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

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

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

  2. Helton: Tony Stewart still eligible for Chase, but must win to get in

    Aug 29, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

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    HAMPTON, Ga. – Tony Stewart is still eligible to make this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR president Mike Helton announced Friday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But for that to happen, Stewart must win one of the next two races to get in.

  3. NASCAR: Kyle Larson fastest in 1st Sprint Cup practice at Bristol

    Aug 22, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

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    The Chip Ganassi Racing driver turns a lap of 131.083 mph around the high-banked half-mile to lead Friday’s first practice session.

  4. NASCAR: Toyota working to find more horsepower for engines

    Aug 19, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

    Pure Michigan 400

    Last year, reliability was the problem for Toyota’s engines, not power. This year, the situation has been reversed, and Toyota Racing Development’s president says they’re hunting for more performance ahead of the Chase.

  5. Martin Truex Jr. to miss Friday’s sessions at MIS as girlfriend begins ovarian cancer treatment

    Aug 13, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

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    NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday’s practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway to be with long-time girlfriend Sherry Pollex.

  6. Race Team Alliance doubles membership to 18 teams

    Aug 13, 2014, 1:44 PM EDT

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    The month-old Race Team Alliance announced on Wednesday it has now doubled its membership to 18 full-time Sprint Cup organizations, covering 37 full-time teams.

  7. NASCAR AMERICA: Friday Round-Up (VIDEO)

    Aug 8, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    NASCAR America

    The chances on Sunday for Brad Keselowski, Tony Stewart, Jamie McMurray, and Marcos Ambrose; working out the difficulties of “backward” pit stops.


    Aug 8, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    NASCAR America

    Coming up today: Former crew chief Frank Stoddard on road course set-ups; the history of auto racing in New York State; how crews deal with Watkins Glen’s “backwards” pit road.

  9. Martin Truex Jr. hopes to turn season around with Watkins Glen win

    Aug 6, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT 400 - Qualifying

    One of the top road racers in the Sprint Cup garage seeks to get Furniture Row Racing into the Chase with a win on Sunday at Watkins Glen.

  10. Everything you need to know for Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen

    Aug 5, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

    Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

    All the notes and numbers to keep in mind as NASCAR makes a stop at New York’s “Thunder Road.”

  11. It’s been eight years since “Talladega Nights” was released, and NASCAR has changed a lot since

    Aug 4, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Talladega Nights premiered in theaters eight years ago today. Here’s part of how NASCAR has evolved since the Will Ferrell satire hit the big screens in 2006.

  12. NASCAR: Sprint Cup star Clint Bowyer to sub for Townley in today’s Truck race

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT

    If Clint Bowyer is smiling more often than normal these days, it's because he's now a married man.

    Bowyer will drive John Wes Townley’s No. 05 Athenian Motorsports Toyota Tundra in today’s Pocono Mountains 150.

  13. What’s next for Roush Fenway Racing?

    Jul 29, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT


    Roush Fenway Racing faces a period of uncertainty with its younger lineup for 2015, alongside Greg Biffle.

  14. Petty, Childress, JTG, Furniture Row teams testing at Watkins Glen

    Jul 28, 2014, 3:17 PM EDT

    Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

    Chase hopefuls target the Glen’s road course event on Aug. 10 as a chance to get into the post-season.

  15. Joe Gibbs Racing has great overall Brickyard run, but Denny Hamlin’s car could have issues

    Jul 27, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

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    INDIANAPOLIS – It wasn’t quite the 1-2-3 finish they might have hoped for, but it was almost just as good for Joe Gibbs Racing’s three drivers in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch finished second to winner Jeff Gordon, followed by Denny Hamlin in third and Matt Kenseth was fourth.

  16. Another Hendrick vs. Penske battle set for the Brickyard?

    Jul 26, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT

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    Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski look ahead to what could be a fight between the sport’s heavyweights tomorrow at Indianapolis.

  17. WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA at 5 pm ET — Hornish on nuances of Indy, JJ and Bowyer, Indiana racing history

    Jul 25, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT


    On Friday’s edition of NASCAR America, Leigh Diffey will again be joined in-studio by 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2014 Nationwide Series Iowa winner Sam Hornish Jr.

  18. Jeff Gordon high on confidence going into Brickyard 400

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

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    Four-time Brickyard champ: “From an overall strength of the team and speed of the cars, this is by far the best chance we’ve had of winning in a long time.”

  19. NASCAR’s Brian France on RTA’s formation: “We didn’t think it was necessary”

    Jul 21, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

    Brian France

    In a satellite radio interview, France shared his thoughts on the consortium of NASCAR’s most powerful teams.

  20. Hamlin best among NASCAR trio in American Century Champ. golf tourney (PHOTOS)

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

    Pocono 400 - Practice

    One last bit of fun for Hamlin, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Michael Waltrip before the Sprint Cup Series returns to action at Indianapolis.

  21. Denny Hamlin, other celebrity golfers read mean tweets (VIDEO)

    Jul 19, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT

    AAA 400 - Practice

    The NASCAR star and other athletes/celebrities react to what the Twittersphere thinks of them during this weekend’s American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

  22. NASCAR: Brett Moffitt in for Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

    Jul 18, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

    FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks - Practice

    Michael Waltrip Racing test driver will make third Sprint Cup start of 2014 in No. 66 Toyota.

  23. Not a good sign: Lawyers getting involved between NASCAR, new Race Team Alliance

    Jul 17, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT


    Not even two weeks into the existence of the Race Team Alliance, the first salvo of what potentially could become an eventual antagonistic relationship with NASCAR has been fired, and it boils down to what oftentimes is one of the nastiest words in professional sports: Lawyers.

  24. Jeff Gordon talks RTA, minimum speeds, and inaugural Brickyard 400 win

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT

    Geico 400 - Practice

    Four-time Cup champ and current points leader says Race Team Alliance’s formation will benefit the sport in the long term.

  25. NASCAR track owner Bruton Smith not a fan of Race Team Alliance

    Jul 11, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen-6 Testing

    The brash leader of Speedway Motorsports Inc. doesn’t hold back on his feelings about the RTA’s formation.

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