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Tony Stewart  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart Vows To Do Job 100 Percent Upon Return

The three-time NASCAR champion missed the final 15 races last season with a broken right leg. He won’t be cleared to compete until Daytona International Speedway opens for preparations for the season-opening Daytona 500.

01/09/2014

Jimmie Johnson celebrates with champagne in Champions Victory Lane after winning the series championship following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson Wins 6th NASCAR Championship

Back on top with only two NASCAR legends left to catch, Johnson won his sixth title in eight years Sunday to stake his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

11/17/2013

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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.

11/15/2013

Jimmie Johnson driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Johnson Has 6th NASCAR Title Well Within Reach

In one of the tamest NASCAR title contenders’ news conferences in recent memory, Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick kept it light and breezy as they discussed their championship chances against Jimmie Johnson.

11/14/2013

Travis Pastrana, driver of the #60 KMC Wheels Ford, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Travis Pastrana Leaving NASCAR

Pastrana announced his decision Monday on his Facebook page. He cited a lack of sponsorship, a desire to spend time with his wife and new daughter and frustration over his struggles in NASCAR as his reasons for leaving the sport.

11/11/2013

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Bad Day At Worst Time Ruins Kenseth’s Season

Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.

11/11/2013

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, poses with a Texas Motor Speedway Pole Award Rifle after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Edwards On AAA Texas 500 Pole, Johnson, Kenseth Nearby

Carl Edwards starts on the pole after a qualifying lap of 196.114 mph on Friday. Edwards earned his first pole at Texas, where he is the only three-time Cup winner.

11/01/2013

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, signs autographs during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jeff Gordon Making Most Of Unprecedented Chase Chance

The four-time Cup champion is just happy to be in the conversation with three races left in the season. And it’s better than the questions he was getting earlier this season about retiring or what changes were needed for his team.

11/01/2013

Martin Truex Jr.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Truex Going To Furniture Row After MWR Chase

The expected announcement Friday came about two months after Truex appeared to have made the Sprint Cup championship with Michael Waltrip Racing.

11/01/2013

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Rantin’ & Racin’: Top 10 Biggest NASCAR Moments In TMS History

As the AAA Texas 500 weekend approaches, now is a good time to sit back and think about this track’s history. Even at 17 years old this track is still a baby compared to the long history and tradition of other tracks on the tour.

10/31/2013

MARTINSVILLE, VA - OCTOBER 27:  Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Powered By Kroger at Martinsville Speedway on October 27, 2013 in Martinsville, Virginia.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Gordon Grabs 1st Win Of Season At Martinsville

Gordon pulled into the championship picture Sunday with a win at Martinsville Speedway, his first of the season, to move from fifth to third in the Sprint Cup standings with three races remaining.

10/28/2013

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, looks on dueing pre-race ceremonies during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 29, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NASCAR To Mandate Baseline Concussion Testing

NASCAR only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014.

10/24/2013