vickers goes one-on-one with Nate Ryan about overcoming his latest health setback and what he expects in 2015.

  7. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA with Carl Edwards and Brian Vickers at 5 p.m. ET

    Feb 3, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT

    NASCAR America

    Also coming up today: The 2015 NBCSN broadcast schedule for some of NASCAR’s top touring series will be revealed!

  8. Allmendinger’s car owner explains why team will skip Sprint Unlimited

    Feb 2, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT

    AJ Allmendinger

    AJ Allmendinger and his team will skip upcoming Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway

  9. NASCAR issues several rule updates for coming season

    Feb 2, 2015, 11:22 AM EDT

    Ford EcoBoost 400

    NASCAR issues several rule updates to Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series teams.

  10. NASCAR: Xfinity driver Daniel Suarez, ex-NFL WR Willie Gault win Gridiron Challenge (VIDEO)

    Jan 31, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT


    Highlights from the special event featuring NASCAR drivers and former NFL stars.

  11. Truex sees brighter days ahead both on, off-track in 2015

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:35 AM EDT

    Martin Truex Jr. has high expectations for his second season with Furniture Row Racing in 2015.

    Having gone through some professional and personal struggles in 2014, Martin Truex expects a much better second season with Furniture Row Racing in 2015.

  12. NFL legends join NASCAR stars in NBC Sports’ upcoming “Gridiron Challenge” (VIDEO)

    Jan 27, 2015, 4:58 PM EDT

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    Don’t miss this special event on Friday, Jan. 30, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

  13. NASCAR, RTA are communicating but not commenting much about it

    Jan 27, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT

    Party in the Poconos 400 - Practice

    RTA chairman Rob Kauffman deflected several questions Tuesday about the organization, which represents virtually every team in NASCAR’s premier series.

  14. Michael Waltrip Racing responds to Kyle Busch’s comments about working together

    Jan 27, 2015, 11:54 AM EDT

    Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts - Practice

    Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner says his team is working with Joe Gibbs Racing, countering claims Kyle Busch made about the collaboration between the teams.

  15. NASCAR: Brian Vickers glad to look ahead to racing again after heart surgery

    Jan 27, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT

    Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 - Qualifying

    Vickers will be back in the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota at Las Vegas in March.

  16. NASCAR: Brett Moffitt to drive Brian Vickers’ No. 55 car at Atlanta

    Jan 27, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Quicken Loans 400 - Qualifying

    MWR test driver will compete in Vickers’ car at the second race of the 2015 Sprint Cup season.

  17. Kyle Busch says Toyota teams are “idiots” by not working close together

    Jan 26, 2015, 8:06 PM EDT

    34th Annual Budweiser Shootout at Daytona

    Kyle Busch say that he doesn’t see Toyota partners Joe Gibbs Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing working closely together and that “we’re idiots” for not doing so.

  18. Brian France: State of NASCAR is in a good place and getting better

    Jan 26, 2015, 4:38 PM EDT

    bzf media day 2015

    After last year’s exciting Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR chairman Brian France painted a very positive state of the sport Monday. There are still challenges, but NASCAR is working at fixing those.

  19. NASCAR not looking to expand four-car limit for teams

    Jan 26, 2015, 4:05 PM EDT

    Brian France News Conference

    NASCAR Chairman Brian France says series officials are not looking to eliminate the four-car limit for teams.

  20. National Motorsports Press Association honors Lynda Petty, Kevin Harvick and others for service, achievement

    Jan 26, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT

    Richard and Lynda Petty

    Richard Petty’s late wife, Lynda, and 2014 Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick were among those who were honored during Sunday’s National Motorsports Press Association annual awards banquet.

  21. NASCAR Media Tour begins today, but drivers still in idle

    Jan 26, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT

    GoDaddy Bowl - Toledo v Arkansas State

    A long layoff has drivers such as Danica Patrick ready ‘to take out this aggression somewhere right now.’

  22. Jeff Gordon to serve as NASCAR TV analyst this season

    Jan 25, 2015, 4:44 PM EDT

    Federated Auto Parts 400

    Gordon will be part of a rotation of driver analysts for Fox Sports’ coverage of the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2015.

  23. Bill Elliott: Ford passed on son Chase, but Hendrick and Chevy rode to the rescue

    Jan 25, 2015, 1:15 PM EDT

    Bill and Chase Elliott PHX 2014

    Bill Elliott originally wanted son Chase in a Ford when he began his racing career. But when a deal couldn’t be worked out, the Elliott’s took a deal offered by Rick Hendrick and Chevrolet.

  24. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA at 5 p.m. ET – Interviews w/Rico Abreu, Luke Lambert; Brian Vickers’ return

    Jan 21, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT

    nascar america

    Also coming up today: Discussing the new pit road rules for 2015; reliving Benny Parsons’ 1975 Daytona 500 win and Jeff Gordon’s tire-soaking controversy of 1998.

  25. Brian Vickers to return to racing at Las Vegas after health scare

    Jan 21, 2015, 3:02 PM EDT

    Brian Vickers (AP Photo)

    Brian Vickers has received medical clearance to resume racing on March 8 at Las Vegas. Although he will miss the first two races, Vickers will be eligible to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR announced.