Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Jeff Gordon To Retire After 2015 Season

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon announced on Thursday that he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season. Gordon is coming off one of his best seasons in years.

01/22/2015

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Kid Rock To Perform Pre-Race Concert At Daytona 500

Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February. Daytona International Speedway said Friday he will play several hits as well as new single “First Kiss.”

12/19/2014

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Sprint To End NASCAR Sponsorship After 2016 Season

Sprint has informed NASCAR it will not extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.

12/16/2014

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NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch Has Surgery On Left Foot

Kyle Busch underwent successful surgery on his left foot Thursday at a Charlotte, North Carolina hospital. The surgery was to relieve recurring inflammation in Busch’s foot.

12/11/2014

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Hendrick Motorsports Gives Kasey Kahne 3-Year Extension

Hendrick Motorsports and Kasey Kahne have agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep the driver with the No. 5 Chevrolet SS team through the 2018 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

11/20/2014

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with the trophy in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Harvick Claims 1st NASCAR Championship

Kevin Harvick staked his claim as the best in Sprint Cup, using a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps to win Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

11/17/2014

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NASCAR Waits To Act On Busch After Assault Claim

NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday no disciplinary action will be taken against driver Kurt Busch while police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by his former girlfriend.

11/14/2014

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 21, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Harvick Tries To Rattle Logano

As the youngest driver in NASCAR’s championship race, Joey Logano hasn’t been in the same high-stakes situations as his other three competitors. Seeing an opportunity to maybe rattle his cage, Kevin Harvick pounced.

11/13/2014

Team owner A.J. Foyt watches during practice for the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway June 4, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

IndyCar Legend A.J. Foyt Stable Following Heart Surgery

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt is in stable condition at a Houston hospital following triple bypass surgery on his heart Wednesday.

11/12/2014

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NASCAR Championship Finale At Homestead Sold Out

Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matthew Becherer says all premium seating has also been sold out for Sunday’s finale.

11/11/2014

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, talks to Joey Logano (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Team Penske Pulls Logano From Nationwide Finale

The decision announced Monday comes one day after Logano advanced to NASCAR’s championship race while Keselowski was eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup champion.

11/10/2014

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, lead the field in a restart during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. (credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newman’s Late Pass Dooms Gordon At Phoenix

Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5.

11/10/2014