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.
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.
Don’t pay attention to the lack of wins with just Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s season-opening Daytona 500 victory in the ledger. Instead, see three of the Hendrick superstars are in the top five in points.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has more than the Sprint Cup series on his mind these days — like trying to win a Nationwide title as an owner of JR Motorsports with drivers Chase Elliott and Regan Smith.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. wound up with his first last-place finish in seven seasons Monday after driving his car into the rain-saturated infield grass before it shot across the track and slammed into the wall in a fiery crash.