If the 38-year-old Johnson pulls it off, it’ll be his seventh series crown to tie the NASCAR mark shared by Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.
As speculation mounts that Edwards could be leaving Roush to move to Joe Gibbs Racing, the two could be teammates again. Kenseth joined the Gibbs organization in 2013 after 13 years driving for Roush.
NASCAR has reached a seven-year contract extension with Camping World to remain the title sponsor of the Truck Series through 2022.
Hamlin became the eighth different winner this season with his Sunday victory at Talladega Superspeedway. The victory was the first points win of Hamlin’s career at a restrictor-plate track.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s team has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Nationwide Insurance, the team announced on Friday.
Juan Pablo Montoya will make a two-race return to NASCAR this season, driving for Team Penske in the Brickyard 400 and at Michigan International Speedway.
Rookie Kyle Larson will start from the pole position Saturday night in the NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway after a thunderstorm arrived just in time to wash out qualifying.
Country music star Tim McGraw, a noted car enthusiast, traded his cowboy hat for a baseball cap during some spins in a car that pushes the limits of land speed records.
Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car before Saturday night’s NASCAR race at Richmond.
Kanaan and IndyCar points leader Will Power were among 18 drivers taking part in an open Firestone tire test Wednesday at Texas Motor Speedway
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch said team owner Gene Haas is serious about making a strong entry into Formula One, a move that could expand the series’ footprint in the U.S.